No Tricks – Just Mini Treats!

Trick or Treat! While children and teens dress up and go out for Halloween festivities, the adults are busy helping the youngsters prepare for one of the biggest nights of the year (next to Christmas). What kind of treat do the ones not trick-or-treating deserve? Maybe a warm cup of tea along with some scones …

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Celebrate with Chocolate!

Come October, most love to say that these last three months of the year are the best. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are some of the best times for celebrating. What better way to celebrate the upcoming holidays than with chocolate and who doesn’t love chocolate? Starting with Halloween, the sweet celebrations begin. As soon as …

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5 Conjurers’ Secrets So Tea Doesn’t Scare You!

So often I get comments from folks saying that they are scared to try various teas. Or scared of tea altogether…it’s too complicated…it can turn out bitter…it can get oversteeped or have no taste at all… and so on. But don’t let tea scare you! It’s really quite simple. No need for witches’ cauldrons, strange …

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Boo! It’s a Scary Tea Time!

Hubby and I have a fairly low threshold when it comes to scary stuff. So have no fear, the scare factor here is pretty low. About a 1 on a scale of 1 to 10. In fact, it’s so not scary that it’s more on the cute side, as you can see in the photo …

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Save the Tricks and Pile on the Tea Treats!

The kiddies are getting their costumes ready (or more likely mommy and daddy are getting them ready). And the adults (in-between the costume making) are piling up the treats. In this house, we’re skipping the costume part (no kids here) and going straight for the treat part. Yay! Trick-or-treating usually involves a lot of candy. …

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What Tea to Drink for Halloween

What tea you drink for Halloween and thereabouts might have a lot to do with whether you're human or creature. If you're not sure which side of the fence you fall on, I can't help you much with that. But read on and I'll try to cover a little bit of each. HUMANS As a …

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No Tricks, Just Tea Time Treats

Every year on October 31st (or thereabouts), it’s “Ding dong — trick or treat” time! Some of us, though, tend to hide out, keeping the lights down low or off altogether, and gobble up those treats in a special tea time (tea mishaps in the dark are a small price to pay). How piggish of …

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The Great Candy Corn Debate

This time of year a confectionary staple appears magically by the ton on store shelves: candy corn. It’s been around since the 1880’s and for some people is a treat not to be missed. For others, though, the very mention of those two little words “candy” and “corn” said together as a single entity sends …

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Getting Ghoulish for Your Halloween Tea Time

As this globe we live on repeats another orbit round the Sun, we come again to Halloween and, of course, that means some spooky, eerie, and downright scary tea times! Cats always figure pretty big at Halloween, but as Janis Badarau also points out, they are always part of tea time. So, cats and Halloween …

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