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New Employee Alert!

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We've added a new employee! Raphael (answers to Rafa), weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces at birth, and he is hands down our smallest and sweetest employee!

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Martha Stewart or Clark Griswold?

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[caption id="attachment_854" align="alignleft" width="275" caption="Obviously the Griswold's don't live here!"][/caption] Quiz: What Your Holiday Decorations Say About Your Tea Drinking Style by Sarah the Tea Mistress Answer these questions to find out what kind of tea to drink based on how you decorate for the holidays.  The questions and their results have been heavily researched by The New England Journal of That Lady you Just Met and Scientific Proof Magazine. Enjoy! 1. It is time to put up a tree, you: a. Gather up the family and head to the tree lot to find the perfect pine, maybe even to...

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Will you be my Valentine?

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Heart shaped balloons, chocolates, flowers. Not to knock the gesture, but it's the same things year after year. Wanting to think a little "outside of the cup" this year? Joy's Teaspoon has some wonderful ideas for alternative gifts!

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Are Those Bells I Hear?

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It’s beginning to look a lot like _____________________! I know it is hard to even think about completing this sentence but the truth is the holiday season is quickly bearing down. At Joy’s Teaspoon we have lots of friends and family to remember at the holidays and it can be tricky to budget for gifts.  The best thing to do is start shopping early and get creative with your gift giving.  We have a few ideas in mind that will help you stick to your budget and give your loved ones something that they will love and savor.  Who is...

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Fine Loose-Leaf Teas and...PB&J?

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by Naomi ROsen  It's our final installment featuring Japan's Golden Week and I am a firm believer that they saved the best for last!  Children's Day, celebrated every May 5th, honors the children in the family as well as their mothers.  Enacted in 1948, it has actually been celebrated unofficially for centuries. Originally, the holiday celebrated the boys in the family (don't worry little ladies...your holiday was March 3rd).  Thus, Japanese families with sons would hang koi shaped flags from their homes to symbolize courage, perseverance, success and strength; traits all boys exemplify.  Legend has it that a koi managed...

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