• Afternoon Tea,  Health and Fitness,  Lifestyle,  Making Tea at Home,  Sips By,  Tea,  Tea Reviews,  Uncategorized

    Sips By | August Tea Subscription Box | Unboxing and Review

    Happy Weekend! I hope you had a wonderful week and are doing well. I am currently enjoying a delicious cup of tea and decided to share a blog post about my Sips By August Box!

    Earlier this week, I published my Sips By Unboxing and Review video. A special thank you to Sips By for sending me this box to review and enjoy. I will be collaborating with them over the next few months. I am looking forward to seeing what will be inside each month’s box! A special thank you to this community, as well. I would not have this TEAriffic opportunities without each and every one of you.

    You can watch the video HERE:

    If you would like to try a Sips By box, feel free to use my code: TEA LOVE to save $5 off your first box!


    Teas Inside the Sips By August Box:


    Berry Fields Forever Sips By CHARITEAS
    Organic Nilgiri Black Tea Sips By BARE LEAVES
    Combray Sips By AUGUST UNCOMMON
    Rose Apricot Nectar Sips By TINY BEE TEA



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    DAVIDsTEA Tea Subscription Box | Tea Tasting Club

    Happy Wednesday night! I hope your week is going well.
    *this post contains affiliate links

    Tonight, I premiered a new Youtube video about my first Tea Tasting Club box from DAVIDsTEA! This footage was filmed back in January 2021, right when I received my tea subscription box (you might remember my Instagram Reel, I filmed with Alice Haenim). Unfortunately, life has been a bit crazy and I just had time to edit the footage and upload this video! My second box (for the spring season) should be arriving any day, so stayed tuned for another Tea Tasting Club video in the near future!

    You can watch the video HERE or down below:

    What is the Tea Tasting Club?

    The DAVIDsTEA Tea Tasting Club is a tea subscription box. There are four boxes a year (1 box per season). Each box features new seasonal and exclusive teas. You can receive up to 8 blends of tea, per box! You also receive exclusive access to the Tea Club Community on Facebook.

    In this month’s box, I received a lovely assortment of teas to try, as well as a special members tea tin and a wonderful booklet, which included a tea crossword puzzle, tea recipes, steeping guide and facts about the different teas, inside the box!

    What is the cost?

    The DAVIDsTEA Tea Tasting Club subscription box is a single payment of $140 CAD. The total value is $220. Each box is $35, which includes free shipping!

    What teas were included?

    To see a full look at the teas, I recommend watching my Youtube video! I show the tea leaves, as they steep and the finished result!

    Here are some clickable links to shop the teas mentioned in my video.
    A special thank you if you use my affiliate links! I appreciate it so much.

    Cold 911 Herbal Tea from DAVIDsTEA
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    Japanese Sencha Green Tea from DAVIDsTEA
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    Morning Detox Mate Infusion from DAVIDsTEA
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    Lemon Lullaby Rooibos Tea from DAVIDsTEA
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    Sunny C Herbal Tea from DAVIDsTEA
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    Salted Caramel Oolong Tea from DAVIDsTEA
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    Strawberries and Cream Oolong Tea from DAVIDsTEA
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    Sweet Tart Herbal Tea from DAVIDsTEA
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    Did you sign-up for the Tea Tasting Club? If so, what did you think of the first box? What teas were your favourites? I cannot wait to see what this upcoming box will have inside!

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    Huge DAVIDsTEA Haul | Making Loose Leaf Tea

    I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this time, while enjoying the Summer season. I hope this video post adds a smile to your day!

    A few days ago, I shared my recent DAVIDsTEA haul video on YouTube! In this video, I share the tea items I ordered, as well as showing you a detailed look at how I like to make each tea. You’ll see me making a delicious layered iced matcha latte, tea latte, iced tea, pot of tea and a yummy hot cup of tea (to name a few). You can watch the video HERE or down below:

    Is anyone else tea obsessed? I love stocking up on favourites and trying out new teas!

