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Carnival Candy Crackle from Tickled Tea. . . .

I discovered Tickled Tea in the summertime which meant I got to take advantage of their limited edition summertime blends. Among those was Carnival Candy Crackle, a rooibos with candy pearls AND crackling candy that had my inner child adding it to the cart before I could stop it (her? me?). I discovered Tickled Tea in the summertime which meant I got to take advantage of their limited edition summertime blends. Among those was Carnival Candy Crackle, a rooibos with candy pearls AND crackling candy that had my inner child adding it to the cart before I could stop it Read More

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Timid Red from Tea Taxi. . . .

Tea Taxi is one of those tea companies I hear about all the time, but I’m not sure I’ve ever tried. They have a bunch of fun looking mixes, complete with sprinkles and cute names. Today’s pick was Timid Red, which I mostly reached for because there are little red hearts in it. Cute! In addition to the tea, this mix rocks “Candy (sugar, cornstarch, cellulose gum), natural flavors, sunflower, safflower, [and] calendula.” CANDY AS THE FIRST INGREDIENT? The flavor itself is mostly vanilla with a kick of grenadine and a very light floral note. It’s a savory and sweet Read More

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Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot – Hot Mama from Tea and Tins

Cinnamon comes in two common forms when it comes to tea.  There’s the natural, cinnamon-stick flavor, which is warm and spicy, and slightly floral, evoking the smell of baked-goods and breakfast. And then there’s the cinnamon candy flavor, which is hot, hot, hot like flaming Fireball candies or like red cinnamon chewing gum.  I like both kinds of cinnamon, natural and artificial, but I always find it helpful to know which kind of cinnamon I’m getting into before I take a sip. Expecting one and tasting the other is not always a pleasant experience. Let it be known: Hot Mama Read More

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Coconut Joy Tea from The Tea Can Company

I like Coconut. I like Joy. So why not a cup of Coconut Joy from The Tea Can Company? Sure…why not!? This Coconut Joy Tea from The Tea Can Company contains Ceylon Black Tea, Coconut Flakes, and Coconut Flavoring! Let me tell you…it’s a whole lotta coconut! So…in a NUTshell…if you like coconut you just might enjoy this flavored black tea! I know I did! The Black Tea base was fairly strong but seemed to grab the flavors around it quite nicely, too! The coconut flavors were eye-opening and made my taste buds sweat. Yes, folks, it was nearly a Read More

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All The Lemon from Tea Dude

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Herbal Where to Buy: Tea Dude Tea Description: Brilliant blend of honeybush, rose hips, and lemon flavors. Non caffeinated, with an after taste that reminds me of lemon PEZ. Great if you like lemon! Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Tonight was just one of those nights were I was craving an herbal tea.  I looked thru my tea stash and stumbled upon this beauty. I have been wanting to try tea from the Tea Dude in a long time and it was finally time! This particular tea is an herbal with a lemon flair.  First Read More