When Life Gives You Avocados

When Life Gives You Avocados

 This morning while starting to cut an avocado open, my knife slipped and cut my finger (and yes, I do know the first rule of using sharp knives). It wasn’t a let’s-go-to-the-hospital cut, but it was deep enough that I was out of action for the rest of cooking breakfast. Being down to one … Continue reading

2015 Austin City Guide – Eating in West Austin

2015 Austin City Guide – Eating in West Austin

I love west Austin. I love the hills, the oak trees, and of course the delicious food. The first time I really appreciated how gorgeous Austin is was while driving on Mopac (pre-construction, of course) and especially 360 several years ago, so naturally I tend to gravitate westward when spending time in Austin. That said, … Continue reading

Brunch and a Bakery Marathon

Brunch and a Bakery Marathon

I checked out two brunch spots and five bakeries today. Well actually, one brunch spot didn’t work out and one bakery involved wooden cookies and playing store with my niece, so considering that, it was really one and four.  What kicked off this bakery marathon? I’m working on an Austin city guide for Pflugerville … Continue reading