A Starter Guide to Dallas & Dallas- Fort Worth (DFW)

A Starter Guide to Dallas & Dallas- Fort Worth (DFW)

It's been a minute since I lived in Texas and I'm finally getting around to publishing my travel guides. We lived in Austin, which is a pretty centralized location in relation to the other popular cities like Dallas and DFW, Houston and San Antonio. We have visited each of those cities a number of times [...]

Plan A Day Trip to Magnolia Market at the Silos- Waco, TX

Plan A Day Trip to Magnolia Market at the Silos- Waco, TX

Naturally, I think everyone relates Waco, Texas  to Chip & Johanna Gaines. Popular for their television show Fixer Upper on HGTV, Chip and Johanna have turned their business' headquarters into a tourist attraction bringing new tourism to the little-ish Texan town of Waco. Magnolia Market at the Silos features a two city- block wide market [...]

Amarillo by Morning

Amarillo by Morning

The great state of Texas is home to some of the best cities; Austin, Dallas, Houston... but one of my favorite things to do is explore the small Texas towns, I'm a sucker for a cute town square. Amarillo might be known because of the king of country music, George Strait, but it definitely has [...]

ATX Bucket List

ATX Bucket List

With my upcoming move to the mid-west, I've decided to narrow down my ATX favorites list for "one more last hurrah" before I leave. I know, its so bittersweet!! BUT I thought this list would also make a great Bucket List for someone who would like to vacation in Austin. My other guides (linked below) [...]

My Favorite Places to Drink Wine in ATX

My Favorite Places to Drink Wine in ATX

Before I became a beer nerd, I was a wine lover- and still am! I set my goal so high to try over 100 breweries and brew pubs in Austin that I forgot how relaxing a smooth red blend can be. The wine scene is definitely smaller than the beer scene in Austin, but there […]

100+ Places to Drink ATX Craft Beer

100+ Places to Drink ATX Craft Beer

I recently received a copy of the Austin Beer Guide featuring over one hundred and fifty breweries, bars & restaurants located throughout Austin and surrounding areas. Since the Austin Beer Guide is a compilation of businesses that include multiple locations and due to some places having closed their doors and new ones that have opened- [...]

Surviving Summer in ATX

Surviving Summer in ATX

It might not officially be summer according to the calendar, but it sure has arrived in Texas! I can always tell when the summer season hits the city… the sun is hot and so is the ‘breeze.’  As the triple digit temperatures approach, I wanted to make sure y’all took advantage of the summer fun […]

17 Instagrammble Murals in ATX

17 Instagrammble Murals in ATX

Austin has some of the greatest local artwork on display for everyone to see! Naturally, whenever someone comes to visit we make it a point to stop by the infamous 'i love you so much' mural on South Congress, but truth be told, there are so many great works of art located throughout the city! [...]

ATX Hotel Bars You Won’t Want to Miss!!

ATX Hotel Bars You Won’t Want to Miss!!

Here in Austin, Hotel bars are not just for the tourists! We have some of the most amazing, unique and beautiful hotels (and bars) I have ever seen. I often end up bringing guests from out of town to some of these hotel bars for a classy round of cocktails before I show them Dirty [...]

Happy National Pecan Day!

Happy National Pecan Day!

Today, April 14th is probably one of the most hyped days for my fellow Texans. No, this has nothing to do with tomorrow’s Tax deadline, although, I would hope you’ve sorted that out by now... It’s National Pecan Day! Thats (puh-con) not (pee-can) for my fellow Pennsylvanians. Here are four super easy recipes you can make at [...]