Monthly Archives: January 2011

Time to Think about CSAs

Community supported agriculture (CSA) continues to thrive in our area with a variety of farms and food offerings. I love that we can support local farmers who continue to struggle due to factory farms and “cheap” food, the economy and … Continue reading

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Hot Tea Tips for Hot Tea Month

This is the second posting for Hot Tea Month. We just love the stuff! I confess to being a bit of a tea snob—blame it on my Brit heritage—so I have a few tea-making tips of my own. How to … Continue reading

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Soup-er Cold this Weekend

Tomorrow’s high is predicted to be 5 degrees above zero with a -30 wind chill. It will be our coldest day so far this year. For me, this is soup weather. I love all types of soup. Tom Yum is … Continue reading

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A Chat with the Woman Behind Cha Cha Tea

January is Hot Tea Month so we’d thought we’d celebrate a little. We met Maleah Moskoff of Cha Cha Tea at the Craftacular, and she agreed to a little interview (thanks, Maleah!) She sells great teas, tea blends and lots … Continue reading

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10 Fun Winter Things to Do in Madison

Got the Madison-winter blahs? Already tired of the cold and snow? Remedies come in two trains of thought—embrace winter or plan ahead for spring. Either way, our city offers lots of simple, cheap or free things to do before first … Continue reading

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Kombucha Crazy!

I had lunch at my favorite Milwaukee restaurant (Beans and Barley) yesterday and was offered a free sample of Kombucha tea. I’ve had Kombucha before, but the lemon grass ginger version that I was handed was the best I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Keeping the Get Fit Resolution

Getting in shape or losing weight is America’s number one New Year’s resolution, and I must admit I definitely join the masses on that one. Helping us keep that resolution has become a huge business. From weight loss cures to … Continue reading

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