For those that have been talking with me, you may know I am a huge tea drinker now. Kinda funny, I wrote a story about Tea, and then find out myself how soothing it can be to make your own blends. I admit it, I go to Teavana. I know they use artificial flavoring a lot of the times, but hey. I like it, will drink it, and that is what counts!
I had gone to them when I could not find my chai tea for the Keurig, and was REALLY missing my morning shot of caffeine. I got suckered at the one I went to, they sold me the Maharaja Chai Oolong Tea and the Samurai Chai Mate Tea together. Told me it was a certain price for both teas mixed. But, I had fallen in love with it, and gotten the Spice Apple Cider Rooibos tea also. And that started my love of mixing teas. With these three teas, I played with them until after Christmas.
For Christmas, my in laws, seeing my love of tea, bought me a pot, with tea ball that was bigger than the one I got at Teavana, and some awesome cups. They also gave me $100 to spend as I wish. What did I get? More tea!!! This time with canisters, since I would be leaving the dry air of Arizona for the humidity of Houston Texas. I got more of my teas, and was told to not buy blends, since the Samurai Chai Mate Tea is VERY light. As in weight. I paid for the other tea, and while at the time, they did have a special price for it, I ended up paying for the Maharaja one. Its spicey, and made up of heavier materials, therefore, costs more.
So I came home, with a new found joy of teas, and taught my mom all about the difference of Kuerig chai and what Teavana teas taste like. Our Cousin had introduced it to her, but I had brought home experimenting!
As I experiment and try new blends (since I love blends better than plain old one type) I will talk about it here. I will start tomorrow, and make note of how much I use and what I think of it. And if my mom tries it, what she thinks of it. Tomorrow may be a double post, but I really am liking what I did today, so I may repeat, just to start this thing along.
Feel free to comment, to tell me what you like. I have a new tea coming in, and am quite excited about it. But, then, that will be a post for when it comes in.
Let me know what you think! This is to allow myself to remember blends, since I like experimenting so much! Right now they will be hot teas, except when I make my mom’s iced tea for her dry mouth. Which actually works…
Wendy aka Kittyinaz