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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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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
07/01 - 08/10
12:00 am
Emerging Clay Artists Show, Beaumont
Lamar University, Beaumont Texas
07/23
All Day
Marquis de Lafayette Quilt on Permanent Display in Lafayette Louisiana
Lafayette City Hall, Lafayette Louisiana
07/24
All Day
Marquis de Lafayette Quilt on Permanent Display in Lafayette Louisiana
Lafayette City Hall, Lafayette Louisiana
07/24
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fashion Show At Chocolate Angel at High Street, Plano
Chocolate Angel, Plano Texas
07/25
All Day
Marquis de Lafayette Quilt on Permanent Display in Lafayette Louisiana
Lafayette City Hall, Lafayette Louisiana
07/25
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Flea Market of Granbury
Community Flea Market of Granbury, Granbury Texas
07/26
All Day
Marquis de Lafayette Quilt on Permanent Display in Lafayette Louisiana
Lafayette City Hall, Lafayette Louisiana
07/26
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chestnut Square, McKinney
Chestnut Square, McKinney, McKinney Texas
07/26
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Flea Market of Granbury
Community Flea Market of Granbury, Granbury Texas
07/26
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Last Saturday Gallery Night at Granbury Square
Granbury Square, Granbury Texas

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 …

It’s GIVEAWAY Time!

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 …

Summer 2014 Books Reviews

June 12, 2014 – 9:57 pm |
2014 Summer Book Reviews

Book Reviews by Janet Pool
 
For avid readers and tea lovers, nothing epitomizes the joys of summer better than the pure pleasure of that perfect summer read enjoyed alongside a refreshing glass of iced tea.
 
When New …

Edwardian Fashion Inspiration

June 10, 2014 – 10:43 pm |
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 …