"Tea is hot and getting hotter. From iced to spiced, from austere black tea to sweetened and milky chai, from a flowery pick-me-up to a healing herbal, no other beverage has such a place in the heart of every civilization. No wonder it is the most popular beverage in the world, next to water."
- Sara Perry, The New Tea Book

Monday, November 29, 2010

All-Day Mulled Wine Fest!!

Join Us For An All-Day Mulled Wine Fest!! This Friday Noon - 9pm for "First Friday in Leonardtown" Featuring Our New Mulling Spice Blends In Collaboration With Port of Leonardtown Winery! We'll be sampling and selling our "Perfectly Paired" combinations, including our Traditional, Sweet & Spiced herbal mulling blends for the rest of the

(*Would Also Work Great with Non-Alcoholic Cider!)

Port of Leonardtown Winery
23190 Newtowne Neck Road
Leonardtown, MD
Phone # (301)-690-2192

For More Information,
Check Out These Local Blogs About Our Upcoming Event:
Yera Dé Herbal Wines, Port of Leonardtown and The Vineyard Wife

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Holiday Crafts Fair w/ Forever Eden @ Hollywood Vol. Fire Dept.

Yera Dé Herbal Teas had such a great time today at the Crafts Fair today with Forever Eden! Thanks to all our customers for stopping by & trying our NEW Original Tea Blends & Selective Sample Sets! And an extra special thanks to the wonderfully sweet & talented local jewelry artisan, Maureen Elizabeth Kennedy for making me a most beautiful & unexpected gift!

Today, we sampled our NEW Honey Buzz (Organic Dragonwell Green Tea with Organic Honey Granules) and our bold & flavorful Ginger Mint!

Here's a slideshow of all the fun we had today!

For More Fun Photos & Company Updates,
Check Out Our Picasa Web Albums!

And Check Out What Our Customers Are Saying About Our Teas!

And a special thanks to our families & friends, customers & colleagues and everyone who has helped us to really build and expand our vision of Yera Dé so that within just 1 year, we have already sold thousands of teas at dozens of events and partnered with such an array of local like-minded entrepreneurs and brought to life new environmentally & body-friendly products & collaborative philanthropic endeavors!

I can already tell it's going to be a very busy and creative couple of months (Happy Holidays by the way!) and I'm gearing up for a Fun & Exciting New Year where Every Day is truly a Yera Dé!

Here's to healing the world in any and every way we can, most especially one tea bag at a time!

Jaime Frodyma (Soon-To-Be Krouk!)

Co-Creator of Yera Dé, LLC & Yera Dé Herbal Teas


Monday, November 15, 2010

Local Update & Holiday Sneak Preview

This week, we'll be featuring our new Selective Sampler Sets-
5 individually-wrapped, hand crafted teas for $7.

Also, we will be taking Pre-Orders for Customizable Holiday Tea Gifts on Thurs. (Choose from ANY of our Teas, Eco-Chic Accessories, Hand Crafted Tea Cup Cards, NEW Sampler Sets, Gift Certificates, Mulling Spice Packets and even Potpourri Sachets! We package each hand-crafted tea gift set in an elegant and seasonally-decorative environmentally-friendly gift bag.)
Pay in advance or upon receipt!

Additionally, we'll be offering Combination Gift Set Options Featuring Organic Skincare Products made by Local Company, ForeverEden )

*Also, starting in December, we'll be in the St. Mary's College Campus Center on Mondays & Thursdays!

For More Local Updates, Check Out Our Website:

**To Ensure Delivery In Time for Christmas,
Please Order By 12/15.**

Yera Dé Herbal Wines!

We are so excited to collaborate with Port of Leonardtown Winery on some Awesome Mulled Wine Recipes to be Debuted next 1st Friday in Leonardtown (12/3) and Available for Sale this Holiday Season!!!

Stay tuned for more details!

Here is a slideshow of the fun day we had creating and taste testing awesome mulling spice recipes for specialty Reds & Whites all made from locally-grown grapes! Thanks so much to Connie Byrne, aka The Vineyard Wife & her husband (a local grape grower!) for hosting an amazing afternoon!

What can I say, it's never dull when you choose to mull!

Here are the Port of Leonardtown Winery selections
for our mulling recipe development:

McIntosh Run Semi-Sweet Apple Wine
unoaked Chardonnay
Breton Bay Shoals Semi-Sweet Red
Captain's Table Dry Red

Friday, November 5, 2010

Healthy Inside & Out!

Get Healthy Inside & Out and Give A Gift That Keeps On Giving
with Our Upcoming Promotional Collaboration!

Yera Dé Herbal Teas is partnering with local organic handmade skin care company, Forever Eden Collection. We will be offering customizable gift sets just in time for the holidays, featuring the best of both worlds- Organic Teas & Organic Skin Care!

The gift sets will be available at tomorrow November 6th, 9am-Noon @ Annmarie Garden's Makers Market, and will soon be added to our website! Our gift set options will feature Lavender, Chamomile, Mint, Rosemary and Citrus pairings of our $5 delicious organic herbal teas with these wonderful organic skin care products!

www.YeraDeHerbalTeas.com and www.myforevereden.com

Bringing the joy of mix & match gift giving this holiday season!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Teas Me Please: Holiday Style!

Our 1st tasting of Christmas Cookie Tea was a smashing success today!! Thanks so much to everyone @ St. Mary's College of Maryland who stopped by our tea table! We're so glad you all enjoyed our creation, with it's cinnamony vanilla charm, red rooibos goodness & oh so lingering sugar-free sweetness! Mmmm, now that's our cup of tea ;) At least for the next 2 months!!

We will be hosting a 2nd free tasting of Christmas Cookie Tea
@ Makers Market at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center this Saturday 9AM - NOON.

We will officially release our Christmas Cookie tea and all our other new blends for sale next Thurs. 11/11 while supplies last. We are, however, taking pre-orders for Customizable Holiday Gift Sets, Party Favors, Sample Packs, Hand Crafted Tea Cup Cards, Potpourri Sachets & up to 6 Packages of Christmas Cookie Tea & any of our new blends as seen on our website: www.YeraDeHerbalTeas.com.

For More Information E-mail Us Directly @ YeraDeHerbalTeas.Orders@Gmail.com

**To Ensure Delivery In Time for Christmas,
Please Order By 12/15.**

Monday, November 1, 2010

Photo Slideshow of Our YD Tea Tables @ St. Mary's College of MD

Going Green All Winter Long!

Yera Dé Herbal Teas will be collaborating this holiday season with an awesome new local company, A Little Green House. Our teas and gift sets will be available throughout mid-Nov. and Dec. on both our website, www.YeraDeHerbalTeas.com and www.ALittleGreenHouse.com in hopes of reaching a larger audience and raising consumer consciousness about the importance of supporting green businesses! Additionally, through this collaborative effort, it is our shared goal to boost local economy and philanthropy by giving back a percentage of sales to charities throughout the state of MD.

A Little Green House, Inc. was formed in 2010 by enthusiastic entrepreneurs and fledgling philanthropists, Cheryl Henry-Fawcett and Karen Pierce-Blandamer. Our mission at A Little Green House is to make purchasing fun and meaningful through partnerships with local corporations, local nonprofit organizations, and local companies and individuals that provide very high-quality, eco-smart, and beautifully-unique products. At A Little Green House, 25% of all sales proceeds are directed by you to a local non-profit organization.

A Little Green House, Inc. Acting Locally

This website is not yet active, but will be available in the coming weeks! There will also be chocolates, spices, coffees and eco-friendly cosmetics available for sale.