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by Janet Pool
As we bid adieu to Old Man Winter and welcome spring, nothing provides more pleasure than the combination of a great book alongside a favorite cup of tea.  …

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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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2011 TEA Class

April 18, 2011 – 3:30 pm | Edit Post

2011 TEA Certification in Houston
Tea gets equal time next week at the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s National Convention, which will be in Houston Wednesday and Thursday (April 27-28). For …

Trends in Tea

April 10, 2011 – 3:27 pm | Edit Post

With more than 4,000 attendees a year, World Tea Expo is the largest and most prominent trade event for the tea industry. Tea in Texas sat down with Kim …

The Apothecary offers exclusive Skincare

March 4, 2011 – 5:44 pm | Edit Post
The Apothecary offers exclusive Skincare

The Apothecary Brings Exclusive,  Organic Skincare and Cosmetics to Salado
Sometimes opportunity knocks at the most unexpected times.
Gayle Davis Sullivan, a former telecommunications  executive, got the inspiration for her new Apothecary …

Cell Phones and Tea

March 2, 2011 – 5:29 am | Edit Post

by Carol Sims
I would never have imagined writing a column 20 years ago about “cell phone etiquette rules during afternoon tea.” It’s difficult to remember those days without mobile phones, …

Alexander Mansion in Dallas

March 2, 2011 – 4:45 am | Edit Post

Hosts Fabulous Holiday Tea.
One of Dallas’ most distinguished mansions is now open to the public for special teas, and the next opportunity to experience this delightful new tea tradition is …

Visit Jefferson for Pilgrimage or Any Time

March 2, 2011 – 4:31 am | Edit Post

The East Texas City of Jefferson is the kind of picturesque Southern city that makes Southerners proud of where we come from. Every Spring, Jefferson opens its doors to …

2011 Picks for Best Bed and Breakfasts in TEXAS

March 2, 2011 – 4:09 am | Edit Post
2011 Picks for Best Bed and Breakfasts in TEXAS

When leisure or business travel calls for something truly special, choose a Bed & Breakfast for your next stay. All properties are not only comfortable and charming, but professionally-run, safe, …

Tea Scoop

March 2, 2011 – 2:50 am | Edit Post

Chefs and wine professionals Broaden Their resumes and skills In Houston
For many years, tea and coffee were an afterthought at top tier restaurants across the U.S. No More! As tea …

If These Dolls Could Talk

March 2, 2011 – 2:44 am | Edit Post

Historic Paper Dolls give new meaning to “History in the Making”
At 82, Tom Tierney is an American legend in the paper doll industry, penning over 400 popular books with Dover …


February 4, 2011 – 4:51 am | Edit Post

jefferson quilt show
laredo festival