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drank Campfire Blend by Verdant Tea
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Having a couple of old favourites to end the night. I still really like this one but i always forget that it’s a herbal heh. So i’m having it…so there. delicious! so glad i picked up a whopping amount of this when i placed my verdant order a while back.

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drank Vanilla Cream by Bayswater Tea Co.
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Another swedish chef tea! though i almost wrote swedish fish… speaking of fish, what do you call a fish with no eyes?


better yet, what did one snowman say to the other?

“I think i smell carrots”


this tea? sort of vanilla like…but not so much. I think i might blend this with the machiato tea that swedish chef sent me as well and see how that helps. bad tea? no. good tea? no…middle of the road dirty dime a dozen… wheeeeeeeee!


How many tickles does it take to tickle an octopus?

Ten tickles :P


HAHA yay!




who is swedish chef?


Fjellrev :)


Why are tulips the perfect Valentine flower?
They have two lips ;)


Omg. I can’t handle how ridiculous this note is!

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drank Walnut Truffle by Tea Desire
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Another one from the swedish chef! I need to get through some of these sipdowns so that i can try and get back to working on my older teas :) This isn’t a bad nutty tea. What i like is that this is NOT almond…not that i have issues with almonds but i find a lot of nutty teas seem to take on a generic almondy sort of taste. There is a nutty bitterness to this tea, which i rather like. It’s not a sweet tea and that suits me just fine. Adding a little milk to this made it even more truffle like which is nice, since i honestly don’t really get any chocolate feelings from this one. still enjoyable though!

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drank Crazy Mint by RiverTea
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Thank you Cavocorax for sending this my way. Another fine sample from RiverTea that she was kind enough to share with me. This isn’t one that i would have picked up myself if only because ive been a little tired of mint lately. However, this is a pretty interesting tea if you’re into that whole mint thing. What i like is that the addition of the orange makes it not the same as other mint teas. is this a tea for me? no…but for mint fans, i would recommend this since it’s got a smooth finish to it and it’s not overbearing. the orange helping to offset the mint a bit without making it a strange cup of tea. thanks cavo!


Totally kind of me to send it! And uninvited too! :)

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drank Sweet Seduction by RiverTea
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wheeee! Cavocorax sent me a sample of this one in part because she’s awesome but also because she’s evil and is trying to prevent me from reaching my goal this month! heh

I actually like this one a bunch. It reminds me a little of green caramel from the persimmontree tea, but different. Smoother and more milky? nougatty? What is nice about this one too is that it feels…like a mouthful. This isn’t a wimpy watery feeling tea. Thanks for letting me try this out cavo!

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drank Pumpkin & Spice by Bayswater Tea Co.
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blaaaarg… nope. not for me. baby sat the steeping, water etc.. and it’s still a gross non pumpkin sort of clove water ick factor for me. oh well haha can’t win ’em all!

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this one is pretty good. will i reorder it? probably not. It’s a little too “something” with the chocolate taste which ruins my enjoyment of the caramel. But it’s not a bad tea, and i do like it…just not enough to rank as a perma place in my cupboard. But it’s one i’d happily swap for to try again or have a little cup of :)

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drank Yu Lu Yan Cha Black by Verdant Tea
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uh… i’ve been staring at this note for like 3 hours now while i play carcasonne with nicole and discuss tea purchases from Nina’s and Lupicia that i’ll be picking up while in Florida for Cavocorax and Kittenna and myself…

sooo yeah. see previous tasting notes so i can get on with the other teas i had today! ha!

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still loving this terri. thank you for sending it my way. Had another fwe cups of this today and i was not crazy the first time i drank it. i just really like it…a lot :)

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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.

My other interests are cycling, reading, board games, disney cruises, world of warcraft and dancing – in no particular order. I love travelling and am currently working on trying to get my other half to as many place in the world as possible.


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