As nice as the store was, the big question in my mind while I visited was, How the heck does a brick and mortar bookstore stay open in this day and age of ebooks? Not only is Half Price Books staying open, they are opening more stores all the time! … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, Tx #20 Half Price Books
This week, I am taking a break from my usual ‘101 Things to do Around Austin, TX!’ series to bring you something very important…wait for it…a bunch of silly animal pictures! Yay!! I know-shocking, right? … More …and now for something Completely Different!
Austin and the surrounding area offers an amazing variety of venues where you can sit out and have some fun under the stars…and you know, they are Big and Bright…deep in the heart of Texas! … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX #19 Outdoor Bars
Anyway, as I looked around, I really only saw hints of a sushi place. There was an actual sushi bar tucked along the wall past the front door as well as a some paper lanterns hanging over the tables. But, other than that, it was all big tv screens and ‘March Madness’ as far as the eye could see. Based on looks alone, I kept my expectations pretty low. But Wow! Once again, Texas has proved me a fool whenever I’ve judged a book (or a restaurant, in this case) by it’s cover!
…a visit to this lovely place is really just a fantastic way to spend an afternoon soaking up the beauty of nature in sunny Texas…and getting your ‘steps’ in! Bonus! … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX #17 Dallas Arboretum Day Trip
When I moved down to central Texas about a year and a half ago, one of the very first things I noticed was that the majority of the women here look like beauty queens! Not even kidding. They literally seem to grow them here! :O … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX! #16 Amazing Lash
Another ‘fave’ about Burger U was that they were playing a GREAT selection of 70’s music the whole time we were there. Any time I hear ‘You Sexy Thing’ by Hot Chocolate, I know I’m in the right place! … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX #15 ‘Burger U’
When you think of great wine destinations, what pops into your head? California? Yes. France? Yes. Texas? Um… … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX #14 Georgetown Winery
They also have a whole selection of Quesos on the Appetizer menu, which definitely seems to be a Texas ‘thing’…a delicious and fattening Texas thing! Makes me wonder how all of you stay so fit and gorgeous down here!? I guess that’s why everybody who lives in Texas seems to work out constantly. Hehe … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX #13 Dos Salsas
Before I moved to Central Texas, I actually had no idea that there are tons of German folks living here and even many cities in the area with German names like Fredericksburg, New Braunfels, and Heidelburg. There’s even a German dialect here called Texas German or Texasdeutsch. Who knew?! … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX #12 Walburg German Restaurant