Friday, February 25, 2011

New Ready Made Tags

Some new ready-made tags have just been added to the shop! Enjoy! :)

Check out ALL of the available ready-made tags here. These tags ship within 1 business day.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Review: Teavana's German Rock Sugar

After discovering the store Teavana about a year ago, I've been really into drinking loose leaf tea. During my last (and final) visit to Teavana, I inquired about the sweeteners they use in the sample teas that are set up around the store. I was then introduced to their German Rock Sugar.

I was excited to try it out, but upon doing so I was quite disappointed. I needed to put 2 heaping tablespoons of the sugar for every cup of tea just for it to be sweet enough to drink. I actually did gnaw on it like it was rock was more useful as candy than as a sweetener for my tea. If it was inexpensive, I suppose this wouldn't be a problem. However, I bought a huge tin that wasn't cheap and I went through the whole container in about 2 weeks. the rock sugar just isn't "strong" enough for me. :(

So, I can't say that I would recommend this sugar if you like adding a decent amount of sweeteners to your tea. If you are fine with just a hint of sugar taste, then this product would probably suit your needs. For now, I stick to the sugar packets I get from the grocery store...

Saturday, February 19, 2011

German, Latin, French...

I always enjoy doing foreign language tags. Here are a few from this past holiday season:

Every minute without you is a waste of time.

I love you baby.

Happiness is a journey.
Smart Strong Safe.

The translation for this last set didn't really make sense, though I am sure the actual meaning is beautiful. Here's what I got during my translation attempt: Always and for as long at last found. I welcome the correct translation. :)

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