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drank Black Dragon Pearls by Teavana
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Another tea from this morning. Slow going day filled with lots of naps and a few cups of tea to keep me hydrated! Almost time for soup too heh. Another averagely good cup of tea. I’ll stick to teavivre’s and mandalas though.

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drank Harvest Spice Tea by The Tea Spot
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I’m trying to stick to teas that i am familiar with today or teas that have a really strong flavour since my senses are a little diluted today. I cannot stand being sick. I’m barely getting work done today and sitting takes all my energy. Nap central is my house today.

This tea came courtesy of Terri! I have no recollection as to whether i asked her for this one or she just sent a sample my way…either way it’s pretty good. The cinnamon is a little sweet in this one – but i found that today, drinking it side by side with a black tea made it perfect lol when i’m not sick again i’ll give it a shot again. But i like this mix of cloves and orange.

Lala

Hope you feel better soon!

Kamyria

Feel better!

Fjellrev

Rest that little head of yours, Sil!

Sil

Thanks guys!

Dexter

Hope you feel better. “Sitting takes all my energy” That is exactly how I feel. Accomplishing next to nothing at work today.

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83
drank Champagne Cider by Butiki Teas
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backlog from the weekend. Another tea i had but can’t remember anything beyond the fact that i enjoyed it quite a bit lol

edit: i mad it to 157..but then miss B’s tea showed up AND i’m sick so i can’t drink a whole lot that’s new. So not going to make my dec 31st goal but i did get pretty close AND didn’t buy a bunch of things i wanted to as a result :)

Amariel

I do like this one…hope it, or something like it, becomes permanent.

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94
drank Sichuan Caravan by Verdant Tea
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backlog from this weekend. I had a bajillion steeps of this! it’s slightly different from the last batch but still damn good! I really do like this one!

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86
drank Zhu Rong Yunnan Black by Verdant Tea
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backlog from this weekend – still so delicious and wonderful!

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backlog from the past few days. Not much to say beyond the fact that i love this tea quite a bit :)

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drank Random Steepings by Various Artists
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pssst….i had a bit of tea today. but it was family time with extended family in town for a day and my parents up for the weekend. more to come tomorrow afternoon once everyone is gone. Miss you all and hope everyone is having a kick ass sort of weekend.

OMGsrsly

Hope you’re having fun with your family. :)

Cavocorax

Yay! Glad you’re having good times.

TheTeaFairy

So happy you get to spend some time with your family :-)

Terri HarpLady

Yup, enjoy that family time!! We’ll all be here waiting for you ;)

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drank Eggnog & Pralines by Butiki Teas
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this is a slightly nuttier version of creamy eggnog, though it tastes much like i remember the other tasting. I’ll have to do a side by side comparison at some point just for fun.

Mostly, though…Dexter you’re awesome. that is all.

(edit: back up to 157, with a package still sitting in mail jail)

Cavocorax

Oh right! I should try that with my kettle!

Dexter

I’m sure that you will give that box a better home than I would :))

Sil

I’m going to hug them and kiss them and love them forever….

Dexter

and call him George?

Cavocorax

Hahahah you guys. <3

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drank Cinnamon Roll by Joy's Teaspoon
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Another tea from Tastybrew via the BBB Box. I used to LOOOOOVEEEEEEE frank’s cinnamon roll honeybush and then, i didn’t. I love cinnamon swirl bread, and then i liked it less (still a great tea though). So now there’s this one. And i think cinnamon teas are teas that i love and then don’t love…ebbing and flowing like the tide.

I like very much that this tea still keep the base present. It’s not just cinnamon in a cup. it’s baked goods like. mmmmm thanks tastybrew!

Fjellrev

I know what you mean about cinnamon teas. I’m hoping to pick up more of Tea Desire’s Cinnamon Star before I head back. It’s the only cinnamon tea that I never got sick of. Like a warm cinnamon bun.

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sipdown! i tried brewing this at 2.5 mins and it was almost the cup that i fell in love with. almost. but not quite. sigh i’ll have to decide later what to do about this one. Clearing my rating for now.

TastyBrew

If you ever want just a few cups, I’ll pack some up in the box for you.

Sil

i’m just so sad… he was the best. lol

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So no real clue what to write about myself here. A friend got me into drinking loose tea and it’s something I thoroughly enjoy though I have nowhere near the experience that many folks on the boards seem to have.

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