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    5 Best Yerba Mate Brands That Give You a Better Buzz Than Coffee

    Yerba Mate is some magical stuff, that’s for sure. It gives you more of a kick than regular teas, tastes great, and is the single best alternative to coffee, with some people even preferring to drink yerba over anything else. The best yerba mate brands do it far better than the runner-ups, so let’s look […]

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    fatCoffee Review: Is This a Game Changer for Butter in Coffee & Tea?

    Whether you call it Fat Coffee, paleo coffee, Bulletproof Coffee, keto coffee, coconut oil coffee, or another name… Or if you make it using tea instead, this drink, in one form or another, has been around for centuries, maybe even thousands of years, and this fatCoffee review is taking a look at one company in […]

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    Apple Cinnamon Tea Recipe: Refreshing, Low Calorie, EASY!

    Iced or not, this infused tea recipe made with apple cinnamon tea is a tasty treat. If you want to drink a hot version of it, follow the same instructions below except use more hot water, no cold water, and no ice. So instead of filling it up halfway with the hot water, you’ll fill […]

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    7 Tastiest Tea Desserts That’ll Go Great With Your Favorite Cuppa

    Tea can certainly play a role in a healthy lifestyle, but I believe a big part of staying sane and mentally fit also involves treating yourself sometimes, like in the case of these delicious tea desserts. It’s great to be strict and to take great care of yourself, but it’s also okay to enjoy treats, […]

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    Tazo Tea Flavors: 5 Tantalising Tazo Teas To Taste ASAP

    The Tazo Tea company makes a wide variety of flavors and types of tea. We’ve tried a lot of what Tazo has to offer, and there are certain flavors that stand out. Either they’re just a nice take on a classic, or a unique twist with Tazo’s own stamp on it. Here are the best flavors […]

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    Easy Guide to Buying the Best Small Kettle for Your Home

    If you only make tea for one or two people at a time, you probabally don’t need a full size kettle. A cup or two, in the best small kettle, will boil more quickly and that means you can enjoy your tea sooner. Also, of course, smaller kettles will also have a smaller footprint on […]

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    Green Tea Bath Benefits: Why On Earth Would Anyone Bathe In Tea? (Find Out!)

    For many, a shower is preferable to a bath: it’s quick and it uses less water than a bath does. However, a tea bath offers several benefits a shower can’t and the love affair with bathing goes back many centuries and there are some unique tea bath benefits that are worth exploring. The Japanese turned bathing […]

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    11 Horehound Tea Benefits: Here’s Why Everyone Is Drinking It

    White Horehound (Marrubium vulgare), also known as Common Horehound, is indigenous to the United Kingdom but it’s also found in Canada, throughout Europe, the US, Australia, Southern Africa, and western Asia including India and there’s a reason so many people are interested in the horehound tea benefits that it has to offer. This hardy perennial […]

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    Hibiscus Tea Benefits (& Everything Else You Need To Know)

    Hibiscus, a popular flower, is most known as the symbol of tropical vegetation with its signature overgrown bloom in pink or magenta tint gracing many travel brochures neatly tucked behind the ear of a welcoming hostess. However it also makes for a remarkable cup of tea that not only soothes the mind, but also provides […]

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    Darjeeling Tea Benefits & More: All About This Classic Cup

    This tea gets its moniker from its place of origin in the Darjeerling district situated in West Bengal, India. When it comes to the brew itself the tea consists of the dried leaves of the Camellia sinensis, a very popular Chinese plant choice when it comes to tea production. When you hear about tea, save […]

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    The 3 Absolute Best Times To Drink Green Tea

    Got some green tea burning a hole in your pantry, and 3 minutes of your time to waste on a poorly executed premise of a joke that’s not even funny in the first place? Then you’re in the right place, friend. There are three times during every single day that are great for drinking green […]

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    Canada’s Best Detox Tea Brand Is All About Keeping It Real

