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7 Tea-Inspired Throw Pillows

February 12, 2018

Drinking tea is a cozy experience. Add in a tea-inspired throw pillow and you might just melt. Any of these pillows are the perfect addition to you, your cuppa, and a good book on a cold day. Rest your back, your feet, or your head on any of these fluffy accents, and your tea’s sure to go down just right:

1) Rain, Tea & A Good Book

This adorable throw pillow from Pastel Trail will perfectly complement tea time on a rainy day.   The pillow is available in pink, purple, and pastel in a variety of sizes, ranging in cost from 14×14 inches for $20.99 to 20×20 inches for $29.99. It will look good on any couch, bed, or in any reading nook.

2) But First, Tea

This throw pillow from Latte Home gets right to the point: you need your tea. Perfect for the guy or gal who can’t even think about starting the day without her dose of earl grey or green tea. Available in a variety of colors, this throw pillow will look good anywhere tea drinkers are present.

3) Sweet Tea & Sunshine

This pillow cover from Sham Shack is a great addition to any outdoor patio set, especially in the summer, when the sun is shining and sweet tea’s on the menu. The pillow is handmade from burlap and available in a variety of sizes, so you can fit it over just about any old pillow you have for a cute makeover.

4) Boba Tea Pillow

If you’re looking for a truly unique accent pillow, opt for this boba tea-shaped pillow from The Branch and The Vine. Boba tea is all the rage, so this is a decidedly on-trend décor choice, and a perfect way to jazz up any bench, accent chair, or baby’s crib. The pillow is handmade from 100% polyester plush fabric. It comes in three sizes: small ($20.53), medium ($24.64), and large ($32.85).

5) Tea?

This pillow from Josephine Penelope UK is simply adorable, featuring an eye-catching pink pom-pom trim and a floral lettering design. Handmade at a countryside studio in Hampshire, England, each pillow measures 16×12 inches and is filled with ethically sourced duck feathers. Great as a kitchen or entryway accent for only $$22.15!

6) Tea Pot Pillow Cover

 This pillow cover from Kat and Dawg Designs is a beautiful way to transform any old pillow, and comes in two sizes: 16×16 inches or 18×18 inches. You can also select your preferred background color: light brown, grey blue, white, or off-white. This pillow cover will look great, and it’ll also make you feel great knowing that 10% of your purchase is donated to the cancer support center Wellspring London & Region.

7) Teacup Pillow

This teacup-shaped pillow from Sew Very Nifty is visually appealing and oh-so-comfy. Hand-stitched, it measures approximately 18x9x6 inches, is made of cotton, and retails for $28. It also has a little pocket where you can stash the book you’re reading.  The blue/green triangle pattern adds visual interest, and makes it perfect for green tea enthusiasts. Put this pillow on your bed, on an accent chair, or entryway bench for a pop of color and a dose of cozy.

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Gifts for Your Tea-Loving Valentine

February 12, 2018

This Valentine’s Day, give your tea-obsessed better half a tea-inspired gift and you’re sure to get rave reviews. Consider these delightful presents this February 14th:

1) A Couples’ Mug 

You can’t go wrong with two mugs that go together just as well as you and your sweetheart.  Boldloft has a series of mugs that, when put together, form a sweet picture. Each set retails for $26.99, and each mug holds 12 ounces. They’re made from stoneware ceramic and are both microwave- and dishwasher-safe. Pick your favorite design:

2) Valentine’s Day Sugar Cubes

Make sure bae has a sweet start to the day with these specially-shaped sugar cubes from Chiara Sweet Art. Available in pink or blue, they’re the perfect way to start his or her day off with a smile. Each cube is equal to about a teaspoon of sugar, and they come in an adorable box of 100.

3) Heart-Shaped Tea Bags

Wake your valentine up with a piping hot cuppa that’s full of love—literally. These heart-shaped tea bags will make you paramour’s breakfast a little sweeter, or her afternoon tea extra special. Tea flavors include earl grey, Ceylon black tea, and green. They’re also a great value: a 6-pack sets you back only $10.

4) Love-ly Coasters

Coasters may be practical, but they can also be beautiful and special. These coasters will dazzle any girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, or wife:

These natural wood coasters from All About Impressions are the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the nature-appreciating love in your life. No two coasters are identical, and come in a set of 4. They’re personalized with the initials of you and your loved one, and cost only $34.

