Category Archives: Summer

Everything around us seems to be growing, and we do our best to stay cool. Iced tea is a big part and in the South it’s sweet tea, both being part of that Summer Fun. Take tea along to the beach, on vacation, and yes even with you on that tractor out in the fields.

Labor Day Weekend and Tea

Labor Day, always on the first day of September, is for many of you humans the unofficial end of Summer. According to the calendar, though, you have about 2.5 weeks left. Either way, it is a time for a last hurrah before that Fall nip is in the air. So, lovely tea drinking humans, make the most of it with tea. TOOOT! Continue reading Labor Day Weekend and Tea

Advertisements

Enjoying Tea on a Cloudy Summer Day

Hey, tea loving humans, Summer time is here in the Northern Hemisphere. That usually means days filled with plenty of sunshine — great weather for enjoying a tall, cold glass of chilled (iced) tea. However, we do get our share of cloudy days where heat and humidity collide in a dramatic display — sudden, intense downpours accompanied by theatrical thunder and lightning. Other times these clouds just hang over the area casting a damper on everyone’s mood. Not in our house, though. Continue reading Enjoying Tea on a Cloudy Summer Day

Recipes for Sweet Recipe for Sweet TEAcicles by Janet Sanchez

Summer is on a roll, and even though kids are heading back to school, Summer has more than a month left, according to the calendar. So plenty of time to enjoy this delicious and healthy cooling treat! Continue reading Recipes for Sweet Recipe for Sweet TEAcicles by Janet Sanchez

How to Relish the Last Hurrahs of Summer with Tea

Some parts of the U.S. have seen unseasonably cool temperatures. And too much rain. And flooding. With such events going on, some of us are prompted to relish the last hurrahs of Summer with some suitable tea moments. Your fave little teapot is here to show you how. Continue reading How to Relish the Last Hurrahs of Summer with Tea

4th of July Fireworks at Tea Time (and a couple of recipes)!

The 4th of July is a celebration of Independence, with fireworks and wiener roasts and marshmallows and chocolate bars melted into s’mores. Don’t forget the parades and concerts. But the best (okay, so I’m a little prejudiced here, being a teapot and all) is a 4th of July tea time while enjoying it all. TOOOT! Continue reading 4th of July Fireworks at Tea Time (and a couple of recipes)!

Summer Solstice and Tea

Woohoo! It’s Summer Solstice time once again! Even though the unofficial start of Summer is the Memorial Day Weekend, this is the official start – the day that marks the longest day and shortest night here in the Northern hemisphere (and the reverse for the Southern hemisphere). So, how does this affect your tea drinking, if at all? Two words: iced tea. TOOOT! Continue reading Summer Solstice and Tea

Tea and the Oscillating Fan

Tea time can get reflective, with memories of days gone by flooding into your consciousness. Childhood is often the source of those memories. And for some of you the changes made over time in technology make those memories even more significant, contrasting your lives now with how they were then. Here is an example, involving an oscillating fan. Continue reading Tea and the Oscillating Fan

Celebrating Tapioca Day with Pearl Milk Tea Recipes

Pearl milk tea (some call it “bubble tea” or “boba tea”) is a sweet concoction that originated in Asian countries. The main feature is the layer of tapioca pearls lurking in the bottom of the glass, just waiting for you to suck them up through the straw and enjoy their chewy goodness. On Tapioca Day, therefore, it is fitting to prepare some of this style of tea beverage and enjoy it to the max. So, we have gathered here some great recipes found around the Internet. Enjoy! Continue reading Celebrating Tapioca Day with Pearl Milk Tea Recipes