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Meat and cheese. Besides wine, what more does a person really need? Maybe a guide to finding the best of it in Austin? I have rounded up my favorites here. Some of them include boards, some are DIY plates you can put together yourself.  In this year’s installment […] Continue Reading ->
And here is your answer to the question: What kind of cookies should I leave for Santa this year? This is a guest post from Louise at, and I think you’ll love this recipe.  Louise also just released her new cookbook, which comes with some amazing recipes and […] Continue Reading ->
As a mom, I never know what is going to come out of my kid’s mouth when I pick him up in the carpool line. What he said today, as he climbed in, scuffing his dirty shoes over my newly-cleaned leather seats, made my heart almost fall […] Continue Reading ->
Once upon a time, I lived in Madrid with a sweet old lady named Remedios. In her weird but fabulous apartment, she hosted 5 NYU students (including myself), a large Baptist German who rode a motorcycle, and a Chilean vagabond who only pretended he didn’t speak English. […] Continue Reading ->
As you may know, I am involved with this amazing group called the Austin Food Blogger Alliance.  I joined the Board of Directors as Social Chair two years ago. This means I get to organize and host monthly happy hours and quarterly social events for our members around Austin! What […] Continue Reading ->
Mom, you’ll like this one. I’ll make you so more for your weekend visit! My husband and I started a Whole30 on Sunday. This is our second one, and I had forgotten how hard it is! AArghh. I’m grumpily longing for wine, cheese, gluten-free crackers and chocolate. […] Continue Reading ->
Holy October it’s here: Pumpkin season. They are everywhere and in everything. But how can you enjoy this sweet fall favorite with out feeling like you gained a pumpkin? Try this lovely chocolate pumpkin muffin recipe. When they came out of the oven, I swear to god […] Continue Reading ->
If you’ve ever wanted a sneak peek into the life of a food blogger, here is a good one. This weekend was the first annual Byte of Texas Conference. Hosted by my dearly beloved Austin Food Blogger Alliance, It was a whirlwind of food, blogger education and so much fun. […] Continue Reading ->
My son just entered Kindergarten. I am now, literally, a soccer mom. At a recent game, I overheard a conversation between two moms that made me want to scream. The moms were talking about how special Happy Meals are. They joked about how there must be something […] Continue Reading ->

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