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Vista Blend from Plum Deluxe. . . . .

Some teas are workhorses. They’re made for caffeinating you, or calming you, they never let you down– but maybe they’re not the fanciest or most intricate. (I’m lookin’ at you, English Breakfast and Chamomile.) Some teas are fancy. Like, hand-me-my-monocle-and-top-hat, I Am A Very Important Person levels of fancy. (Oh hello, super delicate and intricate blooming white teas currently eyeing me up warily from the cabinet. You can tell I’m not fancy, can’t you?) Some teas are the perfect in-between. They’re intricately flavored with a perfect balance, but they’re also… comforting. They’re gonna be there for you, they’re not gonna Read More

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Fresh Perspectives Green Tea from Plum Deluxe. . ..

The name of this tea is what caught my attention. “Pour a cup of this tea and sit in the stillness. Consider fresh possibilities.” I thought that was interesting. As a stay at home mom to an 8 month old, it is a little hard to sit in the stillness…but i’m trying. The ingredients here are green tea, apricot pieces, cinnamon chips, calendula, and vanilla essence. I was really excited once I read the ingredient list because the combination of all those ingredients just sounded really yummy. The first thing I noticed once I steeped this tea was that it Read More

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Self Care Blend Herbal Tea from Plum Deluxe

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Honeybush/Herbal Where to Buy: Plum Deluxe Tea Description: One of the things we just love about tea is how luxurious a simple cup of tea can feel. We want you to feel like a millionbillion bucks at a moment’s notice, which was exactly what our intention was when making the Self Care Blend. A curious pairing of elderberry (tart) and apricot (sweet), this all-organic tea has mellow flavors and is packed with nutrients. You’ll love it paired with a hot bath, a good book, or after a nice spa treatment. Elderberry — believed to help us tap into Read More

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Himalayan Golden Black tea from Nepali Tea Traders

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Nepali Tea Traders Tea Description: After a short summer season in Nepal, the Himalayan monsoon approaches the foothills with a magnanimous rush. The golden red soil of Sandakphu drinks in this moisture, producing a rare artisan tea that reflects all of nature’s goodness. After plucking, the leaves are 25 percent withered, then rolled in mechanical rollers. The tea is then placed in a shaping machine and further dried, producing uniformly curled leaves. The liquor is a distinctive rich golden color, with a cup that is mild yet flavorful, with a lovely balance of stone Read More

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Champagne and Apricot from Mountain Witch Tea Company

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Mountain Witch Tea Company Tea Description: This light and fruity blend combines notes of delicate champagne and real pieces of sweet & tart apricots in a base of our finest black tea. Delicious hot or iced. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Who wouldn’t love a Champagne & Apricot tea? The name alone sounds delicious. I adore Kelly’s blends @Mountain Witch Tea Company.  And this one is no exception.  I think Mountain Witch Tea Company is one of the only companies I would blindly buy 4 oz of tea without hesitation. Read More