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Hi everyone, it has been a fun week of sneak peeks and releases!  Everything is now available at Taylored Expressions and I hope you’ve had as much fun as I’ve had this past week!  I’m back to share this tag from Hey Sweet Tea, an adorable and must have set!  If you watch Duck Dynasty, then you probably already know about Sy and his never ending love affair with Sweet Tea.  He always has a glass or the whole pitcher of it with him!  

For my tag I used Label Stacklets 4 and die cut the coordinating die to Hey Sweet Tea, Mason Jar Glass & Lid.  I cut the first layer in Choice Snow white card stock and the second layer in vellum.  I colored the first layer with Copics to look like iced tea and added the ice, lemon, and straw.  Of course, I had to add Stickles to the lemons for a little added sparkle.  I just LOVE this set!  

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Did you know that adding a pinch of baking soda to iced tea takes the bitterness out of it?  I follow a recipe I found on Pinterest a long time ago.  I add 1/4 tsp baking soda to my tea bags while they’re steeping (12 tea bags in 4 cups boiling water, add sugar @ 3 cups or to taste, then add enough water to make a gallon).  It makes a huge difference and makes the tea so smooth.  You can also add lemons, peaches, raspberries, mint…whatever you fancy.  My kids are crazy for Sweet Tea! Yum!!! 

Go check out what the rest of the Baker’s Dozen has whipped up for you today!

Carole Burrage

Charmaine Ikach

Jami Sibley

Jen Shults

Joan Ervin

Kerri Michaud

Sankari Wegman

Shannon White

Shelly Mercado

Stephanie Kraft

Tammie Edgerton

Taylor VanBruggen

Wanda Guess

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