Category Archives: Tea Enjoyment

Just as with many things, how you enjoy your tea is a very personal thing. Some ways assure a better taste experience from the tea leaves. Others just give you a cozy time out. What you do is up to you.

See What Kind of Tea Time You Are Having with Our Guide

Ever wish you could go back in time and have tea like the Victorians did? How about traveling to other countries and experiencing tea as they do? No need for H.G. Wells’ time machine (or Dr. Who’s Tardis) or to use up your frequent flyer miles. You can have that experience at home. In fact, this little teapot suspects that you already are. Compare the tea time styles in our guide to how you are enjoying your tea to see which ones fit. TOOOT! Continue reading See What Kind of Tea Time You Are Having with Our Guide

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

4 Reasons to Weigh and Measure Out Your Tea Leaves Before Steeping

In an age of instant this and microwaveable that, weighing and measuring your tea leaves before steeping can seem like more fuss and bother than it’s worth. But I can give you 4 reasons to the contrary: Continue reading 4 Reasons to Weigh and Measure Out Your Tea Leaves Before Steeping

Pouring Tea British Style

British tea time has certain mannerisms associated with it. Employing some of these mannerisms will help your tea time be more authentically British, not to mention more enjoyable. This guide to pouring tea British style will help hone your skills and increase your tea time enjoyment. Continue reading Pouring Tea British Style

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

5 Things That Are Unique About American Tea Drinking

For all of you tea drinking humans coming to the U.S. and expecting what you are used to at home, I present this list as a sort of public service. We Americans are a breed apart…a distinctly odd breed in some ways. And wonderfully unique in other ways. Tea drinking is one of them. I selected some of the top ways that we Americans enjoy our tea that are unique to us. Yes, there are others, but I am limited on space here. TOOOT! Continue reading 5 Things That Are Unique About American Tea Drinking

Little Yellow Teapot Advises: How to Be a Tea BFF

As many of you know, this little teapot is on Twitter and Facebook (my humans help with the typing or it would take forever, using just my spout). One day I got this message on Twitter: “OMG…u r my tea BFF!” Uh…okay…I think… What is a “tea BFF”? I mean, a BFF (best friend forever) is easy to understand. How does tea figure into it? How do you become a tea BFF and, once there, what do you do? Time for me to show you what I found out so you can identify and even be a BFF to others. TOOOT! Continue reading Little Yellow Teapot Advises: How to Be a Tea BFF