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Come On, Get Healthy!! by Gail Gastelu,The Tea House Times

Monday, June 5th 2017 @ 7:52 PM

"It might seem crazy what I'm 'bout to say. . ."
For some reason, that song by Pharrell Williams, HAPPY, just popped into my head.  Let's replace happy with the word healthy!! BECAUSE I'M HEALTHY!!  Tea drinkers know what I mean! It's iced tea month here in the USA and I have a lot to say in my blog today!!  

"Clap along if you know what happiness is . . . if that's what you want to do. - Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof... if you feel happiness is a truth. - Can't nothin' bring me down. . . happy, happy, happy, happy, happy!!!"

"Clap along if you know what healthiness is . . . if that's what you want to do. - Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof... if you feel healthiness is a truth. - Can't nothin' bring me down. . . healthy, healthy, healthy, healthy, healthy!!!"

Do you want to sing along? Cool! Just click play - then let's get on with the reason I have finally gotten around to blogging today - a few company updates of info. from The Tea House Times and a bit of excitement too!! Read on!! 

It's Iced Tea Month in the USA and guess what? Canada has jumped aboard to celebrate for the first time too (news here)!  I've just finished their #DrinkTea campaign iced tea images in English and French. Find them here:  The USA campaign images may be found here: SHARE IT & USE IT! This campaign is award winning, you know, and up for more awards this year with World Tea Expo's World Tea Awards. If you are leading a tea association in another country - I will replicate the campaign for you too, just ask!! Hot tea images and iced tea images.

GET HEALTHY! - #TeaHealthGuide - Tea Wellness Lifestyle Guide now available from The Tea Spot! I am very proud to be a part of their eBook. It is presented and circulated in partnership between The Tea Spot and The Tea House Times and World Tea Expo. Read all about it HERE where you will find a link to download the FREE, yes I said FREE and AWESOME eBook. Get it now!!

If you haven't heard, June 11 is the Coffee & Tea Festival ICED event in Brooklyn, NY.  Last year I wanted it to be a fun day rather than my usual booth. So, I dressed as Alice in Wonderland and we had a blast!!  This year we are changing things up a bit. I want to have fun and celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Ceylon tea . . . and so, I will wear a sari, oh yes I will!! And, our booth will be taken over by Ceylon tea....pure enchantment in a cup. Yup! And I will also give a presentation the same day on this topic. I have plenty of wonderful samples of Ceylon tea thanks to the Sri Lanka Tea Board. Come on out to see me. REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE.  Use our discount code for show admission: THOUSETIME      My class is FREE! 

WORLD TEA EXPO is happening June 13-15 in Las Vegas.
Find The Tea House Times in booth 928. 
We are debuting our NEW Culinary Tea Course because people need to learn about the leaf, yes, but need to learn the restaurant and culinary side of tea too.
We will also present my new book: TEA: Ceylon Tea, BAREFOOT IN SRI LANKA: An enchanting pictorial of 'tea island.'  Of course we will also offer our normal show specials/big savings for and  Grab a free digital copy/sample of The Tea House Times or subscribe too!

TEA MEDIA ROUNDTABLE SPEED DATING STYLE - June 14, 8:30-10 am - I am proud to be part of a roundtable - speed dating style - to help you learn from top tea publishers/editors.  Add it to your registration for World Tea Expo.  FIND SESSION DETAILS HERE.  REGISTER FOR WORLD TEA EXPO HERE

Have you been following along to read our 'Tale of Ceylon Tea?' Find information and photos and much more about Ceylon tea from our January trip to Sri Lanka HERE. I've fallen in love with Sri Lanka and will return in August!!  Immediately, though, I will be donating proceeds from new or renewals of digital subscriptions to The Tea House Times received at shows this month, to send aid to those affected in the recent flooding in Sri Lanka.  AND, if you pay full price and do not take the show special for education, I will donate the normal savings on those education products of ours too!
If you are unaware of what's happened in Sri Lanka, please see @teahousetimes on Facebook to learn more and see our other posts.  If you would like to make a contribution to our efforts to bring immediate assistance to those in need, please see me at a show or direct money via PayPal to - Any amount will help!  OR purchase something in our Cafe Press storefront. All profits to Sri Lanka! 

How's that for busy? Please, please look me up at Coffee & Tea Festival ICED this weekend and at World Tea Expo next week. I am very much looking forward to seeing all of my tea friends again!! If I am away from the booth, ask Sue to call my cell phone. I will return if I am not in a meeting or presenting.  : )   See you soon!!

For the Love of Tea. . .


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GAIL GASTELU is owner/publisher of The Tea House Times, producer of continuing education and online tea etiquette certification. She is also producer and presenter of Tea Course Fast Track and produces numerous other products and services to connect businesses and consumers to everything tea. Gail lives in NJ with her husband and two children. Her motto is "Just Do It!"  Learn more about Gail's work here. Contact Gail via email here.  (Gail is also known as "Lady Gayle" to  her Red Hat Society friends.)

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