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So I was good today, honest! No tummy-trouble offerings, just sane, non-dairy, non-curry choices. And then I made a pot of another tea from a different company…I am ill. I’ve been way too sick to outline here, but that tea made me seriously ill. I tried to figure out if it was the tea by taking another sip…oh god yes. The Warm Apple Pie from Tea Oh has me sick.

So, once again, I am spending my evening curled around a pot of Le Digestif and Spearmint, fighting off the cats who just want the catnip, and trying not to die. Thank goodness for this tea…it is definitely going on my travel list.

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KeenTeaThyme

Hope you feel better! Le Digestif is a magical elixir, I swear by it. (Thanks to Little Mew Brew who got me hooked!)

aisling of tea

It is! I’m about to order more so I don’t run out on my trip!

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KeenTeaThyme

Hope you feel better! Le Digestif is a magical elixir, I swear by it. (Thanks to Little Mew Brew who got me hooked!)

aisling of tea

It is! I’m about to order more so I don’t run out on my trip!

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“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!

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 four 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), 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 sugar 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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