If you like chai and you tend to drink it at coffeehouses, you know it's expensive per cup. Brewing it at home is way less expensive, and way more satisfying, because you can tweak tea, sugar, and spicing levels to make a chai you love.

Apr 12, 2014 at 12:00pm | 27 comments

I will never wax rhapsodic about tea, which, for all my doctoring, tastes like flavored water. Coffee tastes like food and sin and sex.
My dog has developed a case of Seasonal Affective Disorder, the garden is being rained out, and all I can think about is a Huggle.

Oct 1, 2013 at 12:00pm | 145 comments

Honesty is not always the best policy, especially when it's justifying being rude on Twitter.
The energy and excitement I put into this whole kombucha project only proved that I probably do need more friends.

Mar 27, 2013 at 2:30pm | 107 comments

bad lifestyle blogging
I make such a terrible Martha Stewart.

Jul 13, 2012 at 11:30am | 41 comments

Also, "Dogs at the Office?" Apparently I didn't get the memo about bringing pets to work.
beth ditto
Ponies, prairies, picture-drawing and more happymaking things.
anxiety management
People are always like, "Hey Lesley, how are you so effortlessly chill all the time?" and I'm all, "TEA, MAN!" Actually that is a total lie: no one ever asks me that.
deep fryer phobia
Apparently I do A LOT of grating. Read into that what you will.