Cleburne Restaurants Open During Coronavirus

What a weird time in life we are all experiencing. I’m in a Facebook group for travel bloggers and someone came up with this idea of putting together lists of local eateries still offering carry-out and/or delivery. I’ve seen so many of my friends sharing places that are doing just that in my hometown, so…

The best nurseries in Austin, Texas, to get high quality plants and high quality pictures!

The Best Austin Nurseries & Garden Centers

Since I am technically a freelance marketing consultant, sometimes my job throws me curveballs. But sometimes those curveballs come in the form of last minute trips around Texas! This summer I visited the best Austin nurseries you could hit up for plants, photo ops and pleasant afternoons. These five locations will be perfect to help you…

Texas Gulf Coast Sunset

Texas Gulf Coast Adventure

Summer 2018, the time of my Texas Gulf Coast adventure with 30+ members of my family! I’ve just recently wrapped up sharing some of my photos from the trip on Instagram, and wanted to share some of those here too, in case you haven’t seen them. But I’m also sharing some fun photos for my…

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Grotto: A Hit and a Miss

I hope you’ve arrived here after reading my harrowing story about securing our reservation at Grotto for our party of 25. If not, click here to read it and then come back! Also, if you’re looking to try Grotto on a Tuesday during the summer, call! Chances are they are open and the website just…

Cornelius Nursery Pumpkin Selection

Cornelius Nursery Pumpkin Fest

This weekend (09/29/18) I attended the Cornelius Nursery Annual Pumpkin Fest. If you missed it this year, it’s definitely an event you should consider taking your kids to next year! Travel Tip #15: Go Earlier in the Day This tip is great for multiple reasons: The earlier you go, the less picked through the selection!…

Gypsy Joynt Outside Wall

Lunch at the Gypsy Joynt

If you walk into the Gypsy Joynt and are surprised by their eclectic decor, what could you have possibly been expecting from a place called the Gypsy Joynt? Atmosphere There is so much to look at inside, and my only negative comment I can say would be that it was pretty dark inside and wasn’t…

Ahh, Coffee – Ahh, No

Occasionally described as a “hipster hotspot,” Ahh, Coffee, was definitely that. But it did not leave me saying “ahh” in the good way. Also, sorry for no pictures! The lighting was pretty poor in the back where we were sitting! My coworker Arianna, a local coffee expert, enticed me join her at the coffee shop…

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Late Lunch at Tiny Boxwoods

You know when you see a place on Instagram and you’re like “OMG, I have to go there!” Well this was my coworkers reaction to Tiny Boxwoods. Technically, I had already been there. Disclaimer: I will never be able to be a food critic or food photographer and I’m not trying to claim to be…

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Dessert Gallery, Post Oak

Update (06/18/13): Apparently due to rising rent, Dessert Gallery on Post Oak has been closed. You can still check them out at their Kirby Drive location, though! Update (06/9/18): This post was moved here from its original place on my free WordPress.com account. True to its name, Dessert Gallery showcases a variety of sweet treats…

Potato Shack

Update (06/9/18): This post was moved here from its original place on my free WordPress.com account. Known as “the original meal in a peel,” Potato Shack offers a variety of potatoes and other inexpensive food items. Conveniently located in Bryan, on Northgate and South Wellborn, Potato Shack is easily accessible to anyone in Bryan and…