HOLIDAY TREAT: “Texas Trash”

For the holidays, it’s always great to make homemade treats for friends and family. This may just be the most addictive and delicious treat you will ever eat! All you need is just five ingredients and a lot of will power so you don’t eat it all before putting it into tins. At our house, there’s a reason it’s called “Cathy’s Crack!” Here’s the recipe… 1 box (11.7 oz) Golden Graham Cereal 1 can 16…

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NOVEMBER: Thankful for Travel and Table Tips

Best Places to Travel in November Looking for a weekend getaway or a week-long stay this month? Whether you want to relax on the beach or cozy up in the chilly air, there’s a spot for you. Explore Travel + Leisure’s top 11 places to travel in November. Hint:  We made the list! Learn More: Courtesy of Travel + Leisure Thanksgiving Table Ideas for a Festive Meal Thankful for my friend Gayle who gave me…

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November: Thankful for Local Happenings

Field of Light at Wildflower Center Sept 9th – Dec 31st | Times Vary Bruce Munro’s Field of Light is an immersive exhibition that explores the intersection of art, technology and nature. Learn more at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Austin Studio Tour Nov 5th – Sunday, Nov 20th This self-guided art tour provides opportunities for artists all over Austin to connect with each other and for the public to experience art in person​.…

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What to do in Austin in October?

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS ’22 Austin City Limits Music Festival October 7-9 & 14-16 | Times Vary Since 2002, the ACL Music Festival hosts over 130 artists and 225,000 patrons every year at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. ACL Live at The Moody Theater opened in 2011. AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL Austin Film Festival October 27 – November 3 | Times Vary Austin Film Festival furthers the art and craft of storytelling by inspiring and championing the…

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Let’s have some real talk…

There seems to be more than just pollen in the air; some uneasiness as well with a skittish stock market, unresolved war, interest rates rising, and signs the housing market is shifting. But not all is lost! It’s time to pull up a bench and let’s have some real talk. Real Talk: Real Estate News Mortgage rates are on the rise but does that mean our housing market will slow down? Lots of agents across…

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Local Events: Austin Oyster Festival

Austin Oyster Festival: February 26th – 27th The Austin Oyster Festival presents a variety of oysters prepared in nearly every way imaginable – on the half shell, grilled, roasted, fried, in gumbo, and more! There will also be raffle prizes, live music, and Bloody Mary bar! Be sure to check it out. View More Festival Information Source: Austin Oyster Festival    

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Housing Humor

The Handy-Dandy Real Estate Terms Decoder This decoder, compliments of Cathy and Bob, could come in handy when you’re reading the descriptions of potential houses and trying to figure out what they could really mean? DESCRIPTION    Cozy Potential Charming Classic Vintage Just Reduced Priced to Sell Secluded Move in Ready Up and Coming Motivated Seller As Is REAL MEANING Tiny and no natural light Better triple your line of credit No updates in 25…

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