Tag: tea

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

steaming amber cup of tea with teabag in clear mug on cork coaster on stone island countertop in front of counter with out of focus plants at sunny window

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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Rose Among Us: Organic Rose Water Toner and Perfume Tutorial to Save Your Beauty Budget

We finally hit the first frost where I live. Better late than never, right? So that means I have to go through my organic roses stat and take care of them for the Winter. How do I do that? I collect any rosehips and any rose flowers or petals left on my bush. It’s pretty

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Tea pots

      As you guys know, I`ve spent far too many posts talking about tea. I talk about tea shops, tea for stress, and tea for metabolism. To continue in that vein, I want to talk about tea pots today. I guess I`m just a big fan of tea and tea things. There is just something

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The Great Tea Shop

fine poreceline teacupe with silver edge decoration and flourish on handle blue flower print and scallops raised on white background on top of linen napkin embroidered with colorful flowers on wood table on wood backdrop with gold teaspoon in front and dried lavender cast in an arc on napkin to the left of cup

Old Town Alexandria`s Coffee, Tea, and Spice shop, at 215 S. Union Street. They have a Facebook page, a Yelp review, and an entry in tea map`s site. I love that this shop is always full of friendly people! I was being awkward and taking pictures of the shop, but the two clerks at the

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Parrots in the Paper

I actually have a whole flock of these little folded parrots. I actually made the designs up by myself, instead of copying someone else`s. That is a good training tool, but I wouldn`t do that and post it like an original piece of art. Each little parrot has its own unique folds and curves, and

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It`s tInsane- Teas, Tonics, and Tisanes

Raw Tea?!? People who go raw don`t drink tea. It makes sense, as traditional leaf teas are dried at really high temperatures, and then boiled when you want to drink them. So that really takes green, black, and white tea out of the picture for any raw purists. What I don`t understand is why many

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