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drank Citrus Blend by Harney & Sons
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The agony of a Monday morning. I am very tired, as I was out late at a going away party for a dear friend. Its weird that she’ll be so very far away.
So I’m tired, and today its weirdly overcast and somewhat unpleasant. Come on, self. Lets do this Monday thing!
Citrus! Today its a bit bitter, but a lemon bitter, not a black tea bitter.

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61
drank Apricot Vanilla Creme by Tazo
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Afternoon tea. It smells better than it tastes. And it does smell wonderful. You will have to imagine a contented sigh.

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100
drank Paris by Harney & Sons
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Needed another cup of tea before I figure out whats for lunch, and heading off on my errands. Paris in loose leaf is better, but I like having the sachets around for just such a quick cuppa.
I love this stuff.

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79
drank Capri by Harney & Sons
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Sunday is lovely. Its the only day of the week that is completely off for me. (Unless I take on some Freelance, which I do sometimes….), but today its just relaxing and calm. I’ve got a lazy day scheduled. Theres a book to read, a farewell party for an old roommate tonight, and perhaps a craft fair to attend. That sounds like just the right sort of Sunday.

Tealizzy

That sounds like an awesome Sunday! Sundays for me end up being chore days, but maybe I’ll fit in some time to read my book (with tea, of course). ;)

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97
drank Vanilla Comoro by Harney & Sons
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Backlogged from last night. I had a quiet night, reading the tea mystery (Which I am reading for the tea, not for the mystery. I actually do read mysteries, but this is obviously a “cozy” which is more about atmosphere than crime. Which is fine, I need that every once in a while).
I finished my huge bag of this. However I already have a new tin of it. I like having Comoro around. Its a good standby.

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69
drank Nutty Almond Cream by Tiesta Tea
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I am spending my evening with a murder mystery (this particular book is called Death by Darjeeling, and I confess I picked it up because its set in a tea shop), and I needed a cup of tea to go along with it. Possibly several, quite frankly.
This is a great “I’m not paying attention” tea. I can steeping for an unspecified time, and its fine. I can be absorbed in the story and it does not demand a lot of attention. Its very good for that.

Shadowfall

Lol. I tried to get into that series awhile ago and never could, despite the major tea influence in it. Just not that big into mysteries. Though I’ve been considering giving it another shot.

teaqueen

I love this tea, even though it’s one of the strangest concepts ever… There’s no actual tea in it! But it is delicious. And the longer you let it steep, the better it tastes.

Rosehips

I swear, everyone makes a version of this, but I enjoy it too.

gmathis

I’ve read most; the Tea Shop mysteries that are in the first half of the series are better. (Later in the series, the lovely tea descriptions start falling off and the dialogue/plots get pretty improbable. I hate not liking a book!)

ashmanra

I have five if the books and forced myself to read three, no more. But I have made a lot of the recipes in the back, and they were the best part!

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79
drank Capri by Harney & Sons
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I swear there must be vanilla in here. This is just so creamy. It seems impossible to believe that there is no flavoring in this.
I don’t get a lot of the lemon or fig today, just a rich and lovely creamy cup of tea. That’s lovely.

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82
drank Citrus Blend by Harney & Sons
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This is, without a doubt, my least favorite time of the year. I drunk this tea this morning, sweating slightly (very ladylike, I know), and frequently having to put the cup down to cool off between sips.
I’ve never been an iced tea drinker, but I may have to start. Its going to be 100 degrees or higher all week long.

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97
drank Vanilla Comoro by Harney & Sons
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I’ve finished my Camp Nanowrimo wordcount! Gah I’m exsausted, and must do so many revisions.
I shall reward myself with a cup of tea, and go to bed.

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Ok, I don’t think this has any tea in it. It tastes herbal, and a medicinal herbal at that. I can barely see the leaf in it, for all the giant red things (that I assume are freeze dried raspberries, but they look like fruitiy pebbles.)
Blerhg. Not impressed at all.

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I love tea! I confess that I was a hot chocolate lover for most of my life, but recently a switch has gone off in my brain, and suggested that I might just love tea. And I do!
I’m a bit of a novice, but an enthusiastic one, and am happily sipping new varieties all the time.
I love vanilla, fruity, and caramel flavors, and cant wait to try more.

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