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A Dissatisfied Queen Looks for The Perfect Cuppa! #howthequeenfoundtheperfectcupoftea

Do you enjoy fancy outfits, lovely illustrations, whimsical pets, world travel, the monarchy, and tea? (At the very least, you must enjoy tea! You’re here, after all!)  I have the precise book for you. It’s How the Queen Found the Perfect Cup of Tea, written by Kate Hosford and illustrated by Gail Swiatkowska.  This. Book. Is. Cute.  The plot is about how the queen is dissatisfied with her butler’s tea-making skills. So she decides to go on a world travel to see how they’re making their tea. She goes to Japan (matcha), India (chai), and Turkey (a really cool double-pot Read More

Honey-Pear

Honey Pear Tea by Nelson’s Tea

Following steeping recommendations, I steeped 1 tsp of this with about a cup of water at approximately 195-200 degrees F for 3 minutes. My first thought was that this tea smells like bee pollen, although I don’t actually have all that much experience with bee pollen, lol. But when I looked up the ingredients I discovered that bee pollen is actually one of them so I guess I was right! It steeps up a nice golden/amber color, but interestingly cloudy. Instead of a clear amber like many teas are, it had lots of tiny specks like golden dust floating around Read More

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ImmorTaliTea from Cup of Love

Black Tea, Orange Pieces, Blackberry Leaves, Safflower Petals, Lemon Balm Leaves, Strawberry Pieces, Calendula Petals, Sunflower Petals, Elderberry Pieces, Raisin Bits, Hibiscus Peals, Apple Pieces, Rosehip Bits, Passion Fruit Pieces, Kiwi Pieces, Raspberry Pieces, Rose Petals, Cornflower Petals, & Peppermint are the ingredients that went into ImmorTaliTea from Cup of Love.  Therefore a LOT of time and effort went into this flavor combination! It has a nice balance of fruity, spicy, mint, sweet, and sour!  The black tea base is NOT over the top darker than dark or stronger than strong but it leaves enough room for the other ingredients to Read More

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TeaEqualsBliss’s TOP HERBAL TISANES of the Moment

Slimming Tea from Cha Tale Muse from Tay Tea Homestead Peach by Winterwoods Tea Colonial Remedy No. 6 Lemon Balm from Oliver Pluff & Co. North from Metolius Artisan Tea Golden West by Pacific Tea Tummy Mint from Yerba Buena Tea Co Tomato Tornado from Stylin’ Tea Blends Wild Jujube from Teasenz Mediterranean Mint from Armeniac Teas Herbal Teas aren’t REALLY teas as many of us know…they are actually called Tisanes…regardless in this post I will be featuring my personal TOP TEN favorites over the past couple of months.  Of course my taste buds are totally different from the next Read More

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TeaEqualBliss’s Top FLAVORED Earl Grey’s of the Moment

Winter Morning Earl Grey from Sunshine Cottage French No.7 from Blue Hour Tea Green of London – Earl Grey Mao Feng from Le Palais des Thes  Girlie Grey Tea from Jeeves & Jericho Rose Earl Grey from Red Leaf Tea William Shakespeare’s Black Tea Blend from Simpson and Vail Sir Stuart Black & Green Tea from Kent & Sussex Tea & Coffee Persian Rose from Tay Tea Luna Tea from Moongleam Tea London Fog from Harlow Tea LiberTeas will forever be the reigning champion of Earl Greys but I decided to take a stab at naming my Top Ten FLAVORED Read More