Tag: Spring

Trying to Cut Caffeine? tInsantiy- 5 Teas, Tonics, and Tisanes that Taste Great Without Caffeine

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I like tea. Warm tea, cold tea, a hot cup of bitter Mexican style hot chocolate- honestly I like any hot beverage. I just want to share the love about tea because, somehow, it’s all just so interesting to me. There’s just a ton of variety to explore in teas, so at risk of repeating

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3 Ideas to Help You Ring in Spring!

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Spring is finally here! I’m so excited to finally be free of the endless cold snaps that have been popping up every time we thought the weather had decided to play nice. So I’m sharing my best ideas to ring in the real Spring weather! Note, product links give me a kickback and help me

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Cherry Blossoms in Bloom for The DC Festival

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Its that time of year again! <a href=”www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org”>The Cherry Blossom Festival</a> is in full swing now. Full of dancing, food, and other entertainment, it is the highlight of any Spring D.C. tourists visit. I am so lucky, to live in D.C. To be able to walk around campus,or down the street, and see the treasured

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Fire and embers

I was a little shocked that my current project, an upcycling tutorial, is taking longer than the 5 days I had planned. So I have chosen, in the meantime, to share this quick nail look with you all, though it will already be a familiar sight to some of my active Twitter followers. The background

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The Grove on The Coast

                          The sheening white leaves now they suddenly leave as the flowers have faded away. The shining new leaves decked out in fresh green in the wind they softly sway. Here we see those trees decked in their season`s majesty and they keep my doldrums away. Still they stand there though ill tide land there

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Salt and Pepper Shakers

 Both sets of shakers bought at Cracker Barrel, antique vase/pitcher, miniature daffodils as also seen in The Variegated Thumb These little shakers hold a whole lot of personality.   What little things do you add to spice up your kitchen and tablescapes?

Robbing From the Rich (No, This isn`t Politics)

Big Fashion Has Been Letting You Down Vogue has been telling you for quite a bit what is in for this Spring. Unfortunately, their editors only live in a few select cities, and they don`t really know what most people wear. I read the magazine a lot, but it always disappoints me a little how

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Cherry Blossom Festival

It`s that time of year again! The Cherry Blossom Festival is in full swing now. Full of dancing, food, and other entertainment, it is the highlight of any Spring D.C. tourist`s visit. I am so lucky, to live in D.C. To be able to walk around campus,or down the street, and see the treasured cherry

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Easter is here!

It is Easter Sunday today, folks! Well, at least with the Western calendar. My Greek Orthodox friends at the local gyro shop (love gyro! I could eat that spiced lamb any day, along with my dream of daily sushi or Thai!) won`t be having their`s until May 5th, but if you fall in that category,

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Inchworm: The Epic

I know I keep posting that Spring is coming, but it`s because I`m so excited that it is true! The forsythia, harbingers of Spring and soon to come warmth, have bloomed, so I know I`m not completely off base on this one. They`re a lot more reliable as sources go than Groundhog Day! So, what

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