Over the Teacups

Giving Voice to the Tea Industry

Make Sun Tea – Solar Powered Iced Tea

Sun Tea? Today in the Pacific Northwest we have blazing hot temperatures. It’s absolutely perfect weather for iced tea, sun tea and veggie salads and sandwiches. I have mixed emotions about sun tea so here are some ideas for hot weather tea lunches and a caveat on making sun tea. Keeping the house cool and not using […]

Road Trip Planner with the Family: How to Stay Sane

RVing with the family across the open road is a great idea for a vacation or a weekend getaway. Kids will make new friends, see new things and develop an appreciation for the world beyond their home. But how can mom and dad survive a family road trip with their sanity intact? Follow the road trip planner tips below and you’ll come out the other side of your vacation unscathed.

Baking Contest at Clark County Fair

The third annual Amazing Scone Baking Race is on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Clark County Fair. So easy to enter! Just bake your scones at home, drop off your entry and recipe (using King Arthur Flour, please) before fair time Saturday morning. Judging is at 1:00.

5 Beautiful Tea Sets that Won’t Break the Bank

While tea sets can be practical if used on a regular basis for brewing teas, they are also collector’s items for the home. Those on a tight budget might want to avoid the most expensive upscale tea sets and instead focus on more affordable versions. There are a number of attractive tea sets that can […]

My Review of Adjustable Bib Apron, 27 inch

Originally submitted at KNG Our Spun Poly aprons look. breathe and feel like 100% cotton; are stain resistant. color-fast and have great washability. No ironing. No shrinkage. Features – Heavy 7.5 oz. Spun Poly Twill – Three pockets – Adjustable neck strap – Finished size: 26in long. 27in wide Adjustable Bib Apron, 27 inch World’s […]

Writing About Tea at World Tea Expo

Tea Magazines and Tea Blogs and World Tea Media
The merry cheery buzz of tea enthusiam is increasing on the World Tea Expo exhibition floor this morning as exhibitors prepare to share their tea knowledge, tea sources, and tea wares with businessess in attendance. If you’ve attended many trade shows, you know what I mean. It’s a sensual experience at any tea gathering from tea party to tea room to tea trade show. The pleasant hum of cheery voices rises from the trade show floor to the press room.

Kitchen TLC A Winner at World Tea Expo

2011 Baked Goods Winner – World Tea Expo

Tea Infused Scone and Shortbread Mixes by Kitchen T.L.C. (Tea Life, Chocolate) include these scone mixes: Buckin’ Chocolate Chip Chai, Strawberry Hibiscus and Earl Grey Cranberry. Shortbread mixes include: Orange Rooibos, Western Chai and Lavender Tisane.
They are amazing scone mixes even for those of use who usually bake from scratch.

How Green Tea Protects Your Eyes

For thousands of years, green tea has been enjoyed for its soothing taste and healing properties, but until recently many of its disease-fighting mechanisms were not well understood.   Although it was known that green tea contained antioxidants that likely played a role with regard to improving health and having an anti-cancer effect on many […]

World Tea Expo for Tea Professionals

Get the Tea Buzz

The 2011 core conference features targeted, focused sessions that address the hottest topics, newest trends and most relevant education for tea professionals and retailers alike.

Pumpkins 103

Tearooms, coffee shops and restaurant owners who want to expand their pumpkin pie and pumpkin dessert menu for diners who love all things pumpkin related know it’s the time of year to experiment with fresh new recipes.

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