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A Little Taste of Home

Good ol' sweet tea!

I love it, but had resigned myself to the fact that Id only have the 'real deal' when I go home. It wasn't too bad, as I told myself I didnt need it anyway,that drinking sweet tea as much as we did growing up wasnt good for you anyway and that I wasnt missing anything.

oooooh the lies,lol.

After deciding I was going to cook a small southern dinner for the two of us, I felt like it wouldnt be the same without some good ol' sweet tea. So to my trusty facebook group pages I went to post the question. Im telling you, you just cant quit those pages because they tend to be useful,lol. (insert paula dean country southern voice here) 

 I was hopeful and determined to find this tea and didnt have to look far. After preparing the tea, I wasnt too hopeful as I didnt know what it would taste like. As soon as it hit the taste buds I began to smile with sheer joy! This was it!!!!!!

On top of the cornbread dressing (WITH poultry seasoning), macaroni and cheese, rutabagas, gravy, veggies, cranberry sauce, and pineapple coconut pie, it was was truly the icing on the cake. Now I just have to make sure I dont begin to ingest pounds of sugar drinking this stuff (as I sit here with a glass of it in front of me!) 


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