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

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The Della Terra order came. Mmm… Mojito tea.

And I also got a couple swaps from Canada.

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My samples from Courtney yay lime jello and soho!!!

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Della Terra order! Woooot! The Apricot Carousel is getting put away for now until I get through the ounce I have open. Now to decide which try-me tea to make tonight.

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STEEP CITY TEAS!!!! My order arrived, so pumped!

Though, my box arrived pretty banged up. http://wp.me/a3NHpm-E1 WTH USPS, first steal pomegranates off my tree and now abuse my tea?

Citrus Sunrise Oolong, Purple Peach White, Orange Glam, Choco Honeyberry, Nutty Love, Flirt With Me, annnnd Blushing Geisha!

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Holy cow! That poor box looks like it was dropped off a cliff a few times. Lol.

mrmopar said

They beat a box up on me this week breaking 2 of the 4 cups I got in an Ebay auction.

Yikes! Your poor tea. Was it the same driver?

wah, that sucks mrmopar!

As far as I can see, my tea is fine. No dings on the tin, though the white tea might been crunched. They did put packing fluff, but that only does so much against crazy USPS. Should see my mail slot, the metal is bent on the inside from them jamming too big of boxes through.

mrmopar said

I thought it was funny about the stealing your pomegranates.

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RogersCK said

I actually received my package from Stephanie yesterday. Can’t wait to try them all :)

North African Mint – David’s Tea
Coffee Puerh – David’s Tea
Earl Grey Crème – David’s Tea
White Peach – Persimmon Tree
Butterscotch White – Persimmon Tree
Sencha – Nina’s Tea
Ko Kei Cha – Upton Tea
Strawberry Cream – Zen Tea Life
8 Treasures Yabao – Verdant Tea
White Peony Tea (Bai Mu Dan) – Teavivre
Pu-erh Mini Cake – Red Leaf Tea
Good Morning Sunshine – Butiki Teas

Yay!

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Gene said

Today I received a box from Teavivre with 200g of Yun Nan Dian Hong black tea! I had received a sample of this tea some time ago with another order, and fell in love with the tea!

Since it was on sale last week i ordered some for my cupboard.

Gene

Dexter said

I got a sample of that with my order today. Haven’t tried any Teavivre teas, really excited to try them. That one must be good if you ordered 200g :))

Gene said

There is a lot of good tea on the Teavivre website, and many are counted among my favorites. But the Dian Hong is a particularly nice black tea. If you like strong tea brew it for 3 minutes, if you like a milder tea, go for 2 minutes.

Gene

Dexter said

I was drinking their black pearls last night and really enjoyed them. Will try the Dian Hong soon – sounds like 3 min steep. Thanks for the advice.

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RogersCK said

Received my swap from jeweledthumb:

Banana Nut Bread – David’s Tea
Red Velvet – David’s Tea
Daydreamer – David’s Tea
Stormy Night – David’s Tea
Chateau Blanc – Teavana
Organic Monkey Picked White – The Tea Spot
Kamiya Papaya Oolong – Teavana

They have banana nut bread flavour tea?

RogersCK said

They did. It’s no longer available. Hopefully they bring it back :)

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I received my two samples from Courtney in her TEA CLEAR OUT discussion:):) yay yay yay.
-52’s Lime Jello
and drum roll…..
- H&S’s SOHO!!!!!!! sooooooo excited:D
I also Recieved a little package from Kallieboo She was so kind to send me my beloved Blueberry Cream Cheese Danish tea that I fell in love with, but unfortunately is not bended anymore. (And she didnt ask for anything in return. Just out of kindness :D) She was so generous to also inlcude many many many others that were total surprises. I was just expecting Blue berry cream cheese danish and French toast.
- Red Leaf’s Plum Matcha
-Adagio’s Clown Fish
-Adagio’s Almond Oolong :D Yummy!
-DT’s Buttered Rum
-Adagio’s Sue Sue
-Adagio’s Lounge Chair
-52’s Blueberry Cream Cheese Danish (The tea love of my life)
-52’s French Toast
-Tazo’s Chai
and last but not least
-Teavana’s To Life
WAY too generous of her. Thanks so much!
I have some major sipdowns in my future

Awesome! Good tea day :D Interested to see your review of the plum matcha!

VERY GOOD TEA DAY INDEED!

btw. What kind of milk is best for matcha? whole milk, almond, soy, rice?

Whatever type of milk YOU prefer. They all work well :)

What seems to be the preferred one or yours?

I prefer the taste of real milk with matcha, but I am lactose intolerant so I have to take a pill to drink milk. So, sometimes I drink almond and like that just fine too :)

  • double thumbs up * Thank you. I take those pills too:)

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wheezybee said

It was a fantastic day to receive mail! I got a swap from Dinosara, samples from Nina’s Paris, and more of the Organic Earl Grey from Tealicious to continue the Battle of the Earl Greys!

Dinosara said

Yay!

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Got my swap from RogersCK today! Can’t wait to finally try Smaug and chocolate bacon! ;)

SBT mango peach is steeping now! :D

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RogersCK said

Yay, enjoy! I enjoyed Smaug Tea a lot.

I tried the Pu-erh mini cake you sent me and the taste triggered a memory of me trying and liking pu-erh at tea cellar back in 2008. Will definitely check out Butiki Tea’s Pu-erh. Thanks :)

Glad to hear it! Yay puerh!

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