• Blogging

    Five Awesome Things About Being A Tea Blogger

    I’m a bit biased but being a tea blogger is pretty awesome. There are definitely some perks that have changed my life better over the last six years. It was hard to narrow it down to just a few but here’s a quick list: 1. I’ve met some really amazing people. Let’s face it, tea people are simply good people. Through blogging and the power of social media, tea has connected me with some of truly wonderful individuals. Many of them are now close friends that I probably talk to more often than my non-tea world friends. I couldn’t even count the number of wonderful retailers that I’ve met who have taken the…


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    7 Tools for Blogging That I Can’t Live Without

    It’s hard to believe it but +Tea for Me Please turned six this year. Blogging can be a lot of work but it’s also very rewarding. These are a few of the tools that I find absolutely indispensable to keeping the blog running while maintaining my sanity (most of the time). I know a lot of my readers are also bloggers, tea or otherwise. Is there a great tool that I missed? Let me know about it in the comments! Hootsuite Keeping up with social media is always a challenge. Hootsuite enables me to view Twitter, Facebook and Google+ all in one easy to navigate screen. I can schedule posts, run Twitter searches and keep…

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    Confessions of a Tea Blogger – TAG!

    You know what I haven’t see in a while? A good old fashioned blog tag. Lu Ann from The Cup of Life has tagged me to do a confessions of a tea blogger post. Here’s your chance to learn a bit more about me. Make sure that you check out the blogs that I’ve tagged at the end! 1) First, let’s start with how you were introduced & fell in love with the wonderful beverage of tea.  I’ve always been a big tea drinker but I grew up drinking bagged Red Rose and Lipton black tea. I didn’t really fall in love with tea until I went away to college. Tea helped me focus in…

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    A Tea Bloggers Worth

    My friend Jo, author of Scandalous Tea, recently wrote about a bloggers worth and it got me thinking about my own thoughts on the subject. The tea industry is in a very interesting place right now. The world is waking up to all of the possibilities that are out there beyond your everyday teabag. Bloggers and the online tea community in general are having more and more influence over the way tea is bought and sold. That being said, there have been discussions in some LinkedIn groups where retailers have expressed frustration and hesitation when it comes to be bloggers. I believe that the bulk of the problem is this, the internet allows…