Is it local?

Posted on Mar 19, 2012 in Food, services, shopping | 4 Comments

Have you seen Portlandia?  I started watching it on Netflix in January and quickly went through every episode. It’s amazing in a funny-because-it’s-true sort of way about liberal meccas such as Austin.  I swear I keep finding little things in my life that mirror the show almost exactly, but none so much as this little […]

Urgent & after hours care

Posted on Jun 14, 2010 in health services, kids, services | 2 Comments

My kids only get sick the second that their doctor’s office closes. Back in January I got a call at 5:01 PM on a Friday afternoon from my son’s daycare, saying that he accidentally got cut on the face and probably needed stitches. We did what any parent would do in their first stitches emergency […]

two words: mani pedi

Posted on Apr 18, 2010 in entertainment, general austin, services, shopping | One Comment

It’s time for a little self-promotion. Bear with me, because it involves a really great nail salon in Austin.  I just finished redesigning the website for Embellish Nails & Salon (I did the design and flash work, and my friend Nicole built it) and am pretty happy with how it turned out. The owners, Wendy and Lisa, were dream […]

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 […]

Who am I?

Posted on Nov 20, 2009 in general austin, services, shopping | No Comments

By now if you have been reading my posts of the last 11 months (wow!) you can probably tell that I am: a mom a graphic designer married to an architect a Central Austin dweller a person with slight hippie and yuppie tendencies  a democrat trying to become a Rollergirl (in the rec league) I […]