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Katie Panara
Calming Teas

Calming Teas

Good morning, tea sippers. We loved seeing the many of you that stopped by the shop while visiting the Christkindl Market this past weekend! What a joy it is to have that beautiful show back in Canandaigua! I hope that you all are having a lovely week. Moreover, I hope that you are having a calm, stress-free, peaceful week. For me, it has been anything but these things and in efforts to manage this, I have turned to our teas. As I started to notice feelings of stress, overwhelm, or uncertainty about what was to come creeping in, I simply took...

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Katie Panara
What are you bringing for Thanksgiving?

What are you bringing for Thanksgiving?

Good morning, tea sippers! As November is well underway, many of you are undoubtedly preparing and getting excited for your Thanksgiving celebrations. Thanksgiving is such a wonderful holiday in so many homes that encourages us to express gratitude for all that we have, spend time with those that mean the most to us, break bread with them, and in our case, sip tea!  In getting ready for any of these get-togethers, you may be trying to decide what to bring along with you as your dish to pass. While bringing the stuffing, a pie, or some kind of dessert is...

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Katie Panara
Celebrate Japanese Culture Day with GLT!

Celebrate Japanese Culture Day with GLT!

Good morning, sippers! We hope that you all had a fun, safe Halloween with your family! Today, we are coming to you to talk about a Japanese national holiday known as Culture Day! Culture Day is observed each year on November 3rd in Japan, as a celebration of respects to the traditional Japanese culture and to promote the notion of peace and freedom that is declared in their constitution. This public holiday was officially announced after the Second World War. In the first week of November, Education and Culture Week is observed. Events related to education and culture are held this...

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Katie Panara
Time To Get Spooky With Some Boo-tiful Teas!

Time To Get Spooky With Some Boo-tiful Teas!

Hello there, little tea ghosts! As the spookiest holiday of the year approaches, we have been busy brewing up some witches tea of our own, along with some very cool tricks for you to bring to ghoul gatherings you are attending in the next couple weeks! Below, you will find all of these tricks and treats, along with a few tips for balancing out all the sugar that your own little goblins may be ingesting!  Let's start with what has become known as our "Witches Brew" around the tea shop. To celebrate the upcoming eerie and ominous day, but also...

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