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drank Gui Fei Oolong by Butiki Teas
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Second tasting on Gui Fei Ooling. Really am liking the unique flavor profile with this tea. I’m sure I’ll order it again. I just placed my second order with them today. Hopefully Hurricane Sandy won’t slow things down too much since Butiki is in New Jersey!

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I hope Stacy is OK!

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LiberTEAs-I’m fine. We got our Internet back last night. Our cellphones are still out though. We were really lucky that nothing of ours was damaged but our area is pretty trashed. Huge trees everywhere, power lines down and nothing is open. There are pretty much just constant sirens.

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I hope Stacy is OK!

Butiki Teas

LiberTEAs-I’m fine. We got our Internet back last night. Our cellphones are still out though. We were really lucky that nothing of ours was damaged but our area is pretty trashed. Huge trees everywhere, power lines down and nothing is open. There are pretty much just constant sirens.

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Tea became a passion for me a year or so ago. I fell into it almost by accident, but now I would say it has captured me. Tea is more than something tasty to sip on, it is an experience-it helps create a mood and is quite interesting to read about and study. I discovered loose tea at the tea store at my mall. I was looking for alternatives to Coke Zero and white wine. Say what you will about that mall chain, but I’m sure it has raised awareness about tea where I live, in the land of bagged mass produced black tea prepared with lots of sugar, Atlanta, Georgia. That’s what happened with me, and then I started perusing the internet and found Steepster.

When I take on an interest or a hobby, I go into it full force and become a little obsessive about it in the beginning. I have always been adventurous when it comes to trying new foods, and once I discovered there was so much more out there than the Lipton tea I saw my mom drinking when I was growing up, I started trying many different varieties of loose tea. I have discovered I like all kinds of tea. I I veer a lot toward straight teas, especially blacks, but occasionally drink flavored also, especially Earl Grey. I like flavored Matcha lattes too. I’ve completely given up diet cola, which was becoming too much of a habit. I think tea is a lot healthier. When I rate a tea, it’s just my personal taste, so I don’t tend to post on things I don’t care for. Also, I tend to sweeten my tea with natural stevia (a no no for some!) I am a married Registered Nurse, with two kids in college and one in medical school. My husband is not hooked like I am, but he often enjoys a cup with me. I enjoy many other interests, including reading, gardening, and the arts. I’ve taken up hiking in the past year too. Anytime I can include tea in these pursuits, I do! It has become a bit of an obsession for me.

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