Teapocalypse (The Sets and some Ramblings)

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Gift and Sample Sets

Mister Tea and I have histories that lead to a certain understanding that the worst can actually happen. We try not to be too paranoid about it, but various possibilities come up in discussion.  Some of it is intellectual exercise, some of it partial planning, some of it just plain Continue Reading →

Browncoat Tea Sets

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Gift and Sample Sets

Firefly was an amazing series, and I am not alone in wishing we could have seen the story continue as a series.  I enjoyed the movie, but it wasn’t enough. The crew settled into our hearts, each in their own way – and years and years later they and their Continue Reading →

Tea of the Month Club

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Gift and Sample Sets

One of the many fun discoveries our creation of Desert Sage Natural led me to is that I truly love creating blends of tea. Each idea brings a new challenge, and there is a wonderfully deep level of satisfaction upon getting one right. Combine this love with a steady flow Continue Reading →

Obsessed with (Chai) Tea

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Gift and Sample Sets

Chai tea blends are something I have loved for a very long time.  There is something about the particular spice set involved in creating the flavour that makes my taste-buds quite happy, and some of the health benefits are right in line with things I need.  Always nice to have Continue Reading →

Gift Sets and Samples of Chocolate Teas

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Gift and Sample Sets

Cacao Nibs.  We seized on them as an experimental ingredient because of our idea for ‘Browncoat’s Desperation,’ and because a chocolate mint tea seemed pretty necessary. They are amazing to work with, and once we’d started, the number of ideas and options that came to mind were a bit staggering. Continue Reading →