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Soulcare in the midst of Chaos

Trista Laborn

Tags bible, blog, devotional, gracelooksamazingonyou, loose leaf tea, scripture, Tea

Soulcare in the midst of Chaos

We are often so weighed down by comparison, anxiety, and fear that the idea that grace could look amazing on them feels unbelievable. Being weighed down with chaos, with everything that is going on, like the coronavirus, fear of the unknown, anxiety, insert what weights you down. But all around us are flashes of grace, shining examples of God’s love. It turns out earning our way is simply not included in the fabric of grace. Instead, grace is woven with a gift after gift from God. It's about Him, who He is, and what He has done, not us, and who we are or aren't....


Top 3 teas to drink after every meal

Trista Laborn

Tags health benefits, herbal tea, loose leaf tea, Tea, Top 3 for meals

Top 3 teas to drink after every meal

Drinking a cup of tea anytime during the day, afternoon or evening is very comforting. Especially after a meal. Tea is the 2nd most popular drink in the world next to water! Facts stated by the U.S. Tea Association. So, here are the top 3 teas you should drink after every meal Lemon Tea Drinking water and lemon may sound like a trendy weight loss step, but there are many benefits to drinking lemon herbal tea.  Studies have shown that lemon can aid in flushing out toxins in the liver, help jump-start your metabolism, it can help with digestion and can also...


10 unique ways to use tea

Trista Laborn

Tags bath teas, beauty treatment, tea, tea leaves

10 unique ways to use tea

Now that you started drinking loose leaf, what do you do after drinking the best tea of your life? Here are 10 unique ways you can use tea and the old tea leaves.   1. Cooking with Tea. You can use different types of tea to cooking with in spices. Different spices can create a type of smoke for meats while grilling. This type of method is increasingly becoming very popular today. Even as a marinade, chai blends are excellent for marinating and tenderizing meats. *Bonus Tip: You can also use it as an alternative to making smoothies. Instead of adding...


How to make cold brew tea and why you should

How to make cold brew tea and why you should

Tea is the 2nd most popular drink in the world next to water! Facts stated by the U.S. Tea Association.  The cold brewing method with tea is slowly becoming popular next to coffee. There are many benefits to cold brewing tea. If you haven’t made cold brew tea yet, you are missing out! Cold brewing loose leaf tea is tasty, refreshing and it’s a simple way to enjoy the benefits of each type of loose leaf tea. Black is the most popular here in the U.S and Europe. Whereas Green Tea is popular in most Asian countries. What is Cold Brewing Cold...


What is Chai?

Trista Laborn

Tags chai, herbal tea, loose leaf tea, Tea

What is Chai?

For a while, I tried different types of chai, the store brand “Chai” concentrate liquid, the store tea bags and of course Starbucks chai tea lattes. Ever since trying out loose leaf chai, Which is black tea with different types of spices, It blew my mind. What is Chai? Chai from its origin comes from India and it means “Tea” in Hindi, or more accurately Masala chai tea, which is steeped with a spice blend. There are a thousand different ways of making “Masala tea” or “Chai”. It varies from across continents, cultures, different towns and families.   The Origin of...

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