Inspiring Halloween Tea

Halloween Tea Celebrate Halloween with our spine-chilling tea blends!  Our Rocky Horror Spice Flavored Tea is like it's namesake, the Rocky Horror Picture Show; spicy and sure to move you. This blend is our famous pumpkin spice tea blend with hibiscus, rose hip, rooibos, cinnamon, apple and orange with tiny pieces of candy confetti added. …

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Tea in East Frisia

Have you heard of East Frisian tea? You probably haven’t. With the recent celebration of Oktoberfest, it got me wondering about how Germans drink their tea. My research then led me to the East Frisians and their tea culture. So who are the East Frisians? East Frisians are a Germanic ethnic group originating from the …

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Flavor of Life

Photo by Anna Tukhfatullina Food Photographer/Stylist on Pexels.com After a long and quite interesting summer (looking at you Brood X cicadas), the fall season is finally upon us as the wind gets chillier and the leaves begin to drift quietly to the ground. Chillier weather allows for the perfect tea drinking weather. The English Tea …

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Protect the Honey Bees

There is nothing like a good cup of tea with a few teaspoons of honey. Sweet, soothing, and warm. It's the simple pleasures in life that give us joy but we have to remember who helps bring that joy: Honey Bees. A precious part of our ecosystem, bees make honey and pollinate flowers and other …

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Burns Night Cranachan Recipe

January 25 marks the birthday of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns (January 25, 1759-July 21, 1796). in what's known as Burns Night. Each year Scottish people in Scotland and around the world celebrate the bard by reading his written works, drinking whisky, and enjoying a Burns Supper. Burns Supper usually consists of haggis, neeps and …

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January Challenge: Go Vegan!

Happy New Year! 2020 was a hard year for everyone so we're looking to 2021 with a more positive outlook. With many under quarantine during the last year, a lot of people have taken the time to improve themselves by learning a new skill or taking up a new hobby. Since it's January, now has …

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What’s Advent?

Something I noticed in my social media feeds yesterday was that people are wishing their followers a Happy Advent. Naturally, curiosity got the best of me so it led me to do some research. Advent (adventus in Latin meaning arrival or coming) is celebrated by Christian denominations around the world. It marks a new spiritual …

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The Holidays Are Here!

Normally November is a bit early to be decorating for the holidays but I think 2020 should be an exception. 2020 has been quite a dismal year. Nobody expected to see a global pandemic in our lifetimes along with so much turmoil and chaos in the world. Sometimes we need to escape from all that. …

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Time for Turmeric

Turmeric powderBackground photo created by jigsawstocker - http://www.freepik.com A new golden spice is here to take the tea world by storm! Turmeric (curcuma longa) has been hitting the store shelves extra hard and it looks like it's here to stay. This bright, aromatic spice has a strong, peppery flavor and a distinctive bright orange-yellow color. …

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