Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tea Swap: Relax with Tea and a Snack

I was intrigued by Brooklyn Farm Girl's August Tea Swap. Sounded like fun...and it was!


I joined the festivites and sent the chocolate and tea above to Danielle in Brooklyn, NY. The theme was tea and a snack. I chose chocolate and coconut chai teas and paired it with a chocolate and coconut bar. Hope she likes it.

I don't buy a lot of pre-bagged teas; loose leaf teas are usually a higher quality. But when I do pick a bagged tea, I like Zhena's. Zhena's teas are hand-crafted, unique infusions and they are 100% organic and 100% Fair Trade certified. On top of that, hers is a tear-jerking story. At the bottom, I've included a link to her book. It's inspiring, delicious, and engaging.

Danielle sent me a fantastic package and a lovely note. My boys tore into the package immediately!


Her card really made me smile! Look at those smiling flowers.


And  here's just one of the treats Danielle sent: 'Baked in Brooklyn' flatbread crisps. They were so delicious. I actually took them out to the pool within minutes of opening the box and snacked while my boys splashed and played.


Danielle included some of her favorite teas - Celestial Seasonings because she went to college in Boulder; Bigelow because it's from the northeast. And she picked snacks from local New York companies. What a great package of treats!! Thanks so much, Danielle!

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1 comment:

  1. I am so happy you joined the swap and am super happy you had fun! I hope you keep joining future swaps! <3

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