Austin

What to Do With One Perfect Day in Austin

We were standing outside the ferry building last week, taking in the tree green water and Bay Bridge views while wondering if we were going to opt in for the line at the hopping oyster spot, when talks of the next day’s activities arose. I would be on a 6am flight home to see my babies, but Aaron and his co-workers still had one more night of work in the city and were discussing the possibility of going to Alcatraz. I mentioned that I had been a few times as a kid—it was one of my mom’s favorite things to do in the city and we came here …

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Striped Pants + Crop Tops at The Austin Power Plant

I was spending time on Saturday morning watching Ever play in the play room. She will be 11 months at the end of this month.  She is my human alarm clock and when I hear her begin to wake I make my way to the kitchen, make my morning latte and then go up to see her.  I love those first morning glances as I slowly push the door to her room open, followed by the feeling of her sweet, chubby body curling up on mine when I pick her up. I bring her downstairs and she nurses in the playroom where we spend the next 45 minutes together– she …

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My 10 Favorite Things to do in Austin with Kids

Whether you are visiting Austin or live here and are looking for more things to do with your kids in the city, this post is for you! There’s so many things you can do in Austin with kids, from Museums to parks to the zoo! These places are perfect for a day out in Austin with your family. Freckles and tan lines, fingers sticky from melted popsicle remnants, the smell of chlorine wafting through the air. The signs of summer are far from subtle.  Since school let out a couple of weeks ago, we’ve been taking advantage of more …

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My Style || Linen, Denim, and Hank’s

The kids are out of school, the temperatures are through the roof (triple digits already!), and life seems to be taking on a somewhat slower pace. It’s summertime in Austin for sure which means there’s never been a better time to grab a friend and head to your favorite watering hole.  Lately for me that’s translated to Hank’s on the eastside– home of the most affordable happy hour and best kids menu, hands down.  The interior design was done by Claire Zinnecker so it naturally has this effortless, scandi meets …

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