I know I posted about visiting the Tea Market, but I’m also still working through my box of samples from Adagio. Another of the teas I received in my initial order was Ginger Peach which is available in a sample size for $2, 3 oz for $6 and 6 oz for $19. From the website,… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio, Ginger Peach
Last week I was asked by several people to talk about caffeine in tea. Now I preface this by saying that I’m no expert and that I try to look to reputable sources for information. There is lots of information out there, and a lot of it is put out there by the tea companies.… Continue reading Universi-tea: Caffeine
Another one of the teas that I picked up when I visited Tea Market was a Japanese Cherry tea. From Tea Market, the tea includes “exquisite Sencha with dried cherry pieces.” I purchased one ounce for $4.70 (you can purchase it, as with her other teas, for the same price per ounce) and was instructed… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Market, Japanese Cherry
I don’t generally drink my tea in ceramic pots, but there are many people who do. As I said in my post about mug cozies, one of the ways to keep your tea warm longer is to add some extra insulation with wool! There are tons of tea cozy patterns out there for those of… Continue reading Teacessories: Tea Cozies
Almost all of the shopping I do these days, tea and yarn included, is primarily online. However, you just can’t beat going to a local tea (or yarn) store to get to view, smell, or touch the goods in person. I was excited to learn that there is a little tea shop in Brookside, a… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Market, Birthday Tea
If you’re like me, the first tea website you started browsing had all these different varieties of tea and you were quickly overwhelmed for choice. I thought I’d take a moment to share a bit of knowledge about tea. What the heck is tea anyway? I started my education with a popular Kindle download called… Continue reading Universi-tea: The basics of tea.
A day off from work means a little bit of this: The Mug: My favorite Kansas joke, available here. The Tea: The Republic of Tea, Hibiscus Key Lime The Knitting: Heart of the Mesa Mittens by Grace Schnebly, knit out of my handspun from fiber dyed by Southern Cross Fibre The Entertainment: Olympics!
One of the teas in that I received in the Orchard Sampler Oolong pack from Adagio is a Grapefruit Oolong. From the website this tea contains oolong tea, natural grapefruit flavor, orange peels and marigold flowers. The Grapefruit Oolong is available in a sample size for $2, 2oz for $6 and 16oz for $29. When… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio Teas, Grapefruit Oolong
Several designers find tea inspirational to their knits. Kateryna Golovanova’s Spearmint Tea Thea Colman’s Charleston Tea Melissa LaBarre’s Tea Leaves available in baby, child or adult sizes!. Or Laura Chau’s Afternoon Tea Volume One which includes 4 tea inspired sweaters: Oolong, Pekoe, Samovar and Matcha.
I really like anything peach, from fresh peaches in the summer to peach flavored Jolly Ranchers and everything in between. So when I saw that Adagio had a White Peach tea I had to give it a try. From the website, the White Peach Tea includes white tea from China, apricots, natural peach flavor and… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio Teas, White Peach