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This is a first for us, and we couldn’t be more excited! The Simple Leaf is sponsoring a concert featuring one of my favorite bands ever — Mikanic. It’s at Symphony Space in New York City (95th and Broadway) on August 9. If you’re in the general vicinity of New York, we’d love to see […]

Yes, Virginia, tea does grow in these here United States. [photo via: If a personal tea tour is your cup of tea, head south. From September 5 to September 7, Denise LeCroy, the owner of The Heart of Tea in Moncks Corner, SC will be playing hostess to what sounds like a truly fascinating […]



Sexually suggestive moniker aside, the Calm-A-Sutra of Tea is a “nationwide search for the most unique and creative way to drink tea and to further educate the public on the health benefits of drinking tea, specifically black, green, white and oolong tea, which are all from the Camellia sinensis plant” [details of the contest on […]



dancers at darjeeling carnival The 10 day long Darjeeling Carnival, which made its debut in 2003, has kicked off again this year. From wikipedia: “The Darjeeling Carnival, with the high quality portrayal of the rich musical and cultural heritage of Darjeeling Hills as its central theme, is today one of the biggest community celebrations in […]

We haven’t been blogging very much lately. Mostly because we’ve been keeping quite busy getting all our ducks in a row for the upcoming holiday season and…..drumroll please…..the 4th Annual “Market at the Square”, sponsored by the Urbana Business Association. The event kicks off this Saturday, November 18 in Urbana, Illinois at 8:00am. We’re going […]