Afternoon Tea at Calla Lily Victorian Tea Room in Aurora

Afternoon Tea at Calla Lily Victorian Tea Room in Aurora

I design Tribune Publishing newspapers for my day (night) job, and when I was working on the Aurora Beacon News a couple months ago, I read a story about Calla Lily Tea Room in Aurora and knew I wanted to try it. It looked like a really cute spot, and I have been searching for [...]

Esteas reviews and Q&A with founder Estee Cheng

Esteas reviews and Q&A with founder Estee Cheng

When Estee Cheng from Esteas reached out and asked if I wanted to try her teas, I was excited, especially for the Duck Shit Oolong. I'd seen it around and have always been curious what all the hype was about, and where the name came from so I looked forward to tasting it.   I [...]

Brin d’Aromes shaped tea bags make tea time extra fun (discount code in post)

Brin d’Aromes shaped tea bags make tea time extra fun (discount code in post)

If you follow my Instagram you've seen my posts featuring some pretty cute shaped tea bags over the past couple months. I stumbled onto Brin d'Aromes' account a while back, and admired the tea bags for a long time before reaching out to them. And owner Jacqueline sent me some of their tea bags all [...]