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Joy's Jabberings — Creamsicle

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

almond cookie Children's Day Creamsicle Golden Week herbal tea blend joysteaspoon joysteaspoon.com; Joy's Teaspoon JT Herself kid's tea loose leaf tea perfect world rooibos tea tisanes

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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7 Days in TEAbet

7 Days in TEAbet Crannyberry Creamsicle Genmaicha joysteaspoon Pina Colada Ruby Red Wellness

          by Sarah the Tea Mistress Like many of you, I have been standing at the windows of JoysTeaspoon.com chanting, “Open, open, open!”  Now that I have access to so many new teas, I’m having trouble figuring out what to drink!  I ordered 6 teas, which earned me free shipping, so I practically saved money (or at least that is what I told my husband). Day 1 (Captains Log - Wednesday): After a long day at work I was so excited to smell a special box sitting on my front porch.  I started with the Ruby...

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