BYOB Simple Syrups

Simply Simple Syrup & Mixers

You learned how to make Spice and Tea inspired cocktails in our last post, 4 Must Try Cocktails This Summer; now you get to go to the next level of bartending with our guide from Mixologist Meaghan Leonard on Simple Syrups. If you aren’t familiar with simple syrups, they are the yummy syrupy goodness that […]

Be Your Own Bartender - Cocktail Recipes

4 Must-Try Cocktails This Summer

  Learning to Be Your Own Bartender might not be on your summer bucket list now, but after checking out these delicious cocktails, it sure will be! In the first of a series, our Mixologist partner, Meaghan Leonard, Head Bartender at local hotspot Orsay’s in Jacksonville, Florida takes you through your paces as you learn […]

Red, white and blue-berry! Popsicle recipes.

Red, White & Blue-berry Popsicle Recipes

Nothing screams summer like a cold, sweet, and delicious popsicle. With over 2 billion popsicles being sold each year, it’s safe to say that this is one popular dessert! Popsicles are the perfect way to cool off in the summer, and with so many different flavors and varieties, there is so much to love! The […]

Taco Bar Fiesta

Throw a Flavorful Taco Bar ¡Fiesta!

Taco bar fiestas are fun, easy to host, and so delicious! Hosting a taco bar fiesta allows you to accommodate to even the pickiest of guests and sit back and relax! Most foods can be made ahead or simply served cold. It’s super simple, just serve meat and/or beans, taco shells, condiments, and drinks; and […]

Natural Egg Dying

Natural Egg Dying

Due to concerns in the news about the effects of artificial coloring and dyes, many large companies are moving away from using these types of dyes. (Learn more from Forbes, U.S News, and Special Education Degrees). However, while it is becoming increasingly easier to buy food using exclusively natural dyes, solutions are still needed for many common traditions such as dying eggs.

Luckily, dying eggs doesn’t have to be limited to the restraints of artificial colors. Many natural alternatives for dying eggs can be found either right in your pantry or at your local The Spice & Tea Exchange®! 

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Natural Uses for Tea

Fun & Environmentally Friendly Ways to Use Tea in Your Yard

One of the reasons, many choose to plant their own garden, is to enjoy the freshness of the produce, cut the costs of purchasing produce, and/or to have control over what goes into it. However, it’s an added cost and can be an environmental hazard to purchase and use fertilizers and/or pesticides to grow and maintain your garden.

Luckily, we (and our fellow tea lovers), have much of what we need in the palm of our hands (or mug). 

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New You

Tea Is…LIFE – 12 Months To a New You

Tea can mean so many different things to different people. It can mean wellness, by drinking the tea with certain ingredients known for specific health properties. It can mean tradition, when sitting down with a glass of ceremonial matcha, such as in tea ceremonies. It can mean love, such as sharing a hot cup with your significant other to catch up and relax after a long day. All these reasons and more are why tea can be a very significant and yet simple way to add joy into your everyday life this year. Read more about Tea Is…LIFE – 12 Months To a New You

Wellness Teas You NEED In Your Life

Wellness Teas You NEED In Your Life

If you go back 50 years from now, most people drank tea for enjoyment, relaxation, or simply because they enjoyed the taste. With the recent wellness movements, many have begun drinking teas for its health benefits. Whether you choose to drink tea based its ingredients and their effects, as a substitute for processed or sugary soda/other beverages, or simply to relax for a minute…one thing’s for sure…no matter why you do it, it can make a very positive impact on your life and your health! Read more about Wellness Teas You NEED In Your Life

5 Teas to Help You Power Through Your Next Workout

5 Teas to Help You Power Through Your Next Workout

Written by Guest Blogger: Jesse Silkoff, President and Co-Founder of FitnessTrainer

When you’re in the groove, your workout can be exhilarating—nothing makes you feel more powerful and strong than crushing those reps! But there are times when you could use a little pick-me-up: a natural, safe cure for the workout doldrums. That’s where these teas come in. 

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Easy, Kid-Friendly Holiday Snacks

Easy, Kid-Friendly Holiday Snacks

Keep the kids happy while you prep for holiday parties! These kid-friendly snacks were inspired by the fond childhood holiday memories of our Customer Service Representative, Brigitte. Learn more from Brigitte about these fun recipes and share the magic & memories in your kitchen this holiday season! Read more about Easy, Kid-Friendly Holiday Snacks

Holiday Cocktails

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Cocktails

It’s beginning to look a lot like cocktails! Bring on holidays full of festive cheer, good spirits, and colorful cocktails! Whether you are looking for chic cocktails for the classy connoisseur, classic cocktail favorites for gifting, or seasonal selections to relax and unwind, these eight easy holiday cocktails have your basics covered! Read more about It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Cocktails