Quick Trips: Houston, TX

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Put It On Your Bucket List: The Houston Rodeo reached a record high attendance this year at approximately 2,611,676 people!  The show features rodeo action (bull riding), livestock competitions, concerts, a huge carnival, pig racing, barbecue, International Wine Competition, shopping, sales and livestock auctions. ( v i a ) If you’re following along on Snapchat […]

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20 Things To Do in Austin, Texas – Your Checklist

Did you know?  Austin is where to be in 2017 – Economists say 2017 will be another strong year for Austin. With at least 30,000 newcomers moving to the area every year and 100 every day ( v i a ) Austin, Texas is packed to the rims right now for SXSW.  The festival goes […]

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Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin City Limits Music Festival weekend 1 is officially behind us… The weather couldn’t have been any better which made for a less exhausting festival.  In previous years it was HOT and by the time any of the headlining performers started I was ready to shower & sleep, so I happily welcomed the fresh weather. […]

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A Day In San Antonio, Texas

Last week Wafiq & I went to San Antonio for a couple days because the immigration office is located there and he had a meeting… I took it as a stellar excuse to get out of Austin.   We stayed at The Crockett Hotel & what a pleasant surprise that was. Great location for everything […]

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Breakfast Taco’s Are A Thing

Breakfast Taco’s are a staple breakfast menu item for Texan’s.   My first time visiting Texas I drove by a huge sign that read “BREAKFAST TACO’S”.  I thought it sounded rather disgusting.  Lunch food for breakfast?  That particular restaurant actin a little cray cray. Later to find “Breakfast Taco’s” were everywhere, and very norm & […]

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The Barton Creek Greenbelt, Austin TX

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to thee: The Barton Creek Greenbelt. I randomly fell across a “Greatest Hiking Trails in the U.S.” article and when clicking through noticed The Barton Creek Greenbelt made the list. Whaaaaaaaaaat?! I’ve never hiked the trail before & I live on the damn thing.  Literally, you can get there from my […]

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Super Casual – Intro. To 6th Street, Austin TX

Austin’s 6th Street.   For people who haven’t heard of it, 6th Street refers to a few blocks in downtown Austin full of bars & entertainment that is closed off to cars on the weekends –> Party central for Austin, TX. Some people are happy about it, some people are sad about it but this part of 6th Street is also […]

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Texas BBQ Series: Part III. La Barbecue & Franklin Barbecue

This week we’re taking on Barbecue LINES. Austin has a couple select barbecue options that boost about their long lines, and this week I tackled them.   If I’m going to do a Texas BBQ Series, it’s my duty to bring you to the ultimate BBQ on the list – Franklin Barbecue.  And probably a competitive […]

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Texas BBQ Series: Part II. Lambert’s Downtown Barbecue & Rudy’s

Texas BBQ Series: Part II.  Lambert’s Downtown Barbecue & Rudy’s We’re getting goooooooooood this week with Texas BBQ.  I have to admit, I’m liking this series.  The food was INSANELY delicious @ Lambert’s and Rudy’s so I’m excited to take you there with me! First up: Lambert’s Downtown Barbecue   Now THIS is my kind […]

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Texas BBQ Series: Part I. Terry Black’s

Texas BBQ! For the next few Thursdays I’m taking you with me to some real Texas BBQ. Texans are really proud of their BBQ and favorite spots to find it. I decided I’ll round up a couple favorites here in Austin. Although you won’t be able to taste the food, you’ll get a front row look […]

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