DIY Tea Advent Calendar – Where To Buy Tea Samples in Canada

DIY Tea Advent Calendar Canada - Where To Buy Tea Samples Canada - Advent Calendar Kits

While the Advent Calendars offered by DAVIDsTea and others are tempting, many of us have tried most of the teas in them.  Or we don’t want to spend that much.  If you are looking for a DIY Advent Calendar, you can make one just by using up samples you have at home.  If you are short a few, try buying sample sizes from these Canadian tea companies. Last year, Canadian Tire offered a couple of different Advent Calendar Kits.  You can[Read more]

A Cuppa Tea With Tickled Tea – Interview With Kristin Thompson

A Cuppa Tea With Tickled Tea Interview

A new series on my blog.  Get to know the people behind the small tea companies we love!  Starting with Kristin Thompson from Tickled Tea.  Kristin is based in Stony Plain, Alberta, a small town west of Edmonton.  She blends her teas at home out of her own gorgeous kitchen (kitchen goals – apartment kitchens suck).  She even had her kitchen inspected and approved by Alberta Health Services so you know she takes her tea making and business seriously. Tickled Tea[Read more]

Celestial Seasonings Candy Cane Lane Tea Review (Holiday Tea 2017)

Celestial Seasonings Candy Cane Lane Holiday Tea Review

Another holiday tea!  The minty goodness that is Celestial Seasonings Candy Cane Lane is one of my holiday favourites.  They are already out in Bulk Barn and sold out well before Christmas last year so go grab a box if you want to try it.   Candy Cane Lane is a great tea because not only is it decaffeinated green tea.  But also just the right amount of vanilla to make the mint creamy without being perfumey. The other Celestial Seasoning[Read more]

A Sneak Peek of the Winter 2017 Teas From DAVIDsTEA

DAVIDsTEA Winter 2017 Teas - Whats New David's Tea November 2017

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas tea season!  Shortly before a new collection becomes available from DAVIDsTEA, we often see them in the sample section with online orders.  Today, five new teas showed up in the sample section that are likely winter teas and tea of the months over the coming months. They are Candy Cane Crush which I have been told will be the December tea of the month but is already a sample so may be[Read more]

DAVIDsTEA Rosemary Black Pepper Soup Tea Review

Davidstea Rosemary Black Pepper Soup Tea - Review

The final of the soup teas from DAVIDsTEA, Rosemary Black Pepper.  If you missed out on my reviews of Tomato Turmeric or Spicy Rasam, go read them now!  This one was the one I did not expect to like based on my personal preferences.  I expected just peppery water with rosemary which doesn’t sound super appealing. DAVIDsTEA Rosemary Black Pepper Soup Tea Ingredients: Salt, tomato, dandelion, black pepper, rosemary, basil, green tea, garlic, silicon dioxide I was glad to see tomato[Read more]