January is National Tea Month. If you are looking for gift inspiration for your mom, a friend, or even for yourself, we found several affordable American made gifts for tea lovers. Cozy up and enjoy life's simple pleasures with these tea gifts that are perfect for everyone.
Affordable Gifts for Tea Lovers
Tea Drops are a ‘must try' for every tea lover. Tea Drops are crushed loose leaf tea, spices, and a touch of organic cane sugar pressed into shapes. All you need to do is add hot water for the perfectly flavored cup of tea. There are so many tea flavors and varieties to chose from- sweetened teas, unsweetened teas, dessert teas, and teas with or without caffeine. Can't decide what flavors to get? The Tea Drops Medium Sampler (pictured below) is a best seller on Amazon. It includes 4 flavors of sweetened tea in the flavors of Energizing Matcha Green Tea (Caffeinated), Calming Rose Earl Grey (Caffeinated), Refreshing Citrus Ginger (Caffeine-Free), Cooling Sweet Peppermint (Caffeine-Free). The tea is sourced from around the world, but the ‘drops' are crafted in the USA.
Handcrafted in my hometown of West Kingston, Rhode Island, Peter Pots Pottery pieces are a gorgeous addition to afternoon tea. These pieces of art are functional as well as beautiful. I was given the creamer and sugar set, pictured below, as a wedding gift and it is the perfect size for entertaining with tea. Also available are tea pots, tea cups, and platters to hold your tea time desserts.
The Fiesta Jumbo Cup is THE best mug for enjoying a large cup of tea or coffee while relaxing at home. This cup is part of the made in West Virginia Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware collection and is available in 12 colors.
Bonus points with this tea lovers gift idea if your recipient is also a Peanuts lover! The Big Heart Tea Co. Peanut's Tea Gift Set includes two boxes of blended in the USA caffeine free tea. Big Heart Tea is a women owned company located in the Midwest.
If you can imagine “eating” a cup of tea, then pair the with Beehive Cheese Co.'s Tea Hive cheese with a favorite cracker. Close your eyes and it's like you're drinking a slightly sweetened early grey. It's truly a little slice of heaven. The cheese is made in Salt Lake City, Utah,
If your tea lover is obsessed with chia tea, then Apple Valley Natural Soap's Masala Chai Shampoo Bar is a gift to consider. Shampoo bars are the newest trend for the Eco conscious as it eliminated the plastic shampoo bottle from the trash cycle. This shampoo bar is made with black tea and scented with cloves, cardamom, ginger, anise, orange, black pepper, and cinnamon. Take 15% off your Apple Valley Natural Soap order with discount code USALOVE. No expiration. One use per customer.
Did you know that green tea is beneficial for external use too? The antioxidants in green tea are good for facial skin. The Raspberry & Green Tea Daily Defense Moisture from Botanic Organic is a great for the tea lover gift that can help reduce redness and aid in reducing UV damage. Save 15% off your Botanic Organic order with discount code USALOVE. No expiration. One use per customer.
Make sure your tea lover's tea stays warm with a made in USA Tea Cozy from Blue Moon Fine Teas. These tea cozies come in a variety of patterns for every taste. They fit a 2 cup, 4 cup, or 6 cup tea pot.