If your New Year's resolution pertains to health, then you'll be happy to know that according to the Tea Association of the U.S.A., the month of January is designated as National Hot Tea Month. Tea, combined with proper diet and exercise, can be an effective way to improve health.
Tea is one of nature's most popular, soothing and relaxing beverages, and is the only beverage in America commonly served hot or iced, anytime, anywhere, for any occasion!
I have a tea cabinet [actually it's an Amish-made repro icebox] that's designated exclusively for tea. Do you have a tea cabinet?
An inside peek at my tea stash, but don't critique me on orderliness!
Teas that I buy in 1 lb. packages are kept in tea canisters on my counter.
I think I have plenty to get me through the month of January [and beyond]!
Did you know that the Forty-Seventh Congress of the United States wrote an Act on December 4, 1882 to prevent the importation of adulterated and spurious tea? It can be seen at the U.S. National Archives, Today's Documents.
My small collection of repro Americana tea equipage.
January is National Oatmeal and National Soup Month too, and tea can be used to make both of those. I recently saw a recipe for Chai oatmeal. Doesn't that sound yummy?
Happy National Hot Tea Month! Here's to good health and enjoyment!
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Today I'm joining Bernideen's Tea Time blog for "Friends Sharing Tea."