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drank Sugar and Spice by DAVIDsTEA
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A pot of this, along with some cinnamon twistie cookies, proves to be a good writing snack this morning. Its also amazingly cold and windy, and a nice warm pot of tea is just the ticket.

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Wha-? I’m awake. I’m awake……… zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Help, Vanilla Almond, to get me going where I need to go!


I know the feeling!

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Ah, when I saw this in the grocery store I could not resist its call. I got this last year, when I had first moved into my house, and its smell brought me right back to those days of the house with too little furniture and nothing on the walls.
I like it. I get almond, not coconut out of it, and almond is one of my favorites.
I have a soft spot for this.

Terri HarpLady

I almost bought a tin of this the other day. I haven’t tried it, but it sounds tasty!

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drank Je t'Aime by Nina's Paris
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Its still raining, rare enough event around here, and so its to the smokey, caramelly vanilla-y warm sweater tea.
When I bought this, I was suspicious, and only bought a small amount. Now I feel like I am greedily parcing it out. I will need more of this, before the winter is through.
There is nothing, in my mind, quite like having a quiet morning to sit in your robe, and watch the rain, drinking lovely tea.


Agreed. Here’s to more robe time.

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drank Vanilla Comoro by Harney & Sons
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Its raining! I love it when it rains. Time for one of my cozy sweater teas.

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drank New York Blend by Harney & Sons
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Oooh, my innards. I have a seriously upset stomach, and out of the blue! Nothing will stop gurgling.
So I’ve warmed up a hot pack, to help with heat, and brewed up this tea, as its quick, and it has both mint and ginger in it. Its tasty, I like it a good deal. Let hope it helps!

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drank Milk Oolong by The Republic of Tea
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Feeling a little virtuous, for getting the word count in. Now, to suit up and go to work.
A soothing cup of this, to wind down from the mornings cups.

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drank Boston Blend by Harney & Sons
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I could not help it. My second pot of this rainy morning had to be Boston.
Its serving as my pot of “writer juice” this morning. I like to write with a cup of tea on hand. I find it helps me think.
I love almond. Last time I asked about almond perfume, and I am buisily hunting down the suggestions. I just bought myself a bar of almond scented soap, as well, which is lovely.
Sip, sip, type, type.


I’ve never hand this one, it sounds like I should!


I highly recommend it. :)


I just placed an order with Harney because I wanted a stump teapot and got a sample. :)


I hope you enjoy it!

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drank Lapsang Souchong by Nina's Paris
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I woke up this morning to discover that it was raining. And cold! Perfection, that is some of my favorite weather.
I’ve been hording this little sample from Nina’s for just such a day, occationally picking it up and smelling it. It smells deliciously of smoke.
Wood smoke in a cup. Its amazingly true to the sent. I can see how some people might taste bacon in it. Or how they might find it too smoky.
I do not find it too smokey. It is strong, but I really like it. I have almost zero experience with Lapsang Souchong, but I will probably explore more of this. Is good!
A perfect cup for a cold rainy day.


i like a splash of maple syrup to smokey teas ;)

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Mint. I do get the mint out of this, but the rest of the title is not making an apperance in my cup. Where is the chocolate note, eh? Bah.
All said, its not dreadful or anything, I’m just not impressed. Not a lot of this, as I have a tiny amount. Still, it will be good to have it all sipped down and to move on to other non caf desert teas.

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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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