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

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apt said

Incredible mail day.

Yixing from Origin Tea (http://www.origintea.net/teaware/early-90s-factory-1-neiziweihong-xishi-95ml). It looks better in person. Can’t wait to season it, it’s going to be my Yancha pot.

Order from Floating Leaves Tea:
1oz Hong Shui Oolong
1oz Muzha TGY Daily Drinker
1oz Charcoal Dong Ding
1oz Roasted Hehuanshan
1oz Baozhong Farmer’s Choice
1oz 1980s Miaoli oolong
1/2oz Aged Muzha TGY
1/2oz Aged Pinglin Oolong

boychik said

Yay for Yixing and Floating leaves!
Enjoy!!!

apt said

thanks!

did you end up buying a pot from Origin?

boychik said

No, whatever was left didn’t speak to me:(
But I do like that one you liked little bun.

apt said

I’m still considering that one for the future.

yyz said

Very nice!

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AllanK said

I received a twin haul today. My Mandala Tea order arrived as did my Aliexpress order of teaware and tea. From Mandala I got a tong of the 2104 Wild Monk, Wild Mountain Green cake, and several loose ripe puerhs as well as a Phatty Cake 2. From aliexpress I got two gaiwans, a set of teacups, and a ripe puerh tea cake. Both vendors sent free samples. Mandala’s samples were quite generous ripe puerhs which I had requested.
http://instagram.com/p/rpzZZMTDZ0/?modal=true
http://instagram.com/p/rp0RHBTDbE/?modal=true

Nice!

AllanK said

I just noticed the Aliexpress tea was a different one from what I ordered. I think its ripe but now have no idea what I got. I will put a picture of that tea later on the odd chance anyone can identify it or at least read the writing.

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Sarsonator said

I got a Mandala order with all kinds of amazing goodness.
http://instagram.com/p/rpyyhKvkbz

I also got my first Global Tea Hut magazine and goodies! I am really excited that they sent the current month, instead of starting me next month. I was really interested in these Taiwanese stones that Marzipan mentioned she received in her order. Can’t wait to try them!!!
http://instagram.com/p/rp_dRQPkfX

AllanK said

How much a month do you pay for Global Tea Hut?

Sarsonator said

I think it’s $20.

Is it wrong I check out other people’s counter tops in pictures like these?

Cheri select said

That’s funny, Blodeuyn, but not wrong at all.

boychik said

Not wrong, I always do.

Sarsonator said

Just don’t judge me based on my countertop! I did not choose it! :)

I like your counter tops. :D

yyz said

Enjoy

mj said

Also, don’t ever judge me based on my countertops! I’m in grad school, live in a semi-shitty apartment. Def did not choose the countertops

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Cavocorax said

My Butiki bday order came in! It’s the last order I allowed myself to place before going on shopping hiatus! It smells wonderful and I love the hand-written note. I’m excited about every tea in that box.

Sil select said

yaaaay!

boychik said

Enjoy!!!

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Christina said

The August box for Simple Loose Leaf came in today. It was a sample pack of all 5 teas.

The weird thing is that I’m pretty sure that when I agreed to write the reviews in exchange for free tea, SLL set me up with a free subscription of 3 months. This is month #4…

Not that I don’t want free tea! I just don’t want the people at SLL be short one box this month. I sent the company an email letting them know I got the box even though I thought my subscription was up.

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No fair, I want mine! :P

You’ll have to let me know how the tins are, I thought about ordering my teas in-tin but didn’t.

They are really sturdy, and have two lids. One that sits on top, then you take that off and there is another one that fits more tightly and has a little knob to pull up.

Very powerful images marzi…this one sexy haul.

Very nice!

ow ow

Awesome, I love double-lidded tins! I’ll have to make sure to grab tins the next time I order from them. :)

Tealizzy said

Man, I should of ordered tins! So nice!

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I got a Republic of Tea catalog with a free sample bag of Strawberry Basil Iced Green Tea. Sounds yummy! :D

Strawberry basil! weird! looking forward to notes :)

I have it chilling in the fridge right now (I don’t like to pour mine over ice because I don’t like ice). I’ll try it later tonight!

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My Design A Tea samples arrived today! Excited to try some weird flavour combos (and for the easy sipdowns)! :)

What flavors did you get?

Pecan Plum Black
Cranberry Rum Black
Caramel Pear Rooibos
Grapefruit Maple Rooibos
Pineapple Coconut Oolong

Grapefruit Maple sounds interesting, let us know how they are. :)

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Ost said

I got my WP order. :O Little order, just Second Breakfast. :P
And got my Lupicia order…finally get to try Golden Honeydew! :O

Cavocorax said

Oooh! Enjoy it! if I had free/discounted shipping (in Canada), I would probably be placing more impulse WP purchases, ESPECIALLY for Second Breakfast. It sounds delicious. :)

Both of those sound yummy. :)

Ost said

Yeah I’m so excited!! :D

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Today my mail was delivered in a plastic USPS bin. So here goes:

Whispering Pines – Port , S’mores Unsmoked, El Dorado Chai, Yunnan Silver Needle White Tea, Arbor Mist, Golden Orchid, and a sample of Golden Snail

TeaVivre – Bailin Gongfu Black Tea, Superfine Tan Yang Gong Fu Black Tea, and a sample of Taiwan Jin Xuan Milk Oolong Tea

Stash Tea – Pine Cone Tea Mug, Golden Sprouting Black Tea, Yunnan White Tips Black Tea, Organic Sparrow Tongue Green Tea

Harney & Sons (2 orders) – Fruits d’Alsace, Panyang Congou, The Ultimate Tea Lover’s Treasury, HRP Holiday Tea 30 sachet tin, Anji Black, Chun Lu, Anji Baicha, Black Snail 2014

Ost said

That sounds like an awesome day! :D I’m curious about how H&S’s Black Snail is :O

Yum yum Tan Yang! I’m jelly, I want my TeaVivre order!

Oh, you’ve got some little gems in there, enjoy :-)

Nice choices from Teavivre.

yyz said

Nice, enjoy!

Dexter said

Wow nice haul!!!

Tealizzy said

Awesome!

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