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drank Alpine Punch by DAVIDsTEA
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Mmmmm. This is my Grandma’s butter cookie-press cookies. It smells like them, it tastes like them…and I only want to have it around his time of year XD.

That cardamom…why are you in there? I’d enjoy this tea much more if it were gone…I might just pick out the remaining pods. Also, I feel like the marketing could have been so much better on this one. I expected something like a fruit punch out of this. A description about almond cookies or some such would have been much better, in my opinion. But what do I know? ;)

But as others have said, this is just a big cup of beautiful almond-y goodness.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 15 sec
Kay Kanada

Maybe they didn’t want to puch the almond angle, seeing as how they knew they would soon be releasing “Amaretto”?

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Kay Kanada

Maybe they didn’t want to puch the almond angle, seeing as how they knew they would soon be releasing “Amaretto”?

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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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