Mozart’s Holiday Light Show

Mozart’s Holiday Light Show

A couple of years ago I stumbled across Mozart’s holiday light show. I thought I was just bringing a friend visiting Austin to a cool coffee shop and it turned out I was also bringing her to one of the fun seasonal events in the city. Since then I’ve been wanting to return to check … Continue reading

Holiday Baking

Holiday Baking

This year’s holiday baking brought the return of some favorites as well as some experimentation. The recurring trend among the recipes? Easy. While I love the classics like iced sugar cookies, there wasn’t a lot of time for baking this year so I targeted delicious simple recipes (and shortcuts by adapting box mixes). For all … Continue reading

Happy Fifth Birthday, Snack Bar!

Happy Fifth Birthday, Snack Bar!

Snack Bar recently celebrated its fifth birthday! We had the honor of joining Bethany AndrĂ©e, Karl Gilkey, and their friends and family yesterday in celebrating the occasion with excellent food, drinks, and company. Wonderful party! The Atmosphere If I didn’t mention it in my Snack Bar happy hour post, the atmosphere at Snack Bar is … Continue reading

Monster Mash

Monster Mash

Happy Post-Halloween! We celebrated this year with a fun dance party at The Highball. This was the first time we’ve visited The Highball since the remodel. It’s now directly attached to the Alamo Drafthouse (I think I recall there being other businesses between before)), and the construction surrounding the two looks like it will be … Continue reading