Holiday Tea Gift Ideas, Part 2

Here are some more holiday tea gift ideas for the different types of tea-drinkers on your list. If the recipient doesn't really fit a certain type, you can seldom go wrong by giving him or her a selection of teas, a teapot or a tea mug. Tea lovers always enjoy having a good supply of …

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Holiday Tea Gift Ideas, Part 1

If you are indecisive about your gift list, don't despair. Here are some tea-related gift ideas for everyone from tea newbies to aficionados plus folks with special circumstances. Let me know how these work for you! 1. The Patient: A friend has just been told by her doctor to eliminate caffeine because of health problems. …

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PretTea Little Presents or Gifts for Tea Lovers

I've always enjoyed shopping, even window shopping. So, I find it fun to search for that perfect gift for my family and friends and even more fun if they happen to be fellow tea lovers.  What could be easier than finding a decorative tin of fine loose tea, or an interesting book on tea history …

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Non-Tea Uses for Teabag Holders

Teabag holders are handy devices, ready and waiting for that used teabag. For those of you using teabags (instead of steeping loose leaf teas), the last thing you want is to leave one in the cup too long. It could result in oversteeping, bitterness, and a big just-sucked-on-a-lemon pucker when you take a sip. (These …

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Fathers Need Tea Gifts, Too!

Contrary to the opinion some people have of it, tea makes a manly Father’s Day gift. Considering all they do for us, father’s certainly need an uplifting cup of this centuries-old brew. Yes, it’s once again time to look into your tea gift options. They’re not as limited as you might think. Father’s Day in …

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Save Your Friends from Bad Tea with a Tea Gift

Sharing a tea moment with a friend can be one of life’s pleasures. Tea is a very special beverage and a perfect way to say, “I enjoy your company.” But what if your friend thinks that a bunch of tea leaf dust swept up from the tea processing trays/floor/whatever and stuffed into a bag made …

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Selecting the Perfect Valentine Tea Gift

You love tea, you love your sweetie, so why not combine the two in a Valentine’s Day tea gift? Okay, all you lovers out there, it’s that time of year when you get to let that special someone really know how you feel. Don’t forget about family, friends, co-workers, classmates, that special teacher, your boss, …

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Taking Tea to Heart — A Tea Gift for Your True Love

There’s a lot of talk about tea being good for your heart. Not to mention a bunch of medical studies to back up those claims. Hardly very romantic though. Tea may be good for your physical heart, but it is also good for that romantic urge within you, euphemistically called the “heart.” We celebrate those …

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A Christmas to Remember

If you ask our nearly 8-year-old son what his favourite part of Christmas was this year, he’s not going to list the fun toys (Lego, Playmobil) that he received, and he likely won’t remember the Angel Tree opportunities we had that made the Season special to my husband and me. He’s not even likely to …

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A Practical Guide to Giving Tea

If you're going to give somebody something, make it a gift with meaning. The holidays are about showing and sharing the love and appreciation we have for each other. It's a time marked by bright lights, cozy fires, and wool sweaters. It's a time of warmth. This year, give a gift that expresses that warmth …

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