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 Kettle Bliss

My electric kettle is now going on its 5th year and when it finally gives out – I’m saving up for this baby. The Breville Variable Temperature Electric Kettle. Stainless steel, water level window on both sides, auto-shutoff and preset temperature buttons that take the guessing out of perfect temp for Green, White, Oolong or…

Lovely Lupicia

I love trying a new tea label … especially when it’s a happy discovery. Such was the case last week when my friend returned from Hawaii and gifted me with a tin of Lupicia Tea. The Ume Vert blend is a soft fragrant mix of green and white tea scented with apricot. The loose leaf tea is…

Out in the Country

 Step back in time, enjoy a hot mug of tea and a pumpkin scone fresh out of the oven. The South Store Cafe is housed in a 1900’s clapboard country store that retains all the simple rustic charm of the era. No loose leaf tea options but they carry over 9 of the Numi bagged teas….