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Feel Good Friday 052314

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Feel Good Friday is a gratitude list I write each week to express my appreciation for all of the things that made me feel good or that I’m grateful for all week. Join me and leave your Feel Goods in the comments!  Flag Football Party-Elite Division Champions! Totally worth a broken toe Badges for Life…

Wanderlust

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If you know me pretty well, you may laugh: I didn’t used to think I had wanderlust. Despite studying abroad in Madrid and transferring schools, I didn’t really realize how much I loved change and loved to travel until … I set it as a goal for the last year to travel less, to enjoy…

Hey, Jealousy! The Weekend Edit

Stop reading my blog this minute and click over to The Weekend Edit by Tyler Govaars. Here’s the link. Seriously, click it now. Unlike a lot of aspirational blogs on the internets, Tyler’s is beautiful, inspiring, and very real. It helps that Ty herself is absolutely gorgeous, inspiring, and also very real. She is the…

Biking from Austin to Denver

… I wish I could do it! 1400 Miles is a new campaign and film following Texas craft beer brewers cycling from Austin to Denver in 14 days to raise awareness for prostate cancer. The ride kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Austin’s North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery (NXNW) at 7 am and ends in Denver on…

Bling Bling

How gorgeous is this ring? It won first place and best of show at a recent Texas Jewelry Association (TJA) annual jewelry design competition. Made of 14k white gold set with a fantasy-cut aquamarine and diamonds, the ring, designed by Austin’s Benold’s fine jewelry designer Michael Von Krenner, will now move on to the largest jewelry design show…

Happy Birthday Moonshine

For a three-year period of my life, most of my big moments were punctuated by a trip to Moonshine for brunch. From the legendary JoSco (click here for The Tale of John Scott) to the time we skyped people in, from my goodbye brunch to a reunion date, Moonshine’s all-you-can-eat decadence has hosted more than…

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Feel Good Friday is a gratitude list I write each week to express my appreciation for all of the things that made me feel good or that I’m grateful for all week. Join me and leave your Feel Goods in the comments! Austin. Fam. Porch sitting. Fishing. Yoga. Reconnecting. I got a wild hair this…

Death Row Meal

My friend Cali is fond of asking, “What would your last meal on earth be?” I’m usually stumped, and when she answers her own question with something akin to my grandma’s homemade lasagna, I struggle even more—does my own grandma’s Heavenly Hash/Mississippi Mud cake count? But given time to think about it, I realized that my Death…