Breville Tea Maker – 16 months later

I have used the Breville Tea Maker every day since my husband gave it to me Christmas 2010 and it is still going strong (every day that I haven’t been away). In fact, it is still one of my favorite Christmas presents of all time! It is so easy to use and produces the great tea which … Continue reading

My tea secret: I do drink chamomile tea sometimes

Yes, it is true. This die hard, tea-can-never-be-too-dark-or-too-strong tea drinker, who shuns herbal teas, actually enjoys a cup of chamomile tea occasionally. A fact I find hard to believe myself and am almost reluctant to admit! I consider myself a serious tea drinker, and that means drinking strong black tea (green tea occasionally too). I … Continue reading

My tea habit has become very expensive

If you read my post about the Breville One-Touch Tea Maker, then you know how I have recently been enjoying some lovely cups of tea courtesy of my husband who got me the tea maker and some amazingly yummy loose tea for Christmas. Well, on Saturday I was almost out of the tea and absolutely … Continue reading

Steeped tea at Tim Hortons

We just spent a week in Canada, near in and around London, Ontario to be exact. One of the things I love about being up there is the fact that Tim Hortons, a Canadian rendition of Dunkin Donuts, offers steeped tea. Yes! You can walk in, get a hot cup of tea with whatever you … Continue reading

Oh so good cup of tea: Organic Fairtrade English Breakfast Tea by Hamstead Tea & Coffee

Given I quit my job in August to stay home for a little while with our baby girl and the unsettling state of the economy we are trying to be a bit more frugal, which is honestly a good thing to be better at regardless. Clearly cutting back on big expenses helps but day to … Continue reading