Yes, I’m drinking this again, even though I have a whole bunch of flavored black teas at my disposal. I guess I’m just in an unflavored black tea phase! I have about 2 cups worth of this one left. I’m getting a lot of dark chocolate from it today. Yum!

Gotta get my rear in gear, stop stalking my orders from Butiki and Teavivre, and go running before it gets too hot! Has anyone gotten a shipping note from Stacy yet from her big sale? I suppose the 6 business days aren’t over yet, but I’m so anxious to enjoy the teas I ordered!


I got a shipping note from Stacy I want to say Friday….no, Thursday.

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I got a shipping note from Stacy I want to say Friday….no, Thursday.

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I thought my profile needed a facelift, so here we go:

My obsession with tea really started around October 2012 when I discovered DavidsTea. Before that, I had the occasional cup and enjoyed going out to afternoon tea with my mom. I was really into An Afternoon to Remember’s creme brulee tea, since they had an afternoon tea place at that time, which has since closed…so sad and I haven’t found a good replacement.

So, I kinda went nuts when I discovered both DavidsTea and Lupicia in the SF mall, and I still frequent them, though my tastes have substantially changed over time from wanting to try all the teas to being a bit more particular.

Once I discovered steepster, literally by looking up reviews of a DavidsTea tea, I was hooked! So many tea companies I never heard of and everything sounding so delicious!

I found I still love dessert teas, like flavored black teas, but I also really enjoy oolong (both green and roasted). I occasionally enjoy flavored rooibos and white teas. I’ve had a rough time with puerh, and still think it tastes like leather. Recently, after having some really amazing teas from Teavivre, I can now say I love unflavored Chinese black teas and green teas.

Favorite tea companies right now include: Teavivre, Golden Moon, Butiki, Lupicia, and DavidsTea.

Just a note: I don’t rate my teas numerically because my iPad doesn’t like the scroll bar. Maybe someday that will change…hint hint, steepster! ;)

P.S. My profile picture is of one of my 2 cats, Holly, who is a little princess but very photogenic, and she loves boxes, including those that bring me tea! :)


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