Leap Year Contest Winners

February 29th comes around once every 4 years so we asked you to tell us what you would do with your extra day this year. The response was incredible. Thanks to everyone who played along! We selected our 3 winners from among them - Lori, Joyce, and Thomas - and notified them today.

The winning entries were:

1st place prize winner of a $20 Online Gift Certificate goes to Lori F.

2nd place prize winner of a $10 Online Gift Certificate goes to Joyce I.

And the 3rd place prize winner of a $5 Online Gift Certificate goes to Thomas K.

There were so many wonderful entries that we wanted to share some of the others with you:




 Mar 04, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

English Breakfast, Irish Breakfast - What's the Difference?

Silver Tips Tea English Breakfast Tea

In the late 19th century, the English basically had two meals a day – a hearty breakfast with meat and bread, and then dinner.  The Duchess of Bedford, it is said, needed an in-between meal to get her through this long period between these two meals.  She began serving finger foods around 5 o’clock and thus began ‘afternoon tea’.  A few years later, an enterprising Scotsman named...


 Feb 28, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Valentine Tea Cupcake

February - the month of Love! Everyone says I love you with flowers and candies, but tea-infused cupcakes may just be the way to the heart! 

Our chocolate cupcake is infused with Black tea. Try using Assam TGFOP or Grand Keemun. The Buttercream frosting is infused with our very own St. Valentine tea. Delicious and made with love - find Love in a tea leaf this Valentine's Day!St. Valentine Tea Cupcakes

You can download a printable version of the recipe HERE!


 Feb 14, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Our Favorite Valentine's Day Teas

Love is in the Air, and in your Teacup. Yes, it's Valentine's Day again, and nothing says romance like these Teas.

  • St. Valentine
    Our specially-blended Valentine's Tea is a Black Tea with red fruits, rose and vanilla, comes packed in a red bag, and is on sale all month long.
  • Crush On You
    Caffeine-Free Rooibos with mango, lemon, passionfruit, grapefruit and charming rose buds.
  • Passion Berry
    Flavored Black Tea with Passionfruit and Berries. Not too sweet, not too tart!
  • Sweet Indulgence
    Honeybush & Rooibos blended with strawberry, raspberry & chocolate flavors and sprinkled with flowers. Naturally non-caffeinated.


 Feb 14, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

January is Hot Tea Month - Pour a Cup!

January – a time for new beginnings, a fresh healthy start – perfect for National Hot Tea Month. It’s cold outside and a hot cup of tea can warm up your resolve and your body.  Here are some ways you can celebrate the versatility of Tea:

Make this the year you pause and take a moment to steep loose leaf tea.  Discard that teabag once and for all and enjoy the wide diversity and world of Tea.  The purposeful act of heating the water, measuring out the tea leaves, pouring the water over the leaves and waiting the few minutes for that perfect steep is a respite in the day. Be in the moment, focus on the simplicity of the task and then...


 Feb 14, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller


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