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Dye Fabric with Tea

My Tea-Dye Experience I wanted to do one last fun summer project before the cold weather of fall really starts to hit. Since I love the experience of tie dye and I love our tea, I decided to combine my favorite things! Dying fabric with tea is super fun and smells amazing! Unlike standard dyes, tea results in gentle pastel colors for a softer look. When I started researching for this project, the guides I found for using tea as a dye were interesting, but didn’t seem very fun. The method was always to dump a bunch of loose leaf into a bowl of boiling water, stick the fabric in, and then leave it to soak. While this seemed to...

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Best Tea Before Bed

Tea Before Bed For many people, a nighttime cup of tea is their favored way to relax and wind down the day. A soothing cup can be the perfect way to prepare yourself for a good night’s sleep… just make sure to choose the right kind of tea! Read this guide to herbal teas to find the best tea before bed that will suit your sleep needs. Tisanes, Herbal Teas, and Fruit Infusions Tisanes, which can also be called herbal teas or fruit infusions, are a blend of herbs, flowers, fruits, and/or spices brewed using the same methods as tea. These ‘herbal teas’ are not true teas, since they don’t contain any part of the camelia sinensis plant (aka the...

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Brew a Tea - 6 Easy Steps!

Many Ways to Brew a Tea There are several different brewing methods you can employ to brew your perfect cup of tea. The most fundamental part of this is the form your tea comes in: tea bags or loose leaf. Tea bags are a popular way to brew, especially as an introductory step into the world of tea. Loose leaf tea, however, is more popular with tea fanatics, as you get more control over your brew. Whichever type you have, we'll teach you to make a delicious beverage! Using a Tea Bag This is the easiest way to brew a tea! Tea bags offer convenience; simply drop the bag in your hot water and you're brewing. If you're new to...

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Make Iced Tea at Home!

Refreshing Iced Tea There is simply nothing better than a glass of iced tea on a hot and humid day. That first, refreshing sip brings back memories of lazy summer afternoons spent with family and friends. Make iced tea at home this week so you can relax on the front porch and reminisce. Or brew up a pitcher to go with your favorite picnic foods! No matter what you need the tea for, brewing iced tea at home is easy. This standard recipe will fill up your 2-quart pitcher (so you’ll get 8 cups of tea). Grab your tea bags and some sugar (if you have a sweet tooth). Hope you’re ready to brew a tea, relax, and refresh! Iced...

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