    If you want to try any of the teas mentioned or the tea ware items shown in my video, I do have clickable links in the description bar, on my YouTube channel!

    Have a lovely rest of your day! xo

    This post contains affiliate links.

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    DAVIDsTEA Haul | Tasty Summer Teas

    Hello everyone! I hope this blog post finds you and your loved ones safe, healthy and doing well, during this time. <3

    In today’s blog post (and in honour of #TeaTimeTuesday), I am sharing my recent DAVIDsTEA* haul order (with the help of Ella the Mini Poodle). I needed to stock up on some favourites, but also wanted to try out some new teas too!!!

    *As some of you know, I am a huge DAVIDsTEA fan and this past year, I had the amazing opportunity to become a DAVIDsTEA Affiliate. Some of the links, in this blog post will be affiliated links.

    So, if you are ready: make sure to grab a delicious cup of tea and let’s get started!!!

    The Matcha Teas:

    I ordered three matcha teas from DAVIDsTEA. I am a huge matcha lover and enjoy it daily! It provides wonderful health benefits (check out my IGTV video to learn more), but also tastes soo so delicious too!

    Raspberry Matcha

    One of the teas I had to stock up on is Raspberry Matcha. You might remember seeing me review and talk about it on my IGTV videos, as well as my last DAVIDsTEA Youtube video.

    On IGTV, I made it iced and in the YouTube video, I made it hot. I absolutely love both options, but if I were to recommend how to try it first: make it iced! It is a refreshing, satisfying treat!

    We’re taking energizing matcha to new heights. Fuel your morning with this fruity and invigorating blend of Matcha Matsu powder, pure cane sugar and the natural flavour of ripe raspberry. Whether you sip it as an iced latte or in your post-workout smoothie, this finely ground flavoured matcha is an easy & delicious way to enjoy the feel-good benefits of green tea.

    – DAVIDsTEA

    This time, I decided to purchase the limited edition tin of the Raspberry Matcha. This is a tea I plan to always have at home, as long as DAVIDsTEA has it in their collection!

    You can also shop by gram below:

    Blueberry Matcha

    Another matcha tea I needed to re-stock on was Blueberry Matcha. I was long overdue to order some! Like the Raspberry Matcha, it tastes amazing iced or hot. I also like to add it to my vanilla protein smoothies or my dairy free/gluten free muffins.

    Kick your summer vibes up a notch with our sweet and revitalizing Blueberry Matcha. Bursting with freshly picked blueberries, mega-healthy matcha green tea and pure cane sugar, it’s an iced tea latte waiting to happen. The best part? This deliciously fruity blend is packed with all the energizing and metabolism-boosting benefits of matcha for an instant pick-me-up. Good vibes all around.

    – DAVIDsTEA

    I ordered 50 grams of Blueberry Matcha. But that was pretty silly of me! I regret not ordering more since I tend to go through it so quickly.

    Bubblegum Matcha

    The last Matcha tea I ordered is one that I have been quite curious to try! I had attempted to order it, on my past DAVIDsTEA order, but it sadly was cancelled. This time, I got lucky and was able to get it!!!

    Bubblegum Matcha does not sound like a drink I would enjoy hot, but as an iced matcha or popsicle, it sounded very appealing! Both Linda @LSN2 and I were so curious about it. I decided to order 50grams to try it out.

    Blue bubble gum fan? Go retro with this cool novelty fruity matcha. It’s made with a lively base of finely ground green tea powder – hailed for its energizing & detoxifying benefits – plus a sweet hint of natural apple, pineapple & vanilla flavouring. Try it on ice or add to homemade ice cream or popsicles. No matter how you enjoy it, this one-of-a-kind matcha is the nostalgic treat your taste buds have been waiting for. 

    – DAVIDsTEA

    It is available by the gram or inside a special limited edition tin:

    I have not had a chance to make it yet, but I will keep you all posted! Have you tried it? If so, what do you think?

    The Green Tea:

    I also ordered another favourite tea of mine: The Countess of Seville. I tend to stock up on this tea quite often! It is a delicious blend of green tea with bergamot and light citrus notes.

