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Give The Gift Of Bigelow Tea This Holiday Season

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Party Hosts
Work Colleagues
Family and Friends
Gift Exchanges (Secret Santa, anyone?!)
Teachers and Bus Drivers
Neighbors
Mail Carriers …

…holy cow the holiday list is long and this probably isn’t everyone, right?  A plate of homemade cookies (BTW we’ve got the perfect recipes for some awesome cookies!!) and a card will do the trick for most of these special people, but there must be a few on the list that really deserve something a bit more….something from the heart, a gift of pure joy. We have the perfect idea: a tin or box of Bigelow Tea, specially designed by Kate D. Spain, the artist behind the KD Spain® brand!  Woohoo, perfect right?

Kate says, “When we bring something naturally beautiful into our lives, we gain a finer connection to it, to our surroundings, and to each other. New possibilities for sources of our happiness are able to root, grow, and blossom.” Wow, we could not have said it better…between the Bigelow teas and her designs, we are calling this collaboration #TeaProudly to the max!

Check out these three exclusive designs and get one or all in time for your holiday gift giving:

Limited Edition Holiday Tin of Tea (pictured above)

This limited edition tin contains an assortment of 15 of our favorite flavors that are sure to make every tea lover’s heart happy. You’ll receive 120 individually wrapped black teas, green teas, herbal teas and decaffeinated teas. And when you’ve enjoyed all the tea, you can reuse the designer tin. Refill it with tea, or use it to store special keepsakes because anything goes!

Limited Edition Tin of Tea

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This limited edition tin features a gorgeous hydrangea floral pattern with a light and lovely style that can work any time of year. This tin also contains 120 individually wrapped black, green, herbal and holiday teas.

Tiled Top Tea Box

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Last, but certainly not least, this limited edition wooden box measures 4″ x 6″ and contains a ceramic tile top with artwork by Kate D. Spain. The box contains 32 teabags: 8 Earl Grey,  8 Green Tea, 8 English Teatime and 8 Sweet Dreams. Once you sip your way through the tea, fill it with more of your favorite Bigelow flavors, or use it to store your recipe cards, photo prints or jewelry as a few suggestions.

Quantities are limited for each of these gifts and they’ll go fast! Be sure to snag one (or two) soon—one for the recipient, one for you (obviously!).

Bigelow Tea’s Top Five List Of Most Fun Teapots 

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For 70 years, Bigelow Tea has been brewing in the kitchens of many tea lovers. Just think of how many teapots and tea kettles have been used over the years to serve a cuppa tea! Colorful, artistic, sometimes even “short and stout” (like @kvley’s beautiful cornflower blue teapot, above!), here are a few fun teapots from around the world.

A TARDIS Teapot

Debuting about two decades after Bigelow Tea was founded in 1945, Doctor Who has collected millions of fans over the years. Depicting the Doctor’s unassuming time machine, the TARDIS, this teapot might be able to make your tea steep even faster! And ever a proper gentleman, The Doctor always has tea on-board!

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The Bigelow Tea “Chester the Cat” Teapot

Who’s feline like a cuppa tea? A well-brewed pot of tea is the cat’s meow, and so is this adorable kitten-themed teapot from Bigelow Tea! Gotta have one? Find it here.

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The Vintage Teapot

Classy and timeless, this delicate teapot looks like the perfect complement to a vintage kitchen. You can almost imagine its original owner brewing cups of Bigelow Tea “Constant Comment®” for guests throughout the years!

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The Modern Teapot

For a more 21st century vibe, check out these two gorgeous teapots. Simple yet stunning, they can be found at the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware in Hong Kong. How modern and exquisite!

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The Traditional Teapot

Sporting some flashy floral patterns and a ceramic body with a uniquely quilted look, this teapot looks like what you’d see at a traditional afternoon tea in the eighteenth century. No wonder it’s housed in the National Museum of Scotland! Cheers!

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So, sit back, steep your favorite Bigelow Tea blend (or wait in anticipation like @Denise0223) and remember—whatever your mood, whichever teapot you choose, it’s what’s in the inside that counts!

Image of TARDIS teapot by F_A via Flickr
Image of vintage teapot by Rosmarie Voegtli via Flickr
Image of modern teapots by istolethetv via Flickr
Image of traditional teapot by dun_deagh via Flickr

Give The Gift Of Herbal Bigelow Tea


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Wintertime is a wonderful time of year to share a little tea with the ones you love. If you’re invited to a party this month or are just stopping by a friend’s house, consider bringing a Bigelow Tea gift!  January also happens to be Hot Tea Month … so a big, beautiful box featuring Bigelow Tea’s Herbal Tea Assortment is the perfect present for the tea lover in your life!

