Make Your Own Twelve Teas of Christmas Card

Do your friends and family enjoy sipping tea? If so, make your own twelve teas of Christmas card–it’s a quick and easy gift to delight any tea-lover. And you can make it in duplicate. Gather twelve different flavors of tea that come individually wrapped in pretty foil packages. Include teas with and without caffeine. It’s easy to get a nice variety by buying boxes that include assorted herbal blends and ones with assorted regular teas. Buy as many boxes as {Read More}

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Book Review: The Twelve Teas of Christmas

The Twelve Teas of Christmas (affiliate link to Amazon.com) by Emilie Barnes Paintings by Sandy Lynam Clough Harvest House Publishers If you want a lovely gift book that inspires you to serve tea during the holidays and beyond, you’ll enjoy The Twelve Teas of Christmas. It brims with imaginative ideas and delicate paintings of teacups, teapots, and Christmas decorations. The book includes twelve tea celebrations with menus, recipes, entertaining, and decorating ideas for each. Tea themes include: friendship, family, joy, warmth, {Read More}

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Sherbet in Lemon Shells

  Here’s an easy, refreshing summer treat–sherbet with a lovely, lemon twist. Sherbet in Lemon Shells Purchase one lemon per person. 1. Cut off the top of each lemon about one-fourth of the way down. 2. Cut a thin slice from the bottom of each lemon, so it’s flat and will stand up. 3. Scoop out the lemon pulp and juice, and save it for lemonade or iced tea. 4. Freeze the lemon shells for two hours. 5. Fill the {Read More}

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Small House Done Right

Our August guest blogger is Tea from Homemaker’s Heart . If you would like to join our blogroll and become a guest blogger, click here. I just saw the neatest video on yahoo! (Click here) It was all about this guy who builds and lives in really small houses. Our house is small, bigger than his, but still small. For a long time I’ve wanted to come up with ways to use our space better. Earlier in the year I {Read More}

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Hats Off to Tea..A Celebration Brimming with Fun and Friendship

Alda Ellis Reviewed by Lydia E. Harris From the red and purple hats and teapots on the cover to the memories, recipes, and ideas within, Hats off to Tea! by Alda Ellis celebrates fun and friendship. So join the fun! Brew a pot of tea, don your favorite hat, and savor a few tidbits from this charming 64-page gift book. Alda, a gracious Southern lady and tea aficionado, grew up drinking iced tea her mother made by the gallon. Years {Read More}

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."