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Summer 2014 Edition

Tea in Texas Magazine – Summer 2014

April 28, 2014 – 9:10 pm |

Think of the many ways tea spills over into all aspects of life. Here is Tea in Texas Magazine’s Summer 2014 Edition. In addition to a fantastic array of articles, Tea in Texas features the …

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Fun cultural travel for those who enjoy the fineries in life. Find a Bed & Breakfast, museum or simply mozey out for a drive.


The modern tea traveler loves a good vintage find. Great spots to discover hidden antique treasures in Texas.


Crafters rejoice! Texas quilt shows and quilt stores offer the latest fabrics along with great classes.


Come to our festivals -Travel all around the region to celebrate our flowers, harvests, history and people.


Gracious shops and tea rooms who have a passion for teatime, from Country to Asian to European.

Date/Time Event
07/01 - 08/10
12:00 am
Emerging Clay Artists Show, Beaumont
Lamar University, Beaumont Texas
07/31 - 08/03
All Day
Canton’s First Monday Trade Days
Downtown Canton, Canton Texas
07/31 - 08/03
All Day
New Orleans Antiques Forum
New Orleans French Quarter, New Orleans Louisiana
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fashion Show At Chocolate Angel at High Street, Plano
Chocolate Angel, Plano Texas
12:00 am
Fashion Show At Chocolate Angel, Richardson
Chocolate Angel, Richardson Texas
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fashion Show At Chocolate Angel at High Street, Plano
Chocolate Angel, Plano Texas
08/08 - 08/09
12:00 am
Navasota Blues Festival, Navasota
Grimes County Expo Center, Navasota Texas
12:00 am
Fashion Show At Chocolate Angel, Richardson
Chocolate Angel, Richardson Texas
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fashion Show At Chocolate Angel at High Street, Plano
Chocolate Angel, Plano Texas
08/15 - 08/16
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Quilt Plano
Plano Center, Plano Texas

Continue Quilting on your Summer Vacation!

July 29, 2014 – 4:32 pm |
Quilting This Summer

Few things cause the heart to go pitter patter like the words “summer vacation”!
By Rose Ann Cook
What’s a quilter to do when she realizes that she will be traveling to her destination and may not …

Girlfriend’s Getaway To Midland Texas

July 24, 2014 – 4:16 pm |

by Kaitlin Miller
West Texas Charm and Big City Culture Await in Midland
Amidst the tumbleweeds and flat desert of West Texas isthe booming town of Midland, which is home to so much more than pump jacks …

Vacation Travel Tea Etiquette

July 22, 2014 – 4:08 pm |
Tea Etiquette

by Penny Ward
QUESTION; For vacation time this summer, my friends and I are planning several short road trips. Do you have any advice or ideas on packing, traveling, etc.?
ANSWER; Take to the open road with …

Tea At The Ready

July 17, 2014 – 6:00 pm |
Mint Cakes

By Paula Myers
 At the ready for summer teas!
A Tea at the Ready strategy means welcoming a friend or two for a spur of the moment cuppa with a bit of flair. The recipe I am …

the traveling tea master

July 15, 2014 – 5:59 pm |
Japanese Tea Ceremony

By Heather Clary
Tea consumption and gatherings continue to grow rapidly in the United States, but this is not the same in Japan. With the mass development and convenience of corner coffee shops in Japan, tea …

Houmas House Invites You to Tea in Grand Plantation Style

July 10, 2014 – 6:18 pm |
Houmas House Plantation

by Stephanie Miller
Providing afternoon tea as it would have been served on a Louisiana Plantation 200 years ago is the inspiration of The Carriage House at Houmas House Plantation.
Set amid 38 acres of lush gardens, …

McKinney Garden Club Invites You to It’s Garden Tour

July 8, 2014 – 7:19 pm |
McKinney Garden Club Event

The ladies of the McKinney Garden Club are no shrinking violets when it comes to taking care of club business.
Hard at work planning their summer Garden Tour, the club convened for its February meeting/luncheon despite …


July 2, 2014 – 6:09 pm |
Win Book With FB Like

It’s GIVEAWAY time!  Go Over to Our Facebook Page and Click “LIKE” for your chance to Win Joanne Fluke’s best selling book “Blackberry Pie Murder.”
Two Winners will be randomly selected at 4 p.m. CST on …

Giving Back

June 26, 2014 – 5:58 pm |
2014 Philanthropy Award

2014 Philanthropy Award-TeainTexas Salutes Texas Woman that are making a vital difference in 2014.

Janis Ross President, CAMEO
When Janis and local artists of the Houston Potters Guild Shop began thinking about starting a charitable organization in …

Bestselling Author Joanne Fluke Visits with Texas Fans

June 25, 2014 – 3:17 am |
Blackberry Pie Murder

The Scoop
Joanne Fluke’s culinary mysteries keep readers coming back for more, and Texas fans were delighted to meet with the New York Times bestselling author in March.
Tea in Texas caught up with Joanne at a …

Plan a Romantic Weekend in Beautiful Granbury

June 19, 2014 – 10:01 pm |
Visit Granbury

Small city ambiance in the historic square and the scenic natural beauty of Lake Granbury make Granbury a popular weekend destination, known for its food and wine, lovely shops, and cultural events.
If it has been …

The Scoop on Historic Quilts in McKinney

June 18, 2014 – 1:30 am |

McKinney Quilter and Historian Carolyn Miller is sharing her knowledge and expertise with quilters at Happiness is Quilting in McKinney.
Carolyn, an avid collector, presents at the shop monthly, and her lectures are beautifully illustrated with …