Naturally caffeine free, herbal teas can be enjoyed at any time of day. Our Herbal Tea Assortment offers 96 individually-wrapped tea bags with twelve different flavors guaranteed to please even the pickiest palate! bigelow tea cup

For the fruit lover, Pomegranate Pizzazz’s apple, blackberry, and pomegranate flavors are a sweet treat! If you prefer lemon, Bigelow I Love Lemon blends lemongrass with natural sweet lemon flavors and a daily dose of Vitamin C! Mint fans will enjoy sipping on Mint Medley or Peppermint. If relaxation is what you seek, look no further than Sweet Dreams or Cozy Chamomile! And that’s just naming a few of the favorites in this robust variety!

Facebook fan Laurel Yost says Cozy Chamomile is her “bedtime beverage almost every night!” And that’s just naming a few of the favorites in this robust variety!

Keep a box of Bigelow Tea’s Herbal Tea Assortment on hand for your next gift-giving occasion—and maybe get one for yourself as well!

 

A Fall Gift From Bigelow Tea

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There’s no better way to warm up from a chilly fall day than with a hot cup of Bigelow Tea! Fall is full of festive activities like apple picking, scenic hikes to admire the foliage, and entertaining family and friends. Treat your loved ones to an assorted selection of Bigelow Tea’s favorite flavors with this gorgeous Fall Harvest Basket.

This autumn-themed basket offers an expansive variety of Bigelow Tea flavors that will delight any tea drinker. With 152 individually wrapped tea bags, the Fall Harvest Basket provides enough tea to last all autumn long—and maybe into the winter too!

Whether your favorite cuppa Bigelow Tea is black, green, or herbal, there are plenty of delicious varieties. You may even find a new favorite!  Display the wicker cornucopia as a centerpiece or share as a hostess gift for your favorite tea lover.  Facebook fan Gail Burlett-Dworak thinks this gift is a “nice way to welcome fall” and we agree!

Bigelow Tea Gifts for Every Dad

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Father’s Day is quickly approaching which means it’s time to start thinking about gifts for the special Dads in your life. Because family is so important at Bigelow Tea, there are plenty of options for a heartfelt gift to show Dad just how much he is loved and appreciated all year round. From tea chests to personalized tins, the Bigelow family has made sure there is something for every Dad from tea novices to connoisseurs.

For the man who is a dedicated tea drinker; a beautifully crafted, hinged wooden Tea Chest makes a wonderful gift and a lasting impression. To make it extra special you can add Dad’s name or a personal message engraved into the chest. Nothing says “I Love you, Dad” like a “World’s Best Dad” Bigelow Tea chest!

For the Dad who could use more variety in his tea line up, a Personalized Tea Tin filled with assorted teas is a great selection! Select an assorted variety of black, green, decaffeinated, or herbal teas and add a family favorite photo to the tin. Facebook Fan Kristi Lundine says “This would be great for my special tea lover.”

For Father’s Day or any occasion, Bigelow Tea has got you covered!

 

Treat Mom With A Personalized Mother’s Day Treasure From Bigelow Tea

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As a family-owned and operated company, Bigelow Tea thinks it’s important to celebrate moms. This Mother’s Day, say thanks with one of these personalized gift ideas she’ll surely love.

Engraved Tea Chests

Make teatime special with an engraved Bigelow Tea wooden tea chest. Each chest is beautifully crafted and comes with an assortment of delicious teas.

Personalized Tea Tins

Does mom have a photo stockpile at home or on her computer? Go with a Bigelow Tea Personalized Assorted Tea Photo Tin. This tin contains a well-rounded variety of individually wrapped black, green, herbal and decaffeinated teas. Just upload your favorite image and message, and give the gift of capturing a treasured memory.

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Personalized Tea Boxes

If your mom is always sipping a cup of “Constant Comment®” or Bigelow Green Teapersonalized tea boxes might be the perfect treat. Add a favorite photo and message on a box of select Bigelow Tea blends. Each case contains 6 boxes, with 20 individually wrapped tea bags apiece.

Or, when Sunday, May 10th arrives, you could follow in the footsteps of @MySweetSanity and treat mom with a little relaxation and a “Mommy Time-Out” with a Bigelow Tea Peach Teallini. Whatever you decide, be sure to let the moms know how much you care.

 

Celebrate this Spring with Bigelow Tea’s Bee Well Gift Set

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Spring is near! After a long, snowy winter at the Bigelow Tea headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut everyone is ready for the snow to thaw and the flowers to bloom. It’s also time to look forward to spring occasions like Passover, Easter, Mother’s Day, and graduations! If you’re searching for the perfect gift, look no further than Bigelow Tea’s newest gift set: the adorable and bright Bee Well Gift Box.

