Official *What did you get in the mail today?* Thread!!!

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teaenvy said

Whoo! Package from Yunnan sourcing today. Jin Jun mei plus 3 other teas and a new gaiwan!

boychik said

So lucky! When did you place the order?

teaenvy said

Shipping was fast! Order was placed on the 23rd. Shipped on the 25th and recieved today. Yunnan golden tips, wuyi big reg red robe, ahh!! Ill be on tea high for weeks.

boychik said

that’s not fair!!! i placed mine on 11th, shipped 15th, still nada! I’m kidding. did you order from US Yunnan Soucing? I ordered fr China

teaenvy said

Yes Yunnan Sourcing China. But I chose EMS shipping. The difference in service is worth the price.

boychik said

mental note: choose EMS

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My swap from kaylee came in today, and there were a few extras! Now I’ve got:

- Ginger-Citrus Guayusa from Runa
- Mint Guayusa from Runa
- The Killer’s Vanilla from Butiki
- Pistachio Ice Cream from Butiki
- Adagio Citrus Mate
- Cider Guayusa from Butiki
- Cinnamon Diletto from Della Terra

And in a few hours I’m finally meeting up with my relative who’s back from Florida, so my cupboard will soon include:

- Demain from Nina’s Paris
- Eve from Nina’s Paris
- Kashmiri Chai from Golden Moon
- Vanilla Mint from Golden Moon
- Coconut Pouchong from Golden Moon
- Sugar Caramel Oolong from Golden Moon
- Tippy Earl Grey from Golden Moon
- White Persian Melon from Golden Moon

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Lala said

Just got my A and D order in the mail: Spring and Chinese New Year teas. Spring came with a button which says tea lover. Awesome. But Chinese New Year comes with a horse, yes a horse, finger puppet. Tea time has never been more fun :D

Kaylee said

Puppet! Love puppets!

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I just received the most amazing kyusu that I have ever seen…
Wow…
http://www.tokoname.or.jp/teapot/maker_profile/gyokko/se06-09.htm

such kyusu
such japan
so tea

boychik said

So tasteful
So gracious
Enjoy

Tealizzy said

Wow! Really pretty!

Gorgeous!

Cavocorax said

I love it! So amaze!

Kaylee said

Beautiful!

Wow, that is absolutely gorgeous! :)

darby select said

Where did you get it? I NEED one! LOL

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boychik said

I had double joy today cause I got swaps from Stephanie and CharlotteZero. The generosity of these Steepsteres is just insane. Thank you so much. I’m very touched. I feel like a kid with Pokemon cards, keep staring at them;-)

<3

ifjuly said

yay!

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I got an unexpected package from Jude with a bunch of teas, a bar of chocolate and a beautiful card! :O THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!

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ifjuly said

BUTIKI!! :D

Jumping up in down in shorts (it’s finally shorts weather!) this afternoon when I saw it on the stoop. As soon as I opened the mailing box I was hit with a flood of sunny lemon sugar and fresh fruit aroma, heaven. It’d been a little while so I’d forgotten how special it is when something from Stacy arrives. Also, she was so generous with the free samples I feel embarrassed, think I’m going to stop mentioning specific ones I’m interested in because then she sends ALL of them. :O

This morning was hectic and I was running on too little sleep doing everything, didn’t even get a chance to sit for a cup of tea until right around when I checked the mail at 3pm. Now I’m sipping Lemon French Macaron and the world is a pretty place.

I aaaaaaalso got my Red Leaf order today (couldn’t resist that Caramel sale), which I’m super excited about even though matcha and I have a relationship that seems to run rather hot and cold ‘cause I got some flavors I’m way intrigued by—Panettone, Pistachio, Peanut Butter Pie, and Butternut Pie. It’s finally warm enough to make cold matcha lattes a viable breakfast, mm!

Dexter said

Fantastic mail day – enjoy :))

Glad your order arrived safely and that you are happy with the sample selection, hahaa. :)

Sounds like an awesome mail day… and the extra samples are a big bonus :)

boychik said

Oh Lemon French Macaron must be delicious . Oh Red leaf matcha. Enjoy!!!

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Sil select said

“Almost a surprise” tea package from Dexter! woot woot! Stupid Canada Post decided to take EXTRA long in delivering this one to me. But it arrived! YIPPEE!!!

ifjuly said

She is a tea ninja.

Dexter said

Yay, glad you got it – better late than never :))

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boychik said

i got my Upton tea order of samples of Assam and Keemun. Cant wait to try.

ifjuly said

v. curious to see what you think of them. it’s been so long since i’ve drank any upton, i should revisit sometime. they’re just so overwhelming sometimes, how it feels like they have 20 of every tea type.

boychik said

I only tried Nahorhabi and while it was good its not the same. Maybe I should play with temps and time

ifjuly said

yeah, my recollection with upton is quite a few of the ones i’ve tried can be good, but they’re finicky re: steep parameters, not as forgiving if you don’t do ’em just so.

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I received my swap from Memily today with:
25g T2 creme brûlée
50g davidstea chocolate orange
plus she threw in 2 other T2 samples

So Sweet!!!.

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