A crackling bonfire and the sweet smells of candied apples, popping kettle corn, and comforting hot cocoa tease your senses at one of the greatest Austin holiday traditions of all time. Oh, yes. Trail of Lights is back.[Read more…]
5 Volunteer Opportunities During Thanksgiving Season in Austin
Aromas of pumpkin spice and cinnamon fill our homes. Crackling fireplaces hold actual purpose in Austin this holiday season, with temperatures steadily dropping to legitimate fall weather. Thanksgiving peeks around the corner and invites us to let go of the chaos and give back to our local community.
Austin is home to thousands of nonprofits, so get out there and connect with one of these amazing charities this holiday season and beyond. Enjoy this handful of Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities sure to warm your soul and spice up your giving spirit.[Read more…]
11 Fall Cocktails to Sip During This Season in Austin
Fall is the best time of year in Austin! It’s when we can finally lean into crisp, cool weather and sip on cocktails outside. When it comes to fall-themed cocktails, my expectations are quite high. But I was shockingly pleased to find plenty of drinks creatively crafted for the season.
Here is a list of 11 fall cocktails so special, you’ll plan your next night out around a chance to taste these enchanting escapes.
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5 Healthy Food Trucks in Austin Recommended by an Expert
A culture once notorious for strangely fried foods at fairs has been making waves in the health food scene. So toss aside that Twinkie and follow along as expert Megan Adams Brown, CHC (Certified Health Coach) takes you on a tour of Austin’s healthy food trucks that are oh-so-tasty, too.[Read more…]
Candlelight Ranch’s Mission to Heal Hearts Through Nature Continues to Bloom
There is a place right outside of Austin on the north shore of Lake Travis where spirits fly, minds strengthen, and hope blooms. Candlelight Ranch is a nonprofit gifting children of all abilities adventure and healing through nature.[Read more…]
Rosedale Kitchen and Bar Designs Menu to Satisfy Your Whole Group
It can take hours for everyone in a group text to agree on where to eat. Diverse tastes, allergies, lifestyles, and ages are all factors. You need a place chic enough for young professionals, but relaxed enough for squiggly families; healthy enough for fit friends, but tasty enough for the foodie in the group. Friends, you are in luck. I’ve found your next hangout and it is just right: Rosedale Kitchen and Bar.[Read more…]
Sweat, Train, Recover at Dancers Shape Where the NFL Players Go
There is a local workout so tough, even NFL players are intimidated by it. This intense workout is at Dancers Shape. As any great dancer knows, there’s no athlete quite like a dancer, and even football players have to agree![Read more…]
Sip Some Dulce Vida, the Local Tequila That’s So Austin
If the spirit of Austin could be materialized into a spirit, then Dulce Vida tequila packs the right type of punch. It’s crafted with care, low-carb, vegan, and mellow yet flavorful. It even has a positive impact on the Austin community through partnerships with nonprofits.[Read more…]
Austin’s Thinkery Children’s Museum Sparks Imagination for All Ages
To be perfectly blunt, I am usually not a museum person. However, there is nothing usual about Austin’s Thinkery children’s museum. A visit to Thinkery feels like the physical manifestation of wonder and inquiry from a growing mind. With so many rooms and rotating exhibits, each return visit maintains its novel appeal.[Read more…]
The Adderley School for the Performing Arts Guides Youth to Find Their Voice
Founded in 1993, The Adderley School for the Performing Arts operates in both Texas and California. Janet Adderley, founder and veteran of Broadway and television, calls Austin her home.
Since the school’s inception, thousands of children across all age groups have found a passion for musical theater. On stage, they gain confidence in their voice and movement.[Read more…]