Elevating Your Tea Game: Halloween Cozies from Linda’s Passion

Drinking tea is only half of the fun. Having a really unique tea accessory or mug is the other part of the tea drinking process. I can’t explain it but having the right mug in hand with a relaxing freshly steeped brew just really puts you in the right frame of mind.

halloweenteacozy2That is exactly how I feel about my amazing Halloween Tea Pot Cozy from Linda’s Passion, an Etsy shop.  I mean just look at how great my tea pot looks!

This particular tea pot cozy has wonderfully spooky fabric that is made to look like the outside of a haunted house, perfect for Halloween. Pack full of ghosts and spiders, this cozy really brings about that holiday feel to any tea party or just for yourself!

I’ve used this cozy so many times since receiving it and I have to say, I really enjoy having this additional accessory. Handmade, this cozy gives your tea pot that extra barrier to help keep your tea warm. It used to be that I would rarely make giant pots of tea by myself, but with this new cozy, I’ve found myself doing just that more and more. I just love it and will use it all year round, not just during October. I’m sort of a horror geek, so this fits perfectly.

Each cozy is lined with fleece-helping keep the tea or water warm for about an hour. I have to say this is pretty spot on.  All you do is basically just slip the cozy onto the tea pot and tighten the cording. That is it. Super easy to put on. I don’t own  a lot of larger tea pots and the one I do own is a funny shape. As you can see in the picture above, the cozy fits just fine on mine!

Linda’s Passion offers so many awesome Halloween designs, I mean just look! I’ve got my eye on a few of these. . .

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Each handmade cozy comes with 4 adorable fabric coasters, which I find myself grabbing all the time. I’m always spilling a drip  here and there and its nice that I have these handy.    So many great cozies! I just need to buy more teapots to fit these adorable cozies!

Be sure to check out Linda’s Passion Etsy Shop. It’s full of these wonderful cozies and for all different seasons and designs. Like I said earlier, I’ve got my eye on several of them! Perfect for that gift giving season that is just around the corner.

Here’s the scoop!

Where to Buy: Linda’s Passion


Tea cozies are a must have for tea lovers and have been a staple accessory for generations. They are a perfect addition to any setting such as:
– Afternoon Tea with friends
– Baby Showers
– Bridal Showers
– Business events
– Holidays
– Tea parties
– Wedding Receptions

This beautiful hand-crafted tea cozy will fit 6, or 8 cup Tea Pots. My tea cozy is made with two coordinating pieces of cotton fabric and fleece lined which helps prolong the heat of your tea for a little more than 1 hour. Tea Cozy measurements are: 9½ “x 11”. The ribbon/cording tie at the top of the cozy and the elastic base creates a snug and custom fit allowing it to conform to the size and shape of your teapot.

Also, included with your tea cozy are 4 matching/reversible coasters. Measurements are: 4 ½” squared with the same coordinating cotton pieces and fleece lining, then machine quilted to hold its shape.
This tea cozy is featured on a tea pot that is a 6-cup tea pot.

I also take custom orders. Made in the USA!

Learn even more about this tea and tea company here!

Organic Lavender Earl Grey from Tea Cozy

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  Black

Where to Buy:  Tea Cozy

About Tea Cozy:

At this one of a kind shop you will find fine quality loose-leaf teas by the ounce such as: rare white teas;exotic greens and oolongs; and flavorful black teas from all over the world. There are even a few herbal varieties. Or for those looking for their favorite brands, you’ll find: PG Tips, Barry’s Teas; Taylor’s of Harrogate; Mighty Leaf Tea; Harney & Sons.

Learn more about Tea Cozy here.

Taster’s Review:

I received this tea as part of a gift package from a tea friend not long ago, (Don’t you just love friends who give the gift of tea?) and after perusing the Tea Cozy website, I have to say that she selected very well, as this is probably a tea I would have chosen for myself.  I love Earl Grey, and I love lavender … what could be more perfect than a combination of the two?

This is a lovely Lavender Earl Grey.  The black tea is a mild-tasting tea.  It rests in the background, very unassuming, providing a very smooth base for the flavors of bergamot and lavender to express themselves.  And express themselves, they do!

The bergamot has that characteristic tangy citrus-y flavor, although some of the usual sharpness that one might expect from bergamot has been softened somewhat by the presence of the lavender.  The lavender offers a sweet, floral note that not only mellows the sharper tones of the bergamot, but also highlights some of its own floral notes, giving this cup an overall feminine quality.

I think that this tea is best served hot with little or no sweetener, as I find that the lavender has it’s own subtle sweetness that is quite nice.  A very lovely afternoon tea, thank you, Patricia!

Mexican Winter from Tea Cozy

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  Rooibos

Where to Buy:  Tea Cozy

Product Description:

South Africans have been using Rooibos as a tea substitute for years. The dark amber liquor looks and tastes similar to tea yet has no caffeine. Contains natural vitamin C, and has more antioxidants than green tea.


Taster’s Review:

This tea has a very intriguing fragrance.  I can smell the citrus notes, as well as the notes from the chili, cinnamon and that distinctive rooibos scent.  And when these all come together, it becomes a very unusual aroma.  Not unusual in a bad way, but unusual in a rather fascinating way.

The rooibos becomes a less obvious note in the taste than it is in the scent, but I can still taste that woody-nutty kind of taste from it.  It isn’t a strong note, but it’s there.

The orange and cinnamon are the dominate flavors to this blend – in that order.  The coconut is a barely-there note, but, it does manage to present itself every now and again.

At the start, the chili was more of a hint of flavor and so faint that if I hadn’t noticed the aroma of the chili I probably wouldn’t have picked up on the chili flavor in the very beginning.  But, as I continue to sip, the chili flavor develops and eventually builds to a point where it delivers a spicy kick at the finish.  It never really gets to the point where it feels like my mouth is on fire or anything, but it is pleasantly warm.

I recommend drinking this one hot.  As it cools, the flavors become obscured.  It is a great choice for these spring evenings when the weather is still a little cooler and I want something hot to drink.  The more I sip on this, the more I like it!