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Spring is definitely on it’s way! I think I can actually crack open the windows without getting dirty looks from my pups today. :) Okay, they might still give me dirty looks, but they live here for free so they’ll just have to huddle up and deal with it for a little while. They both think my lap is their personal heated bed anyways.

So this tea! Very nice! At first, I thought possibly a bit chocolatey, but it was likely the piece of chocolate I had before taking a sip. Now I"m more inclined to think a light malt on the swallow. A bit of prune. Smooth and sweet. Warm and lovely. Pleasantly drying.

I was a bit surprised by the little bits of dried leaf. I nearly spilled it all getting it out. I suppose, though, that it explains the briskness of this tea.

I don’t know what it is, but something about the smell of this makes me think of having tea in an English garden. I’m not even sure what an English garden looks like. I’m just envisioning myself in a nice summer dress, floppy hat and parasol while sipping tea with greenery all around me. Maybe it’s spring fever, actually.

I am, as always, amazed that one plant can have so many intriguing flavors. Can you get this level of complexity if you cultivated mint extensively?

TheTeaFairy

Awww, love this review, the dogs, the English gardens, so very British!

Lol, my dog also thinks my lap is his own personal heated bed…he thinks he’s a poodle and forgets he weighs 100 pounds…I don’t!!

Mercuryhime

Aw thanks! I do love my pups even though they insist on drooling on me and pinning me down when they’re cold. :) fortunately for me, they are only 5 lbs each. Easy to shove off. :)

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TheTeaFairy

Awww, love this review, the dogs, the English gardens, so very British!

Lol, my dog also thinks my lap is his own personal heated bed…he thinks he’s a poodle and forgets he weighs 100 pounds…I don’t!!

Mercuryhime

Aw thanks! I do love my pups even though they insist on drooling on me and pinning me down when they’re cold. :) fortunately for me, they are only 5 lbs each. Easy to shove off. :)

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I came from a tea drinking family, but I never appreciated the different qualities and varieties of tea until older. All that time wasted! But I guess I needed to be mature enough to appreciate the tea experience. :)

My favorite teas are green oolongs and white tea. I also love greens, especially gyokuro. I have a huge appreciation for rooibos and honeybush as they are often that only thing I can drink in the evening. I am a relatively new convert to black teas. This is unfortunate for my wallet but extremely wonderful for my palate. :)

In any case, I have a love for both flavored and unflavored teas. They are different experiences for sure, but both enjoyable. I find that it often depends on my mood.

I am on a quest to find a tea that will win my husband over. I think I’m making some headway…

My profile pic features my two lovable puppies, Mr. Snuggles and Sr. Caliente.

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