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[20 Dec 2011 | 19 Comments | 1,746 views]
Plan a Gorgeous Hill Country Wedding for Less than $1,000

If you ever decide to get engaged, and want to plan a beautiful, small, inexpensive wedding, head straight to the Chapel Dulcinea bookings page and get on their calendar. The romantic chapel has seating for 12, and the little reception area holds up to 30. I went there recently for the Monday night (I TOLD you it books up fast) wedding of my dear friend Brooke and her husband of a little over one month, Dave. Check out these pics and tell me you wouldn’t love to get married there:

The …

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[20 Dec 2011 | One Comment | 1,513 views]
Snap Kitchen: How It Works

Some of you have been asking about my progress on the Snap Kitchen program. I am weighing myself once a week, and I lost about two pounds in the first two weeks. Also, my energy level is higher than it’s been in months!
Others are curious about how the program works. Basically, its a 21-Day program where you buy all of your meals — five small meals a day — from Snap Kitchen. For most women, the price breaks down to about $40 a day according to my rough calculations. To …

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[13 Dec 2011 | 3 Comments | 1,860 views]
Snap Kitchen: Some Favorite Dishes

I’m now mid-way through my 21-day Snap Kitchen Commit Program. As I wrote in the first post, Snap paid for 2/3 of the program in exchange for me writing four posts about the experience.
I approached Snap Kitchen about working with them because I already knew that their food was delicious, and much more varied and flavorful than their competitors. I was thrilled when they agreed to work with me!
While it has been a challenge to pass up all of the sweets at the office and at parties this time of …

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[6 Dec 2011 | 18 Comments | 2,075 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Cocktails in Austin

I’ve been thinking a lot about cocktails lately, and December just feels like such a cocktail-friendly time of year with all of the celebrations going on around town. Also, with the cocktail scene growing and so many interesting cocktails being created, I figured it was time for a Tasty Tuesdays on the best cocktails in Austin.
For this edition of Tasty Tuesdays, feel free to share your favorite bars, bartenders, and individual cocktails. Some of mine, in no particular order, include:
Bars

The Tigress
Contigo
East Side Show Room
Sagra
La Condesa
Bar Congress
Fino
Peche

Cocktail Historian

David Alan, aka The …

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[3 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments | 1,377 views]
Sunday, Dec. 4: Thai Food for Flood Relief

A tight-knit Central Texas community has organized an important fundraiser, and local fans of Thai food won’t believe what they have put together. Over two dozen area restaurants will be offering their favorite dishes on a rotating schedule at an all-you-can-eat buffet, complete with live music and a cash bar, in downtown Austin at Thai Passion (620 Congress Avenue # 105 ¬†Austin, TX 78701).
Well known local favorites Madame Mam’s, Satay, Titaya’s, Chon Som, Little Thai, Sub Sin, hosts Thai Passion, and more are all teaming up to raise money for …

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