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.

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Toddler Tea Time

October 30, 2014 – 8:47 pm | Edit Post
Mad Hatter

By Elizabeth Cerda
What’s that I hear? I thinkI hear a voice coming from the woods. “Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!” said the Rabbit as he took a watch out of its …

The Scoop-Butterflies and Rare Antique Quilts

August 19, 2014 – 7:10 pm | Edit Post
Summer Butterflies & their Beautiful Kin

Butterflies and Rare Antique Quilts On Exhibit at Texas Quilt Museum
Gorgeous antique quilts from a storied collection, and quilts featuring butterflies are the subjects of two new exhibits at the Texas Quilt Museum in La …

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 …

Off The Beaten Path

August 7, 2014 – 3:58 pm | Edit Post
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 …

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 …

Houmas House Invites You to Tea in Grand Plantation Style

July 10, 2014 – 6:18 pm | Edit Post
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, …

Plan a Romantic Weekend in Beautiful Granbury

June 19, 2014 – 10:01 pm | Edit Post
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 …