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[16 Sep 2012 | 21 Comments | 6,511 views]
Our Austin Engagement Shoot

Adam and I are blessed to have connected to the most amazing photographer for our wedding, Nathan Russell. We admired Nathan’s work on my friend Kathryn Hutchison’s blog, and we were thrilled that Nathan and his wife Amy agreed to capture our wedding celebration on Oct. 6.
An “engagement shoot” was part of our photography package, and I was relieved that we would have the chance to get to know Nathan and Amy before the big day, and also get some practice in posing for photos together. We got together after …

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Tasty Tuesdays »

[8 Nov 2011 | 5 Comments | 3,778 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Pie in Austin

If you haven’t tried pies or crimps from The Pie Society yet, you’re missing out, Austinites. The Pie Society is a totally local, totally homegrown business started by my friends and former colleagues, Lindsay and Emily.
Let me first answer the question that’s undoubtedly on your mind, “what the heck are crimps?” According to the menu, crimps are bite-sized, fits-in-the-palm-of-your-hand crimped balls of pie, with a flaky, golden crust on the outside and a delicious savory or sweet filling on the inside.
Basically, crimps are the perfect size to sample many different …

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Restaurants, Tasty Bits, Travels »

[10 Mar 2011 | 13 Comments | 8,400 views]
A Long Weekend in Austin

Austin has become quite the tourist destination. According to a 2011 study from Brookings, Austin is the top city in the U.S. right now for recent college grads, and The Atlantic says it “could be America’s hottest city at the moment.”
Many visitors are traveling to Austin as I type this to participate in the SXSW interactive, film, and music conferences. Most of these folks are going to be attending just one conference, others will stay for longer. However, since we Americans are known for our limited vacation time, I thought …

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Tasty Bits »

[27 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 2,370 views]
Gifts for the Austin Music Lover

I know, I know. Chanukah and Christmas have come and gone and you don’t want to even think about buying another gift. However, this Christmas season I was reintroduced to Wild About Music, the store on 6th Street just east of Congress that is just outside my building, and I think they have some great gift options for all price points.
For my office white elephant gift exchange, I was lucky enough to steal an ice cube tray that makes three ice guitars with their very own stirrers. Adam and I …

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