Green Tea Review: Fleur De Geisha from Le Palais Des Thes

Fleur De Geisha Tea Canister

Company/Brand Name: Le Palais Des Thés  Name: Fleur De Geisha Category: Delicately Flavored Green Tea Form: Loose Leaf Origin of the Leaf: Japan The Leaves: Fragrant, dark green leaves Additions: Aroma Flavor: A high-quality green tea with a touch of sweetness and loaded with flavor Overall: This tea is perfect for those quiet, spring and summer [...]

Tea Collection Review: Art of Tea Holiday Sampler

Holiday Tea Sampler Pillow Box

Company/Brand Name: Art of Tea Collection Name: Holiday Sampler includes Cran Marnier, Butterscotch, Santa’s Little Helper and Pumpkin Pie Category: Various Organic Blends – White, Black, Puerh and Rooibos/Honeybush Form: Loose Leaf Origin of the Leaf: Various The Leaves: Various Overall: At first I was a bit disappointed with the four Holiday Sampler teas, because the flavors [...]

Green Tea Review: Thé Du Hammam from Le Palais des Thés

The Du Hamman

Company/Brand Name: Le Palais Des Thés Name: Thé Du Hammam Category: Flavored Green Tea Form: Loose Leaf Origin of the Leaf: China The Leaves: Long, flat green leaves sprinkled with large flower petals Additions: Flower Petals (Rose, Sunflower, Mallow), Aromas Flavor: A light, floral green tea with sweet notes of exotic fruit Overall: A scrumptious, flavored [...]

Oolong Tea Review: Thé Des Songes from Le Palais des Thés

The Des Songes Tea Canister

Company/Brand Name: Le Palais Des Thés Name: Thé Des Songes Category: Flavored Oolong Tea (Wu Long) Form: Loose Leaf Origin of the Leaf: Unknown The Leaves: Twisted black tea leaves with noticeable pieces of lemon peel and flower petals Additions: Flower Petals (Safflower, Lavender, Mallow), Lemon Peels, Aromas Flavor: A medium-bodied, calming tea blend that has [...]

Tea Collection Review: Adagio Holiday Cheer

Holiday Cheer Package

Company/Brand Name: Adagio Collection Name: Holiday Cheer Category: Flavored Black Teas Form: Loose Leaf in Pyramid Tea Bags Origin of the Leaf: Unknown The Leaves: Midnight black tea leaves that are chopped into half-inch pieces Overall: I really enjoyed Adagio’s Holiday Cheer tea collection. In fact, I went through all the individually wrapped teas from my [...]

Types of Tea: An Introduction (Video)

Enjoy this lively, quick video that will walk you through the six types of tea. Plus, a few tisanes too! Watch it in full-screen mode to get the total, awesomeness effect from the types of tea video. Have fun! Photo Credits: Flickr.com/Creative Commons Attribution License ~ Camellia Sinensis: Gwydion Williams Puer Tea: Teajournaling Rooibos: Akuppa [...]

Black Tea Review: The NecessiTeas Cafe Latte

Cafe Latte

Company/Brand Name: The NecessiTeas Name: Cafe Latte Category: Black Tea/Coffee Blend Form: Loose Leaf Origin of the Leaf: Unknown The Leaves: Twisted black tea leaves with noticeable whole coffee beans and chunks of cocoa beans Additions: Barley, Coffee Beans, Chicory, Cocoa Beans and Natural Flavors Flavor: A medium-bodied tea that tastes like java with a [...]

Week Three and Four of Yoga Month: The End and a New Beginning

Young Woman Relaxing on the Beach

These last two weeks of Yoga Month have flown by as if life were merely a good fiction novel that I didn’t want to end. As I continued to explore the world of yoga on physical level, I found my body feeling leaner, stronger and more flexible. On an emotional level, I felt more relaxed [...]

Week Two of Yoga Month: Recovering from Failure (and Mildred)

MIldred!

The second week of Yoga Month flew by really quickly, too fast in fact, because I only got in two days of my beginner yoga practice. My original plan was to do five days. I find myself sitting down to write this update and wishing I had made some different decisions over the last seven [...]

Week One of Yoga Month: Starting from the Beginning

Yoga Woman Meditating

I’ve completed my first week of yoga! Right now I am feeling pretty empowered and ready to take on week two, but first I thought I would reflect on what I accomplished and learned this past week. Also, I thought I’d share with you what I thought of the Basic Yoga Workout for Dummies videos [...]