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    5 Things You Might Not Know About Me

    If you read this blog, you more than likely already know that I love to drink tea…a lot. A friend pointed out that it might be interesting to let my readers get to know me a bit more, outside of tea. I’ve got to be honest, it actually took me a while to come up with enough things for this post. Tea really does dominate a large part of my life but people are like onions and ogres, we have layers. ☺ I’m a bookworm Long before I discovered tea, reading was something that I have always really enjoyed. I held the class record for Pizza Hut certificates from BOOK IT! and was thrilled…

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    What Tea and Social Media Means to Me

    Last week was spent in Las Vegas at World Tea Expo (you all expect in-depth coverage next week). It’s an event that I look forward to every year, mostly because it’s a time of connecting in person with those who I usually only converse with online. I thought this might be a great opportunity to share my thoughts about what tea and social media mean to me. The topic is particularly timely because I just gave a seminar on this very subject. When I first discovered tea, I was living in a bit of a vacuum. Dorming at a college about forty miles away from home meant that it was just far enough…

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    Saturday Surprise (Or Why There Wasn’t a Round Up This Week)

    Yesterday I realized with a feeling of horror that I had completely forgotten to put together the Friday Round Up. A number of thoughtful folks even tweeted letting me know about my faux paus. I’m generally pretty on top of things but it’s been a crazy week. The April issue of Tea for Me Please Quarterly was my largest edition yet. A lot of late night sessions were spent trying to pull everything together. My work schedule has been pretty hectic lately as well. Life outside of the blog was bit of a whirlwind this week. My boyfriend Jason popped THE question! There was much excitement and celebrating, all of which kept me away…