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Hillary Enjoys A Cuppa Chocolate Chai From California Tea House. . . .

I’ve mentioned at least a million times that I love Chai tea. It’s one of my favorite teas ever. When I saw the words chocolate and chai together, my heart skipped a beat. Chocolate is really the only thing that can make chai better in my opinion. I could smell the chocolate and spices through the bag and it just made me want a cup right away. This is an herbal chai, so no caffeine which makes me super happy, and makes this a suitable tea for any time of the day or night.  I brewed myself a cup, and the Read More

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Mary chats about Francesca from Sicilian Tea Company. . . .

I’ve been hit by the mini-plague that’s been circling my world for a few weeks, you guys. I say mini-plague because truly– it’s not all that bad compared to the stomach virus/insane flu that many close to me have had lately, but still– this cold I’m rocking? I’m not a fan of it. And to manage it as best I can, I’ve been hopped up on vitamin C, broth-y soups, and triple the amount of tea I’m usually sipping (which is… a lot). I felt it first coming on at work the other day, so I immediately dug deep into Read More

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Sweet Autumn from Lupicia. . . . .

Even though the weather here is warmer than usual.  I find myself craving warming and comforting teas. I think that Sweet Autumn from Lupicia fits my cravings perfectly. It’s a very unique tea in that it’s composed of a rooibos base, sweet potatoes, chestnuts and squash. To me, this is like a fall harvest in a cup & it’s rare to find other blends that all, if not one, of these ingredients. The scent of this tea is mostly of the sweet rooibos base, with a hint of something smoky, roasted and almost burnt. I also pick up notes of Read More

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Cinnamon Apple Blossom from The Tea Can Company

In the fall and winter, I keep cinnamon sticks and whole cloves on hand for brewing hot apple cider. As much as I love the spicy, sweet fruit drink, the mulling process can be a bit slow and the cleanup, a bit sticky. When I don’t feel up to the whole hot apple cider shebang, I might just reach for a cup of Cinnamon Apple Blossom from the Tea Can Company instead.   This is a pure fruit and herb tisane, no rooibos or tea leaves included. This blend is wholly made up of apple and cinnamon pieces. Dry, this Read More

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Limóncello Tea from The NecessiTeas

It’s been YEARS since I have Lemon Meringue Pie and because I don’t eat dairy or eggs any more this Limóncello Tea from The NecessiTeas is the closest thing to the taste I can remember without actually eating a piece of it.  HOORAY!  Limóncello Tea from The NecessiTeas you are a wonderful find! Limóncello Tea from The NecessiTeas smells like Citronella once infused but prior to infusing I could pick up on the sugary notes, various nods to lemon, a slight herbal connection, and even a speck of vanilla.  All that in a smell and we haven’t even gotten to the Read More