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24 Days of Tea Holiday Countdown – Day 12 from Teanzo 1856

It’s day 12!  We’re half way through this Advent Calendar!  Wow! How goes the holiday rush?  Have you finished your holiday shopping?  We haven’t.  Then again, we have been a little under the weather!  Both hubby and I came down with a horrible cold.  I’m glad that neither of our daughters caught it.  Hubby had to take a few sick days, neither of us were feeling well enough to get up and go anywhere – much less face the crowds of a store filled with frenzied Christmas shoppers! For today’s artistic inspiration, I’m going to show another piece that I Read More

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Oolong Black Pearls from Tea Mania

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Tea Mania Tea Description: This Oolong originates from Doi Mae Salong and is also known as GABA Tea. This because of its high GABA. Oolong Black Pearls is a hand-picked and rolled Oolong # 12 which was oxidized 100%. Therefore, it’s a black tea too. But, the flavor isn’t bitter like some black tea. It’s more floral and honey-like. Quite comparable with a Darjeeling. The preparation is classic Oolong style: Rinse, first a short infusion, second infusion a bit longer, third infusion even longer, etc. Can also be infused cold as ice tea. Learn Read More

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On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, Della Terra Teas Sent to Me …

Merry Christmas, everyone!  I hope your day is happy and filled with all the things you love most:  family, friends and of course TEA!  (Actually, I don’t know if you love tea most, but, it’s one of the things I love most in the world, and since you’re sitting here, reading this with me, I have to think that maybe you at least ENJOY tea a little bit!) Anyway, today’s shiny, bright green envie/box brought me this EXCLUSIVE tea from Della Terra Teas: Sugar Plum Perfection  Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where To Buy:  Della Terra Teas Note:  this tea is one of three exclusive teas Read More