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Texas TEA&TRAVEL Launches Spring 2015

February 6, 2015 – 8:14 pm | Edit Post

Taking It Outside: Spring Calls Us to Enjoy the Outdoors
The sublime …

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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.

  2015-Texas-Tea-Affair-banner   Upcoming Events-banner
Date/Time Event
04/24 - 04/25
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunshine Daze Quilt Show, Athens
Cain Center in Athens, Athenns Texas
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ennis Bluebonnet Trails
Pierce Park in downtown Ennis, Ennis Texas
04/30 - 05/03
12:00 am
Canton’s First Monday Trade Days
Canton Civic Center, Canton Texas
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Society for the Advancement of Floral Designs SAFD Gala, Houston
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tabletop 2015 Floral Extravaganza
Shirley Acres, Houston Texas
05/01 - 05/02
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
68th Annual Historical Pilgrimage- Jefferson, Texas
The Excelsior House Hotel, Jefferson Texas
05/02 - 05/03
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
El Camino Real Sale on the Trail, Natchitoches
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Collin County Farm Museum’s Model T’ea Party and Open House
Collin County Farm Museum, McKinney Texas
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tea in Texas Tea Affair, Galveston
The Lasker Inn, Galveston Texas
6:15 pm - 10:30 pm
An Evening of Art, Music and Wine, McKinney
Downtown McKinney, , McKinney Texas
05/10 - 05/17
All Day
Cruise the Eastern Caribbean on the Round Bobbin Sew Fun Cruise
05/24 - 05/31
All Day
Quilt at Sea with Rockport Tours, Bear Thread Designs
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Spring Gifts

April 20, 2015 – 8:12 pm | Edit Post
Spring Gift Idea, all about tea and breakfast

Bring on the Egg Cozy!
If your teapot can have a cozy, why not your egg cup? Boil a soft-boiled egg, plop it in an egg cup, make toast soldiers for …

Experience Tea As A Modern Traveler

April 16, 2015 – 1:52 am | Edit Post
Experience Tea As A Modern Traveler

By Michelle Lindsey
Tea Travelers in search of a unique tea experience have many options in comparison to the tea drinks of early days.
Having tea is such a delightful way …

MYSTERY SOLVED: Antique Key Rescues Locked China Cabinet

April 14, 2015 – 1:18 am | Edit Post
Mystery Solve look up Antique Shop to help you unlock your Antique China Cabinet

Tea in Texas reader  Michelle H. had a dilemma: Her heirloom teacups were locked in an antique china cabinet whose key had disappeared. With the holidays approaching Michelle needed access …

Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival

April 9, 2015 – 9:20 pm | Edit Post
Showcase of Ridgeland’s talents at the Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival

It takes a delicate touch to create culinary masterpieces: patience to weave a perfect basket, and vision to transform a lump of clay into a graceful piece of pottery. These …

Natchez, Mississippi Spring Pilgrimage

April 8, 2015 – 7:42 pm | Edit Post

Captures The Essence of The South
The smell of azaleas, the sight of hoopskirted hostesses, and the sound of stories of days past will soon fill the air in Natchez, Mississippi, …

Spring Book Review

April 6, 2015 – 9:17 pm | Edit Post
Spring 2015 Book Review

By Janet Pool
A sure fire way for readers to evade cold doldrums is to be ensconced in a comfy chair with a cup of tea and intriguing book while awaiting …

Don’t Miss the Bluebonnets in Ennis This Spring

April 3, 2015 – 10:40 pm | Edit Post
Visit Ennis Texas

Welcome to Ennis, the “Official Bluebonnet City of Texas” and proud “Texas Main Street City.” Ennis, just 25 minutes south of downtown Dallas on IH-45, is a perfect place to …


April 1, 2015 – 8:09 pm | Edit Post
Annual Terrell Heritage Jubilee

The Quilt Show is part of the 34th Annual Terrell Heritage Jubilee April 16 – 19, Ben Gill Park A fabulous weekend of fun entertainment and events including arts and …

Enjoy Original Artwork and Crafts at Melrose Plantation

March 30, 2015 – 6:40 pm | Edit Post
41st Annual Melrose Plantation Arts and Crafts Festival, held near Natchitoches

One of Louisiana’s longest-running arts and crafts festivals, held on the majestic grounds of an iconic plantation, is just around the corner.
The 41st Annual Melrose Plantation Arts and Crafts Festival, …

TeaTime Profile of Lady Di Taylor

March 26, 2015 – 1:44 am | Edit Post
Lady Di Taylor Tea Party Ministry

Lady Di Taylor has fantastically created a teatime ministry in Houston that celebrates the precise nature of this reprieve. For six years, Lady Di has ministered to crowds of women, …