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drank Mint Herb Tea by Bigelow
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Slightly upset stomach? Come to me, peppermint tea!

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What this morning needed was even more tea. So more tea I will have. Second day of elevenses! (sadly, due to work, Elevenses is almost exclusivly limited to the weekend).
I figured I’d stick with the theme, and drink more pumpkin tea.
I think I must be the only one in the world who does not get a diffrence between this and Grandma’s pumpkin pie. I get no chocolate at all!

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Today is the day of one of my families few traditions. Pumpkin day. We always go to a pumpkin patch and find ourselves good gourds for carving. We take our Jack-O-Lanterns very seriously.
In the interest of being thematic, I decided it was time for this.
Oh this is good. Creamy, pumpkin-y, with a crisp sugar note, that suggests that this is, in fact, Creme Brulee (which is my favorite, I must admit). This is probably one of my favorite autumn teas, and my favorite of the pumpkin blends.


Sounds like fun!


pumpkin carving is so much fun! Have a blast!

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I have not been logging this as often as I have been drinking it. Still, all the ROT cans seem to be Mary Poppins things, with hitherto unsuspected depths of tea in them.
Well, sip sip sip!

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drank Vanilla Black by Harney & Sons
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I am having myself some elevenses! Pot of this fragrant and lovely tea, and some vanilla merengue cookies, and a quiet moment in the morning.
Done with work for the day. After this pot of tea, time for errands, and then a massive housecleaning. I never like to clean, until I’m doing then, and its all good, and the house is clean and tidy, and I feel much better.

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drank Pumpkin Chai by DAVIDsTEA
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Theres nothing wrong with Pumpkin Chai, but its not as pumpkin-y as I want. I have other pumpkin tea with much more defined notes of pumpkin.
Still, this is warming and pleasant. I dont regret buying this, but I dont know how much more of it I will get in future.
Long day ahead. Expect an awful lot of tea to be drunk!

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drank Boston Blend by Harney & Sons
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Today nothing but Boston would do. Its delicious. How many tasting notes can I write saying “this is really really good, go get some?” Aparently a lot!
Yum yum.
This is just fall in a cup. No other explanation. My favorite season in tea form.

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Someone needs to come up with a St. Louis Blend, just because of the World Series, & all that…lol


Ha! Good point. The world series of teas!

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caffine…. caffine! Give me the sweet wake up juice!

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drank Fruits d'Alsace by Harney & Sons
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Yum. Really what else can I say? This is so, so good. A good tea for when I need to unwind, but as its black tea, it will still pep me up a bit.
Yum, yum, yum.

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drank Pure Mint by Twinings
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Minty. I am pleased by how well the mint cuts through this black tea. Its good for a bagged cup of tea.


Twinings never disappoints!

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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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