The Mysterious Art of Tasseography – Your Future and the Tea Leaves

Man with hat having his tea leaves read by gypsy fortune teller

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The art of brewing, serving, and drinking tea has been part of human culture all over the world for ages. One of the oldest ones known to modern humans, the Chinese tea ceremony, dates back to the 8th century BC and has become an integral part of everyday Chinese life.

There’s more to tea culture than just enjoying a good cup of tea or looking for the best way to brew to get the ultimate taste. If you look a little deeper, you will be aware that there are metaphorical meanings, symbolism, and even mysticism behind every served cup of tea. So go ahead, take that deeper look and Tasseography will open your eyes and your mind to the possibilities!

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5 Herbal Teas and 1 Green for the Health and Delight of Our Pups!

white and brown dog drinking tea or coffee

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Throughout the centuries, we humans have not only enjoyed herbal teas for their flavor and fragrance, but also (and so importantly) for all the beneficial qualities they offer us!

We’ve sought them out for help with our stomach issues and indigestion, to calm us down when our nerves are on edge, to rescue us when nausea sets in, when the throw up begins, and even when we just can’t seem to get to sleep. We’ve even turned to them for topical use when skin irritations are what we need to address.

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DeLonghi Electric Kettle : Stylish and Convenient.

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       DeLonghi KBO1401W

 DeLonghi KBO1401W electric kettle

In a household of tea drinkers, oatmeal eaters, and French press brewers, an electric kettle is necessary to save time and keep up with the demand for boiled water. Through our research, we have found the electric kettle that can keep up with every family’s most avid tea drinker.
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Who Says America Has No Tea Culture?

Cartoon of three ladies in red hats drinking tea

 

Sometime during the past few months, I came across an article about tea ceremonies in different parts of the world (you can find the link at the bottom of post). While I did find it to be an enjoyable read, it bothered me that the author began by stating “America doesn’t really have what you’d call a tea drinking culture, save for the sweet tea sipping crowd down South.” Well, this got stuck in my head and kept on nagging me. I don’t agree with that statement. We may be a young country in comparison to the rest of the world, but to say that we don’t have a tea drinking culture, hmm? Nope… I think America’s tea culture is alive and well!

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