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Joy's Jabberings — plum crazy

Want to Live in a Teacup?

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by Sarah the Tea Mistress One of the most exciting things about brewing a new tea is watching the color develop as the tea brews.  The colors of tea are so brilliant and rich, inspirational even.  As I was sipping Lemon Zest one day, and peering into my cup I thought, “hmmm, I really like that color!”  And so what started as a simple and routine cup of tea has turned into an interior design obsession.  Those bright and saturated colors could be the perfect color story for an entire room or wall.  Here's a few ideas that I had...

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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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Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris

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By: Carp Eyes Coming – Official book club sponsored by Joy’s Teaspoon Tea: Plum Crazy David Sedaris never fails to be funnier than I thought possible.  In his previous books like Me Talk Pretty and When You are Engulfed in Flames his comedy comes from his life and personal experiences.  The focus of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk is a little different from his previous hits but clearly just as funny! Sedaris tells stories of the quirks, habits, and character flaws of humans through the hilarious actions and interactions of animals.  From a pragmatic lab mouse to a dog hairstylist who continuously...

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Got A Case of the Tuesday's?

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by Sarah the Tea Mistress Tea in the morning can be more than part of a balanced breakfast; it can be anything from a life saver to a gentle push all depending on the tea you pick.  Knowing what kind of morning person you are can help you choose the perfect brew. Take the short quiz below to determine your “morning” personality, then calculate your scores (we promise the math is simple) and see the explanations below to determine the morning tea that is right for you. Your alarm clock goes off, you think… A)     What alarm clock?  I wake...

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