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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Tea lovers this one is for you !
Maddly in love with tea cups , tea sets , old ones , and yes vintage ones !
Here is a part of history of the tea
The history of tea is fascinating and offers great insight into the history of our world. Since tea was first discovered in China, it has traveled the world conquering the thirsts of virtually every country on the planet. Tea is the most popular beverage in the world as well as one of the healthiest. If you have ever wondered where tea comes from and how we got to the point where tea is served in virtually every corner of the world, steep a hot cup of tea and explore the history of the simple tea leaf over the centuries!
One legend claims that the discovery of tea occurred in 2737 BC by the Emperor of China. For several hundred years, people drank tea because of its herbal medicinal qualities. By the time of the Western Zhou Dynasty, tea was used as a religious offering. During the Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD), tea plants were quite limited and only royalty and the rich drank tea not only for their health but also for the taste. As more tea plants were discovered during the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907), tea drinking became more common among lower classes and the Chinese government supported planting of tea plants and even the building of tea shops so everyone could enjoy tea.
Kinds of teas ..
White tea is the purest and least processed of all teas. This loose leaf tea brews a light color and flavor.
Herbal tea does not contain any leaves from the Camellia plant family, so it is sometimes referred to as a tisane. Herbal teas can be broken into three categories: rooibos teas, mate teas, and herbal infusions. Herbal infusions consist of pure herbs, flowers, and fruits. They can be delicious hot or iced.
I always have some of my listing on sale . Not because they are not beautiful or broken .. Just because i do have the chance to sometimes pay this at a very low price but also i do like things to " move " in my shop . So go have a look in my shop under Sale Section !
I hope you are having a pleasant day and fun ! i have to share this with you !
Today we have a great sun and a warm breaze after a very long winter ! Since i am a fanatic of flowers i can't wait for late spring and summer !
I am posting those just for you and for the love of flowers ! By the way here is some economic tips to keep your flowers healty and safe from insects ..
Keep your coffee grounds and put in one or two times a week in your flower bed .. This will keep away slugs and snails. Keep cooked egg shells and crush them for then drop to the ground near your plants, crawling insects hate being hurt.. Keep your banana peels and bury them in the ground, bananas contain nitrogen which gives strength to your flowers..
Have a great day ! see you tomorow ! and i sure hope flowers will be soon blooming !
I had the chance of going to Nashville last week end and went to the Kentucky Derby ! It was on my bucket list for so long . People there are so nice and welcoming to tourists . If you have a chance go there and have fun !
There where so many people at the Derby ! ! It was quit an experience ! Next time we will buy tickets for a seat tho !
Here are some pictures from there and some of my Etsy listing .. for the horse lover in you !