Healthy Choice

This year has been challenging. Both good challenging and bad challenging. There’s been big changes in my life, both personally and professionally, and I feel like my to-do list is growing exponentially faster than is possible to tackle alone. Most days, I’m up and at ’em at 5:30am to blog, walk the dog, and throw in a load of laundry.…

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Worthy of the Week

Psst…this post contains affiliate links. Worthy of the Week I bought these cute little hoop earrings from Anthropologie and love them. I fell in love with this hat while shopping with my mom but it’s just a tiny bit too small for my gigantic head. Dying over this sweatshirt. The Food Surgeon amuses me. Outgoing introverts. We’re like unicorns. I’m…

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Best Bargain Mimosa Brunches in Austin

It’s Sunday and you know what that means. BRUNCH! If you’re in Austin, you’re in luck, because I’ve rounded up some of the best bargain mimosas in town. From $1 mimosas at The Park to $7 carafes at Takoba, prepare for the week ahead by wrapping up your weekend with your favorite breakfast fare and a cocktail. Where is your…

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Worthy of the Week

Psst…this post contains affiliate links. Worthy of the Week I have no desire to “have it all.” This house in Dallas. And this house in Palm Springs. Make an origami dachshund! I’ve tried twice and failed miserably. The fact that the video is over 25 minutes long is telling. The new book “American Girls” looks at the unprecedented pressures social…

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Vacation Wants

Psst…this post contains affiliate links. Since winter was such a dud in Austin this year and temperatures are already more than spring-like, I’ve moved on to summer vacation and counting down the days (96 to be exact) until our upcoming family trip to Tulum in June. I know the cool kids are on to other destinations, but Tulum is still…

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Worthy of the Week

Psst…this post contains affiliate links. Worthy of the Week There is no pink. At least Pluto has company now. Dessert soup! No. Nope. Never. You should definitely back The Tiny Book Show. Ferris Fest! I wish I still lived near Chicago. I’m skeptical, but what do you think of the new 3d printed Trusst bras? Does anyone love Alaska: The…

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Austin Guide to Pho #ATXBestEats

Last year’s guide to pho around Austin was such a hit that I decided to give it an update as part of the Austin Food Blogger Alliance’s 2016 City Guide. Be sure to check out the full guide for local blogger recommendation for the best eats in Austin. I’m no connoisseur, but I am a big fan of phở. How…

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Le Creuset Not In Le Budget? Enamel Cookware Options

Le Creuset makes beautiful heirloom cookware pieces, but they aren’t always in the budget unless you pick up a piece or two at the Le Creuset outlet. Luckily, there are some great options for enamel cast iron and stoneware on the market that have many of the same benefits of Le Lcreuset (including gorgeous colors options!) without the cost, so…

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Worthy of the Week

Psst…this post contains affiliate links. Worthy of the Week I am so excited about Bourdain Market. Booking a trip to NYC as soon as it opens. Everyone has a side hustle nowadays and it’s something I struggle with. Here’s how to successfully juggle your side hustle with your full-time job. A new reality show is being filmed at my alma…

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Food Flair

Psst…this post contains affiliate links. Flair from my personal collection — the green heart dates back to 1997 GAP. Much like Madeleine Albright, I have a thing for pins. Particularly enamel pins (which the kids nowadays call flair) and I’ve been picking them up here and there for years. Apparently flair is hot right now so once I started down…

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