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Now don’t get me wrong, this tea tastes pretty good. I’m just struggling to interpret it as a pumpkin spice. O.K…Sure, I get the spice right from my first sip, but it fades too quickly and blends with a fruit taste. The fruitiness is nice, just a little distracting when you’re trying to think pumpkin.

Now that I look at the ingredients, it’s clearer why I didn’t taste what I expected. The first ingredient isn’t tea, and it isn’t spice, nope! It’s Hibiscus?! Kind of an unusual choice, compared to other pumpkin teas I’ve tried. Fortunately, while it’s hot, I don’t taste the sourness that I frequently experience with teas that have high hibiscus content (although the tartness is a tad more evident when it cools). Hmmm…the fruit taste is likely from the apples and oranges. I’m also a little surprised to see that there is no mention of some of the more typical spices associated with pumpkin teas such as nutmeg, or cloves. Not a bad tea, but I’m just not wow’d by this one yet. Oh well! Perhaps I will use this one as a base for my experimen"tea"tion? Halloween is coming so creating a Frankenstein tea seems rather fitting don’t cha’ think?

Nik

I love Frankensteining my teas. Have fun! =)

canadianadia

“Frankensteining” – cute!
Oh! and just for fun, I might play the song “monster mash” while I do the tea mashup :)

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Nik

I love Frankensteining my teas. Have fun! =)

canadianadia

“Frankensteining” – cute!
Oh! and just for fun, I might play the song “monster mash” while I do the tea mashup :)

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That’s my mug! I’ve never really been a huge fan of Winnie the Pooh, but I like the fact that this mug is more or less clear. Plus, I can’t help but giggle when I say “ewww …I have Pooh on my mug” and people in the room gawk in horror before realizing I’m talking about Winnie. Am I easily amused? heck yeah!

A little something about my interests? – In no particular order, I love tea, makeup, paper crafting (card making), home renovations, and gardening.

As a rule, I tend to drink my tea without adding anything, but if that doesn’t work for me, I indulge in the fact that rules are meant to be broken. Yep! I’m such a rebel…sometimes I even color outside the of lines :P

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