Tea Time at Reverie: Lydia Had More Fun Rooibos Tea from Bingley’s Teas

Looking for a more “dressed up” rooibos tisane? Lydia Had More Fun from Bingley’s Teas might be the choice for you then. It mixes red rooibos with freshly shaved coconut for a fun and indulgent herbal tea. Find out more about Lydia Had More Fun – and which Jane Austen character inspired this “dessert in a cup” – at my new tea review at A Bibliophile’s Reverie!

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“‘You need not send them word at Longbourn of my going, if you do not like it, for it will make the surprise the greater when I write to them and sign my name Lydia Wickham. What a good joke it will be! I can hardly write for laughing.’”
– Lydia Bennet, Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice

Ah, Lydia Bennet. The youngest daughter of Pride and Prejudice’s central family, she adores fine clothes, fancy parties, and men in uniform. It’s no surprise that she’s one of literature’s most famous debutantes – or that she runs off with that shifty Mr. Wickham. Now, if there was a perfect tea match for Lydia’s naivety and self-indulgence, what would it be? The answer comes courtesy of Bingley’s Teas and their extensive Jane Austen Tea Series. Decaf seekers and dessert-tisane lovers, meet Lydia Had More Fun Rooibos Tea.

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Tea Time at Reverie: Compassion For Mrs. Bennet’s Nerves Herbal Tea from Bingley’s Teas

Herbal teas are well-known for their medicinal, soothing qualities. Compassion For Mrs. Bennet’s Nerves, part of the Jane Austen Tea Series by Bingley’s Teas, combines sweet, mellow chamomile with stimulating peppermint and other ingredients to offer a panacea to the excitable, melodramatic matriarch of Pride And Prejudice‘s Bennet family. The question is, does it do the trick? Find out by reading my review now at A Bibliophile’s Reverie!

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“Oh Mr Bennet! How can you tease me so? Have you no compassion for my poor nerves?” – Mrs. Bennet, Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice

With each Tea Time, I like to pick a tea that’s noticeably different from the previous review. For example, after a lusciously bold and complex black tea last time, I decided to try an herbal blend next. I also was eager to revisit Bingley’s Tea’s Jane Austen Tea Series , since I fell in love with the first tea I sampled from them. So, out came my sample of Compassion For Mrs. Bennet’s Nerves. This blend of floral, mint, and fruit ingredients is inspired by the matriarch of the Bennet family in Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice. Frequently nervous and easy to upset, Mrs. Bennet (whose sole desire in life seems to be marrying off her daughters) would no doubt benefit from a…

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