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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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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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Austin Brunch Destinations

So, January has really been something, right? Between planning and goal-setting and just generally wanting to start the year headed in the right direction, I think we’re all exhausted and deserve a treat. And that treat is brunch. Check out all the great Austin brunch destinations below and be sure to click through for full restaurant reviews by some awesome…

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Austin Queso Crawl

There are two main reasons I moved to Austin. 1.) Not having to worry about falling and breaking my neck on snow or ice for 4 months out of every year and 2.) queso. Thanks to a rare ice storm in 2013, I narrowly avoided #1 but #2 continues to keep me loving this fine city. If you ever find…

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The Texas Conference for Women #TXWomen

What are you doing on October 15? Going to The Texas Conference for Women? Great! I’ll see you there. If you don’t have your ticket yet, what are you waiting for? Register (and use code TXBG15 for some extra savings) and you’ll be attending a full day of networking, inspiration, professional development, and personal growth. Basically everything you need to…

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The Five Truths That Make Moving Less Terrible

This post was written by my friend and coworker, Magdalene. Moving services provided by Bronko Box. Thank you for making her move a lot less terrible! Moving has been terrible since the beginning of time. Even the shortest move is enough to make you think that early Homo erectus discovered fire and decided against using it because they’d have to…

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Where to Get Your Coffee Fix in Austin

Isn’t the beginning of a long weekend the best feeling in the world? You’ve got three full days ahead of you to do whatever you’d like or nothing at all. If you’re looking to start your weekend with a little pep in your step, I thought you might like this roundup of some of my favorite coffee shops in Austin…

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Heritage Ranch by H-E-B

This post is brought to you by the lovely people at H-E-B. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that make this blog possible. I love my local H-E-B. They stock great wine, produce, and organics and I rarely walk out without a rotisserie chicken and a bouquet of fresh flowers. If you can resist the aroma of that chicken, we…

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2015 Austin Weird Homes Tour

I may not be from Austin, but I don’t think I’m the only one who drives around pointing at houses saying “Oh, look at that one!’ and “I wonder who designed that one over there?” and “Wouldn’t it be great to tour that house?” It doesn’t matter what neighborhood I’m in, there’s always a home that catches my attention. That’s…

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Pho Around Austin #ATXBestEats

I’m no connoisseur, but I am a big fan of phở. How can you not love something that has its own emoji? 🍜 If you’re not familiar, phở is a type of Vietnamese soup, typically made from stock and spices to which noodles and thinly sliced meats and/or veggies are added. Bean sprouts and jalapeño are plentiful. Condiments make the varieties endless.…

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