Friday, December 29, 2017

Friday Roundup: December 24th - December 30th

Can you believe that this is the last Friday Roundup of 2017? Time flies when you're having fun!

The Most Inspiring Tea Blog Posts of 2017

I'm beyond honored to be included in The Tea Squirrel's list of inspiring blog posts. Many of those listed were highlighted here on the roundup throughout 2017. The blogging community really is an awesome one and I am so happy that I get to be a part of it.

The Resurrection!

I couldn't help but smile when I saw that Amanda from My Thoughts are Like Butterflies announced that her blog will be making a comeback after the new year. Her voice has been missed and I can't wait to follow her tea adventures again.

Fujien Tenjocha Fugaku

Ricardo from My Japanese Green Tea ended the year on a high note. This week he reviewed a sencha that was aged in a shrine atop Mount Fuji. How cool is that! I'll definitely have to give this special tea a try myself.

Custom Blended Christmas

Geoff from Steep Stories of the Lazy Literatus had the genius idea of creating a custom tea blend as a gift for family members. He shared a bit of his process in this week's blog post. I admire his dedication to customizing the tea for each recipient. This might just be something that I'll have to try myself next year.

2010 Menghai Tea Factory 8592

Tristan Jordan gave us a thorough review as well as some great background info on the Menghai Tea Factory. That level of context can be really helpful, especially if you are just starting out. I'm a big puerh fan but haven't had the opportunity to really dig into the big factory teas much. This post definitely inspires me to make sure that I do that!