These puzzle-piece coasters from Pretty Personalized UK are perfect if you and your valentine fit together like a glove. Four coasters come together to form one personalized block of text.

These anatomically-inspired heart coasters from Think Geek are perfect if you and your valentine appreciate the human body on a scientific level. The coasters are printed on glass, measure 4×4 inches, and come in a set of six for just $16.99. Bonus: each coaster has rubber feet to further protect your household surfaces!

5) Green Tea Bath Bombs

These bath bombs from Spa Girl Soaps are a great way to treat your love to a relaxing Valentine’s Day. They come in a set of 14 in flavors such as: green tea, green tea lemon, green tea lemon honey, and green tea lemon ginseng. The tea and oils in the bombs will help your skin look beautiful and healthy, plus they smell delicious! Add one or several to the bath for a luxurious dose of you-time.

6) Sweet Indulgence Tea Sampler 

This sampler from DAVIDsTEA presents you and your valentine with 12 individual tins of flavorful loose leaf teas. Get ready to taste: Alpine Punch, Banana Nut Bread, Cardamom French Toast, Chocolate Macaroon, Coconut Cream Pie, English Toffee, Forever Nuts, Hot Chocolate, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Movie Night, Strawberry Rhubarb Parfaitm, and Toasted Walnut. This tea set will add interest to tea time for months, and will make dessert a healthy, guilt-free time that you and your valentine can look forward to. All this for just $26!

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Romantic Teas for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2018

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, so it’s time to plan a tea-riffic night for you and your sweetheart. Treat that special someone to a hot night with one of these hot teas:

1) Valentine Tea Sampler

This sampler from Artful Tea provides you and your better half with 14 romantic tea flavors. The handmade, compostable tea bags are bundled in lovely red ribbon to enhance the mood. Flavors include Chocolate Strawberry, Vanilla Velvet, and Pasion Petal Oolong. Yum!

2) Heart Chakra Tea Pack

This tea from Sarah Taylor Moore is “especially formulated to take care of the heart chakra,” and promises to promote balance and encourage “an open and peaceful heart.” Presented in a 6-inch tin, the tea is green, fruity, and floral. Brew a cuppa if you want to feel the love this Valentine’s Day.

3) Midsummer Night’s Dream Tea

This blend from DAVIDsTea is perfect for the loved one who loves Shakespeare. The tea boasts citrus and mint notes, with flavors of apple, gooseberry, marigold, and rose filling out its profile. Caffeine-free, pair this tea with a few poetic compliments, and your night will be Bard-approved.

4) White Chocolate Obsession Tea

This tea from Bigelow is all-natural, gluten-free, and kosher. Black tea is flavored with cocoa powder, white and dark chocolate flavors, carob, and grape seed extract, building a complex and satisfying cuppa for you and your plus one.

5) Blueberry Acai White Tea

Treat your love to a unique type of tea—tea drops. Simply place this innovative product in a teacup, pour hot water, and watch your tea dissolve before your eyes. The heart-shaped drops are perfect for the occasion, and the fruity, tart flavors of this tea will create a playful, romantic mood. Tea ingredients include: organic white peony tea, blueberry, acai berries, and cane sugar.

6) Cuppa Chocolate Tea Assortment

This assortment from Republic of Tea gives you and your bae a sinfully delicious array of options. Choose from: Red Velvet Chocolate Rooibos, Coconut Cocoa Herbal, Stawbverry Chocolate Rooibos, Peppermint Chocolate Rooibos, and Banana Chocolate Rooibos. All zero or low calorie and sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

7) Pride and Prejudice-Inspired Tea

If your paramour considers Pride and Prejudice to be the ultimate love story, this tea will knock his/her socks off this Valentine’s Day. This sampler from Bingleys Teas includes four teas inspired by characters in the classic novel. The first tea in this pack is Mr. Darcy’s Pride, a medium roast oolong from the Wuyi Mountains in China blended with a black tea from Sri Lanka. The tea begins with “an assertive, almost mineral” taste that eventually “opens up to chestnut and finishes with soft plum,” the same way that Mr. Darcy’s true, swoon-worthy character is slowly revealed. The second tea, Lizzie Bennet’s Wit, is a strong black tea blend, reflecting her strong character with notes of cranberries. The third tea, Sweet Jane Bennet, is a blend of green and black teas sweetened with notes of vanilla, imitating Jane’s “angelic sweetness.” And finally, the fourth tea, Longbourn Wedding, is a romantic white tea with champagne and rose flavors that make it perfect for any spouses to celebrate being forever Valentines.

