Last week I visited Louisville and our production plant there. Once a quarter I try and get out to each plant to see how they are doing and offer assistance wherever possible. This year I want to see the Bigelow “bed” which has been built to participate in the Kentucky Derby Bed knobs and Broomsticks bed race. Businesses from around Louisville build and then push their beds through a course to see who has the best design and the fastest. The Louisville plant has been participating for several years and has been close to winning a couple of times but has not taken 1st yet, may be this year. While this might not have anything to do with making tea bags, it sure is a fun activity for all of those that participate.
Health is something that is very important to me. Each and every day, I strive for optimum health and tea has become quite a big part of that. I began my tea journey about eight years ago and have fallen deeper and deeper in love with tea each day. There are … Continue reading
The idea of tea arriving at my door step through a subscription service has always been exciting. Recently I had something almost more exciting come to my door….a chocolate subscription box! Similar to a tea subscription, this box arrived with a selection of chocolate bars from makers all over the world to discover. I was gifted a Kekao Boxand it blew me away! My box consisted of 5 premium specialty crafted dark chocolate bars and I immediately had to steep some teas and get pairing. Chocolate and tea pairings allow you to experience more flavours from both. For best results, using both high quality tea and high quality chocolate is recommended. Luckily, that was all I found in the Kekao monthly chocolate box.