Relax and energize with lavender earl grey

Relax and energize with lavender earl grey

The holidays are hectic, and caffeine is necessary. But it gives me the jitters. So when I saw this tea a few months ago, I was intrigued. Two of my all-time favorites, combined, are an amazing way to start the day: Earl Grey + Lavender. This was my first time buying tea from Kimberly's Kupboard, [...]

Mr. Tea: a fun and convenient steeper

When I met my friend Rachel (of Life of a Female Bibliophile) last week for afternoon tea, she gave me something (or someone, I suppose) that has changed my life. His name? Mr. Tea. From Fred & Friends, Mr. Tea is a three-inch silicone rubber tea infuser with a relaxed looking face. To use him, you [...]

Grape Wulong Oolong: a sweet, springy tea

My desire for warmer weather was subtly fulfilled this week with the release of Teavana's spring tea collection. New flavors include Jeju Island Green Tea from Korea, the citrusy Strawberry Grapefruit Xue Long Green Tea, the sweet-smelling Marshmallow Macaron Herbal tea and Grape Wulong Oolong. While all of the flavors were enticing, I decided to try [...]