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When Sick, Herbal Tea is Acceptable...Maybe.

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by Audrea Fink (@earlsteeper) I have a confession to make. I have been drinking herbal tea lately, bagged no less. I realize I've been pretty anti-herbal in the past and it's still not my favorite drink, but the past few days, it's really been helpful. I should also admit this all began because I got the flu. I had an upset stomach, fever and body aches. I wanted something comforting, but mellow. I happened to have some fresh ginger in the house and decided to steep it in hot water for about 10 minutes. (Let's be honest, I was sick so I made...

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Simple Chai Latte

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Simple Chai Latte Recipe by Naomi Rosen I am always looking for a new way to enjoy my favorite teas.  Not that I could ever get tired of them, I just love to explore new options.  Latte's are hardly a new thing but I have never really been a huge latte drinker.  That said, I have been asked via Facebook and email, by 4 different people, for latte recipes this week.  What the masses want....the masses get. Below is a simple Chai Latte recipe that I like to use.  Because everyone's tastebuds are different, you can tweak and change this...

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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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Carp Eyes Coming - Undaunted Courage

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Each phase in the story of westward expansion is a look into the time, location, and individual men who made impossible feats possible.

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Sweet Sassy Molassey!

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by ErinMarie Need a sweet fix?  Want to mix it up and add tea?  Looking for simple methods to combine the two. Sweet Sin A La Mode (2 ways)  (Or as I like to call it "Oh, sweet glass of yumminess") Ingredients: 2 cups double strength Sweet Sin 1 pint vanilla ice cream Version 1: Combine double strength Sweet Sin and ice cream in a blender.  Blend until smooth.  Pour into a tall glass.  Say "yum". Version 2: Scoop ice cream into a bowl, pour double strength Sweet Sin over it and grab your largest spoon. You should have something...

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