    This tea is an online exclusive. It does not always show up on DAVIDsTEA’s estore, when it is sold out. If you don’t see it right away, make sure to check back! As I write this blog post, it currently is sold out and it was harder to find! I ended up doing a google search to find a link for it!

    There are so many rumours about Earl Grey and his gallivanting ways. We like this one, about a trip he took to Spain. It’s said he fell for the Countess of Seville, a beautiful, dark-haired woman with a penchant for oranges. But did he really woo her with this green tea scented with bergamot, orange oil, cornflowers and orange zest? Either way, it’s a sweet, romantic twist on his original recipe. (MK Kosher).

    – DAVIDsTEA

    The Fruit Infusion Herbal Teas:

    The last two teas I ordered were both fruit infusion herbal teas.

    Unicorn Dream

    A new fruit infusion favourite is Unicorn Dream! I ordered it in my past DAVIDsTEA order and I became addicted! I especially love this tea iced, but it is delicious hot too. This tea is quite sweet and very flavourful. Usually, I am not a fan of teas that have stevia added, but this one is an exception! I also think it would taste delicious as a popsicle too.

    Warning: This tea will add some magic to your day. Our caffeine-free fruit infusion is filled with smile-inducing ingredients – from blue butterfly pea, yellow everlasting flowers & pretty pink hibiscus blossoms to unicorn & heart-shaped sprinkles. The result is an enchanting & addictive herbal tea that’s tart and lightly citrusy, with dreamy notes of sweet cotton candy and creamy marshmallow.

    – DAVIDsTEA

    Not only does this tea taste magical, it looks magical! It is very colourful and has adorable unicorn and heart shaped sprinkles, marshmallows and even glitter balls that add sparkles to your tea!!!!

    You can watch my reaction to the sparkle in my IGTV video.

    Can you spot the unicorn sprinkle?

    Unicorn Dream is also available inside a limited edition tin, but you can also purchase it by the gram, like me:

    Rainbow Lemonade

    The last tea I have to share with you is one that is also packed with flavour. It is called Rainbow Lemonade.

    I could not wait to make it! I made it iced first and it had a delicious tangy, but sweet vibe to it! I also think it is beautiful to look at!

    I also enjoyed it hot and it was delicious too, but honestly…I think this tea is a great iced tea choice for your Summer afternoons!

    Get your ice cubes ready – this next-level lemonade iced tea is about to add a mouthpuckering twist of flavour to your summer sipping. Think ripe and juicy citrus, a tropical splash of pineapple, and a sweet hint of raspberry. Tart and refreshing, this caffeine-free tea tastes amazing straight up iced or with a little extra somethin’ somethin’. Get ready to see some rainbows with this one. What makes it great With its fruity twist, this lemon iced tea is a fresh and delicious substitute for the classic store-bought lemonade. For those days when you’ve got company, cool off your guests by brewing up a big pitcher with ice and lemon slices. It’s caffeine-free so the kids can get in on the action too!

    – DAVIDsTEA

    And that concludes this blog post! I hope you enjoyed seeing the selection of teas I ordered.

    Have you tried any of these teas? If so, which ones do you love?

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    DAVIDsTEA Spring Collection

    Tea Haul, First Impressions & Review

    I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe, during this outbreak. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I hope this blog post and new YouTube video adds a smile into your day!

    In this blog post/video, I share my latest DAVIDsTEA haul! I ordered two new teas from their spring collection, as well as a staple tea I was out of! Please note, that some of the links (in this blog post) are affiliate links.

    In the video, you will see a close up look at each of the teas. I share a close up look at the tea leaves/matcha powder, as well as show the teas being steeped and the final result. You will also hear my first impressions and taste reviews. You can watch the video HERE or down below:

    DAVIDsTEA Haul Items:

    DAVIDsTEA Unicorn Dream

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    DAVIDsTEA Raspberry Matcha

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    DAVIDsTEA Countess of Seville

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    Unicorn Dream by DAVIDsTEA