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Three Reasons Why I Loved This Month’s Zen Tea Bar Box. . . .

With back to school shopping and my work schedule, this month has flown by.  It’s time again for that somewhat disorganized rush morning schedule of getting the kids up, making everybody’s lunch, reminding the kids to get up, reminding the kids to get dressed, remind the kids. . . . I think you get the picture. All of that rushing around and my increased working schedule has been reaching for a good cuppa tea more and more. I think my tea intake has increased by ten fold, which cracks me up since I was already drinking pot fulls of tea Read More

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Vanilla Cupcake from the True Tea Club

It’s hard to resist a tea named Vanilla Cupcake, especially on a day when you just need something cute and sweet to brighten your day.  This tea smells surprisingly fruity alongside the vanilla cake flavors, reminding me of fruitcake or banana bread.  In a world of frosting-flavored, cake-themed tea blends, the amount of fruit flavors and fruity ingredients makes this blend stand apart. The orange and papaya coupled with the vanilla, make this feel more like an orange-glazed sponge cake. Yum!  The banana chips add their own full-flavored sweetness, but there is distinctly less of the traditional “frosting” taste, so Read More

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Oriental Beauty from Dachi Tea. . . .

These long twists, amber and brown with white tips, are stunning. They are also sort of difficult to measure out with my “perfect teaspoon.” So what you’re getting with this review is a BEST GUESS at how this should have been made. Regardless, this is a sweet little number tastes like white grape juice. It tastes like sugar, and flowers, and grapes, and candy, and ribbon-dancing. Do you remember ribbon-dancing? There was a product called Ribbon Dancer.   My mom wouldn’t let me have it, so I took a stick, tied some braided-up yarn to it, and made do. This Read More

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Malibu by Bruu Tea

Hello tea friends! This comes straight from the Bruu Tea Club box from February. It isn’t available to buy on the website but it may in the near future. The information card from the box mentioned this blend has a Pina Colada charm to it. Ingredients: Apple, Rosehip, Pineapple, Coconut and Hibiscus. Opening the packet I am met with a sweet fruit melody that screamed tropical punch as it filled my nostrils. It also had a creamy scent among the sweet and juicy fruit. In terms of blend the pieces are mostly medium sized. Steeping Instructions: 1tsp – 100C – Read More

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Mayfair by Bruu Tea. . .A Monthly Tea Subscription Box

This tea came from the February 2017 Tea Club box from Bruu Tea. Unfortunately I got a little backlogged due to a hellish couple of months. While this tea is not for sale on the website, it may be in the near future. Thanks to the card I have a little more information on this blend: A careful blend of Assam and Kenyan black teas are mixed with a sprinkle of calming Safflower petals to produce a wonderful, full bodied tasting tea with a slight mellow astringency. It’s a high-class breakfast tea that should be savoured and enjoyed. Origin: Assam, India Read More