Day Trip from Austin, Part III: East to Parks and Pies

We’re going East of Austin, Texas for part three of my four part “directional” day trips series. You can get an early start and squeeze all the sights in or just pick one to make a day trip on its own. I’ve already posted about heading South to New Braunfels…

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Day Trip from Austin, Part II: West to Hill Country Brews and Views

farm view at Jester King Brewery

This is part two of my four part series on day trips from Austin, Texas – one from each direction: north, south, east, west. Last week I posted about driving south to New Braunfels and now we’re going west – towards breweries, distilleries, wineries, and wide open hill country views.…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving, the Austin Way

colorful bowls at Thanksgiving Empty Bowl Project in Austin

There’s no shortage of ways to love your fellow man in Austin. Especially around the holiday season, organizations rally to make giving back to the community fun and accessible. This year Brian and I participated in the Austin Empty Bowl Project which is an effort by Austin area potters to…

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