Whenever I can, I always prefer to get my coffee fix at a locally owned cafe, but sometimes when you’re traveling (and Yelp fails you) nothing is better than a reliable, consistent go-go juice from Starbucks. Especially with a Groupon.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned living in Austin, it’s that there’s never a shortage of visitors in from out of town — and they all want to find cowboy boots on a budget. (At least, all my friends & family members have!)
Oh man, this winter, amiright? I have no business complaining, since Ginger and I picked the absolute best year to move to Austin, and we’ve been grateful to be able to play host to all our friends who suffered repeated beatings from the Polar Vortex by inviting them down for an affordable weekend getaway in the Texas sunshine.
I’m officially saying goodbye to all our CDs this weekend, and though it feels like the end of an era, the ease and portability of music without the clutter — and the ability to have playlists for parties or road trips readily on hand wherever I may roam — is well worth the $10/month.
When I stop to think about it, I’m kind of in awe of how much I’ve grown to love Tennesee over the last decade — even though I shouldn’t be, really. Much like the many places my dad and stepmother were stationed with the Air Force during my formative years — St.
From the moment we decided to drive the 2,200 miles from Boston to Austin for our move, I immediately started planning all the amazing places we would stop to see & eat along the way — getting excited to share our road trip and all its impending adventures with you.
We’ve only been living in Austin for three weeks, but I’m already nostalgic for Boston — especially our old neighborhood right on the Cambridge/Somerville line, just between Harvard, Union, Inman and Porter squares.
When you have a dog in your life, the months when the weather in New England is actually nice are for getting outdoors and doing stuff together…until you figure out how frustrating that can be if you want to get out of your local zone.
For any kid who grew up sitting in Cape Cod summer traffic, shouting “Bridge!” ahead of your siblings at the first sighting just to stay sane (while you suspect your parents of going suicidal from road rage any minute), the new Cape Flyer train service see
Ever since my dad & stepmom retired from the Air Force to Tennessee a few years ago, I’ve got this renewed obsession with all things Southern. So I asked my friend Carla from Stella Shops in Nashville to share her tips for doing the city right on a Shoestring — what to see & hear, eat & drink, and (natch), where to shop, like a local. Here’s her insider’s guide!