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Love is a Cup of Tea

Love is a Cup of Tea

Valentine's day is almost here and what better way to say I love you than a gift of Whidbey’s gourmet specialty blend tea? Why not share a cup of our handcrafted tea with your loved ones while enjoying time together over the phone or on video — thanks to modern technology, we can share these precious moments with each other. Even in these difficult times of Covid-19, we are still able to spend some quality time with family and friends, despite not being physically close. Each of our custom blended teas has a unique totem animal representing the “soul” of...

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Detox 2020 Away and Into a Healthier 2021

Detox 2020 Away and Into a Healthier 2021

Our body needs hydration to flush out toxins and a detox green tea smoothie made with our Jasmine Green tea is not only full of disease preventing anti-oxidants, but it will be refreshing and taste delicious too!

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HO, HO, Santa Needs his Cocoa… Cascara

HO, HO, Santa Needs his Cocoa… Cascara

Christmas is about spending time with your family, watching holiday movies, decorating, and of course waiting for Santa to come down the chimney with presents (and hopefully no coal)! Christmas cookies might just be his favorite part about the holiday, and what's a better way to serve them than with our Cocoa Cascara tea?! Whidbey’s Cocoa Cascara tea is the perfect holiday tea because of all the delicious and decadent flavors -- it reminds me more of a hot cocoa than a traditional tea! The combination of cocoa husks, cinnamon, orange, chocolate, and cascara just screams Christmas! Just think about...

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Holiday Deserts & Tea Cocktails

Holiday Deserts & Tea Cocktails

The holiday season is quickly approaching and that could mean only two things.. we are about to eat A LOT of food and spend A LOT of time with family, which means we will all be wanting a cocktail or two! Luckily, we have paired up dessert and tea cocktail recipes that are a must for family gatherings! Now for those of you ready to hit the back button on your screen in utter disgust when you think about eating pie with some type of alcohol/tea concoction -- just hear me out. Choosing the right pie and cocktail is extremely...

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The Story Behind Our Artwork

The Story Behind Our Artwork

While we spend enormous effort and focus on our tea blends, the Whidbey Tea packaging is definitely a major draw for all our customers.  Each blend has a unique totem animal representing the “soul” of that tea.  These animals have become so iconic, that many customers refer to their favorite blends not by their name, but by their animal. We have had a lot of questions about these animals and the Native American design.  We wanted to share how they came to be and about our dear family friend and Native American artist, Marvin E Oliver.  It was one of...

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