Herbal TTB -Closed

Shortly after I joined Steepster, I ran across the Herbal Traveling Tea Box. I was too new at the time to join, and madametj said she’s not planning to run another one, so I decided to start one. I’d like to send the box out sometime in January.

- This swap will be for all herbal teas. For those of you sensitive to caffeine, please note that Mate, Gyayusa, and Cocoa contain caffeine and may be included in this box.

-This traveling tea box will be US only.

-Sample as many or as few of the teas as you like. If you like a tea, feel free to keep it. Replace the amount of tea you took before sending the box on to the next person. The teas you include can be your favorites you want others to try or things that just weren’t “your cup of tea” just as long as you think someone might like them! It’s a great idea to take a look at the wish lists of the next few people after you to see if you have anything they’d like to try.

-Follow me and the people who are before and after you in the list so that we can PM each other when needed. Ask for the next person’s address as soon as you get the teabox. This ensures that they are still active and available to participate. If you do not get a response from the person after you on the list within 3 days, move on to the next person, making sure to let me and the person you are skipping know they are being skipped.. Let me know if something comes up before the box gets to you and I can shuffle you around in the list – if you are going to be on vacation or out of town when it is your turn to get the box.

-Try not to keep the box for longer than a week or so.. Please update the thread when you receive the box and when you are sending it out.

-You will be required to pay for postage when you send the box out. Luckily, tea is pretty light weight, so even with a large box, the cost should be somewhere around $10. If you ever get a shipping quote over $12, you can always opt to move the tea to a medium-sized flat rate box.

- Buying a tracking number is REQUIRED (it is included with priority shipping if you use that option). You will send this number BOTH TO ME AND TO THE NEXT PERSON on the list. It’s also fun to track the weight of the box, so try to remember that and post it here when you send the box off to the next person..

-Please either send the tea in its original packaging or make sure that it is labeled with the tea name and company. Recommended steeping parameters are also appreciated.

-Please make sure to package teas appropriately so that strongly scented teas do not contaminate the other teas, and so that no teas escape and wander the box while in the mail.

- Please replace the box if it becomes damaged.

- New participants must have some activity and history on Steepster.

If you have any questions, just comment here. There will be 10 sign-up spots for this box. Please include the state that you live in when you sign up.

jeweledthumb, Maryland
KiwiDelight, New York
Nichole, Illinois
carol who, Illinois
TheLastDodo, Colorado
beelicious, California
iadoraTEA, Nevada
TreeGal, Texas
rosebudmelissa, Maryland

Link to spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1×61XPkoOPcIGh4LlvHEzSzepNXynDrnHVNyOH0-kKBo/edit?usp=sharing

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Yay, glad you decided to start one :)

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Woohoo! I’m in.
I’m from Illinois.

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beelicious said

me too please! :)

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Awesome, what states are you two in?

Illinois for me, Thanks!!

beelicious said

California :)

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I just got a lot of random herbals recently. I would love to join!
I’m in Denver.

Great to have you! I’ve added you to the list.

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Clearly, I am interested. =)

Glad to have you ;)

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carol who said

I’d like to participate. It’s always so much fun. Illinois :) (The smiley face is for the TTB, not for the excitement of living in Illinois).

Welcome :D

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I’d love to join this box. I need to expand on herbals! I’m in New York.

You’ve come to the right place!

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We still have four open spots.


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iadoraTEA said

I’d love to join too, sounds like so much fun! I’m in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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