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


Evening in the Garden from Plum Deluxe. . . . .

As is true to many of us tea-lovers, I’m a big fan of taking tea time as more of a ritual than just a beverage (although don’t get me wrong– many a cups are sipping while I’m racing out the door or mindlessly doing work at my desk) whenever I can. So anytime a cup encourages me to a sense of relaxation and place during my sipping, I’m all about it. Is my garden currently covered in snow and darkness post-5 PM still practically every day? Yes. Will I pretend I’m relaxing in the late warm summer breeze after dinner Read More


Raspberry Earl Grey from Plum Deluxe

I’m not someone who will go crazy for an Earl Grey, but will politely take a cup if offered. The type of Earl Grey that I like typically has some other creamy element added – cream or vanilla flavoring/pods. This addition usually takes the edge off the bergamot. I was excited to see that there was raspberry added to this Earl Grey blend. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a raspberry version before, but the scent lead me to believe that it was going to be something special. It smelled of juicy, sweet raspberry – I couldn’t wait to sip! Read More


Joy Blend White Tea from Plum Deluxe

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy: Plum Deluxe Tea Description: A happy tea for celebrating happy moments. Sip, smile, & share. $7/oz. $1 of every sale goes to our charity partner, The Joy Team. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I love my purple packages each month.  Those are the ones from Plum Deluxe and those are the ones that make me drool. I have learned from just the few months that I have been a member of Plum Deluxe that how they descrie their tea is exactly how their tea tastes.  If they say it is a Read More