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Are There Microplastics in Your Tea?

October 3rd, 2019

Before you get too worked up–they didn’t find microplastics in your tea if you were using paper tea bags. Generally, pyramid shaped tea bags are made of plastic, while paper bags are flat. The plastic tea bags did surprise researchers at McGill University, however, as they expected at least some microplastics to show up in their testing, hence the reason for the study. They did not expect that there would be billions of microplastics in a single tea bag. “We were expecting to find a few plastic particles, maybe hundreds or thousands,” a researcher said. “But we were extremely... Read More

3 Coffee Shops to Try in Capitol Hill Denver

September 26th, 2019

Who doesn’t love coffee?! Grabbing a coffee at a cute shop always feels like a nice little treat to me. It’s a bonus if that coffee shop is a nice little place for me to get some work done too, or just meet up with friends. In Capitol Hill, here are some great places to try out and grab a delicious cup of joe.   1. Thump Coffee I love Thump Coffee! It’s a very cute coffee shop with a location on Downing Street in Capitol Hill. The place is a perfect size, not too small, but big enough to ensure you will be able to find a seat. It’s very inviting and has a great atmosphere that is modern... Read More

Three Reasons to Consider Drinking Green Tea

May 23rd, 2019

For me, summer is the time when I drink iced tea. I like all kinds of tea on a hot day – iced black tea, half and half (aka Arnold Palmer), and those great shaken teas at coffee shops. Tea is awesome and can be healthy. In fact, I’ve found green tea particularly appealing because it is so good for you. Green tea is made from Camellia sinensis leaves and buds that have not undergone the same withering and oxidation process used to make oolong and black teas. For those interested in managing their caffeine intake, eight ounces of green tea contain about 35 mg of caffeine, about half the amount... Read More

Faces of Denver – Erika Hildner!

May 12th, 2017

Erika Hildner has to be one of Colorado’s most creative entrepreneurs! Born in Montana, yet a Colorado resident for the past 15 years, Erika has a strong love for VW vans stemming from her childhood. 5 years ago, Erika made the decision to quit a job she hated and take that love to a whole new level.  She purchased a 1970 VW Transporter and turned it into what it is today, the Bean Machine. The Bean Machine is a mobile coffee shop providing gourmet coffee, tea, and juices to the Denver area; from private clients to events like Civic Center EATS and the Horseshoe Market on 46th and Tennyson this... Read More