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Fashion/Design, Featured

How to Make a Succulent Book Planter

8 Comments 02 July 2013

I’ve never been nor ever will be an adorable lifestyle blog. No model-esque baby has exited my womb to photograph and share with viewers day after day  (however, I do have a “baby” whose eyes I gouged in with a screwdriver). Our house is filled with stacks of paperwork, dead plants and the American tradition [...]

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Austin, Featured, Music

When A Unicorn Takes a Massive Dump in Front of You

4 Comments 01 November 2012

Recuperating from an action-packed Halloween last night, so I will keep this short. See this unicorn? It came into the bar we were hanging out in, went out onto the dance floor, took a massive dump, then left. This is why I love living in Austin.

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Austin, Featured, Music, Pop Culture

Nothing Says Halloween Like a Karate Rock Band Wearing Prosthetic Limbs

4 Comments 30 October 2012

My boyfriend has a band. They’re called The Karate Kids. They sing about the Karate Kid movies including the ill-advised remake starring Will Smith’s son. They wear prosthetic limbs and perform each of their songs in the kicking crane position. If this doesn’t sell you on them already, check out some of their songs. Side [...]

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Austin, Fashion/Design, Pop Culture

Adorable Hipster Animal Drawings Illustrate the Hipness of East Austin

4 Comments 09 October 2012

Two days ago I was stuffing my pie hole at Another Broken Egg Cafe (if you haven’t been to this one-part indulgent, one-part healthy Southern comfort food spot, it’s worth checking out!) when I noticed a bunch of animals dressed as hipsters on the wall. Of course this would catch my attention. Of course. How [...]

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Austin, Fashion/Design, Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Travel

East Austin Named One of America’s Hippest Neighborhoods (pics)

4 Comments 24 September 2012

Forbes’ named East Austin the  no. 7 hippest hipster neighborhood in America, beating out other popular spots  such as New Orlean’s Warehouse District and Downtown Portland. Though there is nothing remotely groundbreaking about this honor, it’s always fun to see our little neighborhood mentioned in the press. The Armageddon-like proportions of Austin’s allergies are making [...]

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20-Something, Austin, Featured, Music, Pop Culture

JD Samson Shows Her Support For Austin Music Venue Cheer Up Charlie’s

No Comments 31 August 2012

One of my absolutely favorite owners of the lady mustache, JD Samson, will be DJing at one of my absolutely favorite hangouts spots, Cheer Up Charlie’s, tomorrow starting 3PM-10PM. Dream combo! Samson will be there to support Cheer Up as they grapple with the city’s noise ordinance to shut down music before 10PM on weekends [...]

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Austin, Featured

You’re My Butter Half

3 Comments 04 June 2012

New post later today. In the meantime, check out this adorable street art I stumbled upon in East Austin. *Tip to business owners: Put some sort of love-related graffiti/wall art on the outside of your building and you are as good as gold. You will get more indirect press that you could ever imagine.  

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Austin, Blogging, Featured

Goddamn, East Austin!

1 Comment 23 May 2012

OK, gang. The new blog is up and running. The final verdict was “Goddamn, East Austin”. I’m still test-driving the title. Most people and my raunchy self seem to like it, but the lady in me is saying, “What the fuck, Lauren? Do you seriously have to swear all the mother-fucking time?” My first post [...]

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