Cherry-Berry Bread Mix

Due to a struggling economy and a limited budget, my family’s gift giving will be somewhat limited this year. We’ve discussed options with our immediate and extended family members such as buying gifts under a certain cost, holding a Pollyanna or purchasing no gifts at all. Still, I feel obligated to give certain friends, family …

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Cinnamon Honey Buns Recipe

Christmas is always one of my favorite times to bake and share my sweet treats with friends and family. I love the variety of baked goods available and am constantly trying new recipes. This year, for Christmas breakfast I’ll be making our family’s traditional foods, but will also be trying a new recipe for Cinnamon …

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Tea and Honey

Tea can be sweetened with a number of different substances such as sugar, sugar substitutes and, my personal favorite, honey! Though honey seems to be available in vast quantities (often packaged in cute bottles), we may not all know where honey comes from or how it is made. The type of honey that humans consume …

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A Tea Book for Real Tea Drinkers

In a sea of books about tea, a reader can find it hard to select one that gives facts yet is also visually pleasing. The book Tea (subtitled Aromas and Flavors Around the World) by Lydia Gautier does both so well that this avid tea drinker (me) can find true tea happiness. Starting with a …

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