Sunday, December 6, 2009

Holiday Gift Guide 2009 :: For the Tea Lover

Ok, here we go!  The start of the holiday gift ideas.  A. and I put up our wreath today so I'm in a very Christmas-y mood! :-)

First up: for the tea lover.  All things I ♥ tea related that make the perfect gift on their own or combined.  Wouldn't a vintage tea set be perfect wrapped with a colorful jar of Kusmi tea, or how about treating your friend to a holiday afternoon at Tea & Sympathy?


  • French macarons of course!  Nothing goes better with tea than beautiful macaroons.  Delivered anywhere by (starting at $18)
  • A beautiful vintage Silver Tea Set! Only $32! ( many more on ebay)
  • My favorite tea: Kusmi.  A.'s favorite is 'Anastasia', mine is 'English Breakfast. ( or stop by McNulty's in the West Village)
  • Tiered Cake stand perfect for afternoon tea sandwiches and cakes $45 (
  • ...or  the new "I ♥ Macarons" cookbook $15 (
  • If you happen to be in Paris...bring back the delicious tins of Fauchon tea cookies (... why can't they deliver to the US???)
  • A relaxing afternoon at Tea & Sympathy, West Village NYC.  Afternoon tea: $35/pp (no reservations)
  • Deliciously aromatic tea sachets from the French Mariage Frere (Dean & Deluca)
  • Honey Spoons that melt in your tea as you stir...yum!  ($15 for 8)

1 comment:

Bread and Posies said...

I LOVE Mariage Frere tea, its the best!

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