Part II: Holiday Tea Adventures: A Christmas Tea Remedy

So it’s Christmas Eve, a few hours after a long day at the family business. My dad says, “you guys hungry,” we say, “yes!” We come home and he says, “Before dinner, I have some tea for you guys.”  Tea! You are speaking my language. He starts to boil water, with ginger, garlic , and…

Part I: Holiday Tea Adventures: A Burning Ceremony with Tea

Have you ever heard of a burning ceremony? Me neither. I was invited through a friend of a friend to come to her house and serve tea for an intimate get together. The hostess of the burning ceremony told me come with whatever teas I’d like to serve. I was ecstatic and nervous at the…

Afternoon Tea – LA Style

On a business trip to the LAX , I got the opportunity to stop by HiSocieTEA (right outside the W Hotel) for some afternoon tea with one of my best friends. As soon as you walk in the tea haven the aroma pulls you in. You are then welcomed by a friendly human who welcomes…

Tea for A Cause: #SheBlogsTea supports #Lupus Awareness

This past weekend I was invited to serve tea at my best friend Tyresa’s Lupus Brunch. All proceeds and donations went straight to the Lupus Research Alliance. At the brunch we had awesome speakers and lupus warriors sharing their personal stories/journeys with us.  It was so inspiring to meet people so strong living out their…

Afternoon Tea at St. Regis Hotel NYC

It was 3:45pm on Halloween Eve, the day before my birthday, the weather chill with a crisp cool breeze, one perfect for afternoon tea. The dress code elegant casual, the decor — very luxurious, with ancient paintings, pillars with gold plated trimmings, and glamorous chandeliers, one fit for royalty, a Queen on her “almost birthday.”…

Tea Anecdote: Fall Season’s Lemon Ginger Tea

Interesting Surprise.. As the weather starts to get cold, there’s nothing like a hot cup of tea to keep us warm. Not only do we want tea to heat us up during the fall season, we also want fall-like flavors. As we kicked off October, I was introduced to Dr. Robert’s Lemon Peppermint Ginger. Prior…

Tea Review: Tea Sanctuary UK – Red Rooibos Tea “Carpe Diem”

Flavor: Today’s tea review is dedicated to Tea Sanctuary UK’s Red Rooibos tea called “Carpe Diem.” The red rooibos tea or red tea was married with pineapple and strawberry pieces and coconut flakes with flavors vanilla, hazelnut and almond. As a first time red rooibos tea taster and drinker, I must say at first sip…