Last weekend, the Tea team packed their bags (and their Vans) and headed to sunny San Diego to co-host a very special event with Skate Rising. Run by Exposure Skate, Skate Rising is an Encinitas based all-girl youth program dedicated to teaching compassion and empowerment through skateboarding. Calli Kelsay, the brainchild behind this awesome program, happens to be a long-time Tea customer. So we leaped at the opportunity to team up and sponsor one of their events.
Meet Natalia Welsh, Vancouver mom and long-time Tea customer who recently returned from a sunny spring break trip with the family to the Southern California coast. Follow along as she shares their west coast adventures.
Spring Break has come and gone which means, pretty soon, summer will be upon us. Time to swap out the scarves for sunnies and head west where big swells, blue skies and endless ocean awaits. From the carefree surfer culture of SoCal to Hawaii’s tropical aloha vibes, join us as we soak up the warm air and laid-back lifestyle of the West Coast.
Here at Tea, we want to give children the world. We set out to help them discover new cultures and traditions, sparking their curiosity and opening their eyes and minds to a world beyond the one they know and live in. This spring, we’ve partnered with the Portland Children’s Museum to bring you a very special exhibit, Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tết Festival. Now through May 6th, stop by the museum to experience the beauty, sights, sounds and customs of Vietnam.
Curious what you’ll find there? Long-time Tea friend and local Portland mama, the wonderful Chelsee Hood of The House of Hood Blog, recaps her recent visit…
There’s something truly magical about New Orleans that captivates the hearts of all who visit. Maybe it’s the southern hospitality and Parisian ambiance, or that the streets are always dancing with the sounds of soulful beats and the smell of Creole spice and hot jambalaya… or perhaps it’s the revelry that ignites the city come any big win or celebration. There’s this ‘anything goes’ attitude that makes you feel right at home. And just to make sure you feel extra welcome, the city allows anyone to throw their own welcome party parade! All you need is a quick permit, a brass-band and the perfect parading ensemble.
It’s always exciting to explore new places, and when you stay curious, you can find adventure just down the road. Spend the day strolling the streets of Miami and you’ll be amazed to find art in the most unexpected places.
“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil Armstrong
Americans have always dreamed big. That’s why Neil Armstrong made it to the moon on July 20, 1969.
Today, we are surrounded by innovation. With a growing database of facts and information at our fingertips, we, more so than ever, have the ability to defy limitations and pursue even the most far-reaching ideas. New technologies pave the way for new thinking, and ever greater possibilities. Just like the innovators and inventors who came before them, your little citizens can do anything they set their mind to. We are all born curious, all it takes is a little imagination!