The fourth and final selection included in my Orchard Sampler from Adagio is Peach Oolong. From the website, the blend contains oolong tea, natural peach flavor, apple pieces, marigold flowers and apricots. It is available in several sizes: a sample pack for $2, 2oz for $6 and 16oz for $29. When I first opened the… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio, Peach Oolong
This weekend I did a photo session with an amazingly talented local photographer, Sharon Gottula, who is trying to build a portfolio of that she’s calling “Fierce Knitters.” I jumped at the chance to participate because photos of my knitwear on me? Who wouldn’t? So far I only have a sneak peek, but I can… Continue reading Knitting: Fierce Photos
A friend sent me the link to these charming Butterfly Tea Bags: It looks like they are a concept product and I haven’t found where to purchase them, but for those who are crafty, I did find this beautiful tutorial at Craftberry Bush:
I admit I’ve always had a fondness for jasmine green teas. I don’t know if it stems from my love of Chinese food with my family, but add a little jasmine and I’m pouring myself a cup. So when I was placing an order with David’s Tea, I decided to try their Silk Dragon Jasmine.… Continue reading Drink Me: David’s Tea, Silk Dragon Jasmine
I only recently learned that as part of 2013’s Black Friday celebrations World Market had a whole Downton Abbey themed tea party event. I can’t believe I missed it! Perhaps my favorite part were the beautiful mugs they gave away as part of the Black Friday promotions. They don’t have any more, so you’ll have… Continue reading A very Downton Tea Party
The Knitting: Jurisfiction by Glenna C., Madeline Tosh Vintage in the Firewood Colorway The Mug: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Bronze. It doesn’t seem to be available any longer, but perhaps one of these would suffice?
I wanted to try a variety of teas, so when I ordered from David’s Tea I was excited to try Cranberry Pear. From the site, the blend contains cranberry, black tea, pear, and apple. The tea is available in a variety of sizes: 50g for $7.50, 100g + free tin for $15, 250g + free… Continue reading Drink Me: David’s Tea, Cranberry Pear
I cannot tell you how much I love this custom illustration by Lauryn Green.
When I perused the David’s Tea site for my initial order I was intrigued by Guava Cadabra. From the packaging the tea contains mango, apple, hibiscus blossoms, elderberries, guava, and rosehips. This is actually a tisane, a beverage made from the infusion or decoction of herbs, spices, or other plant material in hot water, since… Continue reading Drink Me: David’s Tea, Guava Cadabra
If you’re using tea bags, or a separate infuser, or even a tea spoon to stir your tea, you’re going to need a place to rest your favorite implement. One reader sent me the link to this adorable Beary Spoon Rest on Modcloth: I also found a variety of cute plates on my very favorite… Continue reading Teacessories: Tea Bag/Spoon Plates