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.

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Japanese Tea is Perfectly at Home in an English Setting

October 23, 2014 – 5:39 pm | Edit Post
Dr and Mrs Vann

The beautiful historic Georgian home of Dr. and Mrs. Don Vann in Denton has a wonderfully English feeling, and it has been the site of many a traditional English afternoon tea, with classic black tea …

Belles of the Ball

October 23, 2014 – 12:55 am | Edit Post
Belles of the Ball

Tyler’s Azalea Belles Celebrate 50 Years
The lovely Azalea Belles are a fixture of Tyler’s famed Azalea and Spring Flower Trail, extending to Trail visitors the Southern hospitality for which Tyler is known. This year the …

Early Detection Of Breast Cancer Saves Lives

August 21, 2014 – 8:00 am | Edit Post
Breast Cancer Prevention

In The Season of Renewal, Refresh Your Commitment to Good Health, Be Aware and Proactive: Early Detection of Breast Cancer Saves Lives
The statistics say 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, …

Retreat, Relax & Rejuvenate

August 14, 2014 – 6:01 am | Edit Post
Retreat Relax Rejuvenate

by Virginia Walker, Ed. D.
As the trees awaken from a long winters nap, so too it is time people begin to explore all Texas has to offer from small, sleepy, hamlets to towns bursting with summer …

Tea Party Delights

August 12, 2014 – 10:29 pm | Edit Post
Tea Party Design

by Elizabeth Cerda
Spring is bursting with new life. What a beautiful day to have an Easter theme children’s tea. Any little girl would want to have fun trying to catch butterflies on such a day as …

Next Weekend, What Are You Doing For Fun?

August 5, 2014 – 10:14 am | Edit Post

These boots are walking around Old Town Spring!

In a matter of hours, visitors can flock to this railroad town near The Woodlands, for shopping, dining, & seasonal festivals. Independently owned small businesses fill the stores …

Tea; A Family Affair Around The World

July 31, 2014 – 5:18 pm | Edit Post
Tea A Family Affair

by Debbie Langham, The Teapot Depot
February 2014 is a month that I will always remember withjoy and excitement. As I packed my bags for a 3-week trip to Yokosuka, Japan, I anticipated the joy of …

Continue Quilting on your Summer Vacation!

July 29, 2014 – 4:32 pm | Edit Post
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 | Edit Post

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 | Edit Post
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 …

the traveling tea master

July 15, 2014 – 5:59 pm | Edit Post
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 …

McKinney Garden Club Invites You to It’s Garden Tour

July 8, 2014 – 7:19 pm | Edit Post
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 …