I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but where I am, it is pure shit. Unless you like snow.. in which case you’d probably love it. Obviously, I don’t love it.
But you know what I do love? When my boss calls to say that work is cancelled because no one can get out of their driveways, and then I get to curl up with a good book and a lovely cup of tea.
Which brings me to the point of this post. TEA. Shoutout to my bestie and number one fan Sydney for the idea. Love ya.
I love tea. I grew up on the stuff. I come from a family of very proud British people who drink about ten cups of tea a day. Seriously. When I visit my grandparents in Scotland I think I drink about fifteen cups a day.
Growing up the only tea you would find in my house was your classic orange pekoe or earl grey. Buut, now that I am older and my tastes have changed, I have branched out a bit. Don’t get me wrong, I still love a good classic cup of tea, but there are so many unreal flavours out there!
I worked for an awesome tea company for a while a few years back, and got so many unreal samples and learned to love so many cool and unique flavours.
So today, I thought I would share some of my favourites with you!
When I feel stressed and need to chill out: I reach for a cup of Peppermint! Traditional Medicinals is one of my favourites. The scent makes me feel instantly calm.
When I feel bloated and gross: Traditional Medicinals Roasted Dandelion Root is my go to! I LOVE the bitter taste, which I know so many people will disagree with. Did you ever blow on a dandelion when you were a kid, and wind up with the little petals in your mouth? And remember how gross that tasted? Well this tea tastes just. like. that. And for some weird reason I love it.
When I want traditional with a spin: Organic Cream of Earl Grey from David’s Tea. This is the tea place I used to work for, and I might be a little biased, buuuuut this shit is amazing. So. Dang. Good. It has a strong bergamot flavour which I love, and it is so nice and creamy, you don’t even have to add any milk. Buuut I still do tend to add a splash, and a touch of honey, Perfect to drink while curled up with a good book!
When I need an energy boost: Matcha! If you haven’t hopped aboard the matcha train already, you seriously need to! You can get different levels of matcha that range in price. I find the Matcha Matsu from David’s Tea a good balance on both flavour and price. I drink this without anything in it, but a good matcha latte can do no wrong too!
Not Pictured: When I need something sweet, but don’t want to eat my daily calorie intake in the form of an entire cake, I tend to reach for the next best thing. David’s Tea Birthday Cake Tea. Fun fact, it has freeze-dried ice cream in it! Atleast it used to… It is caffiene free and so the perfect after dinner treat! If I don’t reach for that tea, then I tend to reach for a chai tea of some sorts. Saigon Chai from David’s Tea is also a huge go-to.
And there ya have it! My favourite teas!
Now I’m about to enjoy a delicious cup before I brave the snow outside to walk to my friends house. She also got the day off work, so we are going to spend our afternoon watching movies and perhaps making some cookies!
Hope you all have a great Tuesday! What is your favourite tea?