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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Holiday Happenings

DEC 8TH – DEC 23RD | 5:45 PM 58th Annual Austin Trail of Lights Longest-running holiday tradition of its kind in Austin welcomes thousands of guests from Texas and around the world each year for its jubilant displays of lights. LEARN MORE: Austin Trail of Lights DEC 3rd – DEC 23RD | Times Vary Ballet Austin – The Nutcracker From breathtaking sets and costumes to colorful characters, Ballet Austin’s annual production of The Nutcracker is…

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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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Happy November

November is a special month for many reasons. My favorite meal happens this month and as we sit down to a feast, it always makes me pause to give thanks for more than just good food. It is also the month for honoring the men and women who have served our country unselfishly. My family and I are especially thankful for Robert Romano Sr. and his service to our country.  

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Cheers to Fall!

October is my favorite month—starting with an excuse to eat loads of candy, having 4 different college football teams to root for (increasing my chances of having one of them win), lower temps, lower golf scores and the grand finale, Bob’s birthday! Read on for timely info and to see who’s back…   What to think about the market? Housing Prices Are Dropping — But Is A House Still A Good Investment? If you’re thinking…

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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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Thankful for Many Things

I am incredibly thankful for so many things but will concentrate on my TOP 5 for this newsletter. May this holiday season bring you joy and laughter as you enjoy the company of others in your home again. May you make great memories this Thanksgiving, make gravy that’s not lumpy, and make a turkey that’s perfect… Thankful for living in a city like this… Move over, London. Austin has just been crowned the number one…

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Fall Home Prep

Prep Your Home for the Season As the season begins to change, it’s time to prep your home for falling leaves, cooler weather, and, eventually, winter storms. Tackling a few fall home maintenance tasks now can help ward off issues later in the season, so you can enjoy everything you love about autumn worry-free. And don’t forget to add a splash of fall color and decor to your home. Learn more from this great article…

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