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Summer 2014 Edition

Tea in Texas Magazine – Summer 2014

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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TRAVEL

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

Antiques

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

QUILTING

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

FESTIVALS

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

TEA SHOPS

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

Date/Time Event
02/01 - 02/28
All Day
Valentine’s Tea, Into My Garden, Plano
Into My Garden, Plano Texas
02/01 - 02/23
All Day
Washington’s Birthday Celebration, Laredo
Laredo, Texas, Laredo Texas
02/07 - 02/08
All Day
Stars Over Brenham Quilt Show, Brenham, Texas
Fireman’s Training Center, Brenham Texas
02/15
All Day
Vintage Fashion Show at High Street Antiques, Plano
Chocolate Angel, Plano Texas
02/15
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Empowering Women Exchange Luncheon
La Madeliene Addison, Addison Texas
02/15
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
High Tea at Prairie Street Heritage House, Columbus
Prairie Street Heritage House, Columbus, Columbus Texas
02/18 - 05/27
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Contemporary Fashion at Chocolate Angel, Richardson
Chocolate Angel, Richardson Texas
02/20
All Day
Louisiana Quilt Trail
The Art Center, Ponchatoula Louisiana
02/20
All Day
Marquis de Lafayette Quilt on Permanent Display in Lafayette Louisiana
Lafayette City Hall, Lafayette Louisiana
02/21 - 02/22
All Day
17th Annual Best Little Quilt Show in Texas, LaGrange
Fayette County Fairgrounds, La Grange Texas

Off The Beaten Path

Off the beaten path

Open Your Mind to Texas’ Legacy with Small Town History
By Michelle Lindsey
Have you ever gotten lost on a road trip and“accidentally” found a great adventure? Sometimes the best memories are created by simply opening your eyesto …

Tea At The Ready

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 …

Houmas House Invites You to Tea in Grand Plantation Style

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, …

Edwardian Fashion Inspiration

Edwardian Era Fashion

on the Menu at Chocolate Angel
Edwardian-era fashions reigned on the runway of a Chic Cherie fashion show/afternoon tea at Chocolate Angel at High Street in Plano recently.
“In the Mood: The Fashions of Romance” presented fashions …

Waxahachie’s Home Tour Celebrates Storybook Charm

The 46th Annual Waxahachie Gingerbread Trail gives visitors a once-a-year chance to visit some of the cities’ loveliest historic homes in a weekend festival that also offers and arts and crafts fair, antique market, and an invitation for artists to …

The Art of Homemaking Conference

Homemaking

SUCCESSFUL HOMEMAKING

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted “The Art of Homemaking Conference” last fall. Sponsored by Crossway, the publishers of The Christian Homemaker’s Handbook, the Conference emitted from the book’s content. The campus buzzed with enthusiasm …

Tea It Up; Host a Tea Inspired by the Legendary Masters® Golf Tournament.

Tea it Up Masters

By Stephanie Miller
Every Spring when the azaleas are in bloom across the South, the world of golf turns its attention to The Masters®, a legendary golf tournament that is one of the major championships on …

Welcome to Ennis the “Official Bluebonnet City of Texas!”

Bluebonnet Girl

Ennis, just 25 minutes south of downtown Dallas on IH-45, is a perfect placeto bring the family for a weekend getaway or just for the day. Attractions and activities include the Ennis Bluebonnet Trails and …

Original Artwork and Crafts are Crowd Pleasers at Melrose Festival

Melrose Plantation La

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 40th Annual Melrose Plantation Arts and Crafts Festival, held near Natchitoches, features original …

The Scoop

Newcomers of Greater Plano

Needlework & Quilts, Newcomers Friends of Greater Plano Raise Funds
A fabulous handmade quilt, beautiful needlework items (including a tree filled with Texas-themed needlepoint ornaments) and even a few tea items were among the highlights of …

Houston Tea Lectures

Have An Affair to Remember with Tea in Texas
 

offering uniquely guided tours that highlight Tea across Houston!
Relax yourself and discover hidden treasures!
Visit the Pioneer Log House Museum, MFAH or Telephone Museum that highlight Houston women’s …

The Traveling Tea Master

By Heather Clay
Allspice Is Used For What?
On a recent trip to Belize, a former British Colony, I was introduced to the beautiful Allspice trees that grow over the entire country.

The dried fruit and leaves of this …