English Breakfast by Davids Tea

English Breakfast by Davids Tea

English Breakfast Black Tea DAVIDsTEA $5.98USD for 2oz As an avid TeaVana drinker (and former employee) it was really hard for me to embrace the fact that there were other tea companies out there that could compare to my beloved TeaVana. DAVIDsTEA was one of the companies that I had heard a lot about but never wanted to try because I felt that I was betraying the company that introduced me to “real” tea. It wasn’t until I received a…

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2018 Tea Advent Calendars

2018 Tea Advent Calendars

2018 Tea Advent Calendars The Countdown to Christmas is even more exciting when you have something to look forward to every day of the month! Growing up in a Jewish household, I have never had one myself but I always enjoyed experiencing the daily gifts/treats with my friends growing up. It seems that, these days, you can find Advent Calendars for just about everything. I was super excited to learn that there were companies out there that actually made a Countdown…

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Lychee Black Tea by Teavivre

Lychee Black Tea by Teavivre

Lychee Black Tea Teavivre $8.90 USD for 100g THANK YOU to Elaine of Contemplative Tea for this wonderful review of Teavivre‘s Lychee Black Tea!! Elaine won this incredible tea through #teatriviatuesday on my Instagram Page! Introduction Today’s tasting is a real treat: Lychee Black. One of my dear tea friends, Erica at Tea Time, Me Time, sent me this sample a few weeks ago. Now if you’re like me, your first thought may be “what is lychee?” Lychee is a tropical…

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Polyjuice Potion by Grimoire Tea

Polyjuice Potion by Grimoire Tea

Polyjuice Potion Green Tea Grimoire Tea $8.00USD for 8-10 Cups I purchased a set of 10 samples from Grimoire Tea, including the Polyjuice Potion Green Tea sample. This was an exclusive sample set that was offered, through Instagram, to the first 10 people to claim one. After claiming and paying for my sample set, I received permission to review the teas on my blog. She also gave me a few samples to use for Tea Trivia Tuesday on Instagram! Ingredients Green Tea,…

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Matcha, Matcha, Matcha!

Matcha, Matcha, Matcha!

Matcha, Matcha, Matcha! What is Matcha? Simply, Matcha is a Japanese green tea powder. Like all green teas, it comes from the Camellia sinensis plant. During farming, the green tea plants for matcha are shade-grown for about three weeks before harvest. This allows the tea plant to produce more theanine and caffeine. Once harvested, the stems and veins are removed for processing. Finally, the leaves are ground into a fine powder that is then dissolved into either water or milk for…

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Ya Shi “Duck Shit” Oolong by LH Tea Farmer Family CN

Ya Shi “Duck Shit” Oolong by LH Tea Farmer Family CN

Ya Shi Xiang “Duck Shit” Oolong LH Tea Farmer Family CN $20.00USD for 100g I was contacted by LH Tea Farmer Family on Instagram. They saw a post I had up on another tea and asked if I would be interested in trying a couple of theirs. Of, course I was super excited and replied to their comments quickly. We talked through Instagram messenger about my history with tea and their amazing family experience in the tea industry. They asked…

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Honey Fairyland 1st Grade Yellow Tea By Pu’er Zuxiang Highmountain Tea Garden Co.

Honey Fairyland 1st Grade Yellow Tea By Pu’er Zuxiang Highmountain Tea Garden Co.

Honey Fairyland 1st Grade Yellow Tea Pu’Er Zuxiang HighMountain Tea Garden Co. Contact Company for Pricing I was contacted by Pu’Er Zuxiang HighMountain Tea Garden Co. a couple months ago. They were looking for a blogger to help promote their teas and I am honored that they chose to contact me. I received six samples from them, including this Honey Fairyland Yellow Tea. Four for me to review and two for me to use for Tea Trivia Tuesday on Instagram!…

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2018 Green Hype By White2Tea

2018 Green Hype By White2Tea

2018 Green Hype Raw Puer White2Tea $38.00USD for 200 grams I had the opportunity to try one of White2Tea’s puehr teas in my May Sipsby box. Since I enjoyed it so much I decided to join White2Tea’s Monthly Tea Club. For $29.99 you receive different teas each month from their company. This 2018 Green Hype Raw Puer was my first subscription box tea. Packaging White2Tea beautifully wrapped their raw puer cake in 2 layers of a light, bamboo leaf tong and…

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Premium Matcha by CuppaTea

Premium Matcha by CuppaTea

Premium Matcha CuppaTea $49.99USD for 3.5oz (100g) I came across an ad for CuppaTea on Facebook. They were advertising a 5 pack of Matcha samples for FREE just pay shipping! I LOVE Matcha and any opportunity to try new brands is one that I will jump on! My samples arrived quickly and I decided to use one of the samples as that week’s Tea Trivia Tuesday giveaway on Instagram. I have to share the love! Packaging My samples arrived in…

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2008 Menghai Ripened Pu-Erh by Teavivre

2008 Menghai Ripened Pu-Erh by Teavivre

2008 Menghai Ripened Pu-Erh Teavivre $71.00USD for 1 Cake (357g) I was introduced to Teavivre by a Tea Friend on Facebook. She told me that it was some of the best teas she had ever tried. With that glowing recommendation I went to check out their site. They had a fantastic promotion going where you could get 5 FREE samples if you paid the $4.90 shipping. I snagged one white, green, black, oolong, and pu-erh tea. After I placed my…

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