Maple Pumpkin Spice Tea
- Heat milk until steaming (not boiling) in the microwave
- or in a saucepan on the stove top.
- Pour steaming milk over pumpkin spice tea bag in mug
- and steep 5-7 minutes.
- Squeeze tea bag well and discard.
- Stir in vanilla and maple syrup.
- Lightly dust with pumpkin spice, ground cinnamon,
- nutmeg or allspice.
- Serve hot.
It’s the the best one of them all
The leaves are red and gold
This winter I will be olderby Jimmy age 6
the morning air.
Emily C, age: 12, Year: 8, Selwyn House School, ChristchurchPoem:https://nzpoetrybox.wordpress.com/tag/poems-by-children/
DYING, CHANGING, YELLOW, BROWN, AND GOLDEN
COLORS, BRIGHT, GLOWING, LIVELY
MAKE AN AUTUMN SHADOW FLOWING
COLORS BEYOND BELIEF
October is the month to give careful thought and consideration about your cats safety. There are a lot of nuts out their cat lovers. Your cats don’t have to be black to have someone want to harm them, and it’s not just Halloween night that you should have concern about. There is volumes of information out their folks on this subject, so lets all educate ourselves and be loving cat protectors in this month of October.
A Cup of Tea
When the world is all at odds
And the mind is all at sea
Then cease the useless tedium
And brew a cup of tea.
There is magic in its fragrance,
There is solace in its taste;
And the laden moments vanish
Somehow into space.
And the world becomes a lovely thing!
There’s beauty as you’ll see;
All because you briefly stopped
To brew a cup of tea.
Tea helps our head and heart.
Ted medicates most every part.
Tea rejuvenates the very old.
Tea warms the hands of those who’re cold.
J. Amsterdam ~ 1670
Fall Tea Recipes:
Warm Sips of Tea and Crisp Bites of Fall
NEW AND FRESH / November 22nd, 2013
Incorporating fresh tea with savory ingredients can make a festive meal for all
to enjoy this season. Delve into the warm scents of the season with these easy t
ea recipes, ideal for fall entertaining.
Gingersnap Chai Latte
- ½ cup water
- 1 Republic Chai Tea bag
- ½ cup steamed milk
- 1 Tbs. molasses
- 1/4 vanilla bean, scraped
- Foamed milk
- Gingersnap cookies (optional)
- Heat fresh, filtered water to a rolling boil.
- Place the Chai tea bag in a standard sized tea mug,
- add heated water and steep for 3-5 minutes.
- Remove tea bag, stir in steamed milk, molasses, and vanilla bean.
- Top with foamed milk and serve with gingersnap cookies.
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Tea Recipe: http://the.republicoftea.com/teablog/fall-tea-recipes-warm-sips-of-tea-and-crisp-bites-of-fall/
Did any of you do this ? Every fall my mom would have my brothers and I get a paper bag and go for a walk in the woods and collect colored leaves. When we got them home we would pick out the very best leaves, perfect shape and colors counted. We would then place them on a sheet of wax paper placing another sheet on the top and then go over it with a sightly warm iron. Mom would tape them to the glass on our windows. It reminded me of stained glass windows when the sun shown directly on the glass, awesome. The nice thing was that they lasted for a long time right through the winter if you like. It’s such a little thing but I loved the time we spent doing this and I did the same with my children on down to my grandchildren and we all loved it and every fall looked forward doing it.
I was thinking about it yesterday and wondered, do they even make wax paper anymore ? So I would try to find some pictures of pressing leaves by doing a google search and wow! I was quite surprised and delighted to see how many people still do this. Interesting thing is folks have found new ways to preserve their beautiful leaves and display them in very interesting ways and yes, they still do make wax paper! We kids called it pressing leaves, today some call them Suncatchers. It’s the little things that kids remember.