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October 25, 2012
Coffee lovers and soda drinkers may wonder why tea is the most consumed beverage in the world, second to water. So why should everyone consider drinking tea as part of a healthy lifestyle? Let’s give seven reasons to drink tea.
July 9, 2012
My wife and I have had an amazing five years together and just celebrated our anniversary a week ago! While washing dishes a few days before, I dropped the lid to our favorite teapot and it shattered!
June 4, 2012
It’s almost officially Summer! Time for grilling out on the back patio, taking a dip in the pool and sipping on a refreshing iced tea to keep you cool in the hot sun.
I had the pleasure of seeing my four-year-old son start his first enterprise this past weekend, a Tea Embassy on the Rocks. He [...]
May 24, 2012
Have you ever heard of a milk oolong? It doesn’t have real milk in it, it’s corn milk. When the tea leaves are rolled in the processing of this oolong, they add corn to them and the essence of the corn is infused into the tea leaves. The corn milk that saturates the tea leaf [...]
May 3, 2012
Do you remember that game from grade school, called Mother May I? I don’t even know if kids still play that?! “Mother may I take two steps forward towards your cookie jar?” Mother: “No, you may not. But you may wiggle your bottom three times and give me a big hug and [...]
April 25, 2012
I feel like there have been mistakes all around me for the past couple of weeks. Some of them have been mine. I made a really large error that could have been really damaging to my company. Other mistakes were made by those I do business with, while others were by customers. What I have [...]
March 29, 2012
I’m a fairly idealistic person. Pretty optimistic. I also appreciate beauty, art, ritual. But, I also love efficiency. Being a father of three children under the age of four motivates me to look for ways I can accomplish things quicker and easier. I have figured out how to make breakfast for everyone in the quickest [...]
March 7, 2012
The winds have picked up now that it’s the beginning of March. If I look up in the sky there is almost no trace of blue today, just a big gray covering of clouds and mist. Normally, I’d be put to sleep by this kind of weather. But, last night I experienced the sweetness of [...]
March 6, 2012
Hidden treasures come along every century or so. King Tut’s tomb treasures, the Dead Sea Scrolls, or golden chests found in a capsized vessel are a few of the famous treasures that come to mind. When I think about tea, I think about famous ones, like Dragon Well green tea or Jasmine Pearls green tea. [...]
February 2, 2012
Teas for Him and Teas for Her
Hard to believe it’s already February! Time to think about Valentine’s Day gifts. Chocolate and roses are the usual gifts for the day of romance, but what about getting some premium teas to enjoy together?! Here are a few suggestions that He will enjoy, while keeping [...]