Ah, the start of a new year. If you don’t have plans already, don’t fret, Austin is totally a cool town to be plan-less in. Aspen, not so much. Where did my Caribou Club membership card run off to? Anyway, here are my suggestions: Pre-Party: From 4-7pm, let Lovely Austin Boutique help you get ready [...]
I tweeted a lot about these babies, and external sources have confirmed: TAMALES ARE AWESOME!! Particularly these tamales. That I made. These are my 3 flavors. I was inspired to make tamales thanks to a new ridiculously awesome Austin blog called HilahCooking.com. Check it out. These are the video instructions I followed (I used vegetable [...]
Lately I’ve been stealing CrossFit Austin workouts … it’s not exactly stealing, but you know what I mean. Anyway, last night I performed this one, in MY gym crowded by high school boys (apparently their gym is shut down for winter break) who were stealing the squat rack to perform squats far too heavy for [...]
Coming soon: my tamale experience! Just have to get the photos uploaded … Until then, enjoy these links: The No-Goal Goal (I may like this just because I’ve never been a goal-setter) Sex and Sports: Before or After? Yum Yum Pecan Brittle (you know I’d use palm sugar …) For workouts? I’ve been skiing my [...]
I don’t care how you do good, but you need to do it. Smiling at people, holding the door for someone, carrying groceries … it’s the little things. But if you are looking for a place to donate money this season, I have two places. Both work primarily with kids. Do Good: Debra I got [...]
“He’s climbing in your chimney, snatchin’ your cookies up–tryin’ to eat ‘em! So yall need to hide your gifts, hide your trees, hide your gifts, hide your trees …” “Santa ain’t my ho-ho-ho-ho-ho-homie!” OMG. This is hilarious. Antoine Dodson is awesome.
Yes, one of my fave restaurants in Austin is now catering for Christmas! This is James. He is neat. In what he describes as an effort to forge a deeper connection with his clientele while bringing the “local is better” message home, Chef James Holmes of Olivia (one of my top ten must-dos in Austin) has launched [...]
It is still sad. I need someone in Aspen to fix it! Where’s my Austin Sports Therapy Dr. Kyler in this ski town? I need ART, myofascial release, sports massage … somethin’!
[12/21/10: UPDATE: In the most recently compiled NPD research, sales of jeggings in the U.S. rose by 103 percent and it is women between the ages of 12 and 29 that account for the largest share of those purchases. "Jeggings have grown in popularity over the last 12 to 18 months as the skinny jean trend gained [...]