TeaGuide: Reviews and Ramblings

January 31, 2013

In my cups: Indian clay

Filed under: earth-friendly,eco-friendly,travel — by JanisB @ 12:02 pm
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blog-post-indian-cupsWhile we were chatting about the pros and cons of paper (which got mixed reviews) versus Styrofoam™ (a unanimous “yuck”) versus the hassle of carrying around a Thermos® bottle, one of our members – a tea estate owner and exporter, I believe – mentioned the disposable clay cups used in India. When I remarked that I had seen these in some movie or other (maybe Flame over India?) but had never seen them in person, he very kindly offered to send me one.

Read the entire article at English Tea Store blog.

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January 29, 2013

A Valentine’s Day tea gift basket

Filed under: food,scone mixes,tea,tea cozy — by JanisB @ 10:17 am
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cattea-gift-basketI want to make one thing very clear: my dear husband doesn’t need a special day to surprise me with flowers, candy, or other little gifts. But in case he should happen to want to get me a nice little something for this lovers’ holiday, I’m happy to help him out with a few suggestions …

Read the entire post at English Tea Store blog.

January 23, 2013

Painting with tea: Tea Dimensional Art

Filed under: tea — by JanisB @ 10:20 am
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Tea Dimensional ArtI love crafting with tea, and never tire of designing new ways to incorporate tea into my crafts. I’m also interested in others who use tea in their creative arts. So I was very excited when artist Mary Pagón connected with me about two years ago. I immediately fell in love with her strikingly colourful tea paintings.

Read the entire interview at English Tea Store blog.

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