Guest Picks: The Right Mug for Every Occasion
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Whether it serves a certain function, has an artistic flair or is a holiday accent, the right mug for sipping your tea, coffee or hot cocoa is important to have. From mugs for sipping while wrapped up in a blanket on a snowy Sunday afternoon to travel-friendly mugs that won't spill a drip no matter what you're attempting to traverse, they're all right here. There's something for everyone! — Liza from (a)Musing Foodie
Autoseal West Loop Stainless Steel Travel Mug, Vacuum Insulated - $20.99
These mugs have a leak-proof seal that you can engage as soon as you've finished taking your sip. Besides looking chic, they also keep cold beverages cold for up to 12 hours and warm beverages warm for up to four hours.
Hot Rod Heated Travel Mug - $24.99
For the geek in your life, finally, here is the perfect travel mug. It has a chrome-style finish, an analog temperature gauge, a 12-volt DC adapter and non-skid rubberized base. What more could a geek ask for?
French Bull Wave Travel Mugs - $15
Mix contemporary design with high-grade porcelain, and you get this stylish travel mug that looks like a disposable paper cup. It's cute and fun.
Assorted Café Au Lait Mugs With Stand - $32.95
These six café au lait mugs in different colors with their own countertop stand are just beautiful.
Essential Infuser, Chai - $18.99
Infuse your own tea in this all-in-one solution. Put loose tea in the basket, fill the infuser with hot water and then steep until it's your favorite shade and strength.
Artist Series Insulated Mug, A. Ruppel - $19.99
This is one in a series of mugs that celebrates artists' designs from around the world. Enjoy beautiful artwork while you sip.
Abe Lincoln Flared Mug
Why wouldn't you want a mug with Abe Lincoln's, er, mug on it?
Face Mug - $18
Convenient cookie storage will accompany your coffee or hot cocoa nicely.
Buddha Bowl - $25
Handmade Buddha bowls are in high demand, and it's no wonder why. Their comforting shapes allow you to hold soups, rice, cereal or hot beverages easily in the palm of your hand.
Owl Mug - $18
Didn't you hear? Owls are in. Pick up this cute set, and you won't want them stored away in a cupboard. They'll perch nicely on a nearby shelf.
Everyday Mug - $2.95
This has a simple design, a generous handle and a basic color. Everyone needs an everyday mug.
Finn Mug - $11.97
This mug and its gentle watercolor brush strokes remind me of the summers I used to spend on the New England coast when I was a kid.
Sea to Summit Delta Insulated Mug - $15.95
Whether you're camping, hiking or backpacking, this leak-free mug will keep your beverage warm.
Monogrammed Mugs - $8
Everyone needs a set of monogrammed mugs, and these bad boys will hold a generous amount of whatever it is you're pouring.
Ayaka Mug - $14
These have a hand-painted look, but they are dishwasher and microwave safe. I love the floral patterns, especially with the mismatched colors.
Paisley Ornaments Latte Mugs - $22.99
Add a little understated and classy festive cheer to your Christmas decorations with these mugs.
Threshold Gray and White Mugs - $15.99
These are simple gray and white mugs. One even has an ink blot design. What do you see?
Classic Coffee Mugs, Cobalt - $39.99
Once you start collecting this deep blue glass, it's hard to stop. Now you can enjoy your morning coffee out of a matching pair.