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Dry, this honeybush tisane smells so strongly of cinnamon that it could quite possibly take down a pterodactyl. I opened up the package and was almost knocked over by the cinnamon aroma rushing into my nostrils. As I steadied myself and wiped the tears from my eyes I thought, whoa, this must be cinnamon’s response to pepper spray. I brewed it up with some feelings of trepidation.

I braced myself as I took my first sip, expecting my poor taste buds to be accosted by the fiery onslaught of cinnamon.

…sip…
…slurp…
…gulp…

Imagine my surprise… it wasn’t overpoweringly cinnamon flavored… it was good!

I must say that I can’t taste the baked roll portion of this tea, but the cinnamon does play nicely with the honeybush. At least I’m assuming it’s the honeybush that I taste. This is my first Honeybush tea ever, (well, as far as I know). How ‘bout I describe it to you, and you can correct me if my assumption is wrong: So, accompanying the cinnamon there’s a lovely honey scent akin to homemade beeswax candles, sans wax, of course. Logic is telling me to assume that’s the *honey*bush. I wonder if the baked roll taste might come out more as this tea ages? I will have to see, well, assuming I can hold off on drinking it all in the next little while. Hmmm, speaking of which, I could really use another cup.

Cavocorax

Are a lot of the 52 teas dessert teas? That’s just the impression I get from the reviews. Sounds tasty!

canadianadia

52teas makes all kinds of uniquely flavored teas, which include a good variety of dessert teas. Their selection truly extends beyond the ordinary. For example they have a good variety of iced tea (bubblegum, cotton candy and monkey fart, to name a few), a couple different types of bacon tea, and even a doggy tea for Fido :P You may have already checked out the site, but just in case you haven’t, and you’re curious, here’s a link to what’s currently in stock http://www.52teas.com/in-stock/

Cavocorax

Thanks! I looked at their subscription plans before (just dreaming…) but I didn’t see that page. I was a bit put off bc a) it looked like 90% dessert teas, and I already have too many of those and b) I didn’t like the idea that I could find the perfect tea and then NEVER have it again. :P Guess I’m not big on the better to have loved and lost than never loved at all adage. :P Or I’m a coward. But anyways I see there are regular blends in stock too so that gives me hope. Maybe I’ll give it a shot once I have some spending money!

Cavocorax

:| Now I’m tempted by their sampler. This is bad! I shouldn’t look at tea websites at 2AM. #willpowerdecreasingbythehour

canadianadia

I’ve only tried 4 teas from 52teas, but so far I’m happy with them. I ordered the 12 teas of Christmas because I thought it might be a neat way to get a taste for what I might like. I’m sure I’ll probably experience some of that “loved and lost” disappointment, but I’m too curious to pass it up. lol-2a.m decreasing willpower

Kittenna

I would recommend the sampler :)

canadianadia

@Kittena – It’s reassuring to have your recommendation for the sampler. Now I’ll be even more excited when mine arrives in the mail. yay!

Kittenna

I ordered it myself too, hehehe :D

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Cavocorax

Are a lot of the 52 teas dessert teas? That’s just the impression I get from the reviews. Sounds tasty!

canadianadia

52teas makes all kinds of uniquely flavored teas, which include a good variety of dessert teas. Their selection truly extends beyond the ordinary. For example they have a good variety of iced tea (bubblegum, cotton candy and monkey fart, to name a few), a couple different types of bacon tea, and even a doggy tea for Fido :P You may have already checked out the site, but just in case you haven’t, and you’re curious, here’s a link to what’s currently in stock http://www.52teas.com/in-stock/

Cavocorax

Thanks! I looked at their subscription plans before (just dreaming…) but I didn’t see that page. I was a bit put off bc a) it looked like 90% dessert teas, and I already have too many of those and b) I didn’t like the idea that I could find the perfect tea and then NEVER have it again. :P Guess I’m not big on the better to have loved and lost than never loved at all adage. :P Or I’m a coward. But anyways I see there are regular blends in stock too so that gives me hope. Maybe I’ll give it a shot once I have some spending money!

Cavocorax

:| Now I’m tempted by their sampler. This is bad! I shouldn’t look at tea websites at 2AM. #willpowerdecreasingbythehour

canadianadia

I’ve only tried 4 teas from 52teas, but so far I’m happy with them. I ordered the 12 teas of Christmas because I thought it might be a neat way to get a taste for what I might like. I’m sure I’ll probably experience some of that “loved and lost” disappointment, but I’m too curious to pass it up. lol-2a.m decreasing willpower

Kittenna

I would recommend the sampler :)

canadianadia

@Kittena – It’s reassuring to have your recommendation for the sampler. Now I’ll be even more excited when mine arrives in the mail. yay!

Kittenna

I ordered it myself too, hehehe :D

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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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