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Everyone is getting their January boxes, so let’s have a #FlashContest! Your creative photo can win a “Bring Your Own Book” game! It’s like “Cards Against Humanity,” but you use lines from your book to create the zinger retort that WINS! Two options: Simply post a wonderful picture of the contents of your January box OR you using/wearing any of the items and post it to Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #JanuaryPemberteaContest! All pics must be posted by Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at midnight Pacific standard time in order to be eligible! Photos will be judged on creativity and...

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Peeking Into The January, 2018 Box If you don't want to know what is in the January box, stop reading right now. Because we are rolling it out below. ... ... Ok? ... ... You've been warned! ... ... Now, lets dive in and explore this months awesomeness!  The theme of the January box fresh starts and new resolutions. Its also about taking risks.  We are really redirecting our box toward exclusive, original Jane Austen items and teas that are different from what you find at your local supermarket. * * * * * First up is a tea recommendation...

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Who wouldn't love to have a dinner with Mr. Darcy?  Well, you better familiarize yourself with whats being served, because a Regency table is quite different from your 21st Century menu that you will be eating tonight. Meals were exponentially more ornamental than even the finest Michelin starred restaurant.  Meat pies, biscuits and even desserts took on an almost theatrical presentation to the table. One of the greatest and most versatile performers was the flummery. Flummery is a white jelly, which was formed into a limitless variety of  elegant molds and shapes. It is creamy in taste, but not as...

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fruit, iced tea, low calorie, peach, summertime -

When the farmers market has some reeeeeally ripe peaches, it practically calls out for some sweet summer peach iced tea! You can make this with or without sugar, because the natural sweetness of the peaches will satisfy any sweet tooth. First, you make your simple peach syrup.Ingredients: 2-3 peaches – sliced or small cubes 1 cup of sugar (optional) 1 cup of water To make the syrup, place water, peaches and optional sugar in saucepan and heat over medium heat. Stir until sugar dissolves and peaches are tender. Using a fork, mash the peaches against the side of the saucepan...

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YES, it’s a legitimate addiction. And NO, I do not want to know the cure. You’ve read “The Mysteries of Udolpho” just because you wanted to see if it was as scandalous as they say. Bonus points if the same holds true for “The Mystery of the Forest” You have at least one copy of every book Jane wrote but that doesn’t stop you from buying more (same goes for all the DVDs - even if the movie was awful!) You're still a little angry at Cassandra Austen for burning all those letters You think empire waists are flattering and would...

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