My birthday cake {black tea infused, dark chocolate blueberry cake}

Source: via Connie on Pinterest It’s my birthday! So given the fact that you guys seem keen on the dessert posts, we thought we would take my birthday as an opportunity to do a cake recipe.


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Fruit Tea-Poached Pears

After Thanksgiving, I’m sure the last thing you need is a heavy dessert, right? This week, Divya from Flavour Fiesta whips up with a light and healthy dessert – a fruit-tea-poached pear! I simply love this dessert because it brings back fond memories for me when my mom used to poach apples for dessert (to […]


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Complexion-enhancing Blueberry Rooibos Tea

Okay, okay – you know I love tea, but how can I actually enjoy a hot cup of tea when it’s blazing hot outside? Why, make it iced of course! Last week when I, ahem, invited myself to Divya’s place (from Flavour Fiesta), I brought over some of my Prickly Pear Rooibos tea that I […]


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My Cup of Tea {Strawberry Bloom!}

Hello Beauty Nerds… I’m feeling the need to brew a big pot of tea to get me through the day. I’m yearning for something warm, enveloping, and comforting to unwind, now that it’s Friday, so I’ll be super recharged for the long weekend. As I contemplate how I’m going to split up this weekend between […]


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Veux-tu être mon Valentin?

As Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, I am feeling inspired by the most romantic city in the world….. Paris. With its chic vintage style, old-age glamour and extravagant aesthetics, I thought I would put together a collage of all things I lust for…


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Brewhaha Tea

Who says tea has to be mundane? That was the brainchild of a British tea company named Brewhaha, offering a small selection of teas, packaged in vintage tins or boxes (depending on the variant you choose), with classic illustrations reminiscent of the ads from the 60’s. What a glamourous era, don’t you think? It’s no […]


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Beauty Nerd’s Favorite Things 2010

I know that I’m not Oprah, but can’t an ordinary girl just list her favorite things for the year too? C’mon, just let me live in denial, at least for a couple days. Let me pretend that I too, have the “Oprah” influence :)! So here it goes…


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Giving thanks to Oolong Tea!

Happy Thanksgiving Beauty Nerds! Feeling guilty about all the eating this weekend? I may have something to help you out!


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Tea Story

“To infinity and beyond.” I have recently been enlightened by the plethora of health benefits from tea. Although I am not advocating that you will live to “infinity and beyond”, the laundry list of health benefits is exhaustive and should not be overlooked. Here are just some tea’s possible health benefits, cited from a growing […]

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