Tea in Europe – Bruges

Almost as charming as Utrecht, Bruges maintains a medieval flavor complete with cobblestone streets, winding canals and 12th Century cathedrals. It’s a great backdrop for strolling and sipping tea. My favorite tea experience, hands down, was at Otto Waffle Atelier. This family run, made to order waffle shop is located in a 17th Century canal…

Tea in Europe – Amsterdam

Four months ago my daughter and fellow tea bud, Holly, and I embarked on a whirlwind trip to Europe. Our 12 night, 3 country, 4 city, travel by train adventure included Amsterdam, Utrecht, Bruges and Paris. It was exhilarating and exhausting. There were standouts and let downs. Most of all, it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience…

Jasmine – An Enduring Love

When writing love notes in my journal, there’s one item that appears over and over again. Jasmine tea (make that fine grade Jasmine Pearls). There is nothing else on earth that can soothe, intoxicate and delight the senses quite like these pearls. The fragrance, the color, the taste. To inhale and to sip is divine….

Rishi Reviews

Being a tea lover and having a fondness for products from Chicago or Milwaukee, Rishi was a natural for me to explore. And that’s what I’ve been doing over the past 18 mos. I love that everything is organic AND you can order sample bags for most of their teas. It’s a great way to…