8) Chocolate Decadence Sampler

This Valentine’s Day, enjoy a dessert tea from this Stash Tea Sampler, which includes 10 tea bags each of Chocolate Mint Oolong, Decaf Chocolate Hazelnut Black Tea, and Black Forest Black Tea. With 30 total teabags, this is one way to make Valentine’s Day last all month long.

 

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10 Tea Treats for Trick-or-Treaters

December 12, 2017

When little ones ring your doorbell and say Trick or Treat” this year, give them something unique to bring home: tea. From Halloween-themed tea bags and teacups to tea-infused candies and cookies, tea will elevate any costumed cutie’s palate and get them hooked on something healthy. Edible, decorative, and fun, these gifts will make little vampires and superheroes howl with delight:

1) These Spooky Handmade Tea Bags 

These tea bags made by Pearly Pants Crafts are the perfect favor to hand out to trick-or-treaters. Get kids started on a healthy tea-drinking habit early by giving these out!

2) These Mini Pumpkin Sugar Cubes

These adorable pumpkin-shaped sugar cubes from Sugars By Sharon make a great companion piece to a Halloween tea bag. These pumpkin sugars are made from verified non-GMO pure cane sugar, water, and food coloring, so they’re perfect if you’re the picky parent or you’re catering to one.

3) These Tea Bag Covers

These print-at-home tea bag covers from Chocolate Rabbit will dress up any tea bag in your closet, transforming it into a unique, healthy Halloween treat. Simply print, cut, and fold around your tea bags for a fun, easy activity that your kids can help with before Trick or Treating.

4) This Skull Tea Infuser

This skull infuser from Fred & Friends will make any at-home brewing experience feel like Halloween. Put a few of these infusers in your treat bowl to give kids a plethora of spooky teatimes.

5) This Skull Mug

 Stock up on these skull mugs from Party City to give trick-or-treaters a spooky mug from which to drink tea all winter long.

6) These High Tea Paper Tea Cups

These elegant paper teacups from WillOtheWispWedding will make a great addition to your treat bowl. These pretty items are handmade from card stock, glue, and gold metallic ribbon.

7) These Mini Teapot Necklace Charms

Hand out these charms from Wholesale Corner for necklace-making to trick-or-treaters. These vibrantly colored teapot charms are eye-catching and cute, perfect for the princesses and fairies knocking on your door this Halloween.

8) Matcha Pocky Sticks

This well-known treat in Japan has made its way stateside, so pick up a few boxes to give away this Halloween. This snack coats a cookie biscuit stick with a green tea cream for a treat that’s light, flavorful, and crunchy. Introduce kids to the wonderful flavors of green tea in a candy-like form with these Pocky sticks, available at Target.

9) Green Tea Hard Candies

Give trick-or-treaters what they want—candy—with a dose of tea by handing out these green tea hard candies from Bali’s. Individually wrapped candies contain tea extract and natural green tea flavor. Buy in bulk, or go for a variety pack that includes three flavors: Green Tea Latte, Citrus Green Tea, and Classic Iced Tea.

 

10) Cream of Earl Grey Tea-Infused Shortbread Packets

These cookies from DAVIDs TEA will be a unique addition to any trick-or-treater’s candy bag. Each package contains two shortbread cookies that have been infused with Cream of Earl Grey tea, combining black tea and vanilla for a delicious take on the cookie.

 

 

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Tea Stocking Stuffers

December 12, 2017

As Christmas approaches, it’s time to stock up on stocking stuffers. These mini gifts will fit in a stocking and delight any sophisticated, tea-loving child this Christmas.

1) Tea Socks – $13.73

These funny socks are perfect for your teenage son or daughter who loves sipping a hot cup of green tea or rooibos. The socks come in a variety of colors—dark grey with red trim, light grey with red trim, and light grey with pink trim. With this gift, your kid will actually like getting socks!

2) Teapot Necklace – $8.80

Give your son or daughter an adorable teapot necklace this year. You can personalize the necklace with your child’s initial, choose between blue or pink, and customize the chain length.

3) Green Tea Bath Bombs – $3.50

Give your youngster a fun accessory for bath time with this green tea bath bomb. Young children will enjoy turning the tub green, while teenagers will use the bomb to enjoy some elevated relaxation time. This product is made with shea butter, which will soften skin, as well as green tea and cucumber, providing a lovely scent. Each bomb weighs 4.5 ounces and costs only $3.50.

