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Gourmet Gummy Bears

Psst…this post contains affiliate links. Gourmet gummy bears are my spirit animal. If I’m in a snacking mood, I’ll typically choose pretzels or popcorn over sweets, but I can never resist gummy bears. My newest obsession? Chocolate covered gummy bears. And I’m not alone in my love of gummy bears. Candy stores are competing for the grown-up sweet tooth and…

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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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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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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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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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Lipton Tea: Relax & Refresh

I’m one of those people who when I really love something, I buy it in every color, pattern, and flavor available. And then I buy an extra. It’s a trait I inherited from my Nana. My favorite pajama pants? I own six pairs. That bracelet I wear every day? I’ve got a spare. The lemon ginger tea that I’m never…

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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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Worthy of the Week

Pssst…this post contains affiliate links. Worthy of the Week Have you seen The Last Message Received Tumblr? Have you received (or sent) one? Ya’ll know how much I love Adam Driver, right? I got a promotion this week so I bought myself this tassel purse. I wish this came in my size. I can’t resist fringe. Or any embellishment, really.…

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