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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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Good Enough To Eat!

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by ErinMarie So…… I know that tea is good for you. I hear this all the time, and not just from my friends at JoysTeaspoon.com!  However, I live in sunny San Diego and the thought of a hot drink is not always what comes to mind while watching the sunset on the Pacific with palm trees waving in the breeze.  So I set out to discover ways that I could enjoy tea, without, you know….drinking it. I love to bake and I love sweets, so naturally, I tried to incorporate this healthy tea into something sinfully delicious.  Here are some...

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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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The Tea Noob Says Welcome

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Getting to Know You Me Tea by The Tea Noob The first time I drank tea I was at my great-grandmother's house.  I must have been really young, because she moved in with my grandmother when I was three.  It was Lipton or Luzianne chilled in the fridge.  (Don't hate, yo.  I still love a cheap black tea in a bag.)  I don't remember particularly liking or disliking it at the time, but I distinctly remember thinking that I was very grown up to be drinking tea. I wasn't really a fan of tea in my elementary school years (which...

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7 Days in TEAbet

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          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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