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drank Salted Caramel by DAVIDsTEA
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good morning!
I WAS gonna save this to drink with my sister. but I have bad impulse control and wasn’t thinking when I packed it for my trip. black tea black tea black tea!
it’s a nice tea. Not sure it’s my favorite or anything, but it’s nice. Maybe best at night after dinner like as a cocktail alternative. It tastes … adult.

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appropriately drinking this tea as i read this http://archiveofourown.org/works/324584?view_full_work=true
the scent of this tea is very strange to me, sweet but ‘off’. and it intrigues me over and over.
i think i like it?
i’ll have to get back to you on that.

CHAroma

I completely agree with you. The scent is sweet but off.

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drank Vanilla Oolong by DAVIDsTEA
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24 days of tea disassembled: http://instagram.com/p/S10nURoc16/
i’m taking a trip this weekend and i separated the tea samples by type so i can bring a variety with me and my timolino travel mug.
guess where i’m going? … chicago
guess what they have there? … davidstea stores!

momo

My boyfriend’s in Chicago right now for work…you’ll never guess where he was sent, muahahaha. One of them is like a block from an el stop!

Shmiracles

i know hahaha i already tried to figure out the best route to get from the airport to where we are staying via a davidstea.

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drank Mulberry Magic by DAVIDsTEA
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my roommate is having a baby in the next room.
home birth!
her contractions are about 5 min apart.
this isn’t a metaphor or anything.

Bonnie

How exciting!!!

Shmiracles

It’s a girl! born at 5:35 this morning.
(Not much sleep is a great excuse for all day tea)

gmathis

Indeed! Baby fingers and toes are the most beautiful things, aren’t they? Welcome to the little one!

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drank Cocomint Cream by DAVIDsTEA
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03/03/2013
UH OH!
this is my last of the cocomint cream! and it’s no longer being sold by davidstea :(
i don’t see why not cuz i think this is a wonderfully perfect spring and summer tea if you ask me! perfect i say!!!
i will gaze sullenly into my cup, and i will savor every single little sip sip sip!!!
(ouch burned my mouth)

do you read fanfic?!?! come tell me what fanfic you are into now eh? i wanna hear all about it!
http://steepster.com/discuss/5153-steepsters-ultimate-fan-fic-thread

03/12/2012
TEAPOCOLYPSE!
http://instagram.com/p/Syu0YDoc30/

this has been the best monday ever.
i’m pretty sure i decided this would be the first tea to try weeks ago.
i imagined it would be bolder than it is, but i do like it! perhaps i’ll brew a double strong cup next time just to see.

Em

Love your photo!! Looks like you’ll be having a lot of fun!

canadianadia

Oh man…that picture looks like a good time!

Cavocorax

I think I’m halfway through my tin… #clutchesitclose :/ It really should be year round.

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what else would a Green Arrow fan drink while she watches the new episode of Arrow?!

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drank Weeping Angel Tea by 52teas
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shh don’t tell anyone but i’m at work drinking this tea and listening to the first 9th doctor episode of doctor who.
i’m a 9th doctor girl. and i love the writing so much.
oh Eccleston … my cheeks feel flush … it must be the tea.
http://instagram.com/p/Sjg2o7Ic27/

Shmiracles

“That won’t last. He’s gay and she’s an alien.”

Shmiracles

“The Doctor is a legend woven throughout history. When disaster comes he’s there. He brings a storm in his wake and he has only one constant companion. Death.”

Shmiracles

Where did you want to start?
Um… The inside’s bigger than the outside?
Yes.
It’s alien?
Yep.
Are you alien?
Yes. … Is that all right? (he asks it a little softer)
Yeah. (she answers a little softer and quickly)

Shmiracles

OMG I FORGOT WHY I LIKED THIS SO MUCH! I hate to say it but though i love Matt Smith, some of the special chemistry in the writing from 2005 has faded over the years.

Uniquity

With the exception of the mid-season finale, the newest season was very disappointing to me – BUT Matt Smith is definitely “my” doctor. I love Eccleston when I am watching him and love DT all the time, but Matty Smith is my fave : )

Shmiracles

i agree! so the recent episodes may not be as snappy and elegant as some from the past, but Matt Smith is definitely still electric. He’s certainly a close second to eccleston for me. both impressive actors.
An 11th episode high point for me MIGHT be the one with Stormageddon? so many memorable moments :)

Shmiracles

i think i just need to watch them all again! good thing i have all this new tea to drink through my doctor who marathon!

CupofTree

I need a new show to watch. I think I’ll start on this one. I’ve only seen one scene where he goes into an old western style saloon bar and orders TEA with the TEA BAG in haha

Uniquity

David Tenant was saved by a good cup of tea at one point..that’s something to enjoy. : )

Electric is a great word for the way Matt Smith does the Doctor. He’s so vibrant and compelling, I want nothing more than to adventure with him.

Stormageddon was BRILLIANT. Of course he speaks baby!

Serenity

“Nice to meet you, Rose…run for your life!!”

Em

CupofTree, you really should start watching. It’s an excellent show. Shmiracles, I love the 9th as well. He’s the one that got me watching. Love him even with his big monkey ears :) I love drinking this tea in my Tardis disappearing and reappearing mug.

Shmiracles

i’m having my third cup of this tea today. the scent keeps lingering in my nose and makes me wanna drink more and more.

Ninavampi

Oh how I love Dr. Who!!! I just ordered the entire collection boxed set from amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Doctor-Who-Limited-Gift-Set/dp/B009GYTOZ8/ref=sr_1_6?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1354162348&sr=1-6&keywords=dr+who) I can’t wait to receive it!

ashmanra

My youngest daughter wore her fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) scarf today and carried jelly babies. No one recognized the scarf, so no one got jelly babies! My godson cosplays as ninth Doctor, and you should see the fanboys AND girls go nuts.

Cavocorax

Poor Nine. He had some great stories and lines, but also some terrible plots, esp the farting aliens. He was my gateway doctor.

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drank Fire Ginseng by Rishi Tea
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good morning tea world!
this is one of those teas that smells slightly off putting to me, but when i drink it i’m warmed and happy. it’s not fruity but it’s still wonderfully delicately sweet.
a nice choice for a cold monday morning.
there is a lot of construction in my house. and so we don’t have a kitchen. and so i can’t make my green breakfast smoothies. and so my house is a bit cold. and so ginseng’s got my back.

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drank Forever Nuts by DAVIDsTEA
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it is a little too sweet for me, but not enough to say i don’t love it. it tastes like pecan pie. who doesn’t love pecan pie?! what a great before bed treat. xo

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THAT’S NUMBERWANG!

i have a cat named House Party 3.

i drink my tea plain.

vegan. fine arts major. bass player. runner. yoga do-er. childfree. scifi fan. e-reader fanatic. knitting newb. ADHD club member (ie; all my exclamation points are for realz!!)

i’m always aspiring to read more books.

i don’t care what you say, chamomile is barfaroony.
i’m so over rooibos.
evil hibiscus is evil.

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Steepster’s Ultimate Fan Fic Thread!
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i only log each tea i taste once.

!!! SWAPPING !!!

ALWAYS interested in reducing my tea stash, so please ask if you want to swap or sample something! even if it’s just one tea.

every tea in my cupboard is swapable! (at least i TRY to keep it up to date)
every tea i have tried is listed in my rated teas.

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