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HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY 🌸🌸🌸 the best life lessons our moms ever taught us mom (noun): The one who loves you unconditionally from your first heartbeat to her last breath. The one who knows how to make you feel better when you are having a bad day. The one who will always be on your side. The one you can't live without. (See also: 'hero', 'superwoman', 'badass female') 🌸 What Our Moms Taught Us 🌸 💐 “No dejes que se te cierre el mundo.” My mom has always told me this. It translates to “Don’t let the world shut on you.” It means you always have options and you should never feel stuck. I’m super grateful to have learned so much...

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Celebrating 3 Years In Durango, Colorado  🌿 get the scoop on our story, customer favorites, and more inside 🌿 🌲🌲🌲 TEA TIME IN THE PINES This Sunday marks a special occasion for our little tea company - it's our 3 year anniversary of sipping tea up in the pines in Durango, Colorado. This location was the first one established outside of New Mexico, and it's become a true gem to us and the locals. This vibrant and playful town welcomed us with open arms, and our passion for celebrating a healthy life full of flavor matched the quirky and happy mountain town perfectly.  Today our team in Durango is composed of some of the most friendly, loving, and excited people who are...

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LIVING SUSTAINABLY  small habits to start to do your part 🌲🌎♻️ Reduce waste. 1. If You Can, Buy In Bulk Less packaging generates less waste, plain and simple! Buying in bulk can reduce the energy footprint required for packaging because it reduces the amount of materials needed in the first place, and eliminates the production process used to create excess materials. Pro Tip: Store your bulk items in thrifted containers or repurpose previously used containers. It's cute and affordable! ⬇︎⬇︎⬇︎ Did you notice we added a bagged quart option to all blends so you can skip the jar and refill one you have at home?     2. Use the food you have. Another great way to reduce our impact...

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EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION DAY 🌸 Our MVPs 🌸  Today we are celebrating Old Barrel Tea Company's team! If you've ever visited one of our stores and sampled one of our teas, you know that the OBTC experience relies heavily on our team members being educated and passionate about all things tea and wellness! It is our team members that make our shops feel like home and make the OBTC experience feel so inspiring and magical. We spend so much of our lives at work in today's society. We spend almost as much time working as we do with our families, and as we do sleeping.  Therefore, our jobs should be chosen as thoughtfully as our life companions and our mattress! At the...

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A Month Of Love & Unity Tea Brings People Together Black iced tea was sweetened, decorated with lemons and enjoyed on breezy afternoons from the front porch! February is often associated with romantic love, but this month we celebrated love in all its beautiful forms: loving your partner, your children, your friends, your neighbors, and yourself! Something we LOVE about tea is that it is unifying - it is something we share with those we love to elevate our wellness, soothe our minds, and strengthen our bonds. Check out how tea has been unifying us throughout history. ⬇︎⬇︎⬇︎ People consume tea irrespective of class, race, creed or religion all over the world. In the social setting of drinking tea together...

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