sun tea.

June 18, 2012
suntea

a window ledge is the perfect place to brew a refreshing bit of tea. at our house there was hibiscus tea with honey and just a squeeze of lime. on repeat, all weekend.

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17 Comments

  • Reply Selene June 18, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    <3<3<3

  • Reply Sophie June 18, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    this is so beautiful. hibiscus tea sounds so ridiculously good! definitely need to try it now.

  • Reply Shelly { @ Quiet Luxury } June 18, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Cute gif! Sun tea is so refreshing.

  • Reply rebecca June 18, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    and the most perfect weather for a window ledge brewed tea. 🙂

  • Reply Alexa June 18, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    i've never heard of this! what else on earth am i missing?!

  • Reply Sam | ashore June 18, 2012 at 8:15 pm

    I don't know how I missed out on the existence of "sun tea" – but I was at home over the weekend and my Dad's girlfriend (who is from the South) was talking about it. And I was like "ya ya … iced tea." And then she described it and I couldn't believe what I was hearing. It's just water + leaves + sun = tea. Literally, SUN tea.

    sweet simplicity! the world is a wonderful place.

  • Reply Milynn luong June 18, 2012 at 9:35 pm

    I've heard of sun tea recently but didn't know how it worked. It looks refreshing and really simple. I may have to try it out on my window sill too 🙂

  • Reply the southern hostess June 18, 2012 at 9:58 pm

    That looks glorious. There's something so special about sun tea.

  • Reply Ashley Blossom June 19, 2012 at 1:05 am

    Where do you buy your hibiscus tea? Is there a specific brand you would recommend? Thanks so much! 🙂

    • Reply Erin June 19, 2012 at 1:39 pm

      hey ashley, i get my hibiscus tea (which is really just dried hibiscus flowers) from my local spice/nut/all things yummy shop. but i've also found them online at mountainroseherbs.com! good luck!

  • Reply sweet harvest moon June 19, 2012 at 10:19 am

    I'm always scared of leaving water in the sun… maybe I should get over this fear and try this!
    What recipe did you use?

    • Reply Erin June 19, 2012 at 1:39 pm

      no real recipe, just a spoonful of dried leaves and water set out in the sun!

  • Reply Mary June 19, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    Mmmmmm! Must try this. Looks absolutely splendid, and so very refreshing. 🙂

  • Reply Kristina June 21, 2012 at 11:09 am

    Looks wonderful!! So yummy!

  • Reply jennifer June 21, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    love sun tea!

  • Reply Jessie Ammons July 9, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    I live by sun tea, even in the winter! It's actually even BETTER in the winter, because it's heartening to yield something warm and cozy despite the cold weather.

  • Reply Candy August 23, 2012 at 4:06 am

    Hibiscus tea + honey + lime? Sounds perfect! Great drink after a long tiring day, or during the summer days. 🙂

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