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What Was the Best Thing That Happened in Austin in 2014?

No Comments 16 December 2014

As I reflect back on Austin’s 2014, a mix of happy and sad emotions bubble to the surface. Though it was a fun and exciting year in this  snazzy city, Austin had its fair share of heartbreak as well. Austin is feeling the growing pains of being the #1 fastest growing city in America, and [...]

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Why You Should Make Aerial Silks a New Year’s Resolution

1 Comment 26 November 2014

So, I didn’t win the Snap Kitchen #21DaysforGood Challenge, but I did learn a lot over the past 21 days. Because of this challenge, I completed volunteer opportunities and physical challenges that I had been too lazy/fearful/forgetful to do. I’m becoming a regular volunteer at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless, I’m attempting to walk [...]

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Austin, Featured

Yesterday a Homeless Man Gave Me Money

3 Comments 13 November 2014

Last night, as I parallel parked my car on West 6th Street, between Hut’s Hamburgers and Whole Foods, a tall, older man dressed in black waved his arms at me, implying that I should back my car up. “A $40 ticket they’ll give you for not being in the lines,” I could hear muffled through [...]

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Austin, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

I’m a Challenger for Snap Kitchen’s 21 Days for Good Challenge

5 Comments 01 November 2014

Friends, I was asked to partake in a really exciting challenge. Snap Kitchen, an Austin-based health food eatery, selected me as one of the 21 Texas challengers for their 21 Days for Good Challenge. From November 1st-21st, Snap Kitchen will be providing us healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner as we work towards our personal goals [...]

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Austin, Fashion/Design, Featured, Film, Music, Pop Culture

12 Austin-Themed Halloween Costume Ideas

4 Comments 30 October 2014

Hey, Austinite! Still need a costume idea? Well, I gotta list for you. Check it: all Austin-themed costumes. I’ve got costumes for people of all races, ages and genders. Some costumes poke fun, while others are meant to honor Austin’s greatest heroes. HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Matthew McConaughey Top: Just Keep Livin’ shirt featuring words of wisdom [...]

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Austin, Featured, Film, Pop Culture

12 Reasons Why Matthew McConaughey Should be the Mayor of Austin

4 Comments 10 October 2014

A few days ago, I posted the picture below with a promise to write about why Matthew McConaughey should be the mayor of Austin. photo by Rick Kern for Getty Images And I’m not talking about in the future. McConaughey should be mayor now. I’m encouraging everyone in Austin to write in Mr. McConaughey come [...]

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Reasons Why Austin is the Best Place Ever

19 Comments 01 July 2014

I stopped reading Vice last year after I spotted an article titled “The Woman Who Trains Dogs to Have Sex with Humans” on my Facebook feed, so I haven’t actually read the infamous “Reasons Why Austin is the Worst Place Ever” article that wafted through the Internet last week. I did, however, read many of [...]

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Austin, Travel

I Think We Created a New Fashion Trend: Formal Tubing Wear

2 Comments 13 May 2014

This weekend, we celebrated my boyfriend’s half birthday. I had a written the story as to why we celebrated his birthday in May instead of on his actual birthday in November, but when I read this post to him, he said, “You don’t have to put EVERYTHING on the Internet.” And because I don’t want [...]

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