Mel Farrimond

Mel Farrimond loves all kinds of writing: creative, academic, freelancing, and blogging. She has her own blog, The MONDAY Blog at, covering music, oeuvres, news, dining, art and yoga.

How to Make Loose Leaf Tea Without a Strainer

loose leaf tea in a wooden spoon at a top of jar

This article covers 7 creative ways no how to make loose leaf tea without a strainer. There’s nothing quite like a nice cup of tea to lift the spirits. Whether you prefer black tea, green tea, white tea or a herbal variety, few beverages are as soothing, warming, and comforting.  Tea is the perfect breakfast beverage to help you get the day going. Afternoon tea …

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The Top 3 Teas for Acid Reflux

Herbal tea in a glass mug.

Many people have experienced the dreaded feeling, that burning sensation in the lower chest indicating acid reflux. Known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn or pyrosis, acid reflux can also cause a sore throat, coughing, hiccups, bloating and other unpleasant symptoms. According to the American College of Gastroenterology, over 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least …

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