Official *What did you get in the mail today?* Thread!!!

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Yesterday I got my monthly Lupicia newsletter + tea sample.

Ugg, I still haven’t drank the last 2 samples I received.

Alphakitty said

I am signed up for that but I only get about half of them! It’s so weird. I also find myself hoarding the samples for “just the right moment” (which never seems to come haha)

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Sil select said

…aaaand also received my joint verdant order with kittenna, raritea and indigbloom…just in time for the weekend!

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My Fauchon order came!

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Tealizzy said

I got my sTeap shoppe order! One day after shipping! Super fast, but that could be because I think they are located only about an hour or so away from me! I’m so excited to try the cinnamon swirl bread tea!!!! It’s too cruel though, because I can’t drink caffeinated tea until the morning! Aaaaaahhhh! I must say, also, that the sample size teas I ordered were generous, like 0.5 oz! That’s great!

I hate when that happens. Stupid caffeine!

Sil select said

nice to know the samples sizes are good amounts :) enjoy tomorrow!

Nice! What all did you order other than the cinnamon swirl bread?

Tealizzy said

I got samplers of black and white, milk chocolate, vanilla bean, sunrise sensation, and Darjeeling second flush jungpana oolong! I’m drinking cinnamon swirl bread RIGHT NOW! OH MAN!!! I’ll write a log soon!

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Alphakitty said

I am visiting my parents, which means picking up all the tea orders I’ve had shipped here (so I don’t have to deal with my post office orz). I got:

52teas TOTM Backlog: Red Velvet Mate, S’mores Genmaicha, Cuba Libre, Peach Cardamom. And I got my Marshmallow Genmaicha right before I left!
Red Leaf: Apple Pie and Rich Berry Pie Matchas
Della Terra: Strawberries & Cream, Rainforest Nectar, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, Perfect Pear. Free samples were Dirty Chai and Peach Oolong—I actually already have Dirty Chai, but hey, it’s free!

And this past week I’ve gotten big swaps with TastyBrew and Azzrian along with my Zhi order (Coconut Assam, Saigon Rose, Vanilla Rose, White Rose).

After not getting things for a while, it was a lot to get in 5 days!

Nice! Enjoy!!!

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My RLT matcha latte mix testing samples came in!

Heavier than expected! Very excited to try! I wish my mail came in the morning, as my mail comes too late in the day for me to have powerful matcha caffeine.

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Emily M said

My Verdant Tea Of The Month Free Trial order came! =)

Oh man I can’t wait for mine! What was in it???

Emily M said

I was so happy it came! Hope no one minds some spoilers! If you don’t want to know what’s in it, stop reading this now.

Stephanie-
Qianjiazhai Old Growth 2012 Sheng
Master Han’s Wild-Picked Yunnan Black
Xingyang Golden Buds 2010 Shu

Squee! So excited to try them! Thanks for the preview :)

Emily M said

No problem. I can’t wait to try them either!

Its on the webpage now :) i think its rather silly that they did two pu`erhs with the month of the first trial. mind you i’m already signed up to continue but i’m no big fan of pu`erh so..

i imagine you can easily swap them out for other quality teas

Emily M said

I think they wanted everyone to be able to tell the difference between sheng and shu. But yeah, it kinda stinks if you don’t like pu’erh much. =(

I’ve never had a high quality pu-erh so I’m pretty excited. Maybe they’ll be awesome!

Emily M said

I like pu’erh, so I’m excited too. I think they’ll be really delicious!

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Lala said

Swap from Sil with lots of extras!!!!

Sil select said

Woot! Hope at least some of it it fun. Any weird ones unlabelled are from china haha

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Chinese blacks:
Golden Buds (Yunnan)
Pure Gold (Yunnan)
Yunnan Imperial
Ultimate Keemun
Golden Pu erh

Ceylon: New Vithanakanda SFTGFOP1

Oolongs:
Ti Kwan Yin Oolong, Reserve #2
Tung Ting Orchid
Jaded Dragon
TKYO #2
Passionate Oolong

Herbals: Ayurvedic
Pitta (Fire)
Vata (Air)

Almond Black
Sambuca Black
French Mirabelle (Plum) Black
Darjeeling Silver Pearls (Mint)
Creamy Black Jasmine
Berry White Bubbly

Chai #2

Lariel select said

Where are all these teas from?

They’re for le tea shoppe, Lariel ^^

http://loveistea.wordpress.com/2013/02/24/tea-catalog/

Lariel select said

Oh, that makes more sense.

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Gene said

Today I recieved a sample of Silky Earl Grey from Teajo. It’s steeping now…but smells wonderful!

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