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5 Must Try New Restaurants in Austin

July 26, 2022

I’m finally making my way down my list of must try new restaurants in Austin – especially in July! There are so so many on my list and I think I add at least 3 every week. The food scene in Austin is still booming! Have you been to any or all of these new spots yet? Diner Bar I was so excited to visit the Diner Bar’s…

5 Must Try Spots in Austin – November 2021

November 30, 2021

Continuing my series of 5 Must Try Spots in Austin! You all asked for more recommendations, so I’m at your service! Sammie’s I booked my reservation 30 days in advance and it was worth the wait! Controversial sentiments amongst many people on whether Sammies’s was worth it and if the food was good – here I am to tell you that I enjoyed it and obviously recommend a…

5 Spots You Must Try in Austin – October 2021

October 14, 2021

Starting up a new series (maybe monthly) of Must Try Spots in Austin according to yours truly! I get asked this question a lot whenever I meet up friends I haven’t seen throughout the pandemic – “what are some of the best restaurants you’ve tried lately” – knowing full and well that my list of new restaurants to visit is never ending and I’m slowly making a dent…

The Perfect Getaway to Lively Beach in Corpus Christi

April 7, 2021

We wanted a getaway to a beach not too long of a drive from Austin and Corpus Christi sounded like the perfect escape from the montony! Lively Beach, a resort condominium property on Mustang Island looked like a dreamy spot for some privacy, pool time, beach days as well as immaculate accommodations with everything you need to stay comfortably. Lively Beach hosted us for the weekend but note,…

Virtual Happy Hour with Devils River Whiskey

April 25, 2020

Well, thanks to social distancing and the stay at home orders, we couldn’t have an in-person Austin Food Blogger Alliance Happy Hour this month but we were able to have one virtually! I’ve had many virtual happy hours with friends and coworkers so I knew this would go on without a hitch. Ten of us joined a video conferencing session and brought our best whiskey cocktail to the…

Where to Take Out the Best Burger in Austin

April 19, 2020

This guide is part of the Austin Food Blogger Alliance’s 2022 City Guide. #atxbesteats Updated June, 2022 Stay calm and burger on! You can still get many of the best burgers in Austin for take out or delivery and devour them in the comfort of your own living room while you #stayhome! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been craving all the burgers lately. I was reading…

How to Make Chimichurri at Home

April 19, 2020

I’ve been getting a Good Apple Foods box every couple of weeks and you never know what produce they’ll include which used to give me anxiety, and now it’s a challenge to make something unique out of the ingredients! I received mint and parsley this week and figured I could make chimichurri sauce. Like pesto, it’s good on just about anything – traditionally, you’d find it predominantly in…

Local Farm Fresh Produce Delivery Services in Austin

April 14, 2020

We’ve passed the one month mark of staying at home and only going out to pickup curbside food. I went to the Mueller Farmer’s Market the first Sunday and the experience was stressful for me so I had to find a different way to support local farms and vendors without being out and about. (From what I’ve heard and seen on social, the farmer’s market experience has since…

Coffee Delivery and Subscription Services in Austin

March 25, 2020

Updated October, 2021 Life is starting to resume to pre-pandemic coffee outings and hangs, but if you’re still working from home (like me) and can’t get out but don’t want to skimp on coffee at home, may of the coffee shops/roasters around town, ship! Whether you’re a decaf drinker like me or a pour over fan, we have several local coffee shops and roasters that are delivering and…

How to Spend a Weekend in Salado

March 2, 2020

Are you in a need of a quick weekend getaway away from Austin/DFW but not too far? Salado, TX is your spot! I was pleasantly surprised to hear the navigation say we’d arrive from Austin in 45 minutes! Like what?! It’s only a short drive south of DFW too, so it makes a nice weekend getaway without spending too much time in the car on dreaded I-35. Did…