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Product Review: Return of The Mega Matcha Showdown! Part 1

It’s that time once again! I have taken the (perhaps crazy) task of reviewing even more matcha than I anticipated:  Red Leaf Tea has asked me and a handful of skilled bloggers to take on the task of testing and comparing 30 or so different matcha in a large price range. I have been lax on comparing them, with traveling and whatnot, but I need to get cracking. Without further ado, here is the basic criteria in with I will be judging the teas by: Color, Texture, and Sweetness. Note:  All the teas were provided to me for review by Red Read More

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Midwest Tea Fest 2015: Part 2 – The Haul!

Now on to Part 2 of my ‘review’ of the Midwest Tea Fest! Oh, what goodness lies ahead! What kind of tea person would I be if I did not take home a massive haul of tea back with me? I packed very light for the trip, but brought a giant suitcase to hold it all in. When it was all packed tightly away, I just made the cut off size for a checked bag. 49.5lbs of nothing but tea, teaware, and toothpaste! I know how it looks, there is a lot more teaware than there is tea. I waited Read More

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Large Grape Sandalwood Tea Table from Dragon Tea House

Product Information: Where To Buy: Dragon Tea House Product Description: High grade handmade gongfu tea serving tray made with Sandalwood. Sandalwood is a fragrant wood from which an oil is derived for use in foods and cosmetics. The oil has been used widely in traditional Asian medicine and had been official in the United States at the turn of the century. Today, the oil finds little medicinal use but its widespread use as a popular fragrance continues. When pouring hot water on the tray, you could smell noticeable fragrance from it! Chinese Gongfu style tea requires pouring away the water Read More

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Tea Crafts – PRODUCT REVIEW: Tea Party Invitations and Greetings from Corazon Dulce at MyGrafico

This is a Product Review: Tea Crafts Designer: Corazon Dulce Where To Buy: MyGrafico Direct link to this set in their shop is located HERE. DESCRIPTION: Don´t you just love this beautiful Teapots….this cute invitations templates are perfect for birthday party, scrapbooking, thank you cards and many more!! Size:5×7 inches (wording is sample only no font or text is provided) FORMATS: EPS and JPEG (300dpi) LICENSE OPTIONS: Commercial Credit Required: You must give credit to Corazón Dulce with a clickable link wherever the design is displayed (example: Design by Corazón Dulce) Commercial No Credit Required: You must purchase the extra fee for this use Read More

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Matcha Green Tea Lollipop from The Groovy Baker

Where to Buy:  The Groovy Baker on Etsy Product Description: *Real* Matcha Green Tea imported from Japan ~ With just a touch of lemon and creamy vanilla ~ a bit of pear adds depth and the toasted almonds some crunch and complexity. Pretty clear green ~ just really nice. Made with pure cane sugar, never any corn syrup. Taster’s Review: I found these beauties on Etsy one evening while I was browsing on the site, looking for new tea products.  And, yes, they really are as beautiful as they look! The first thing I taste with these is the pear.  Read More