Last night things were pretty exciting up the road at the state Capitol. Check it out. But no matter where you stand on the issues, I think we can all agree on one thing: Wendy Davis’ pink Mizano Women’s Wave Rider 16 tennis shoes are fantastic. I know that next time I’m in the mood for a filibuster, [...]
Alright, we’re declaring it. It’s the Summer of the Spritzer, y’all. Get ready… and go. Last year was the Summer of the Shandy, and that was awesome, but this year we’re swapping out the beer for wine to shake things up a little. Obviously, all the cool kids are doing it, so there’s that. But more [...]
It seems that something called Blog con Queso should have a Top Queso List…so here’s my Best Queso in Austin roundup. This list changes sometimes, but these seem to always end up on top. If you’re in Austin, and you’re craving some queso, here are my Top 5…in current order. 1. Bob Armstrong Dip [...]
Dallas Texas. Paper design company. Sweet Magnolia Paper. I like their style. Check out this entire and entirely cute party at 100 Layer Cake.
Are you going to be in Austin for SXSW this year? Or… just in Austin on Saturday while you’re craving margaritas? Well, have I got the thing for you… Come to The Texas Margarita Mixer Saturday, March 9th Noon to 5 p.m. at Holy Mountain RSVP HERE. I’ll be there. With these fine folks… Sponsors: [...]
Image source Go Mighty is on a New York Times blog today. Check it: Go Mighty or You Might Not Go At All by KJ Dell’Antonia And I say, perfect timing. Eight weeks into a year is just about the time that I start to begin to get going. Plus, I’ll be turing another year older this [...]
I used to be great at sending out Holiday cards…but sometime over the last five years I’ve just sort of stopped. I feel bad about that. Or, kind of bad. Sorta. I mean, I still make a few cards every year for posterity’s sake or whatever…and I usually send one to my mom. But for [...]
No doubt you’ll be hearing more from them in the future, but here’s another Texas Music heads up for now: You should know The Oh Hellos. Do you like Mumford & Sons, the Avett Brothers, Nickel Creek, Mutual Admiration Society? Well, then you’ll love The Oh Hellos. They’re Maggie and Tyler Heath, a brother/sister duo [...]
I didn’t grow up with Advent Calendars, but one of my neighborhood best friends always had one in her kitchen, and I’ve always been sort of in love with them. Once I had a kitchen of my own, I started making them. I like to do something different every year, and I’ve been pretty creative [...]
Check it. I’ve opened an Etsy shop (Shop con Queso) and right now it’s all about pecans. I’m currently selling small batches of Texas Pecan Pralines, Texas Pecan Cookies, Spicy Texas Pecans, Texas Pecan Bourbon Balls, Toasted Texas Pecan Pesto, and Texas Pecan Pie Jam. Proceeds will go to charity: water and Occupy Sandy. Go check it out .