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drank Vanilla Orchid by DAVIDsTEA
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My cousin hosted a tea party yesterday, and I was in charge of bringing the teas! It’s always exciting when you get an opportunity to share the tea love and hey, if sipdowns happen, then that’s just a bonus, right?

It was the first sunny day in weeks, so at the last minute we decided to pack up the food and head to the park for a picnic, with some Pimm’s and lemonade instead. It was a great idea, but I suggested we leave the scones at home and come back afterwards for a cup. After all, my cousin had set such a lovely table and I couldn’t let a tea-less tea party happen if I could help it! It was a tough crowd (die-hard coffee drinkers, “I only drink tea when I’m sick” types), but luckily the teas were a hit and everyone enjoyed them!

This was one of the teas I brought, as I thought it would be a fun intro to oolong for those that had never tried it. It was one of my first ever purchases that got neglected as my stash grew, so I hadn’t had it in a while and wasn’t sure if I would still enjoy it. But I was reminded of its sweet and creamy vanilla flavor balanced with a light bodied oolong. It was the perfect refreshing treat after a day of indulging in yummy food and sunshine; a delicious end to an amazing day!

Stephanie

Tea party! How fun! :D

Alysha

It was fun, and my first one! Now I need to host my own!

TheTeaFairy

I love when coffee drinkers give to tea their best «I don’t think so» look, but end up liking it! Good on ya sister!

Alysha

Thanks! Yeah that was definitely a victorious feeling! People often have the impression that all tea has to offer are those grocery store teabags, and are amazed when they find out how much better it can be!

canadianadia

A tea party – what a great way to share the tea love!

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Stephanie

Tea party! How fun! :D

Alysha

It was fun, and my first one! Now I need to host my own!

TheTeaFairy

I love when coffee drinkers give to tea their best «I don’t think so» look, but end up liking it! Good on ya sister!

Alysha

Thanks! Yeah that was definitely a victorious feeling! People often have the impression that all tea has to offer are those grocery store teabags, and are amazed when they find out how much better it can be!

canadianadia

A tea party – what a great way to share the tea love!

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I recently discovered loose leaf after a long and uninspiring relationship with teabags. I’ve been in love ever since (sorry bags, I just don’t feel that spark anymore).

Food is a passion for me and my love of scents and flavors has translated into an excitement for trying new teas. I’m trying to expand my palate with all different types, and currently my favorites are oolongs and greens.

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