Cranberry Orange - Fall Bestseller!

 

The glorious season of Autumn brings with it two immensely popular flavors – Pumpkin and Cranberry Orange. In recent years, popular chains have begun introducing their Pumpkin Spice beverages earlier and earlier, some even launching their drinks in August.  In our view, this is way too early!  October seems to be the perfect month for Pumpkin and we think November is Cranberry Orange season.

As early as 1683, The Compleat Cook’s Guide included a reference to cranberry juice.  Harvard University even served cranberries at their commencement dinner in 1702.  This evergreen shrub with trailing vines producing a tart berry is now welcomed into homes as a holiday tradition.  Where did the name Cranberry come from?  In the 17th century, German and Dutch colonists in New England thought the flower, stem and petals...

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 Nov 08, 2018  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Our Favorite Blog Stories of 2017

This year is almost gone. Soon it will be 2018.  That's baffling to me. It sounds so much like a far-off future date from a science fiction movie, but it's real, and it's coming, whether we like it or not. And if it's anything like 2017, it will be over in no time at all.

So let's slow things down and reflect on this past year. We've selected some of our favorite blog stories from 2017 and in case you missed them, here they are: 

  • Customer Resolutions We Love! - In January we asked you to share your New Year's Resolution, and how Tea was going to help you reach it. We included some of our favorites here. The question now is...did you follow through?
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 Dec 27, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Tea-of-the-Month: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

The Holidays only come once a year, but that doesn't mean you can't give gifts all year long. The perfect solution is our Tea-of-the-Month plans. Ours was rated as one of the Top 10 this year.  Every month the recipient receives a different Tea, allowing them to try a variety of options. We have a total of 7 Plans to suit every taste - those who enjoy straight Black Teas should select the Varietal Plan, while Green and Oolong fans will prefer Essential. There's even Tranquil, a Decaf/Non-Caffeinated option. 

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 Dec 10, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Twelve Days of Savings!

The Holiday Fun continues with the arrival of our 12 Days of Christmas promotion. Each day from December 7th to December 18th we will be offering a different item for Sale. These items range from Gift Boxes to Tea-of-the-Month plans to entire collections of Tea.

Here's how it works. Starting at midnight each day, a different product is discounted and we will continue this for 12 days. In keeping with the spirit of giving gifts, we won't be telling you ahead of time what the offers will be: you'll have to check in every day to see what surprise we have in store...

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 Dec 07, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

We're Ready for the Holidays - Are You?

Though other stores think the Holidays begin the day after Labor Day, we contain our excitement until Cyber Monday (it isn't easy, but we manage!). That's when we kicked off the Holiday season with a 20% off coupon that applied to ALL Teas site-wide, and that's only the beginning. We have a lot more in store for you this December.

To accommodate both our regular, repeat customers as well as newcomers, we picked our favorite ideas from the many we brainstormed.  Our Holiday Checklist page has them all:


 Nov 30, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller
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