Saturday, January 10, 2009

Tea Away from Home

Ten Ways to Enjoy Tea When Away from Home

1. take a thermos of hot water and tea bags with you in a tote

2. brew your favorite hot tea, then chill and place in a water bottle

3. keep a portable hot pot that plugs into a cigarette lighter and brew tea in your car

4. tuck a tea bag in your pocket and make tea at the convenience store by using their hot water dispense and hot beverage cups

5. stop at Starbucks or your favorite coffee shop and ask them to brew you a cup of black tea

6. learn about courtesy cups of tea available at places you visit (tire store; beauty shop; hardware store)

7. buy black tea in chilled bottles from the supermarket or convenience store (find ones without high fructose corn syrup)

8. keep a hot pot by your desk at work and brew up a cup at a time

9. make a local tea room a part of your weekly routine; you can skip the food and go right for the hot cup of tea

10. cultivate friends who enjoy tea and stop by to visit them and share a cuppa

Enjoy National Hot Tea Month!


  1. Happy Saturday!! Just want to say "Hi"! Hope your day has been a good one! Sure appreciate your blog!

  2. A portable hot pot that plugs into the cigarette lighter in the car is a great idea, I'll have to look into that one for sure!

  3. We just bought a new thermos...we can do this! What a lot of great tips...and I think that little green tea pot is just the cutest.

  4. Great tips! And I love the green teapot too.

  5. If you are using the convenience store, purchase a munchie or gas or something...otherwise I'd feel a bit uncomfortable popping in to use their water and cups...or stop at one where you are a regular customer for gas or something...

  6. Absolutely, Susan. I always buy gas or snacks --- and additionally I "pay" for the cup and hot water. Sometimes they charge and sometimes they don't, depending upon the store policy. But, it's not right to just use their cups and hot water without compensation.

    Thanks for the reminder --- maybe I should change my wording in the post. Will think about a better way to say it. . .



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