With the new year just around the corner no doubt you are beginning to get those pesky emails or phone calls from family members requesting for the list. The enchanting yet seemingly impossible holiday wish list. We all have items in mind for majority of the year, but once the month of December arrives, our minds blank, or at least that's how it is with my family. Here are some quick suggestions for tea-related gift ideas.
Obviously actual tea would be nice but if you are going to buy tea how about an assortment of different types done up in a nice little gift basket. I received one of those from my aunt last Christmas and I absolutely loved it.
Mugs are also a great gift idea and there are many different ways to go. Local craft stores or gift shops sell speciality mugs with hand painted designs on them. Some ceramic mugs can even be personalised at certain engraving shops or printing companies. Travel mugs also come in handy, whether it be a fancy loose leaf mug with a built in steeper or just a Walmart brand acting as a stocking stuffer.
Tea pot sets can be a very elegant gift, or you can go for those goofy tea infusers like "The Sharky" or "Mr. Tea." Tools like tea timers or tea thermometers can be nifty presents for those who take their tea making seriously. And if you're willing to go big, a Keurig or Tassimo hot beverage machine can definitely come in handy. I myself have a Keurig and I use it to make instant tea in under ten seconds, it also doubles as a water boiler for those tired of time consuming kettles.
Hope these quick suggestions can help you with your shopping this winter. And who knows, maybe you've found some new additions to your own wish list. Happy Shopping!