Welcome to episode 164! I didn’t get a ton of knitting done this week, but I have a few things to show you. I wish you and your loved ones happy holidays! I’ll see you next week, before the new year, with Liz as a guest. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can… Continue reading Episode 164: Happy Holidays!
Every year I eagerly await the holiday season and holiday spice teas. This year I placed a small order with Adagio Teas for some samples. One of those is Gingerbread. Adagio’s Gingerbread blend includes black tea, gingerbread flavor, cinnamon bark, orange peel and ginger root. Gingerbread is available in a variety of sizes: sample for… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio Teas, Gingerbread
Another tea I added to my last order from Capital Teas was Christmas Cookie. From the website, Christmas Cookie contains organic crystallized ginger (organic cane sugar, organic ginger), organic cinnamon, organic apple pieces, organic ginger, organic star anise, organic licorice root and organic barley malt. It comes in a variety of sizes: 2oz for $8.95,… Continue reading Drink Me: Capital Teas, Christmas Cookie
With the Thanksgiving holiday, the season is set into full swing and Black Friday heralds the opening of shopping season. I wanted to pull together a few suggestions for the tea and knit lovers in your life. Subscriptions At the top of my list are subscriptions for wonderful gifts that keep on giving all year… Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide: A little bit knittea.
Last year I posted some beautiful Christmas tea wreaths and I was intent on finding another “craftea” project for this year. I found it over at Thirsty for Tea. This DIY tutorial shows you how to make Christmas tea trees.
Another holiday blend I picked up in my last Adagio order was Gingerbread. From the label this blend includes black tea, natural gingerbread flavor, cinnamon bark, orange peels and ginger root. It is available in the following sizes: sample for $2 and 3oz for $7. When I opened this bag I wasn’t sure what to… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio Teas, Gingerbread
I placed an order with Adagio a few weeks ago hoping to try some of their holiday flavors. The first of these was Candy Cane. From the package, Candy Cane is black tea with candy cane pieces and peppermint leaves. It is available in a variety of sizes: sample for $2, 3oz for $7 and… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio, Candy Cane
One thing I have noticed this year is a number of new advent calendars geared towards my favorite interests! I missed out on nabbing a David’s Tea Advent Calendar, but I am drooling over the possibilities! I must remember this for next year. Quite a bit more pricey, but ever so incredibly lovely is the Fortnum… Continue reading Holiday Gifts: Advent
Last week for knit night we went to Barnes & Noble and I was pleased to see gifts for knitters and tea lovers. When I first walked in past a display of holiday fair isle tote bags. You have your choice of a red reindeer, white with gold bow, blue snowflake or green tree. I… Continue reading Teaccessories: Holiday Knit & Tea
A few weeks ago I got the holiday season catalog from The Republic of Tea. I immediately ordered a Harvest Stackable tin ($13.50) and, not realizing I was already getting some, a can of the Cranberry Spice Hibiscus ($11.00). I already know I love the Hot Apple Cider tea – I thought I had reviewed… Continue reading Drink Me: Republic of Tea, Cranberry Spice Hibiscus