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drank Dolce Vita by RiverTea
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Holy cow, a raspberry tea without hibiscus! RiverTea, you are my hero!

I burnt the leaves, foolish me, but even with that, this is a yummy, yummy tea. Sweet and creamy and raspberry-y! It smells so good and the flavor lives up to the promise of the scent. With a touch lower temperature, this tea could be spectacular. It truly is the raspberry tea I’ve been searching for, and now I’m anxious to try their other fruit blends. If this is any indication, they’ll be off the charts!

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML
Roswell Strange

Mmm! I don’t think I’d be able to resist eating the little meringue hats straight.

Daddyselephant

I totally don’t eat a few, nope, not me >.>

Daddyselephant

didn’t* d’oh

Cattibrie

Is the coconut really prevalent in this one? I love raspberry but am really not a big fan of coconut.

Daddyselephant

Not really. It lends itself to the creaminess of the tea, but the prevalent flavor is raspberry.

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Roswell Strange

Mmm! I don’t think I’d be able to resist eating the little meringue hats straight.

Daddyselephant

I totally don’t eat a few, nope, not me >.>

Daddyselephant

didn’t* d’oh

Cattibrie

Is the coconut really prevalent in this one? I love raspberry but am really not a big fan of coconut.

Daddyselephant

Not really. It lends itself to the creaminess of the tea, but the prevalent flavor is raspberry.

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Formerly aisling of tea, now you can call me ele .

“You can forgive a murder, but never a mistake while preparing tea.” Chinese proverb

Labels? Here you go: Femme, Wife, Lesbian, Homemaker, Happy. Don’t forget tea fanatic!

New label as of May, 2015: Diabetic. I’m using tea to satisfy my sweet tooth cravings and keep me hydrated without hurting my system or messing with my blood sugar.

Ah, tea. My love for you is ever changing. At my last update, I was all about the rooibos and now I hardly drink it. I only occasionally had an oolong and now I have one just about every day. I’ve learned the art of resteeping and coldbrewing and kombucha. I have a lovely little tea pet named…well, I haven’t decided on a name for him yet. I also have five! live pets, a tabby cat named Rosabella Francis (Bella for short), a ginger cat named Orange Julius Pekoe (Pekoe), a white and grey cat named Earl Jean Grey (Earlie), a tuxedo cat (and the only boy in the house) Prince Erik Darien Darjeeling (JiJi) and a red foot tortoise named Da Hong Pao (Pao). So if you see me referring to my girls, I don’t have kids, just animals.

As for tea, I love oolongs, herbals, and black tea. Since I am no longer working, I no longer feel the constant need for a mate energy boost, though I do still reach for it from time to time. I also drink less matcha, though I do throw a spoonful or two in when I’m making smoothies. Most of my tea I drink coldbrewed, and since I discovered coldbrewed rooibos was giving me headaches, I’m drinking less and less of it. Straight pu-erh is not a thing I enjoy, but there are a few flavored blends I like. Greens are still too finicky for me to bother with hot, but they make great cold brews.

I am by no means a tea purist. I greatly enjoy flavored teas and I put stevia in all of my teas. It’s just how I do.

I think I’m going to name my tea pet Mr. Turtle. Even though he’s a tortoise.

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