Story and Photos by Heather Barnes What is a shrub?A shrub is a fruit flavored vinegar and a way of preserving seasonal fruit. Drinking vinegar has been around since the Babylonians, who mixed date vinegar with their water to make it safe to drink. Fast-forward to 15th century England, prior to refrigeration, fruit was preserved… Read More Sensational Shrubs!
Summer cool offs can be polarizing, whether it be a crisp yet classic lemonade or a stronger punch of sangria guzzled by the glass on the porch. But for us, sweet tea is the perfect medium in spicing up your refreshments. A Southern staple, sweet tea is more of a cultural icon than a choice… Read More A Peach Orange Sweet Tea Recipe to Sip On
Story and Photos by Marjorie Magazine This article originally appeared in our 2019 issue. Find the magazine here for purchase. Nothing softens the blow of everyday demands like a favorite drink. Especially for tea, the mixture of fruits, flowers, and herbs presents a delicate taste that seems to transform you into different moods and memories… Read More Sipping to the Imagination with Tea Spectral
Sometimes the greatest gift you can give is time well spent with each other. In the midst of winter, a simple date over hot tea served in beautifully crafted china can make you feel that special touch of love and joy. and of course, warmth. But even if you’ll have to take a raincheck on… Read More Sip on the Sweet Scents of These DIY Antique Teacup Candles
On a light summer breeze you might get a whiff of salty sea air, fresh peonies, or the heavy smoke from a BBQ grill to really put your old soul in the mood for the warm season ahead! But at the twilight, turn your nose towards the indoors or onto the back porch for your… Read More Teacup Candles Serve Up Summertime Sunshine