Donatello’s Zen (Organic Kukicha Gunpowder Lavender)

One of the first tea name ideas we came up with was ‘Splinter’s Brew.‘  We knew we wanted it to be a green and kukicha, and were fairly certain we would end up making teas for the turtles as well. However, it took a couple of YEARS before I found Continue Reading →

Type O (Organic Chocolate Hibiscus Tea)

‘Type O’ started as a weird brainchild of Mister Tea.  The idea came to him one eve when we were in the kitchen working on other projects. I wasn’t sure about it, never having tasted the two flavours together before, and having a relatively limited experience with hibiscus to that Continue Reading →

Boo’s Just Ducky (Organic Chocolate Coconut Tea)

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series 8 Bit Beverages

Geekery.  One of the pillars of both our sanity and our business. Not the most important, but definitely something that informs much of what we do, and the internal sub-language of our household. ‘Boo’s Just Ducky’ was named in honor of an RPG that ate (probably entirely too) much of 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 →

Inara’s Evening Blend (Pomegranate Chai Tea)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Firefly/Serenity Beverages

‘Inara’s Evening Blend’ is our Pomegranate Chai Tea and was specifically crafted for the character it was named in honor of. We knew anything for The Companion from Firefly had to be exotic and likely a bit complicated. In retrospect, the fact that this was the most difficult (so far) Continue Reading →

Leaf on the Wind (Organic Jasmine White Tea)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Firefly/Serenity Beverages

  ‘Leaf on the Wind’ came out of a combination of two things – one was a search for a tasty tea a friend with thyroid issues could drink, and the other was a desire to experiment with white tea. It seemed fitting to create a Jasmine White Tea, as Continue Reading →