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fcmonroe said

Jason told me to talk about some of the tea I've bought since I joined up........

I’ll tell you about one of the boxes that arrived today. This one came from Cha Cha Tea. I was inspired to order from them after reading a review here by Lainie. She was describing the Yuzu Oolong. I went to price it, and found that they were selling surprise bags for the New Year. I love surprises, so I ordered a $30 Lucky Bag. (I also ordered some of the strawberry oolong, and of course, the yuzu oolong.)

My surprise bag had the following:
tea mints
a blooming tea
a tea lip balm (These three were in a pretty purple organza bag.)
1 oz bags of:
—Caramel Rooibos
—Organic Cha Cha’s Breakfast Black
—Organic Wild Rose White
—Organic Chamomile Medley
a 3-pack of Black Current Iced Tea (bag says each pack will make a gallon of tea)
And finally, a very nice tea cup, made in Japan, with “Ten Ways To Good Health”.

All in all, I felt like I got a great surprise bag!

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Ricky admin said

Seems like you received a nice selection of tea =D

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Cofftea said

Definitely going to budget for happy/lucky bags next year!

Ricky admin said

I don’t know why I decided to check the Holiday / New Year’s Sales thread the day I did. I check that thread every once in a blue moon, but on the day I did decide to check on it, I saw your post on Lupicia’s Happy Bags. I love surprises… so I splurged. I’m glad I don’t live in Japan… my wallet would be empty if I did. I’d have to probably lock myself at home. I don’t care for sales, but when it’s sales + surprises, I’m in!

Cofftea said

I was so ticked that I didn’t have the storage or the money for them this year. I’d never heard of them before. And even this year Lupicia’s were the only ones I knew of. Next year I will budget both $ and space for them and I will track down every one I can get my hands on. 52teas should do a mystery blend available New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day only next year. You must let us know what was in yours and rub it in:)

fcmonroe said

I have one of those on the way as well. I probably won’t need to buy any tea until next Christmas!!

Ricky admin said

@Cofftea, No 52teas should not because that would make me spend more money. I wasn’t even planning on ordering from Lupicia (well at the moment).

@fcmonroe, You know you’ll purchase more =D. Some amazing Steepster Select too good to pass along will come by and you’ll pull out your credit card and regret it afterward.

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Score!!!! Nice selection!

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Ricky admin said

Well my Lupicia order finally came in and I’m quite happy with the selection (well most of it anyway). I was actually hoping for more flavored tea, but I’m still happy =D. They sent a bunch of teabags which will be great for work and they sent a bunch of 2oz tins. I was hoping to get a teapot, but they sent me a tea infusing basket. I have enough of those already =(.

They sent me a lot of darjeeling and earl grey =/. Lupicia must love those. I count about six darjeelings and two earl greys.

I’m glad I purchased from them. Their presentation is actually fairly nice and I will probably purchase from them again (as a gift for someone).

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