"Tea doesn't cheat you, but it's people who cheat" Chen Zhi-tong Pu' erh originated many thousands of years ago in the Yunnan Province of China. Related closely to the tea-trade between China and other countries, it is named after the town from which it was originally sold en route, Pu'er City. Pu'erh is aged in … Continue reading What is Pu’erh Tea?
Super Excited to present Maitea Teas… Isn't it wonderful when you are dreamily chugging along in life and you come across something that tantalises your taste-buds and makes you do a double take, then reach for a second helping...I have been lucky enough to get my hands on some of the delectable Maitea tea range … Continue reading Delectable Tea Discovery…
The simple pleasure of a candle ♥ Hygge, pronounced 'hue-gah' is a Danish concept of living well, togetherness, connection and an appreciation of enjoying the simplicity of life with contentment. Sounds blissful right? And it is! For me to Hygge is surrounding myself with those I love in simple comfort; candles burning, blazing chiminea, cosy … Continue reading What is Hygge?
What a wonderful way to show off your tea cups, tea pots, delicious tea party foods and of course your passion for tea! And such a lovely way to reconnect with friends and like minded tea lovers. So what do we need to create a tea party that is going to be a total hit? … Continue reading How to create the perfect Tea Party ♥
Tauranga, which roughly translates to "place of rest or safe anchorage", is a harbourside city in the North Island's Bay of Plenty. Hosting a population of around 125,000 permanent residence, making it New Zealand's 5th largest city. Renowned for its beautiful beach, close proximity to Mt Maunganui and White Island and temperate weather, Tauranga is … Continue reading Maitea (NZ)
I mention tea pots in a few of my blogs so thought it was about time we discovered where the humble tea pot originated from... The humble tea pot ♥ Photo by Nashad Abdu on Unsplash History of the beloved tea pot: Tea pots were said to have been invented in China based on the … Continue reading History of the Humble Tea Pot
I visited the quaint little Tea Centre store in Brisbane Arcade in the heart of the CBD a few weeks back and it was just delightful. I came away with a Little Geisha Mug & Strainer Set and a matching tin filled with Cream Black Tea. Now the tea is not my normal choice being … Continue reading The Tea Centre (Aus)
Art, it is all in the eye of the beholder so I'm told. And this form of art is definitely something you either appreciate or don't. I find the use of a material that we would normally discard quite refreshing and the beauty that can come from such an item is incredible. Artist Ruby Silvious … Continue reading Painting teabags…from cup to canvas ♥
Image by 1195798 from Pixabay I often think about my grandparents and their little tea rituals and how they have lead me to where I am today. When my Nana and Great Aunt made a pot of tea it was always the same method which is ingrained in my memory bank. Boil fresh cold water … Continue reading Keep your Tea Cosy…
Mindful Beauty ♥ I recently came across a life changing tea...pretty big call I know, but for me it has been sensational. T Bar Tea Salon (Australia) has created a Woman Ayurveda Herbal Blend and it is perfect for those days when you are under extra pressure to perform and just require some TLC and … Continue reading Ayurveda Tea – Good for the Soul ♥