Well my dear fellow bloggers - November COMPLETELY got away from me.
No, I didn't blog even once.
That happens sometimes, but with the holidays comes lots of experimenting and fussing around in my kitchen, so stay tuned, I have plenty to say in the near future!!
Today, however, I wanted to post a review I've had brewing (pun intended) for several months now. Someone asked me, somewhere around my birthday (back in SEPTEMBER) what one of the best "foodie" gifts was that I'd ever received.
|Me, with my amazing friend,|
Sunny; I blame my
Tea Glass addiction
Like I said, I'd been meaning to do a review for ages and somehow it just hasn't happened, but with tea-drinking, gift-giving season rolling around, I thought it was a perfect time.
WHAT exactly is this tea glass, you ask? Well, a Libre Tea Glass is a beautiful, functional, lidded clear-glass cup for your tea.
It's see-thru, glass-lined and BPA-free polycarbonate something-something on the outside, with a strainer/filter top. You can brew loose-leaf tea or those awesome tea "blossoms" that I find so fascinating.
|Simple, pretty, functional.|
I discovered I cannot get a decent picture that even
begins to do these glasses justice, so I've
borrowed this one from the Libre Tea website.
- If you're looking for the perfect gift for a tea lover, this is it.
- If you're looking for a gift for someone who "has everything", this is it! (I now have three and love ALL of them!)
- If you're shopping for a earth-saving-super-recycling-eco-warrior (aren't we all one of these?), this is perfect.
- If you're needing something innovative but simple - and pretty, this is a great option.
- If you know someone who likes brewing tea, but NOT the mess, this is it!
- Annnnnd, if you don't have a lot to spend? Again, this is a moderately priced, but amazingly practical, useful gift! (20% off thru December 4, too!)
Check out the instructional video on their website for better information, but what I love is that you can brew loose-leaf tea (which always used to be a messy struggle for me) right in the beautiful glass - no waiting, no straining or drippy tea balls. Then, a removable stainless-steel filter lets you drink your tea straight from the glass after brewing, keeping tea leaves in the glass and out of your mouth (it's removable for easy cleaning).
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Oh, annnnd, there's a lid to keep it hot and contained, should you need to take your tea to yoga (not me, I don't do yoga) or in your bag to school (me).
Loose leaf tea tastes SO much better in my opinion, is infinitely cheaper and produces less waste than tea bags too, always a good thing!
So, if, after reading about my complete devotion to this product (absolutely true!), and poking around their website a bit, you are absolutely smitten, as I was, then by all means order one for yourself and for all those other people still on your Christmas list!
As an added bonus, the lovely people at Libre are going to let me give away one of their beautiful glasses:.
All you have to do is leave me a comment about your favorite tea.
As an additional entry you can either POST A LINK to this give-away on Facebook or Twitter, OR "Like" Libre Tea on Facebook OR follow on Twitter. (Post an additional comment if you do one of those.)
I'll pick an entry by random drawing on Sunday, Dec. 4th about 10 PM.