4) Holly Tea Infuser With Saucer – $15Give your son or daughter this adorable tea infuser, and they’re guaranteed to want to sit down and have a cup of tea with you. The infuser is made from stainless steel and is super-finely perforated, keeping all tea leaves from slipping into the liquid. And it comes with a saucer to keep tea time mess-free.

5) Alien Tea on Planet Zum Zee by Tony Mitton – $9.99

Stuff a stocking with this delightful children’s book by Tony Mitton, suitable for children ages 5 and up. In this story, your child will visit an alien planet called Planet Zum-Zee for afternoon tea. Fun rhymes and playful illustrations make this book a treat for grown-ups and kids alike.

6) Tea With Jane Austen – $12.20

Do you have a child obsessed with Jane Austen? Give him or her this cookbook full of recipes inspired by the novels and letters of the prolific author. Recipes include English Muffins inspired by Pride and Prejudice and Buttered Apple Tart inspired by Emma. Your tween or teen will love concocting these recipes and then enjoying them with a cuppa and her favorite Jane Austen novel.

7) Jolly Teas Sachet Travel Pouch – $12.00Want your teen to drink healthy away from home? Instead of buying a sugary soda at school, help your teen choose tea by gifting him or her this 100% cotton travel pouch of teas. The pouch comes with 5 tea sachets to get your son or daughter set up, and can then be re-filled with her favorite tea sachets or tea bags indefinitely.

8) Paint Your Own Tea Set – $12.99

This miniature-sized tea set needs to be painted, and your little one is just the tot to do it. The set comes with 4 teacups, saucers, spoons, and napkins, as well as a teapot, creamer, and sugar bowl. 12 mini paint pots and a paintbrush will help your son or daughter take this plain white set to the next level. Once painted, the ceramic items should be baked in the oven. Recommended for children 8+.

Happy Holidays! 

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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

November 19, 2017

The holidays are fast approaching, which means it’s time to shop for gifts galore. Tea products and accessories are a healthy, useful gift to bestow on a friend, family member, or co-worker this year. From Hanukah and Kwanzaa to Christmas and Festivus, there will be many opportunities to show someone you care. Do so with one of the following tea gifts:

1) Teas From Around The World Set – $55

Give the gift of global flavor with this set of ten, single-estate teas from around the world. Each tube has enough tea leaves for 6-8 cups of tea and comes with a booklet that gives you information about each tea and tips for optimal brewing.

2) Tea Bag Pocket Mug – $34                    This hand-made mug ingeniously includes a built-in place to deposit your tea bag. This single mug is a great gift for your tea-loving holiday hostess, your child’s patient teacher, or your green tea-obsessed co-worker.

3) 1 Gallon Kombucha-Making Kit – $28.99

Kombucha is all the rage, and now you can make it in your home with this handy crafting kit. Everything in the kit comes from a farm in Central Florida that is 100% organic.  Kombucha’s star ingredient—SCOBY aka “Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast”—comes freshly harvested and sealed in a food grade vacuum seal pouch. The kit also comes with an e-book that will walk you through the home brewing process and answer any questions.

4) 8 Nights of Tea – $20

The perfect gift for Hanukah? Eight nights of tea. This set from David’s Tea includes eight tins of kosher tea that each make about 2 cups of tea. Follow up lighting the menorah with sipping a cuppa alongside your better half. Flavors include: Carrot Cupcake, Cinnamon Rooibos Chai, Peppermint Amour, and Super Ginger.

5) Tea Cocktails: A Mixologist’s Guide to Legendary Tea-Infused Cocktails – $14.25

Searching for the perfect gift for a friend who loves tea and cocktails? Give them this cookbook by Abigail R. Gehring, which includes 75 recipes for unique tea-spiked cocktails. Recipes your giftee can look forward to include: Rooibos Berry Daiquiri, Spiked Lemonade with Thyme, Dark and Stormy with Ginger Tea, Lemongrass Mojito, Chai White Russian, Peppermint Cosmo, Jasmine Green Tea Julep, Yerba Mate Smoky Martini, and a Riesling Jasmine Hot Toddy. Bottom’s up!

