12 Days of Christmas


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12 Days of Christmas Sale!

December 03, 2016

Who Wants a Partridge In A Pear Tree Anyways?   The Twelve Dayz of Christmas The Twelve Days of Christmas are traditionally celebrated from December 25 to January 5th, each day celebrating a feast day for a Saint. The Twelfth Night (January 5th) signifies the last night of the Christmas season, and is a time for celebrations among many people.   * We Put Our Own Spin On This Holiday Tradition * Our Twelve Days of Christmas Every second day until December 23rd, we will be putting crazy discounts on some of our most popular teas and accessories.   On the 1st Day of Christmas Tea Blendz Gives To You: 35% OFF Tea Pincers   35% OFF     Spice Chocolate Chai  On the...

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The Truth Behind Teatox

November 27, 2016

In the past year, several businesses have come forward promoting a new buzz word; "teatox." Companies like Flat Tummy Tea, Fit Tea and SkinnyMint have all hit the ground running with claims to kick that bloated and sluggish feeling while boosting energy, cleansing your system and supporting metabolism. Endorsed by the likes of physically fit celebrities Chloe and Kourtney Kardashian, Kylie Jenner and Bella Thorne, these detox teas seem almost too good to be true. And after a bit of research, it appears they are. Below is our breakdown on the top three detox tea companies in the market today:   Flat Tummy Tea "Kick that bloated & sluggish feeling and flatten that tummy!" Activate Tea (morning) - Peppermint (leaf), Lemon Balm...

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Tenderize Meat with Tea

October 24, 2016

Trying to learn a new way to tenderize & marinate meat?   Let us tell you how: Add 4 heaping tablespoons of black tea leaves, such as a Lapsang Souchong to bring about an "open fire-natural smoke" taste & aroma or try Organic Assam for a rich sweet malty honey like flavour, in a pot (1.5 litres) of WARM (not boiling) water and steep for about 5-8 minutes. Strain to remove the leaves (you can keep them & use them as garnish later if you so choose) Stir in 1/2 cup brown sugar until it dissolves. Set the tenderizing tea mixture liquid aside. Season meat (up to 1.5kg) with salt, pepper, onion, garlic and fresh rosemary then place it in oven ready pan, big enough...

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ORIGINS OF HALLOWEEN

October 17, 2016

Straddling the line between fall and winter, plenty and paucity, life and death, Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. It is thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints and martyrs; the holiday, All Saints’ Day, incorporated some of the traditions of Samhain. The evening before was known as All Hallows’ Eve and later Halloween. Over time, Halloween evolved into a secular, community-based event characterized by child-friendly activities such as trick-or-treating. In a number of countries around the world, as the days grow shorter and...

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