As much as I love coffee, I love tea. There are so many flavours and I am a fan of most of them! Earl Grey, yes please. Vanilla Roiboos, don’t mind if I do. Chamomile, indeed. I’m not too particular when it comes to loose leaf or tea bags – I like it all. I take milk with most of my tea and sometimes I add a drop of honey. Delicious! Since I talked about coffee last week, I thought I should give some attention to tea this week.
I drink tea all year and I actually like a hot cuppa even during the summer months. As a coffee-in-the-morning kind of gal,¬†I find that making an herbal tea after lunch is a great alternative to¬†caffeinating¬†my thoughts all day long.
With the rise of tea`s popularity in recent years, there is far more variety and easy access to unique blends from far-away places than ever before.
Today I`m showcasing a few mugs that make tea time that much more quaint. These are also really easy to get your hands on (!) since they`re widely available at Chapers-Indigo and make a perfect, random, `thinking about you`gift for a friend, colleague or parent. They make a really sweet add-on to an online book order for curling up on quiet weekends this season.
Stoneware mug made in Portugal, $12
Scrabble mug, $12
Forest stoneware mug, $8
Owl mug, $16.50
Textured zen mug, $8
Aegean mug, $8
Monogram mug, $8
And now this is fantastic- the mug with a perfect-fit filter for loose tea (below). The lid doubles as a filter holder for when¬†steeping¬†is done. I have one of these and I love using it at the office.
My sister bought me one of these Anthropologie mugs (with the letter J on it – obviously) for my last birthday¬† and can I just tell you all how fabulous it is? I originally was attracted to the cool letter J and the crisp white background. But once I began using it, I realized that it’s the perfect mug! It fits beautifully in my hand, holds the right amount of coffee or tea and it looks great with my new Macbook. Two thumbs up for this mug!