    Nobody likes bloat. Those who have it, know it’s true. Bloating can be a little unnerving when you step onto the scale or look at your tummy in the mirror. It adds an extra few unwanted pounds, causes us to not exactly look the way we want, and gives us that groggy “blah” feeling. In […]

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    5 Easy and Cheap Electric Kettles Under $50

    If you’re boiling water on the stove, there’s a quicker and more convenient way. Embrace the wonders of modern electricity, because not only are electric kettles faster and more convenient, they’re even safer for a number of reasons. We’ll assume that if you’re here already, you don’t need to be convinced as to why an […]

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    Star Anise Tea: How to Brew, Where to Buy, and a WARNING!

    Star Anise is a star shaped fruit grown on the evergreen illicium verum tree. These plants are found near China and Vietnam, and they possess a wonderfully aromatic flavor profile comparable to licorice or fennel. Although it shares a name and flavor notes with anise, they are entirely different plants. Once used in traditional medicines, the […]

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    This Simple Little Modification Can Take Your Coffee To The Next Level

    If you buy pre-ground coffee beans, and either keep them in the cupboard or ideally the freezer, we’re not saying you can’t enjoy a decent cup of coffee, but you’re never going to have a GREAT cup of coffee. When it comes to coffee, afficianados have all sorts of preferences. Did you know that purists […]

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    We’ve Found The Best Electric Tea Kettle For Your Kitchen

    Tea is one of the most ceremonious drinks enjoyed globally. For some, it’s another part of the daily ritual for starting, accentuating, or ending a day. Whether a cup of chai in the afternoon, chamomile before bed, or English breakfast in the morning, tea is important. It’s a wonder why so many tea drinkers and […]

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    5 Downton Abbey Gifts for People Who Drink Tea

    When it comes to gifts involving Downton Abbey and tea, the obvious choice is any number of the collectible teas released by The Republic of Tea. Along with some of those, we’ll also be taking a look at some tea ware, and books, because there aren’t many things that go better with a nice cup of […]

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    Mixing Coconut Oil in Coffee Without Blender (The EASY Way!)

    Want to try out that whole “Bulletproof” thing, and mix oil, butter, or some other type of fat into your coffee? If you try doing it with a regular spoon, the same way you’d mix in sugar or milk, you’re not going to get the correct experience. Many people use blenders, because it seems to […]

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    How to Make Matcha Tea Lattes the EASY Way (CHEATING!)

    Alright, first things first, I need to warn you: We’re going to be breaking 3 rules today. If you’re a sticker to doing things by the books, you might hate this. If, however, you like to live a practical life and to get things done in an efficient way, especially when it comes to not […]

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    7 Beautiful Tearooms In The City of London, England

    London and tea culture & history go hand in hand. We often imagine sitting in an old, historic tearoom in London as the afternoon passes us by, but some of London’s greatest places to enjoy a cup of tea aren’t just the spots of yesteryear, but the places that are mixing tradition with a more […]

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    A Skeptical (and Scientific) Look at the Alleged Health Benefits of Tea

    I should start by saying any questions you had before reading this may not feel resolved and even might multiply by the end of this article (if you so honour me with your time and attention). My inner skeptic is still unsatisfied; really, he’s never satisfied so it’s not something I’m too alarmed at. “Too […]

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    Tea Box Express Is A Delightful Tea Subscription Box

    Signing up for a tea subscription box is a great way to treat yourself to a fun surprise each month. Some people sign up for boxes to get a “good deal”, they want a lot more than their money’s worth. Other people just enjoy the fun of having a curated selection of new products showing up at […]

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    The Best Black Friday Sales for Tea Drinkers in 2016

    The sale is over. Check back next year! Everyday is a special day when you’ve got a cup of tea in front of you, but once a year there comes a day that’s a bit extra special. That day, of course, is Black Friday… a day where you can get a head-start on your Holiday […]