28. Hit a Beach Party! My girlfriends and I just went to our first Texas Beach Party last month (believe it or not, they have beach parties in the middle of hot, dry Texas) and it was a blast! The venue, Beachside Billy’s (used to be Volente Beach), sits right on Lake Travis in Austin … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX #28 Hit a Beach Party!
Anna Kraft is not a model. But, when you meet her, you’ll swear she must be! She’s tall and beautiful and she looks amazing in front of the camera. But, once you spend a few minutes with her in her cozy photography studio above Quenan’s Jewelers at 700 S. Austin Ave in Georgetown, you quickly realize that her real passion lies not in being in front of the camera, but instead in working behind the camera to bring out the very best in her subjects. … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX! #27 Make A Photo Memory
I am about to buy the Trump expansion pack and absolutely cannot wait!! I am sure it will be tremendous! It will be the best expansion pack in the history of all expansion packs! … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX #26 Let’s Play a Game!
The food is delish at both venues as well. I like the Fried Pickles at Flix. Yum! I had the Brie & Onion Burger with Truffle Aioli and a Chocolate Chip Cookie Shake at Alamo Drafthouse while watching Star Wars: Rogue One. Both the food and the movie were EPIC!!! … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX #25 Enjoy a Delicious Feast…at the Movies!
The change in location for the brewery brings with it a spacious outdoor area that boasts some large and lovely trees that provides shade for the whole 5000 square foot beer garden! You can bring your kids and let them run around and have fun while you kick back and enjoy the live bands! Rentsch is pet friendly too…always a huge plus in my book! … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX! #24 Grab a ‘Brewski’ at Rentsch Brewery
One thing I enjoy about living in Texas is that you can get outside and walk almost any time of the year. Not gonna lie-Texas Summer is Insanely Hot! To go for a walk or hike during the afternoon in Summer around here is basically like asking to be turned into a little pile of smoking ash…at least when you’re a German/Irish girl from Chicago. Hello! So, I just stick to long morning or evening walks with my dog at this time of year. With that said, the rest of the year is great for getting outdoors at any time of day! … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX! #23 Take A Hike
Yes, there are food trucks at this mall! If you’re not seeing food trucks everywhere you go, you must not be in central Texas! … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, Tx #22 Round Rock Outlet Mall
So, I guess I’m just an ‘all around’ sports fan now! I know my sister Laurie is gagging with laughter right now if she is reading this. She was always busy kicking butt at sports while I was playing Barbies, dressing up like a princess, and secretly dancing in front of my bedroom mirror. Hahaha … More 50 Things To Do in Greater Austin, TX #21 Go to a Round Rock Express Game
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!