Tea vs Vicodin … and the winner is

Every once in awhile, an article resonates with me in such a wonerful way that I just can’t resist sharing it. In the case of this recent piece from the NYT, the wonderful artwork by Rosalie Stroesser was an added bonus. Enjoy both with a cup of fennel tea!

Green Tea Powder is a Pleasure

I have a new Best Friend. As in Best Friend Sencha Green Tea Powder by Sei Mee Tea. A healthy blend of organic Sencha green tea and mango powder that wisks into a beautiful, smooth and pleasing brew. Sei Mee Tea out of Enterprise, OR does a nice job of matching ingredients to ensure blends…

Lavender Brewing Magic

Whether you are sipping or soaking, summer is the perfect time to remember the amazing properties of lavender. Universally regarded as one of the most healing of all herbs, lavender calms the nervous system and reduces mental stress. For tea drinkers, it’s often paired with chamomile or rose in herbal blends and also lends itself…

Tea with TLC at KIVA

If you haven’t yet discovered this NW gem, you’ll want to put it on your go to list. Tucked into the charming residential area of NW PDX, KIVA offers tea and a cafe menu to please your palate and spa services to pamper the rest of you. Tea is given top billing here which makes…