6) Kinto Carat Glass Teapot – $52

This simple, elegant teapot is a great gift for the modern, minimalist person on your gift list. The teapot is made from high-quality borosilicate glass, and its double-walled lid is made from stainless steel and plastic. The teapot includes a stainless steel tea strainer and holds 28.74 ounces. To boot, it’s dishwasher and microwave-safe.

7) Tea Bath Truffle Set – $20

Give the gift of relaxation this holiday with this set of tea-infused bath truffles from Ulta. The set includes 9 bath bombs that fizz and foam when submerged in water. Scents include: White Tea & Berries, Lemongrass & Green Tea, and Black Tea & Sandalwood (as well as other non-tea based formulas.)

8) Tea Leaf Reading Kit – $23

 

This gift gives your recipient not only tea to drink, but a fun experience to go along with it as well. This kit comes with loose leaf black tea, a mug, and a symbol dictionary for your giftee to learn how to interpret tea leaves and the history of this ancient practice.

Happy Holidays!

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Tea Favors For Baby Showers

July 25, 2017

If your best friend is talking about having babies anytime soon, get ready, because you’ll be planning a baby shower in the near future. And that includes choosing a cute party favor for guests to take home. We’re biased, but tea-based favors are the way to go!  Here are a few adorable options that will make any baby shower an affair to remember:

1) A Baby is Brewing Loose Leaf Tea

A Baby is Brewing Loose Leaf Tea

These tea tins from Idea Chic are an adorable favor to gift your shower guests. Available in blue or pink, these tins come filled with decaffeinated Fruit Mint tea. Yum!

2) Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice Sugar Bowls

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice Sugar Bowls

These sugar bowls from Beaucoup are a cute party favor if the mom-to-be has a baby girl in the oven. Your guests will enjoy sweetening their coffee and tea at home with these bowls, remembering that little girls can be sweet as pie—a great reminder when they’re not being so sweet!

3) It’s About Time Teapot Timer

It's About Time Teapot Timer

These teapot-shaped timers from Beaucoup are great favor for a mom who’s about to pop, and a useful toy to have on hand for baby shower games. The timers can count down from 1 to 60 minutes, and are a useful gadget for guests to take home, like when the kids won’t share and you have to set a timer!

4) A Cup of Tea with the Mom-to-Be Tea Jars

A Cup of Tea with the Mom-to-Be Tea Jars

These tea jars from The Tea Wagon are a great gift when Mom and Dad are keeping it old school and letting their baby’s gender be a surprise. Each tin holds about 3-5 servings of loose leaf tea, and come in a variety of flavors, including: Lavender Earl Grey, Peppermint Green, Strawberry Rhubarb, Caramel Apple, and Blueberry Burst.

5) Flavored Sugar Cubes

Flavored Sugar Cubes

Treat your baby shower guests to tea with a pop of color and extra flavor with these flavored sugar cubes from Beaucoup. Make them available during the party or as a flavorful gift to enjoy at home. Varieties include: lavender purple, lemon yellow, mint green, raspberry blue, and rose pink.

6) Bath Tea Soaps

Bath Tea Soaps

Treat your baby shower guests to a relaxing, tea-infused bath with these tea soaps from The Soaking Tub. Basically tea bags for bath time, these tea-infused soaps come in a muslin bag that you simply place under the running faucet in your bathtub. The tea leaves will stay in the bag, but the leaf’s benefits will push through the bag to infuse your bath with lovely scents, colors, and relaxing properties. Chamomile, lavender, spearmint, rosemary, juniper and rose petals will make bath time something to look forward to, and the bags are reusable!

7) Personalized Mason Jars

Personalized Mason Jars

These mason jars from Beaucoup offer guests an on-trend glass to take home and use for drinks, storage, or as a memento. An array of designs are available, including baby feet, elephants, a teddy bear, and a stork.  Cute!

8) Personalized Tea Bags

Personalized Tea Bags

These tea bags from I Heart Details are a classy, simple favor to gift your shower attendees. These tea bags are available in black or green tea, and include a personalized name and date to commemorate your special event.

 

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Tea Gifts That Will Dazzle Any Bride or Groom

July 6, 2017

The weather’s getting warmer, and with it, brides and grooms are preparing to say “I do.” If you’ve RSVP’d “yes” to one or more weddings this season but haven’t yet found the perfect gift, look no further. We’ve rounded up a lucky seven tea-related gifts that will put the happy in Happily Ever After.

