Thursday, April 3, 2014

Tea Time

The weather is getting a bit warmer, but as the latest rainstorm drove home, we still have plenty of days where all you want to do is curl up with a comfy blankie, a good book, and a lovely cuppa tea. Whether with friends or alone, it's always tea party time.

Green, black, rooibos, white, oolong, chai, I do adore a good cup of tea. I also covet many mugs, cups and infusers. And lots of tea-inspired clothing.

Here are some tea time treasures I have on my want list.

I don't mind a little weaponry in my teacup. Perfect for those days when you need to prepare to unleash a can of whoop-ass on the world.

Fabeled Axe tea infuser from ThinkGeek
 This octopus tea infuser is just too adorable.
Diving Octopus tea infuser from Plasticland
Of course, we need some Doctor Who on the list. I've seen Doctor Who teapots, and Doctor Who mugs (I have the disappearing Tardis mug), but this was new to me:
Tardis tea infuser from ThinkGeek
More tea-inspired goodies after the break.

I've wanted this little guy for awhile. I admit it. Yes, I know where the tea leaves go. Yes, my inner twelve year old is still giggling.

Mr. Tea Infuser from ThinkGeek

I need more octopi in my house. Doesn't everyone?
Ink Black coffee mug from ModCloth

I really want a Certified Penmonkey mug. If you don't know what that is, then you haven't had the experience that is Chuck Wendig and his advice for writers. You can fix that by heading over to
Certified Penmonkey mug from Chuck Wendig's Merch

Of course, can't forget the outfit for your own tea party. If going casual, perhaps this Mad Tea Party shirt.
Novel Tee in Alice from ModCloth

If you want something in a dress, perhaps:

Brew Up Some Style Dress from ModCloth
Like the idea of a "tea" dress but want something a little understated?

In the Key of Chic Dress in Tea Time from ModCloth
Or just something pretty that isn't so on the nose:
High Socie-Tea Dress in Macaron from ModCloth

I hear the kettle now. Time for my daily dose of serenity in a cup.

What is on your tea party wishlist?

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