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drank Chocolate Malt by 52teas
350 tasting notes

The house has been eating all my time lately, so I’ve missed a couple of tealogs again :(

The tea: I’m on my third pouch of this (clearly I’m a big fan), and this is apparently my first log! I usually write my tealogs during breakfast or lunch, and because I drink my honeybush teas at night I rarely log my poor honeybush blends despite relying on them every evening. This one is definitely one of my favorites. I make it a little stronger by adding at least an extra half teaspoon of the dry mix and I just leave it steeping. It gives it an extra oomph, and never seems to get bitter anyways so I figure there is no harm. Chocolaty Malty goodness, this is my night-time go-to drink.

The ramble: When we moved in less than 2 weeks ago, we found that the main floor bathroom smelled funky. We scrubbed it repeatedly to no avail. There was a bubble and rip in the linoleum, so we figured that may indicate the problem. Well, our intended quick fix of changing the linoleum gradually evolved into a slightly bigger powder room reno. My Dad came over and took out the toilet and discovered that the wax seal under the toilet was completely chewed away and even the concrete slab that it was sitting on was starting to crumble around it! We also noticed some staining on the wallpaper, so since the toilet was already out, we thought it was a good time to do the walls as well. But removing the wallpaper meant removing the trim and most of the cabinets…and so it goes. So together with my Dad we’ve ripped off wallpaper, cleaned the walls and started the sanding and mudding in preparation of the eventual painting of the room. It’s an unexpected reno, but once we’re done, it will be so much better than the pee-scented toilet in a stained floral wallpapered room that we started with. I’ll drink to that!

TheTeaFairy

Sorry to hear about your house ordeals… LOL, «pee-scented toilet in a stained floral wallpapered room», quite a statement!

canadianadia

In all honesty, we’re not so sad that we have to do this unexpected reno. Prior to deciding to rip it out, the hubby and I were discussing what a shame it is that the bathroom that’s in the worst shape wasn’t part of our upcoming planned reno. I think it was just meant to be. So far it’s been a fun little project (somehow makes it feel officially like our home), and I’m excited to see the color we chose on those walls— no more pee flowers – lol!

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TheTeaFairy

Sorry to hear about your house ordeals… LOL, «pee-scented toilet in a stained floral wallpapered room», quite a statement!

canadianadia

In all honesty, we’re not so sad that we have to do this unexpected reno. Prior to deciding to rip it out, the hubby and I were discussing what a shame it is that the bathroom that’s in the worst shape wasn’t part of our upcoming planned reno. I think it was just meant to be. So far it’s been a fun little project (somehow makes it feel officially like our home), and I’m excited to see the color we chose on those walls— no more pee flowers – lol!

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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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