1) These Mr. and Mrs. Mugs

mud pie mr. and mrs. mugs

These mugs from Mud Pie inject a healthy dose of humor into every cuppa. The set retails for $21.95 on Amazon. For extra credit, fill the mugs with items that you know will resonate with the bride and groom.

2) This Cast Iron Teapot

Stash Tea purple teapot

This beautiful purple teapot from Stash Tea is made in Japan by master craftsmen that follow a 60-step, multiple-month production process. The teapot holds 18 ounces and include a mesh infuser for easy loose leaf brewing. Durable and picturesque, this teapot will brew everlasting love for $99.

3) Tea Forte Aficionado Gift Set

Tea Forte tea set

If the duo swapping vows is really into tea, gift them this gift set marketed to tea aficionados from Tea Forte. For $325, the newlyweds will enjoy all of the following:

4) This Iced Tea Pitcher Press

This 60-ounce pitcher from Davids Tea is so innovative that you can steep, chill, and serve iced tea all in one apparatus. Watch the video above to see just how easy it is. You may want to buy two—one for the duo entering matrimony and one for yourself. At $40, it’s a smart investment for any iced tea lover.

5) This Electric Tea Kettle

blue aztec tea kettle

Give the newlyweds “something blue” with this ceramic electric tea kettle.  It’s designed to be a space saver with a concealed heating element and clutter-free cord storage.  It holds 1.2 liters of liquid and retails for just over $44.

6) This Cold Brew Bottle

The Tea Spot cold brew bottle

Give the newlyweds the gift of being on-trend with this cold brew bottle from The Tea Spot. This gift comes with not only the cold brew bottle, but also a 12 gram-tin of organic matcha green tea and a 21-gram tin of high energy organic matcha mate.

7) This Cookbook

Tonia George tea cookbook

This cookbook from Tonia George will give the new spouses a plethora of exciting recipes to try that are both savory and sweet throughout their marriage.  Savory dishes include Mussels in Ginger and Lemon Tea Broth and the Mint Tea Couscous with Roast Squash, Halloumi, Dates, and Pistachios.  Sweet dishes include Earl Grey Truffles and White Tea and Apricot Jam.  Wedded bliss just got a whole lot tastier!

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Tea Favors For Your Wedding Guests

June 27, 2017

Getting married? Somewhere on your to-do list is “procure cute favors that will make all our guests smile.” And we’re here to tell you that tea is the way to go. We’ve rounded up a bevy of tea-related favors that will knock your guests’ socks off.

1) Personalized Wedding Tea Bags

Personalized Wedding Tea Bags

Give your guests the gift of tea with these personalized tea bags from My Wedding Favors. Choose from a variety of designs and add your wedding date or names to thank your attendees for making your wedding day so special.

2) Test Tube Loose Leaf Tea and Heart Infuser

Test Tube Loose Leaf Tea and Heart Infuser

Present your guests with these cleverly-packaged samples of loose leaf tea and heart-shaped infusers from Season of Favors. Each pair comes with a nametag that can double as a place card. Two birds, one favor!

3) Personalized Tea Soaps

Personalized Tea Soaps

Spice things up with personalized tea soaps from Home Brewed Soaps. Each batch of soaps is made especially for you with custom labels. They’re produced in Maine from a combination of fresh brewed organic teas and other natural ingredients such as oils and butters. Scents include: Jasmine & Bergamot (Jasmine Tea, Orange, Bergamot), Spiced Rooibos (Rooibos tea, Cinnamon, Clove, Orange), Tea Tree & Rosemary (Green Tea, Rosemary, Tea Tree), and Lavender & Lemon (Earl Grey, Lavender, Lemon). Fragrant and hygienic?  Sign us up.

4) Personalized Loose Leaf Tea Tins

Personalized Loose Leaf Tea Tins

Treat your guests to these small tins of loose leaf from The Tea Wagon. Each stainless steel tin has a screw-top and holds 3-5 servings of tea, the perfect size for guests to put in their pockets or purses at the end of your Big Day. Flavors include: Belgian Chocolate Rooibos, Canadian Breakfast, Caramel Apple Rooibos, Chamomile Mint, Cherry Berry Banana, Chocolate Mint, Earl Grey, Marzipan Rooibos, and Pomegranate Cardamom. Yum!

