12 Quotes About Gratitude

With Thanksgiving soon approaching, this time of year often reminds us of things we are thankful for. Here are some great quotes about gratitude to inspire you this fall season! “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson “Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you… Continue reading 12 Quotes About Gratitude

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3 Fabulous Fall Recipes

Who doesn’t love the fall and all of the flavors of the season? Fall always makes us want to cook more and here are 3 recipes that we cannot wait to try! CHEF JOHN’S CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS Ingredients: 1 whole chicken (around 3 pounds) 2 ½ quarts of cold water 1 large carrot, cubed 1… Continue reading 3 Fabulous Fall Recipes

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9 Fun November Events in Austin

With the weather feeling a lot more like fall, check out some of the great activities happening in and around Austin this November! Happy Thanksgiving, y'all! CHRISTMAS AT THE CASWELL HOUSE – November 1 – November 7 – Location: The Caswell House This event has been an Austin tradition since 1983. Organized by the Austin… Continue reading 9 Fun November Events in Austin


5 Great Getaways Near Austin

FREDERICKSBURG, TX: Fredericksburg is a charming town deeply rooted in German heritage. It is famous for its abundance of fabulous bed and breakfasts and abundance of wineries. Fredericksburg has a lovely Main Street with lots of great shops and restaurants. In addition, Fredericksburg is home to the National Museum of the Pacific War. For those… Continue reading 5 Great Getaways Near Austin


10 Things About Austin You Might Not Know

Austin is an amazing and unique city. Located in the center of the state of Texas, Austin is also the capitol of Texas and offers tons of activities and beautiful weather and scenery. Here is a list of 10 things about Austin that you might not know. Whether you live here or not, it’s an… Continue reading 10 Things About Austin You Might Not Know

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Restaurant Feature: Vivel Crepes & Coffee

Vivel Crepes & Coffee is a fabulous restaurant located in downtown Lakeway. While their name says crepes and coffee, they also have a huge menu with a variety of delicious sandwiches, salads, gourmet burgers, desserts and more. My favorite crepe so far is the S’Mores crepe that comes loaded with Nutella, marshmallows, pecans, graham crackers,… Continue reading Restaurant Feature: Vivel Crepes & Coffee