• Felicia

9 Tea-riffic Gifts For Tea Lovers

It's Always Teatime Somewhere, Not Just on Downton Abbey.

As a total tea lover I have sipped tea through a straw, with my pinky up and even enjoyed drinking it from a wine glass many times! Okay judge me, but with so many wonderful teas on the market, how can you not try different ways to enjoy them. After all...it is all about the tea experience.

Today tea rooms have become more popular than ever and often influence the many accessories available for tea lovers: loose tea, tea bags, tea gift sets, tea baskets, t-steeper's, tea books, tea storage, tea pots, tea t-shirts and even tea themed socks.

As I take my tea and anything related to the tea experience very seriously, I'm sharing a list of teas and tea related gifts that will have that tea person in your life go "Thank you, it's time to get this par-TEA started!"

Adagio's Tea Starter Set

What a find! Especially for new tea enthusiasts. Perfect for loose tea beginners. Adagio's Tea Starter Set is an easy to use tea-maker that includes 12 fresh artisan loose teas: black, green, and herbal - all sure to please. The SimpliciTea, is a small glass teapot with a simple brewing system which allows the tea flavor to drip through and makes one incredibly delicious 12 oz cup of tea. This set offers tea lovers and their friends the chance to enjoy a superior loose tea experience one nice cup at a time.

Price: $29.00

Chixotic Purple Tranquilitea

I was introduced to Chixotic Purple Tranquilitea through an old colleague who knew I would love it. Once you brew the leaves you smell the light floral scent followed by the delicious flavor you sip. Exclusively grown in Kenya from the Camellia Sinensis plant - the plant we get black and green tea from. Grown in cooler conditions this tea has higher levels of antioxidants and contains less caffeine than black and green tea. Chixotic Purple Tranquilitea is 100% natural with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. It contains GHG a polyphenol supports healthy weight management.

Price: 18.95

Tea Runners

There is a whole world of loose leaf tea waiting for you to try and savor. Every month Tea Runners sends customers a selection of four top-quality loose leaf teas, along with tips for brewing them. When I received this delightful subscription box I was first met with packaging that truly sets the tea mood. There are 4 types of boxes to choose from; Original, Pure Tea, All Black Tea, and Herbal. Each box makes about 30-50 cups of tea, so there is plenty to share. Whether you are a tea lover or expanding your tea pallet, this subscription is a wonderful way to experience a variety of teas.

Price: $49.95 + Variety Gift Baskets

Steep n Sip

This organic loose leaf tea is presented in sleek black and gold packaging. The tea provides health benefits and aides in relieving ailments. Steep & Sip helps us reap the health benefits of the natural herbs the good Earth gave us, while enjoying the wonderfully delicious flavors. Their selection of teas spread the gamut from chamomile to tea blends of Rooibos, Yerba Mate, Ginger, Lemon Balm and more. There are also tea bundles focused on skin care, boosting your immune system. reduce stress and relax. It's tea with a purpose!

Price: $38.00 Three Pack Bundles

Alicia Boateng

Beautiful artistry came to mind when I first saw and touched The Afro Glam Collected by Alicia Boateng Designs . This line was created to motivate and empower women of all colors. So whether you're drinking tea or any of your favorite beverages, the thoughts that come to mind will be of the achievements women have made in history. With an abundance of designs and color options, Alicia Boateng Designs really nailed the beauty on every cup that pair with a delish cup of tea. They also have "fab" tumblers for those on the go that would make perfect gifts.

Price: $27.00

Dear Crate

Surprise someone, or honestly treat yourself, with a box of high-quality tea and tasty cookies. I was surprised when I received mine. Each month, Dear Crate sends a new gourmet subscription gift box filled with new flavors of tea and cookies as well as an encouraging and inspirational greeting card. There is even an option to add a personal note and photo to your greeting. What a great way to stay connected with friends and family and of course join the Dear Crate family.

Price: $33.00-$42.00

Blooming Tea Garden

When I was gifted Tea Bloom's Blooming Tea Garden, I smiled at the chance to visually experience the ingredients that create each flavorful tea. After you drop the open team bloom into hot water you watch a beautiful bouquet begin to blossom. With this tea collection you must use a clear tea cup to embrace the visual delight as it grows. With every sip of tea you feel connected with the exquisite flavors and healthy ingredients. You can even re-steep up to 3 times or store the flower in a sealed container for up to 48 hours then simply enjoy another time.

Price: $29.95


Who doesn't love a good "If you can read this" pair of socks? Well, these socks from Blacknot Farm are obviously for our tea lovers and I love my "If you can read this... bring me a cup of tea"! Snuggling up on the couch anytime of the year, with warm socks on and a hot cup of tea is ideal and truly relaxing. Blacknot Farm offers these warm, well-made socks with 50% wool or 100% cotton and come in S-XL.

Price: CA $29.95


As a favorite of mine, Tazo has been a staple in my home for quite some time. Tazo offers a unique selection of teas with refreshing taste and product benefits offering up adventure with each sip. Teas of energy, teas for mindfulness, teas for indulgence and teas for sleep. You can experience their teas through different choices; tea bags, latte mixes or k-cup choices. They even offer iced tea bottles for those on-the-go days.

Price: $18.99+

When was the last time you thought about the tea you're being offered: the flavor, will it be a tea bag or loose tea, what kind of cup are they presenting it in. Well for now...my suggestion is to just go brew a cup of the good stuff, sit back and smile for a while. After all, tea does make you feel good!

Disclosure: I may have received one or more products in exchange for my honest opinion. I only recommend products that I would use personally or believe would be a good fit with my readers and other consumers. All opinions are 100 percent my own and may differ from yours. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16CFR, Part 255: Guides concerning the use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.