5) Love is Brewing Bags

Love is Brewing Bags

A good marriage involves a lot of puns. Get things off to an auspicious start by presenting your guests with these “Love is Brewing” drawstring bags. Each muslin bag is 4 x 6 inches and perfect for filling with tea bags, loose leaf, or any other trinket you fancy.

 

6) Teacup Shaped Cheeseboard and Spreader

Teacup Shaped Cheeseboard and Spreader

These bamboo teacup-shaped cheeseboards are a unique favor idea for your wedding guests. Each comes with a spreader and can be personalized with gift tags. Your loved ones will enjoy snacking on cheese while sipping tea long after you’ve said “I do” with these adorable gifts.

7) Miniature Tea Pot Key Chain / Tape Measurer

Miniature Tea Pot Key Chain / Tape Measurer

Your wedding guests will appreciate this cute, versatile party favor. Each teapot is also a key chain and tape measurer, and you can personalize the message on each one however you like. The tape measurer inside stretches 39 inches and the whole trinket measures a compact 2.25″ x 3.2 inches.

8) Hangover Helper Herbal Tea Mix

Hangover Helper Herbal Tea Mix

If you expect your Big Day to get a little rowdy, give your guests an organic way to recover with this Hangover Helper mix from Rootz &Flowers. Each handmade batch of tea contains peppermint leaves, fennel seed, ginger root, and lemon balm. The seller promises that each cup of this loose leaf herbal tea will make your stomach feel better, relax tense muscles, and stop headaches.  Sounds like the perfect way to recover from an epic wedding reception.

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Mother’s Day Tea Gifts

May 5, 2017

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14. If your mom is an avid tea sipper, we’ve got some great gift ideas for you right here:

1) This Spoon

This Spoon

Think you have the best mom ever? Remind her every time she adds a spoonful of sugar to her tea with this vintage, stamped spoon from Eve of Joy. Choose from a teaspoon for $16, a tablespoon for $20, or a long handle teaspoon for $18. Want a different message for Mom stamped on your spoon? This shop does custom orders as well.

2) This Funny Mug

i make my own people mug

Is there anything more impressive than growing a human being? Your mom literally made you, so the very least she deserves is a mug that states this oh-so-impressive feat. (And even if your mom isn’t your biological parent, she still made you the person you are today, so she deserves a mug, too!) With every sip of tea from this mug, your mother will know that you revere her strength and general awesomeness.

3) Any of This Gorgeous Tea ware

 Gorgeous Tea ware

These handmade teapots, teacups, and mugs from ocpottery might not be as beautiful as your mother, but they’re still pretty stunning. A little on the expensive side, they’re worth it for the craftsmanship and beauty. Made by Kazem Arshi in Anaheim Hills, California, this pottery is uniquely perfect for the tea drinking mama in your life.

4) This Mug for a New Mom

new mom mug

If this is the first Mother’s Day for a woman in your life, gift her this cheeky mug to mark the occasion. With parenthood, they say the days are long but the years are short. It won’t be long before she’s sipping tea from this mug, reflecting on her first Mother’s Day back in 2017. (For more experienced mothers, you can also customize the year on this product.)

5) Jewelry from Tiny Teapot Jewelry

Tiny Teapot Jewelry

Tiny Teapot Jewelry sells lots of jewelry that has one thing in common: teapots. From charm bracelets to necklaces and pendants to earrings, this company offers a wide array of items, and something is bound to fit your tea-loving mother’s style.

6) These Teabag Holders

Teabag Holders

What better place for Mom to rest her used teabag than an adorable, teapot-shaped dish? These handmade teabag holders come in a variety of colors, and are wheel thrown from stoneware clay out of Colorado. They can go in the microwave and the dishwasher, so they’re a winning combo of practical and cute–just like Mom.

7) Wine Style Cold Brew Tea Bottle

Arbor Teas Cold Brew Tea Bottle

 

This unique cold brewer from Arbor Teas replaces your pitcher of tea with a wine bottle-inspired container. To use, Arbor instructs:

Simply place your loose leaf tea in the glass bottle, fill the bottle with room temperature water, mount the bottle spout and cork with the filter set inside, and place in your refrigerator for 4-8 hours. Easy as that! When it has infused to your desired strength, uncork and pour. The tall body allows your tea leaves to swirl freely for maximum flavor as it steeps.”

Made in Japan, each bottle holds 25 ounces of tea, and is sure to put a smile on your tea (and wine)-loving mother’s face.

 

Happy Mother’s Day!