Not long ago as I was climbing the most difficult mountain of my life, someone told me that HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE. A simple mantra meshed with faith pushed me over that mountain and gave me a self-love I had never known. Today this mantra reminds me of the power I have over difficult times. As I navigate through this time of uncertainty for The Tea Spout, I know I have to do a shop fundraiser to get over this hurdle; however, I want it to have more meaning than just financial. So, I’m sharing this special project with you in hopes that we may all reflect on our own “happy”. I have carefully chosen those blends that contain herbal remedies for wellness and the immune system. Using our tea leaf logo and the Japanese symbol for happiness, I have designed and created this steeping mug and Tea Genie to represent a love of tea and a message of hope.