Teas to Kick Off the Holiday Season!

Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for family, friends, and of course, food. Some of my favorite memories of Thanksgiving involved cooking with my family. My older sister would start the turkey off while my mom would prepare side dishes of mashed potatoes, stuffing, and we would spend the day watching the Thanksgiving Day parade …

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Warm & Delicious Fall Teas

As soon as summer is over, pumpkin spice and cinnamon begin to fill the shelves of stores faster than you can say “Halloween”, boots replace flip flops, and coats are brought out from dark closets and into the bright orange sunshine. The cooler weather is finally upon us for a short time, and you can …

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How to Have a Quiet Autumn Tea Moment

Maybe it’s the longer hours of darkness. Maybe it’s the cooler temperatures, especially at night. Or maybe it’s all the beauty of nature around us with the leaves changing colors against skies that are sometimes crisply blue and sometimes full of clouds thick and full like great wads of gray cotton. Whatever the reason, this …

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5 Fall Flavors to Spice Up Your Tea Time, Part 2

Part 1 of this article gave you flavors 1 and 2. Here are the other three flavors and some treats and teas made using them: 3 Pumpkin & Other Squashes A key member of the squash family, the pumpkin became a feature of All Hallows’ Eve which we now know as Halloween. Carved into scary …

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5 Fall Flavors to Spice Up Your Tea Time, Part 1

Time to bring the flavors of Fall to your tea time, banishing the doldrums from the cup, the plate, the palate, and the very atmosphere. Certain foods just seem to go with Fall, dating back to the days when we had to rely on the local farmers around us and couldn’t get a steady supply …

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