Bigelow Tea’s Bee Well Gift Box includes a teabag teapot and matching 11 oz. mug, 16 honey spoons and 12 Novus Lemon Ginger tea sachets. Lemon Ginger is a zesty blend of herbs and spices—the perfect soothing drink! Unfamiliar with Bigelow Tea’s Novus Tea line?  Novus Tea represents a modern chapter in the Bigelow family’s 70 year history of creating the perfect teas to delight customers. Novus full leaf teas were created with today’s sophisticated drinker in mind.

This gift set is the perfect starter kit for a new tea lover or a cheerful new addition to any seasoned collection. Tea fan @PammPeterson posted that Bigelow Tea “Soothes you from the outside in,” and that’s for sure! So as you await spring, share your love of tea with the special people in your life … or grab a box for yourself!

 

It’s Tea Time (Literally!) With Bigelow Tea

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Time moves quickly. But somehow, teatime slows it down. Bigelow Tea introduces a new way to savor and store tea in a charming Teatime Box with an important message: to slow down, take a moment and enjoy.

With more than 70 years spanning three generations, and 130 different blends of tea, the passion and purity of Bigelow Tea comes through with every sip.

A lovely gift for the tea drinker(s) in your life, or perhaps that hard-to-buy-for someone who has everything, this hinged wooden box features a working, vintage-look clock with 64 individually-wrapped, assorted tea bags tucked neatly inside. Spring for an AA battery and it’s tea time for two … or however many teacups you have! Tea fan @israhashmi knows that more is merrier; she recently tweeted: “Ain’t no party like a tea party!” LOL.

Tea with friends, there’s nothing better. When’s your favorite time for a #dailycup?

 

Bigelow Tea Offers Holiday Gifts for Tea Lovers, Beauties and Foodies 

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Whether it’s a present for family, your child’s teacher, a colleague or a best friend, finding the perfect holiday gift can be stressful! After all, you want them to love it right? Well, Bigelow Tea believes you can’t go wrong with—well—tea! With more than 120 varieties to choose from, there’s something for everyone on your list. Consider the pretty Holiday Wicker Cup and Saucer (pictured above). The oversized teacup basket contains 13 tea varieties, 104 individually-wrapped tea bags in all!  And the basket can be refilled later with potpourri, a plant or even more tea!

If you want to think outside the (tea) box … here are two more delightful holiday gift offerings—both inspired by tea of course—for the beauties and the foodies on your list.

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Bigelow Tea’s American Classic Holiday Gift Set features some of the most beautiful lotions and hand creams from the Charleston Tea Plantation, infused with the natural American Classic tea.  Wrapped in organza with an elegant cord, this set includes an 8 oz. American Classic Body Silk, 6 oz. Glycerine Hand Therapy, 8 oz. Shower Gel, a 1.35 oz. purse-size Glycerine Hand Therapy with Mango, and a Lip Balm.  A spa-like experience to be enjoyed all year long.

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This Scotties Cookie Tin filled with pure butter shortbread cookies is “begging” to be paired with a warm cup of Bigelow Tea like the amazing one-of-a-kind Earl Grey Green Tea. The nibbles in this 7.8 oz. Walkers tin featuring black and white Scottie dogs are baked in the secluded village of Aberlour, Speyside in the Scottish Highlands. The cookie is a traditional recipe handed down through generations—a family business much like Bigelow Tea, built on quality ingredientsgreat taste, and a whole lotta love.  And who doesn’t love cookies and tea? @zachyer tweeted this demand recently: “Someone make me some tea and cookies and bring it to my couch.” LOL. If only everyone could be so fortunate!

Happy holidays all!

 

Bring Bigelow Tea Personalized Tea Boxes To Your Next Party!

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Bigelow Tea is thrilled to introduce personalized tea boxes (and personalized tea tins and tea chests)! If you’ve ever wanted your photo on a box of “Constant Comment,”® Cozy ChamomileEarl GreyGreen Tea or Green Tea with Lemon, your dreams have come true. Available by the case (6 boxes), it’s a memorable way to commemorate occasions like the holidays, weddings, graduations, family reunions, retirement parties or to celebrate sporting events. It’s also a perfect gift to say thank you to a friend or hostess.

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Ordering these personalized tea boxes is easy. You simply choose the Bigelow Tea flavor from the selection on our website, personalize the item with a photo and a message, and check out. If you have your own pic, the website makes it easy to upload, otherwise, there are several beautiful images available to use. Don’t forget to unleash your creativity when you add your personalized message to the box. A few favorites include: “You’re my cup of tea” and “Steeped to perfection!”

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Give it a try … and let us know: which message would you send out to the world on a personalized Bigelow Tea box?