Sweet Pea is Traveling Teresa's grandmother. She is a world traveler and has traveled to many places, but her favorite place is her home! She is old-fashioned, a bit quirky, very domestic, but has some surprisingly modern ways.
When she was younger, she had her camera with her wherever she went. Picture taking was her favorite hobby along with painting and spending time on the beach. She loves her family very much and adores Traveling Teresa.
Poppa is Traveling Teresa's grandfather. He is a very rugged guy. He used to love hiking in the mountains. Lately, he prefers going to the beach and spending lots of time with Sweet Pea and Traveling Teresa. Many days he can be found in his workshop making furniture, picture frames, and even toys. Poppa is very giving and is generous with his time. Helping others is his absolute favorite thing to do.
Charlie's favorite things to do are painting, playing outside, kicking a soccer ball, swinging at the park, laughing, and spending time on the beach. He is Autistic and struggles with his speech. Others have trouble understanding him and a few even make fun of him. This makes him feel sad. However, when Traveling Teresa is around, she helps him out and that makes him feel much better and happy again.
Little Red Suitcase
Little Red Suitcase has been around a long, long time. Some say before she was a suitcase, she used to be a flying carpet from the Far East. She is filled with mystery and some magic along with many postcards and souvenir items from traveling all over the world. Her upholstery fabric really does feel like an old carpet. Not everyone can open her lock, only a female in Teresa's family line who knows the answer to a certain riddle can ever gain entry.