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Chill Out With Bigelow’s New Certified Organic Home Blend Iced Teas

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Looking for a cool new way to enjoy Bigelow Tea? Try our new line of certified organic, brewed and bottled iced teas. Bigelow® Home Blend Iced Teas are an easy option for enjoying the refreshing, made-at-home taste of iced tea. And the Bigelow family does the brewing, chilling and bottling for you—all right here in the USA!

Spoil yourself with one or all of these flavors:  Half and Half Tea and LemonadeCitrus Pomegranate Green TeaMango Lychee Green TeaSweet Orchard Peach and Simply Unsweetened. All five flavor varieties of Bigelow Home Blend Iced Tea are certified USDA Organic—made from organic tea leaves and natural flavor ingredients. They’re also non-GMO, gluten free, and offer the benefits of polyphenols, the naturally occurring compound that makes tea so healthy for you. In fact, Bigelow Home Blend Iced Teas contain polyphenols equal to a cup of green tea and are one of the few bottled teas that can make this claim! Go simple with the zero-calorie unsweetened variety or savor four varieties that are lightly sweetened with real organic cane sugar … they’re 70 calories or less per serving!

It’s summer, and in the words of Bigelow Tea fan @CensieJ, “The heat is on!” Follow her lead by offering guests mason jars full of tea. For ease and convenience, just pour some Home Blend—like Sweet Orchard Peach or Half and Half Tea and Lemonade—at your next summer gathering.

If brewing your own is your thing, Bigelow Tea, third generation president and CEO Cindi Bigelow can show you how, but for unbeatable convenience and flavor, pop open a bottle of Bigelow Home Blend Iced Tea. It’s a made-at-home taste that’s so good, Bigelow had to bottle it!

 

Soothe Your Soul With Bigelow Sweet Dreams® Herbal Tea

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Bigelow Tea appreciates the value of a good night’s sleep after a long day. And everyone knows there’s no better way to slow things down than with a comforting cup of tea. If you’re looking for the perfect blend before getting ready for bed, look no further than Bigelow Tea Sweet Dreams® Herbal Tea.

With one soothing whiff of its sweet chamomile flowers and peppermint leaves, you will know you are in for a relaxing treat! Chamomile is a daisy-like flower known best for its sweet, smooth taste, as well as its calming effects. As for peppermint, you can’t go wrong its cool taste and ever-so-refreshing scent. Combined, chamomile and peppermint are quite the dynamic duo.

In addition to the blend of chamomile and mint, Sweet Dreams® also offers a spicy-meets-floral hint of hibiscus, rose blossoms, spearmint, spice and orange blossoms. You can rest easy knowing that every sip will deliver quality and exceptional taste.

Naturally caffeine-free, Sweet Dreams® is also a great choice for those hectic moments during your day that deserve a pause. Plus, it works well for when you’re feeling under the weather, as @claysnails recommends. Why not give Sweet Dreams® a try tonight? Sleep tight, tea lovers!

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Celebrate Iced Tea Month With Bigelow Tea!

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It’s Iced Tea Month and this is when the Bigelow Tea family really enjoys creating iced tea combinations! All it takes is two of your favorite Bigelow Teas and a little imagination! A couple of Bigelow favorites are Green Tea and Red Raspberry Iced Tea and Cranberry Hibiscus and Orange & Spice® Iced Tea. Is your thirst quenching just thinking about these combos? And do you make your own mix-ups? Share your tasty suggestions!

If you don’t have time to brew your own, Bigelow Tea has a great, new solution coming soon: its new line of certified organic, brewed and bottled iced teas. Made from real organic tea leaves and natural flavor ingredients, Bigelow Home Blend Iced Teas come in five ready-to-drink flavors: Sweet Orchard Peach, Half & Half Tea/Lemonade, Citrus Pomegranate Green Tea, Mango Lychee Green Tea, and Simply Unsweetened.

For larger groups of people, be sure to check out the Bigelow Tea Iced Tea line. One box contains six family-size tea bags that each make a quart of perfectly blended tea. Try flavors like Iced Tea and Lemonade with PomegranatePerfect Peach® Herbal Iced TeaRed Raspberry™ Herbal Iced TeaGreen Tea with Pomegranate Iced Tea, and Iced Tea and Lemonade for your next family picnic!

Yes, it’s Iced Tea Month, but the best thing about iced tea is that it’s at your fingertips all year long. One last suggestion: try @ewlarson546’s recommended treat of adding lemonade ice cubes and mint leaves to your glass of iced tea. Even more refreshing! Can’t you just hear that ice clinking? Happy Iced Tea Month!

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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 Celebrates Hot Tea Month With A Sweepstakes!

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Bigelow Tea is kicking off National Hot Tea Month and the company’s 70th anniversary year with a sweepstakes featuring this fantastic prize: an All Occasion Gift Basket brimming with a tempting variety of teas and treats! 12 lucky winners will get one!

January is always a special time for Bigelow Tea, as we celebrate both the New Year and National Hot Tea Month, which is all about savoring the natural goodness of tea. And in 2015, the Bigelow family is excited to also commemorate 70 years and three generations as America’s family tea blenders!

Now for your prize details! Each All Occasion Gift Basket includes the following:

  • Willow tray
  • Assortment of Bigelow Tea black, green and herb teas – 8 each of 9 varieties, 72 tea bags in all
  • Two exclusively designed ceramic Bigelow Tea 16-oz mugs (microwave and dishwasher safe)
  • All-natural tea honey, 3 oz
  • All-natural pure butter key lime shortbread cookies, 5.7 oz
  • Butter pecan praline cookies, 7 oz

To enter, go to the Bigelow Tea Facebook page, click on the sweepstakes icon under the large cover photo or on the side of the page, and follow the entry instructions. Share the sweepstakes on Facebook and Twitter to get more entries. You can enter once per day until the sweeps ends on January 30. If you’re using a mobile device, please use this link to enter instead: http://woobox.com/y2cxho

Be sure to check the Bigelow Tea blog to see if you’re a winner. Good luck, and happy Hot Tea Month!

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?