Welcome to episode 363. I knit a lot this week, but I don’t have a ton of progress to show you. I did make decent headway on my mom’s cardigan, and now it only needs approximately 1 1/3 sleeves! I have a finished spin, and a new cast on, while I put another sweater project… Continue reading Episode 363: In search of sleeves.
If you’re still looking for a gift for your Valentine, might I suggest a mug and some tea? I was in Barnes & Noble last week and I saw these delightful mugs that would be perfect for you and your love: https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1643/24308643904_0c1ec7a067_z.jpg Barnes & Noble, Be Mine Mug, $7.95 Barnes & Noble, I’m Yours Mug,… Continue reading Will you be my Valentine?
As I said last Friday, a few weeks ago I placed an order for a whole mess of samples from Harney & Sons. This week I decided to try was their Soho Blend. From the site, the blend contains black tea, chocolate, coconut and vanilla flavors, and amaranth petals. It’s available in a variety of… Continue reading Drink Me: Harney & Sons, Soho Blend
Since this is the month for all things holiday, I was thrilled when I stopped in at Tea Market a few weeks ago and found their winter blends available. I was totally intrigued by “Vintage Christmas.” While Tea Market doesn’t have an official ingredient label, I know this tea contains chocolate, mint, sprinkles, silver balls… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Market, Vintage Christmas
A few weeks ago a fellow tea drinker gave me a little box from SerendipiTea of their Buccaneer tea. From the site, the blend contains: apple, cacao beans, chocolate bits, coconut, cream flavor, Indian black tea, Rooibos, vanilla and white chocolate bits. Buccaneer is available in a variety of sizes: 0.5oz sample bag for $2.50, 1oz… Continue reading Drink Me: SerendipiTea, Buccaneer
I have several friends who are avid tea drinkers, so we often exchange teas. A few weeks ago Ana gave me some Republic of Tea Coconut Cocoa Cuppa Chocolate and I loved it. Per the website, the blend contains roasted carob, caramel malted barley, roasted chicory, dates, coconut flavor, cocoa powder and chocolate flavor. It’s… Continue reading Drink Me: Republic of Tea, Coconut Cocoa Cuppa Chocolate
With the arrival of decorative gourd season* it is time for all things pumpkin. I was tempted last week when I saw a friend of mine gushing about Teavana‘s Pumpkin Spice Brulée and knew it was time to place an order. Pumpkin Spice Brulée contains cinnamon, white chocolate pieces, pumpkin pieces, chocolate flakes, carob pieces,… Continue reading Drink Me: Teavana, Pumpkin Spice Brulée
Another tea I purchased from Teavana in my recent order was My Morning Maté. From the package, the tea blend contains roasted maté, red rooibos, black tea, cocoa kernels, chocolate flakes, citrus peels, cinnamon, coriander seeds and marigold petals. It is available in multiples of 2oz for $6.98 per 2oz. When I opened the package… Continue reading Drink Me: Teavana, My Morning Mate
When I ordered from David’s Teas mid-February, one of the teas that they were promoting was Love Tea #7. It sounded delicious so I added it to my cart. From the website, it includes Chinese black tea, dark chocolate (sugar, chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, soy lecithin and vanilla), freeze-dried strawberry, and red rose petals. Love… Continue reading Drink Me: David’s Teas, Love Tea #7
When I visited the Tea Market, I really wanted to try a Rooibos tea. One of the options is a Chocolate Mint Rooibos which boasts “a blend of age-defying Rooibos, vanilla, chocolate, mint and apples.” It was also so pretty! When I first opened the package I smelled the sweet smell of chocolate and mint,… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Market, Chocolate Mint Rooibos