NOTICE: Shop CLOSED 2/21-2/24/17

Notice

In May we will be celebrating 4 years in our Maplewood store…..and we’re gifting the shop with new flooring for the front of house!  Sadly, it means we need to be closed for a bit.

You can help us by coming in THIS week to shop (2/14-2/18), and we will give you 30% off all tea and brewing accessories (except for clearance items)……..if you buy it, we don’t have to pack it up!

Then, come back by on Saturday 2/25, Tues 2/28, or Wed 3/1 – and we will give you 25% off in our

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THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT, that has made this purchase possible!!

6 Tea shopping Days….

6 remaining tea shopping days till Christmas….extra shopping hours this week:

Sunday 12/18/16 10am-5pm & Thurs 2pm-7pm, PLUS open till 7pm Tues, Wed, Fri; and 9am-4pm on Christmas Eve

Asian teaware, and tea brewing accessories for the tea lover on your list when you don’t know what they like! (Tea lovers on a budget rarely splurge on teaware for themselves – show them you care!)

Also – the Affordable Luxury of really fine, rare teas, like this Taiwanese Black:

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You may know Alfredo Lin best for his Zhushan Oolong, or his passion for organic farming (and tea songs). Whatever Alfredo does, he does with a lot of heart.

It’s no different with his newest project – crafting Ruby #18, Taiwan’s most famous black tea.

Alfredo has spent the last few years learning from Master Aones, the eccentric teamaster who popularized Ruby #18. He also converted a depleted, conventional tea field into a gorgeous, organic garden, full of healthy Ruby #18 cultivar plants. These tea plants are some of the most beautiful we’ve ever seen.

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Thanks to these happy, healthy plants, Alfredo’s “18 Ruby” is particularly striking and complex, with notes of cherry, sarsaparilla, and menthol. It’s a bit reminiscent of root beer floats and Cherry Coke… give it a try yourself!

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Also some old & new teas from our favorites: PT Harendong (Bhaozhong Green), Hariyali (Moonshine White & Amber Red), Satemwa Estate (Zomba Pearls and Steamed Green)

We sell in small quantities, making prized teas affordable for All…because Everyone Deserves to Enjoy Good Tea!

Another good reason to…..

Enjoy Tisano Cacao tea…..as if you needed one!

http://tisano.com/cocoa-tea-factor-tops-fluoride-at-deterring-decay/

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Tisano’s single origin Chocolate Tea is the first pure chocolate herbal tea made from the fibrous shell around the cacao bean.  This chocoholics dream come true contains the sweet aroma and rich taste of dark chocolate without the fat or calories, plus magnesium, potassium & vitamin D (that the bean does not have).

 

Butter Beer redux

Due to overwhelming popularity at The Book House book release party in July, we are bringing our version of “Butter Beer” back for Halloween weekend.

Saturday 10/29/16, from 4-8pm only, we will be offering hot or iced Butter Beer, and by request we will have a dairy-free version as well.

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“Butter Beer”

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October!

means Pumpkin Ginger Spice tea will soon be available again.

Tower Grove Farmers Market still going, but slowing down as other pumpkintea001
Autumn activities draw the crowds – (I will be on my own a couple of times)

Laumeier Park Harvest Festival on Sunday 10/16 11am-5pm

AND,

a NEW event:

Sunday 10/23/16 Afternoon Tea – Free Style, at Range Free Cafe in Columbia, MO (only 2hrs from St Louis) Seatings available at noon and 2pm. Reservations required, click on the artwork below to make yours! afternoon

St. Louis Scottish Games 9/23-9/24, 2016

Here Again – One of our favorite tea sharing events each year.

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Shakespeare in the Streets – Maplewood

We are excited to be in Maplewood, with this event just down the block from our shop!  It is such a novel and fun idea – and we look forward to learning more about our community via the tale they have created.  Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

shakespeareWe will be open extra hours for all the thirsty theater attendees – and you can take advantage of the extra hours as well.

Friday and Saturday evening the shop will be open till 8pm,

AND we will be open 4pm –  8pm on Sunday 9/18 (as well as serving/sampling teas at a booth right in the thick of things)

Come share in the fun.

Where we will be 9/3/16

While Mallory & Galen will be serving tea at Tower Grove Farmers’ Market this morning, Kateri we be down by the riverfront,  Sharing Good Healthy Teas with the gang from Yoga Buzz and Co.  It is a free event with lots of styles of yoga and other Well-Being resources. We hope you have some time to check it out.

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St. Louis World’s Fare & Heritage Festival

Returning this year, in the World’s Fair Pavilion of Forest Park!

New this year, is a Farmers’ Market area – which is where we will be this Sunday, 8/21/16 10am-5pm, Sharing Good Tea from across the globe.

Click here for more details about the event & a map

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Travel the World in a Cup of Tea

If you missed the class in August 2016, it returns again in February 2017 – traveling to different tea regions (including Nepal and Japan, maybe even some US grown teas, if we’re lucky)

2/6/2017 7pm at Missouri Botanical Garden class. Click here to sign up. Reservations close 2/4/17

“Visit” a variety of regions and experience fine handcrafted, organic teas. Learn about the people who create them and how your tea enjoyment aids them and their care of our planet. Find out how the tea world is changing and responding to our demands for sustainability. Learn about Direct Trade tea and how that improves the liv
es of others and expands your tea-drinking options. Lots of tea sampling! Designed for adults only.

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