Awesome weather

Posted on Jan 21, 2010 in day trips, entertainment, kids, outdoors, weather | No Comments

It’s been in the low to mid 70’s all week and GORGEOUS outside. I love this weather. It’s nice in the fall too, but the mosquitoes are still hanging around.  I’m also lucky because I don’t really have allergies, unlike my husband (who just wheezed for good measure). We’ve been putting off hikes all fall […]

reasons I love my neighborhood, Brentwood/Crestview

Posted on Jan 15, 2010 in entertainment, Food, general austin, services, shopping | No Comments

Because I love lists.  Brentwood / Crestview ROCKS. Love the cute mid-century homes here.  I’m amazed we found one with a 2-car garage on a cul-de-sac (SCORE!) which is not that typical, but you just have to look harder. Love the 50’s era shopping center at the end of Arroyo Seco at Woodrow, with an […]

Meet an Austinite: Chris Mueller

Posted on Dec 16, 2009 in entertainment, interviews, sports | No Comments

A couple weeks ago we had some friends over for dinner.  Since my daughter was only 2 months old at the time and I had no energy to cook, I sent the men (including the star of this post, Chris) out to forage for some Chicken and Waffles at nearby Flying J’s, but alas, it […]

Roller Girl Rec League

Posted on Nov 1, 2009 in entertainment | One Comment

I am trying out for the Roller Girls derby rec league tomorrow. I have never been into sports, but I am really excited about this. Especially because my friend Aimee and her kid’s nanny are doing it with me, and I may have roped in my neighbor too. It’s not the hardcore competitive derby, but […]

Whip It Good

Posted on Oct 12, 2009 in entertainment | One Comment

Aimee and I went to go see Whip It today, which is about the Texas Roller Derby league here in Austin. It’s pretty cool to be sitting in a theater watching a movie, and suddenly there’s a shot of the very theater you’re sitting in. Yay Alamo Drafthouse! The movie was fun, if not the […]