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Lewis Carroll’s Black Tea from Simpson & Vail

Is there anything in the world better than snuggling up under a blanket with a good book and a cup of tea? Right. I didn’t think so. So when this tea arrived for me to sample on the SAME day as my copy of the new book, Heartless, by Marissa Meyer (a reimagined origin story for the Queen of Hearts from Carroll’s own Alice in Wonderland) I knew they had to be paired together. Now, I’m going to be honest– I’ve never read Lewis Carroll’s original Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (GASP). But I am familiar with the movie, and any Read More

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Roasted Chestnut Rooibos from Simpson & Vail #VeganMoFo2016

Today for the Vegan MoFo prompt it’s “Comfort Food” and since here at Sororitea Sisters we post about teas and tisanes I have chosen Roasted Chestnut Rooibos from Simpson & Vail to be featured today.  This Rooibos offering surprised me on so many levels that I just HAD to share my experiences with you! Not only is Roasted Chestnut Rooibos from Simpson & Vail one of their holiday blends that I could totally see myself sipping on while under a blanket and/or near a fire but it’s super tasty and comforting on the flavor level, too!  Right off the bat I Read More

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Pumpkin Spice from Simpson & Vail

As with any seasonally-significant stereotype (I love them ALL, you guys), pumpkin spice is my jam. I’ve tried a fair number of pumpkin teas in my day, and let me tell you– they can be tricky to nail down. Too often, the pumpkin flavor comes across as fake, or barely-there, or the “spice” is way overdone, leaving no “pumpkin” to be found. I was eager to try this blend from Simpson & Vail as in my experience, they always knock it out of the park when it comes to flavors. Did they capture a delicious flavor? Totally. Was it entirely Read More

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Spiced Mulled Wine Tea from Simpson & Vail

When you can’t drink wine at work why not drink Spiced Mulled Wine Tea from Simpson & Vail?  I have various tea stashes all over the place – at home, at work, in my car, – in my purse!   I’m not sure where to keep this one!  Either at home or at work – most likely!  This specific tea is pretty amazing but for several additional reasons for it just being a tea!  It’s a wine inspired tea! Spiced Mulled Wine Tea from Simpson & Vail infuses to a beaming burgundy color that is really quite impressive!  Special nod Read More

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Pomegranate Passion White Tea from Simpson and Vail

Whenever I try out a Simpson & Vail blend, I know that I’m in for a treat. With the last days of summer upon us, I wanted to try Pomegranate Passion White Tea as an iced tea. Scooped a few heap fulls into my pitcher, poured in fresh cold water, and a cup full of ice. Placed the pitcher into the fridge and allowed the tea to cold brew overnight. It was fun to see all of the gorgeous colors swirling around in the pitcher while it steeped. The pops of yellow and purple made this tea just holler “Summertime!” The Read More