My Cup of Tea

International Tea Day

International Tea Day

Photo by Arfan Abdulazeez on Unsplash What is International Tea Day?According to the United Nations: Recognizing the long history and deep cul...

Sakura (Japanese Cherry Blossom) Green tea has arrived at last!!

Sakura (Japanese Cherry Blossom) Green tea has arrived at last!!

Sakura Green tea has arrived!!To order, please click here I have to admit, I made a mistake. Here is what happened. I missed an email from my supp...

The Canadian Coffee and Tea show

The Canadian Coffee and Tea show

I attended the Canadian Coffee and Tea show in Toronto last month. It is a trade show that is not open to the public. The show offers several dif...

The Japanese Tea Ceremony at the Ottawa Festival

The Japanese Tea Ceremony at the Ottawa Festival

I attended the Tea and Chocolate Festival in Ottawa the other day. I bought an admission ticket online and I also got a ticket for a private Japane...

What I learned at the Canadian Coffee and Tea Show.

What I learned at the Canadian Coffee and Tea Show.

 Attending workshops and seminars is very stimulating. I work by myself every day at my store and I enjoy it. BUT, sometimes I feel I should get ou...

How does your tea smell?

How does your tea smell?

Green tea has a light, fresh vegetative fragrance. Black tea has a sweet, floral smell. Oolongs can range from peach to flowery essence. I alway...

Tea friends make time to come for tea! On my 12th anniversary.

Tea friends make time to come for tea! On my 12th anniversary.

I had such a wonderful, busy and fun day! Many people came to CHA CHA TEA’s open house. I was very thankful. Some people came to pick up their favo...

Three things I learned at a Tony Robbins Seminar

Three things I learned at a Tony Robbins Seminar

I had a great opportunity to participate in a motivating event. My friend Brock @My Java Journal invited me to go to the “Power of Success with To...

Have you tried these Turmeric Teas?

Have you tried these Turmeric Teas?

I really like these Turmeric Teas. It was so nice to meet the founder of Turmeric Teas, Richa and her husband Prashant, back in September at The Ca...

St. Patrick's Day & Irish Breakfast Tea

St. Patrick's Day & Irish Breakfast Tea

March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day. Do you celebrate it? How? I like to learn and celebrate different cultures. Especially customs related to Tea, Tea...

June is Iced Tea Month

June is Iced Tea Month

We are having a cool spring in Kingston, Ontario. And I am so ready to have a hot summer!! Are you?  People seem to enjoy a nice cup of tea more o...

Japanese Shincha (New Tea) Season

Japanese Shincha (New Tea) Season

“Farmer’s Shincha“ has arrived at CHA CHA TEA, as well as this year’s new crop of Genmaicha (Green tea with roasted brown rice). I will also switc...