Boun-tea-ful Teas, Gifts and Events Mark Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 13, is Mother’s Day and companies are offering new teas and gift sets especially for moms, who will surely be filled with warmth in more than one way. Here is what is trending.

Mother’s Day Tea Blends

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Fortnum & Mason created a Mother’s Day Blend of Sri Lankan black tea fennel seed, lemon peel, safflower, orange peel and marigold petals. It is available exclusively through Williams Sonoma.

Harney & Sons created its Mother’s Bouquet blend to honor all mothers. It is a light springtime blend of chamomile, rosebuds, cornflowers and orange peel, with citrus flavor.

The Republic of Tea has Mom You’re the Berry Best gift tea. Its blend of rooibos, strawberry and vanilla flavors is similar to strawberry shortcake.

Tea Gift Sets

Wolferman’s Mother’s Day Teatime Gift Set conveniently brings afternoon tea together in a flowered box full of scones, lemon and raspberry loaf cake and English Breakfast tea.

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Shari’s Berries has a Tea Time for Mom gift set that features an assortment of chocolate, dried fruit, cookies, crackers, Organic English Breakfast Tea and Organic Meyer Lemon Tea.

FTD also put together a Tea Time for Mom gift set incorporating soothing Tazo teas, caramel wafer cookies and chocolate biscotti in a purple and white box.

The Republic of Tea has a Thanks Mom gift set, comprised of the company’s Thanks You’re a Peach and Mom You’re the Berry Best teas in tin canisters packaged together in a box.

Good Earth offers Mother’s Day giftable blends of fruity and floral tisanes.

Crafty Etsy Gifts for Mothers

JMlabonneimpression on Etsy will custom engrave a bamboo tea box for mothers.

FranklyNoted on Etsy has a cute Mom, You’re Tea-riffic handmade ceramic mug that can be personalized.

Tea Rooms

Many teahouses, tea rooms and even a train plan to host Mother’s Day Tea. Here are a few Mother’s Day events across the United States.

The Windsor Certified Farmers Market in Windsor, California, in Sonoma County will host a Mother’s Day Tea Tasting & Tea Cookie Chef Demo May 12.

The Arvada Historical Society in Arvada, Colorado, will host a Mother’s Day tea May 12.

Castle Farms in Northern Michigan will host Mother’s Day Tea May 13; tea sandwiches, scones and desserts will be included.

Boyertown, Pennsylvania’s Mother’s Day Tea Train will journey through the Secret Valley on a two-hour excursion, May 12-13, while passengers in the Dining Car will be served full tea service and Parlor Car passengers will enjoy tea sandwiches and desserts.