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Traveling with Tea

Traveling with Tea
Many years ago I used to look forward to going somewhere special for a cup of tea. A nice hot cup of tea prepared by someone else just seemed to taste better than at home. But ever since the McDonald’s hot coffee court case, drinking tea away from home is usually disappointing with below boiling water...

Matcha Bowl Obsession

Matcha Bowl Obsession
Some of you may remember reading my other blogs about Matcha Magic and Matcha in the Morning. It’s been a year and a half now since my husband and I have been drinking the Japanese green tea Matcha every morning along with our morning vitamins. We actually don’t take very many vitamins, but...

Coffee and Tea, Guilty or Free

Coffee and Tea, Guilty or Free
I thought it would be fun to blog about people’s emotions behind their morning coffee and tea drinking. Let me say up front, that I am a big advocate of caffeine. I learned a few years ago after studying it, that caffeine has an amazing effect on the human brain. Paul Holmgren, retired cell biology...

Tea at Sea

Tea at Sea
My husband and I just returned from a relaxing, invigorating 16-day Panama Canal cruise with Oceania. We enjoyed it so much we’ve already booked another one with them for 2011. About 10 years ago I discovered I get an adrenaline rush and become  very happy on the open sea. The rougher the better;...

New Kind of Texas Tea

New Kind of Texas Tea
This past week my husband and I had a fun time attending the National Ultimate Frisbee Championship in Sarasota, Florida with our son, who has been playing on the Doublewide/Austin, Texas team. We took our own folding chairs on the plane ready to enjoy watching and cheering our team to the championship...

Matcha in the Morning

Matcha in the Morning
Being in the tea business, I’ve been advocating the rich Japanese Matcha green tea for several years now. You probably read my blog about how we occasionally apply it to our skin for skin cancer. I’ve been preparing Matcha at the Tea Embassy and sharing Matcha shots with people, but I’ve...

Toddler Tea

Toddler Tea
I discovered Rooibos or Red Bush herbal tea (not real tea) about eight years ago at a tea conference. I thought it was very pleasant, but not exciting. However, I was very impressed with the health benefits. Then about five years ago, we started getting the most delicious flavored Rooibos teas from Germany...

White is the New Black

White is the New Black
I’m one of those people who has been drinking tea for more than 40 years, predominately black tea and has had trouble getting into green tea. The latest research on tea has shown that green tea is especially good for us, mainly because it’s not oxidized like black tea, so I’ve been trying to get...