Archive for July, 2008

Adagio Tea

July 9th, 2008

I just purchased this starter set from Adagio Teas…it comes with a 16oz teapot infuser, 4 tea samples in little tin boxes, and the “A Guide to Tea” book. I’m in my tea phase at the moment, ever since I went to this afternoon tea place and I saw them using this very same teapot infuser. I didn’t know much about loose leaf teas, but apparently they’re much better than the tea bag kind which has all kinds of dust. The thing that makes this teapot infuser so awesome is shown in this demonstration video. So the infuser steeps your tea, then just put it over your cup and dispense! The infuser has a filter that retains all the leaves, so you’re left with a nice cup of leaf-free tea. It’s easy to make ice tea with it too, just put ice in a glass and dispense and wa-la you have iced tea! I chose the herbal tea selection for my starter set, which comes with blood orange, chamomile, rooibos, and spearmint. If any of you would like a $5 off any Adagio Tea purchase feel free to enter your e-mail address in the box and I’ll be happy to send a coupon your way. And stay tuned for my Adagio Tea starter set review!

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Sad Day

July 1st, 2008

I have a couple things to rant about…

1. I went to Corner Bakery the other week, I hadn’t been there for a while so I was looking forward to it and especially looking forward to getting a dream bar (aka seven layer bar – pretty much a dessert bar that has everything on it…choco chips, butterscotch chips, coconut, graham crackers)with my sandwich, but when I got there they said they don’t make them anymore! WTF!?! I felt just as sad that day as when I found out Marie Callendar’s had stopped making their Boston Cream Pie. I don’t understand how they come about to deciding that they’re going to stop making these desserts. The dream bar was good and so was the boston cream pie! So why do you guys always take away the desserts I like?

2. I went to Panera today and I decided to get a Cinnamon Crunch bagel with some cream cheese and when I looked at my receipt they charged me $1.50 for cream cheese! A little puny 2 oz container of cream cheese…50 cents I understand, but $1.50?!? The cream cheese cost more than my freakin’ bagel…ridiculous.