Monthly Archives: March 2011

As a child, I remember my grandmother picking rosehips from her garden, steeping them in boiling water, and adding just a touch of honey. At the time I had no idea what she was doing, but she was, in fact, creating her own herbal teas. Last summer The New York Times ran a story in […]

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I am on the constant search for home remedies for skin, hair and eyes. What I learned is that enhanced beauty is as easy as enjoying a cuppa tea! According to ehow.com, black tea contains tannin and caffeine which constricts blood vessels and encourages extra liquids to flush out of your skin. Additionally, chamomile has anti-inflammatory […]

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My husband and I were planning a trip with friends recently, when I was charged with an important task: Bring something “fun” to drink. Always one eager for a challenge, I made it my mission to make the cocktails I was to prepare on this trip more intriguing, better tasting and more attractive than ever […]

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