Winter Warmers

With the clocks changing and temperatures dropping its time to resign to the fact that winter is upon us. Don't worry it’s not all bad! Our personalised travel mugs are perfect for transporting a variety of hot drinks on those cold winter mornings. To get into the spirit of the season we’ve collected some inspiration for those looking to spice up their mugs with some classic winter warmers.


     1. Chai Tea by

Ready made Chai spice mix
(or make your own by combining 1 tsp Allspice, 1/4 tsp Black pepper, 2 tsp Cardamom,
2 tsp Cinnamon, 2 tsp Ground Ginger, 1/2 tsp Cloves, 1/2 tsp Nutmeg)
Black Tea (2 tsp loose or 2 tea bags)
1/2 cup Water 
1/2 cup Milk 
Bring the Chai spice mix to a simmer in a pan with the water, milk and black tea. Once the mixture is simmering away, remove from heat and leave to brew for 5 minutes. Strain, serve and sweeten to taste. 

2. Homemade Hot Chocolate by 

    4 cups milk
    1/2 cup sugar
    1/4 cup good quality cocoa
    1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Combine all ingredients in a saucepan, stir over a medium-low heat until the marshmallows melt. Pour into your travel mug, add some extra cream or marshmallows on top if your feeling fancy and enjoy!


     3. Seasonal Tea Blends from Bluebird Tea Co. 

    Bluebird Tea is a young, independent tea mixology company who have a tea blend for every occasion! The Bonfire Toffee black tea blend is a personal favourite of ours.  

    4. Dirty Chai Latte by

    2 tbsp or 1 bag of chai tea blend
    1-2 shots of espresso coffee
    1tsp vanilla
    1tsp maple syrup

    Bring the milk to a simmer in a small saucepan, add vanilla, maple syrup and cinnamon then whisk. Add the chai tea (in a steeper or tea bag) to the pan. Prepare the espresso coffee adding 1-2 shots to the bottom of your cup. Once the milk is heated through, froth and pour over the espresso. Top with cinnamon and enjoy.


    Our personalised travel mugs are great as birthday or Christmas gifts and are laser etched with your choice of design, illustration and message. Great for making that daily commute a little more fun! Click here to view our full travel mug range.