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Today was not a very good day. I’m very physically and mentally exhausted and the weather has been so cold and dreary. My arthritis has been acting up and I think driving today seeing the damage in my neighborhood has dragged my mood down a bit. Tonight I went to a viewing of an old best friend. It was very tough. Even though I hadn’t seen him in 10 years, I feel like a chapter of my life has closed and I feel like I had missed out by not reconnecting.

I just needed something to cheer me up and help wake me up so I can catch up on some work. This is definitely my cheer me up guayusa. The smell and the taste of the lemon, creaminess, and earthiness make me smile and the caffeine is helping me make it through this long day and get some work in. Think its time for another cup of Helena’s guayusa.

Sil

Lol yes “Helena’s” tea :) that made me smile a lot after hearing about your crappy day. I’m so sorry to hear that things have been a bit of a struggle today. I can’t imagine what it must like to be around the destruction from the storm and a viewing on top of that. A least, there is still some comfort to be found in tea. hug

Butiki Teas

I totally think of this guayusa as “Helena’s guayusa”. Might as well be called, “Good Morning Sunshine, Helena”. There was some novelty to the destruction at first. It was interesting to see things, such as this wooded area that the trees are now leaning all in one direction and about 10% of the trees had fallen and seeing these massive trees completely uprooted and knocked into things. Now its kinda settling in a bit as reality and how lucky we are. The viewing was tough and there were a lot of unresolved issues but I like to think about all good times and positive things. Tea can be very comforting. Thanks, I can use the hugs. :)

Bonnie

You could use Helena’s 100%! I’m sorry for your physical and emotional pain my friend! Memory Eternal for the old best friend. We all have those people who we have let drift a bit. I’ve often thought the only people who would know I’m gone are Steepster’s. So strange. If you ever need a break you are welcome here!

Hesper June

I am sorry for your grey day.
I hope tomorrow brings more sunshine in your cup as well as in the sky.

Terri HarpLady

A big hug for you, Stacey.

Michelle

Feel better, dear <3

Butiki Teas

Thanks guys. hugs for all you for being sweet.

Geoffrey Norman

Sorry to hear it was a tough day, but kudos on the guayusa. Unlike yerba mate, I think it blends with things very well.

Fjellrev

Oh no, I am so incredibly sorry. :(

Nik

It’s a new day! Good morning to you, and here’s hoping it’s a much better one than yesterday. I’m sorry for your loss—unresolved stuff sucks. I admire your focus on the positive! Sending you good vibes and keeping you in my thoughts.

gmathis

What a tough day! May there be sunshine inside and out for you today.

Helena

A tough day, and of course the only cure is Good Morning Sunshine!

Azzrian

Wish I could give ya a hug. :(

Butiki Teas

Definitely feeling much better today. There is some sun here and things are looking up. Thanks for all the kind words. :)

Guayusa definitely seems to work great as a base.

Charles Thomas Draper

Yes, I agree it’s been tough in NJ lately. Very

Lynne-tea

So very sorry to hear this! Sending positive thoughts your way. I hope the clouds open up and you get some sunshine… and I’m not just talking about the weather =)

TheTeaFairy

Big big hugs Stacy… know that your tea cheers me up on a daily basis… Since you’re «the creator» I’m glad it can return the favor to you by giving you comfort :-)

Butiki Teas

I just wanted to say thanks for the comments everyone, they really did cheer me up. :)

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Sil

Lol yes “Helena’s” tea :) that made me smile a lot after hearing about your crappy day. I’m so sorry to hear that things have been a bit of a struggle today. I can’t imagine what it must like to be around the destruction from the storm and a viewing on top of that. A least, there is still some comfort to be found in tea. hug

Butiki Teas

I totally think of this guayusa as “Helena’s guayusa”. Might as well be called, “Good Morning Sunshine, Helena”. There was some novelty to the destruction at first. It was interesting to see things, such as this wooded area that the trees are now leaning all in one direction and about 10% of the trees had fallen and seeing these massive trees completely uprooted and knocked into things. Now its kinda settling in a bit as reality and how lucky we are. The viewing was tough and there were a lot of unresolved issues but I like to think about all good times and positive things. Tea can be very comforting. Thanks, I can use the hugs. :)

Bonnie

You could use Helena’s 100%! I’m sorry for your physical and emotional pain my friend! Memory Eternal for the old best friend. We all have those people who we have let drift a bit. I’ve often thought the only people who would know I’m gone are Steepster’s. So strange. If you ever need a break you are welcome here!

Hesper June

I am sorry for your grey day.
I hope tomorrow brings more sunshine in your cup as well as in the sky.

Terri HarpLady

A big hug for you, Stacey.

Michelle

Feel better, dear <3

Butiki Teas

Thanks guys. hugs for all you for being sweet.

Geoffrey Norman

Sorry to hear it was a tough day, but kudos on the guayusa. Unlike yerba mate, I think it blends with things very well.

Fjellrev

Oh no, I am so incredibly sorry. :(

Nik

It’s a new day! Good morning to you, and here’s hoping it’s a much better one than yesterday. I’m sorry for your loss—unresolved stuff sucks. I admire your focus on the positive! Sending you good vibes and keeping you in my thoughts.

gmathis

What a tough day! May there be sunshine inside and out for you today.

Helena

A tough day, and of course the only cure is Good Morning Sunshine!

Azzrian

Wish I could give ya a hug. :(

Butiki Teas

Definitely feeling much better today. There is some sun here and things are looking up. Thanks for all the kind words. :)

Guayusa definitely seems to work great as a base.

Charles Thomas Draper

Yes, I agree it’s been tough in NJ lately. Very

Lynne-tea

So very sorry to hear this! Sending positive thoughts your way. I hope the clouds open up and you get some sunshine… and I’m not just talking about the weather =)

TheTeaFairy

Big big hugs Stacy… know that your tea cheers me up on a daily basis… Since you’re «the creator» I’m glad it can return the favor to you by giving you comfort :-)

Butiki Teas

I just wanted to say thanks for the comments everyone, they really did cheer me up. :)

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My taste for tea started at an early age. As a child, I would frequently enjoy a cup of tea with my family. Tea has always been a significant part of my life, through all the challenges and all the accomplishments and celebrations. Naturally, I became interested in the variety of high quality teas and the very culture that encompasses tea. Today, I want to share my passion and love of tea through Butiki Teas.

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