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#31 of 43 Old 10-08-2005, 04:31 PM
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If you just want one cup of loose tea, The Republic of Tea site has this cool tea ball with a handle. My dh and I use ours all the time.
My family did not drink tea growing up, so I have no idea how to make a pot of tea. I want to learn, but I'm still looking for the perfect tea pot.

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Originally Posted by aolinsmama
OMG Thank you to the poster that posted the R of Tea website-I will now be able to get some-my son will be So Happy LOL
I just ordered their catalog. We can't find their writer's chai ANYWHERE around here anymore, so I was really glad to see it on their website!
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I used to sweeten my son's chamomille with a bit of honey but now he drinks it straight and really loves it...He will drink both ...iced during the day and he loves it warm right before bed..
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DS loves Nighty night by Traditional medicinals.

Every night...hot tea, hot tea!!
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Not tea, but hot drinks: my son has liked hot water with honey, sometimes with lemon added; hot apple juice and prune juice; and of course hot chocolate.
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Originally Posted by oceanbaby
Ds1 loves the Black Cherry Berry tea by Celestial Seasonings. I add just a little bit of honey.

This makes the best iced tea (we don't even have to add sugar or honey).
We also like green tea, chamomile, lemon tea and anything fruity !
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This is what I use for making dh a cup of tea. http://www.specialteas.com/Permanent...ct_detail.html
They also have another size for pots.

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I haven't found a tea my ds doesn't like. Whenever he sees my cup he chants "gee gee" (can't say "t" yet ). The first time I made a smoothie he wouldn't even try it until I said, "would you like to taste mama's tea?" Then he reached for the glass. Now we call the smoothie "purple tea" (made with blueberries) and he gulps it right down.

Thanks for all of the suggestions of other teas to try. I'll be filling up my cart at Whole Foods this weekend. Fall and tea just go together!
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dd lvoes anything fruity - we usually buy celestial seasonings. this weekend she discovered that she loves chai.
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My 6yo's favorite is Peach Apricot Honeybush from Celestial Seasonings
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Honestly kids that age dont really enjoy tea try hot chocolate. Or at teavena they have this tea that tastes like hot chocolate it is called white chocolate peperment tea. If you add a little bit of milk into it it tastes really good:thumb

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Wow, wise one, kids don't? Because I think there are 40 listings of favorites. You work for Teavena? PS these kids are all teenagers/adults now.
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Originally Posted by Neldavi View Post

Most mornings I take two wide-mouth quart jars and put about 4 or 5 Tbs. of herbs in each, then boil a big kettle of water and let it all steep for a bit then strain the teas into another quart jar. We drink tea instead of water much of the time. We usually end up drinking it at room temperature but if you wanted it warm you could just heat it up later. I prefer the taste of bulk herbs also, like a pp said, but it sometimes seems like a bit of a hassle to make just one cup with bulk herbs so this system works for me.

My main herbs are raspberry, nettle, oat straw, mint, alfalfa, lemon balm ... hmm, what else. BTW, ds loves all of it .. he likes it better than water. Hibiscus has a nice sweet and fruity taste ... lemon grass, licorice is sweet and very yummy.

This is what we do. Only ours sits over night and most often includes nettles.

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