I Visited The New Mapleview Citizen Tea Store

Citizen Tea Mapleview Mall Store Review

Citizen Tea recently opened their fourth retail location.  Great for me as the newest one is in Mapleview, a reasonable distance from my place.  I prefer buying tea in person, you can see and smell it before purchasing.  If you are not familiar with Citizen Tea, it comes from the founder of Teaopia so isn’t […]

Citizen Tea Rooibos Chocolate Tea Review

Citizen Tea Rooibos Chocolate Tea Review - Loose Tea

Switching it up from the many DAVIDsTEA releases with a sweet dessert tea from Citizen Tea this week.  Rooibos Chocolate doesn’t make me think banana right away, but this has a fair amount of banana in it.  That being said, the banana and chocolate are quite subtle and it is more of a rooibos tea […]

Citizen Tea Creamy Nut Oolong Tea Review

Citizen Tea Creamy Nut Oolong Review

I am pretty sure that this is a copy of the original Teaopia blend of Creamy Nut Oolong.  If not, Citizen Tea’s is very close.  No surprise there since the Teaopia founder who now owns Citizen Tea got it right the first time.    Citizen Tea Creamy Nut Oolong is nutty tasting, but not DAVIDsTEA […]

Citizen Tea Black Pearls Tea Review

Citizen Tea Black Pearls Review

When I moved to Canada, Teaopia was my go to for tea.  There was one in the mall a short walk from my place.  They were so friendly, had great teas and were really knowledgeable about the teas.   The steepers we all love?  Teaopia had a “Tea Master” even back then.   When it was sold […]

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 […]