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Dec 7th, '08, 01:28
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Hello from VA

by Ms Kita B » Dec 7th, '08, 01:28

Hello all! I'm just starting my tea journey and looking for some advice. I've been lurking around for a while and decide it's time to join the discussion. I'm a long time yerba mate drinker and ready to explore the tea world even more.

Here's my 1st purchase and I'm still pricing other stuff I want:
-Small Gaiwan Tea Cup (2 oz)
-China Tea Sampler (Luk On Tea, Oolong Tea, Jasmine Tea, Tikuanyin Tea, Pu Li Tea and Shou Mei Tea)
-Medium Stainless Steel Tea Container
-silver needle sample
-white monkey sample
-candy apple sample
-chestnut sample
-gingerbread sample
-taurus sample
-2 Double-Layered Tea Cups (2 oz)
-Teavana Volcano White Honey Organic 8oz. jar
-German Rock Cane Sugar, 1 lb
-Milk Oolong Tea - 50 grams (1.76 oz)

I will post pics as soon as I get everything. Feel free to criticize and recommend!

Here's a few of my gourds:

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Dec 7th, '08, 04:57
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by Vulture » Dec 7th, '08, 04:57

V'elcome and may you spread the T-Virus to those around you! :D

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by omegapd » Dec 7th, '08, 05:00

Glad you're here! Sounds like a good start to trying new stuff out...


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by Trey Winston » Dec 7th, '08, 06:34

Welcome :D
Looks like you'll have a fun winter.

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by sheila77551 » Dec 7th, '08, 11:18

Boy...Ms. Kita B, sounds like you are off to a great start. I just joined and my first selections were not so great. I got overwhelmed in a great tea store and just had a blast. Next purchase will be done with much more thought and much more education thanks to everyone here.

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by Goose » Dec 7th, '08, 11:51

Welcome! :)

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by Victoria » Dec 7th, '08, 11:52

Hello and welcome!!

This USA eBay vendor sells small teacups at good prices:

http://shop.ebay.com/merchant/tea-empor ... &_osacat=0

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Dec 7th, '08, 12:23
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by Ms Kita B » Dec 7th, '08, 12:23

Thanks everyone for the warm welcome! Oh and Victoria I'm checking out the ebay link now. They have some beautiful cups I guess I'll have to add a few to my list. :D

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by Chip » Dec 7th, '08, 21:56

Welcome Kita to TeaChat. I hope you stop by TeaDay and share what is in your cup along your TeaJourneys.

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