Mother’s Embrace (Organic Genmaicha Rose Tea)

This tea came out of one of my ongoing projects.  I have a plan to have a series of generally supportive to health teas along the lines of ‘Ent Draught‘ – but with different teas as the foundation. Eventually I want to have a tea intended as a health tonic Continue Reading →

Cratakardia (Organic Lemon Raspberry Herbal Tea)

‘Cratakardia’ came out of the fact that there’s been quite a bit of stress in our lives of late.  Some of it is direct and personal, and some of it falls into the “due to existential dread” category. The exact reasons why aren’t germane to the creation of this tea, Continue Reading →

SkeleTea (Organic Herbal Tea for Bone Health)

A theme that runs through our tea posts, as well as being a strong one in my life these days is: We get tea ideas from a long list of places. Some do not have anything, initially, to do with tea. (There are a couple ideas in the file that Continue Reading →

Mama Girl’s Memory (Organic Jasmine Elderberry Rose Herbal Tea)

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series ChariTeas

These days I respond to a lot of things by creating tea. It is a constructive creative outlet, and being able to bring something beautiful into the world helps with a wide range of situations and emotions. Grief is a particularly potent fuel for my creativity, and always has been. Continue Reading →

Rowena’s Wit (Organic Black Tea with Turmeric, Ginger, Ginseng, and Cornflower)

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Potterverse Beverages

Many many moons ago, back in the early days of discovering that I could make teas just for flavour as well as for health – we created our first just-for-taste Potterverse tea.  “Beauxbaton’s Blend” led quite directly to the thought that eventually we should have teas for each Hogwarts house, Continue Reading →

Helga’s Loyalty (Organic Barley, Hawthorn, Calendula, Apple, Cinnamon Tisane)

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Potterverse Beverages

We knew from the creation of ‘Beauxbaton’s Blend’ that we eventually wanted to have teas for each of the Hogwarts houses – and for Durmstrang – but it took us ages to get around to it. The idea had been discussed, in a general sort of way, and I had Continue Reading →

SereniTea: Sacred Space (Organic Herbal Tea for Anxiety, Stress, and Panic)

One of the things that happens to the people in my physical reality is expressions of my Mama Bear streak.  (Admittedly, I say streak, Mister Tea would probably use a different word.  In fact, I can hear him ranting in my head as I type this.) This means I sort Continue Reading →

Ent Draught (Organic Fortifying Herbal Tea)

‘Ent Draught’ was sparked by a couple of things. One of them was my desire to pair elderberries with as many different foundational taste elements as I have access to.  Not only are they one of my favorite fruits, they are quite good for you, on a variety of levels. Continue Reading →

SereniTea: Raven’s Rest (Organic Chocolate and Barley Tea for Stress)

When I created ‘Ravensong,’ the first of the teas made due to the encouragement of friends to turn my skills to a wee bit of self-care, I knew that I would need to make an herbal version. I drink entirely too much caffeine, and one of the ways to start Continue Reading →

SereniTea: Comfort & Joy (Organic Herbal Tea for Stress, Anxiety, and Illness)

The holiday season, whichever one you speak of, can be glorious and beautiful and bring you happiness as you spend time with friends and family. The preparation for those events, however, can be stressful enough to make your head explode and your body more prone to various infections and illnesses. Continue Reading →