Okay, well, maybe I don't look neat right now. It seems my immune system wasn't quite prepared for the beginning of the school year and the mass of germy preteens. I clawed my way out of a NyQuil induced coma this morning at 6AM, determined to get to work... and am now home again after inevitably sliding back into the land of pjs, soup and amassing Kleenex kitten armies.
It isn't all bad, though. At least it gave me a good excuse to wade through my hot tea supply. I'm not usually a tea person, but I'd drink red hot magma if it meant my sinuses would clear up. I ended up whipping out my supply of blooming lavender tea flowers. Taste wise there's not much too it, (Although maybe I should try it with a fully functional set of taste buds next time...) but man, is it fun to watch.
For anyone interested to try out the process themselves, sans the getting sick part, Mountain Rose Herbs has a good selection of their own blooming flowers that come with additional flavor mixtures.