It’s currently the middle of Winter here in the mid-West Unites States. The the temperature is in the teens and we’ve already had a few weekends of snow days … the perfect opportunity to sit inside and curl up with a book. In fact, that’s just what I’ve done quite a few times, so don’t judge me if there’s a few Christmas related items throughout the house – even though it’s February … I’ll get around to removing them soon. A steaming mug of tea is my companion on these snowy, book-filled days.
❇ TANYA PATRICE ❇
I have no idea how Brew La La Organic Moroccan Mint Green Tea got into my house – I suspect my brother left the tin when he was visiting – but it’s subtle minty flavor means that almost everyone has been partaking – and it’s almost all gone now! I’ve been known to add a splash of Caramel Nut Pod – an unsweetened dairy free creamer made with almond and coconut milk, or sometimes just a little bit of Manukkah honey.
Good Earth Sweet & Spicy Tea is a long time favorite of mine. It’s a bold, complex, flavorful tea that contains rooibos, chicory root, natural flavor, rosehip, cinnamon, lemongrass, peppermint, chamomile, anise seed, ginger root, orange oil and orange peel.
There’s nothing subtle about this tea and I especially love to have it mid-morning when I need a bit of a pick-me-up.
And, of course, I cannot leave out Celestial Seasoning Peppermint Herbal Tea. This is a perennial favorite that’s kept around whether it’s Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall. The only ingredient in this tea is peppermint, and that’s just the reason we love it.
I tend to savor a cup of this in the evenings. This is the time when I turn my attention to a few chapters of a non-fiction book. Lately, it’s been books about developing habits, and productivity.
Are you a tea or a coffee drinker … or both? Do you eat or drink anything when you’re reading?