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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Visit McKinney’s Delightful Homes this Winter

November 24, 2014 – 5:18 pm | Edit Post

McKinney’s tradition of opening historic homes to the public during the holidays began in 1973, when the Heritage Guild of Collin County opened their homes to raise money to purchase the 1916 Dulaney House and …

Tea at the Ready, Tack on Tea

November 21, 2014 – 4:40 pm | Edit Post
Tea at the Ready

by Paula Myers
The holiday season is upon us and one glance at the calendar makes it disappointingly clear that there is no time for that lavish tea you’ve been dreaming of hosting this year. The …

Antiques Abound at Canton’s First Monday

November 19, 2014 – 3:58 pm | Edit Post

by Stephanie Miller
Shoppers who love antiques find endless possibilities in the 450-acre treasure trove that is Canton’s First Monday.
Held the weekend before the first Monday of the month in this convenient East Texas destination, First …

Terrell Invites You to Christmas in a Small Town

November 17, 2014 – 3:59 pm | Edit Post
Christmas in Terrell, Historic Home Tour

Some of Terrell’s loveliest historic homes, decorated for the holidays, are featured in the December 6 “Christmas in a Small Town” tour.
Terrell, a city just outside of Dallas that was incorporated in 1874, has lovely …

Celebrate All Along the Festive Trail of Lights

November 11, 2014 – 8:57 pm | Edit Post
Louisiana Festival Trail of Lights

Louisiana’s festive Holiday Trail of Lights brings you a not-to-be-missed calendar of events.
Light festivals, music and parades, historic homes and charming shopping districts, museums and performing arts, and even a German Christmas Festival. The …

Missouri Tea Travelers Group Tours East Texas

October 31, 2014 – 7:56 pm | Edit Post
Tea Mail

The Missouri Tea Travelers, a group of tea enthusiasts who enjoy traveling to different parts of the country to enjoy tea, historic homes and theater, chose East Texas as its travel destination last Spring.
The ladies …

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 …