Food

25 of My Favorite Places in Austin

As an original Austinite, I’ve seen restaurants and retail come and go. I’ve seen the traffic and the growth occur at a rapid pace. But Austin still offers a great food scene and cultural experiences. I grew up here so Congress Avenue really stopped at Hill’s Café. After that, there was [...]

Fall Faves

It’s hard to believe that Santa will be here in just 94 days and that Christmas decorations are already abound in the aisles. I’m determined not to let this overwhelm me and to cause me to let the fall season pass me by. I absolutely love the fall. It’s my favorite of all the seasons. [...]

Southern Picnic Party

I must have inherited my love for cooking and entertaining from my Grandmother Pat. I love bringing friends together over food. I recently threw a southern picnic party and I had to share some of my favorite recipes that I tried for the first time. Enjoy! Pineapple Coleslaw The flavors are so good [...]

Texas Top Four

You’ve probably heard the moniker ‘Deep in the Heart of Texas’. I think the ‘heart’ refers to the Texas Hill Country. To me, the Texas Hill Country represents this heart through simple authenticity, beauty in it’s purist form, bounty of multiple kinds, and [...]

Just Peachy

To me, peaches exemplify summer. Bring on the cobbler and the gatherings! The peach crop begins to bloom at the end of Spring. With more than a million peach trees spread across Texas, the state produces in excess of one million bushels a year, that sounds like alot, although Georgia, California, [...]