Two Obsessions. One table.
My name is Tanya. I have two obsessions. I love loose leaf tea. I also love RPGs, deck building games, and board games with friends and family.
In our house this all happens at one big table. The table is sometimes my office (I am the Content Director for Renaissance Magazine), where my family eats, and also where my family gathers to play games. My family consists of me, my husband, our high-school son, and fur-child.
My geekiness is a bit all over the board. For four months out of every year I spend my weekends on cast at Sherwood Forest Faire and I casually play in the Society for Creative Anachronism. I love Star Wars (but not all of it), Discworld, Doctor Who, Cyberpunk, Steampunk, Marvel, D&D, Pokemon GO, and the aforementioned The Adventure Zone, just to scratch the surface.
I fell in love with tea over two decades ago on a trip to the UK. I have explored everything from day old Japanese green to decades old Chinese Pu’erh. But, I know you don’t need to get fancy to enjoy a good cuppa.
I used to blend teas through a tea company, but I stopped working with them because I was not keen on some of their business practices. But, I got antsy not having that creative outlet. So, one day when I was inspired to make some teas based on characters I love from a podcast called The Adventure Zone, I decided it was time to research blending teas at home.
One thing led to another and I found myself building a cottage business (my side hustle). There are a lot of tea-drinking, game-playing nerds out there and I wanted a metaphorical table for all of us to enjoy some unique teas.
Tea is for everyone!