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    Is It Possible to Make Money with a Tea Blog?

    When I first started my blog way back in 2008, it was a very casual thing that I didn’t really have any plans or intention for. As tea became a bigger part of my life, so has the blog along with it. I still don’t really know what I’m doing or where I’m going but the blog has truly taken on a life of its own. Lately I’ve had a lot of friends, especially those outside of the tea world, asking about whether or not it is possible to make a viable income with a tea blog. I’m sure they have visions of celebrity fashion, food and lifestyle bloggers in their heads. I’m…

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    A Year In Tea: 2015

    This year has been an exciting one for me. That is probably part of what has made it seem like 2015 flew by. It started off with a bang in January when I launched my quarterly journal. What started as a tiny little email list has ballooned to 700 tea lovers. It has been a lot of work but each issue is truly a labor of love. I’ve been incredibly blessed to have some of the best in the biz contribute articles. I had the opportunity to help Lucy from Silver Needle Tea Co. at NY Now. I was invited to a matcha meditation at the Shinnyo Center and served tea at the…

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    How I Keep My House Smelling Like Tea

    There is nothing quite like the smell of tea and I love filling my home with it. Much to my boyfriend’s chagrin, it’s something that I’ve experimenting with a lot lately. Is there a way that you use tea around your home? Let me know about it in the comments! Dry Leaves Deodorizer I wind up with A LOT of used tea leaves on a daily basis. Without the capability to compost them, I always felt like I was wasting them. That is, until I started using them as a deodorizer. Tea is really absorbent of odor so it works well for this. All you need to do is dry out the leaves.…