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Work Smarter, Not Harder – Slow Cooker Recipes to try this Fall!

         Moving into cooler months makes for a perfect time to bring out the good ole’ slow cooker! If you grew up in the south, you’ll likely know the comforting smell of coming home to fully cooked, simmering crock pot dinner. These meals are easy, timesaving and delicious! Many people think of comfort food dishes when they think of crock pot meals, but you don’t have to limit your options there! From breakfast to desserts, you and your family can create delicious dishes again and again without the hassle extra prep work. Just dump the ingredients, set your time and temperature, and BOOM – a perfectly cooked meal waiting for your return!

 

Here are some of our favorite slow cooker recipes that’ll save you time and...

Turkey To-Go?

Throughout the pandemic, food service companies across the globe have modified their business to serve the rapidly growing number of to-go orders. Grocery stores are now offering more pick-up & delivery options than ever before. Food delivery companies like Door Dash & Uber Eats are overflowing with orders day and night. We are now over 7 months into our new “socially distanced” culture and with holidays around the corner, it has us wondering what those meals will look like this year.

 Multiple Austin restaurants and grocery stores offer pre-ordered Thanksgiving dinners which may be a safer and simpler alternative to enjoy this year’s annual feast. Check out this list of some of our favorite local food services who are open for to-go business. From traditional Thanksgiving staples to untraditional cuisine, you’ll be serving up delicious...

Did Someone Say Staycation?

Austin is now home to Hotel Magdalena, a new hotel project from Austin’s acclaimed Bunkhouse, in the iconic district of South Congress. The 89-room hotel features a “tree-house” like design and offers different style suites to impress a variety of guests. Hotel Magdalena is situated on 14 prime acres that boast views of downtown Austin and the Texas Capitol. This area was previously owned legendary musician Willie Nelson during the 1970’s.

            Amenities at Hotel Magdalena include a 900 square foot sunken pool with bar, retail boutique featuring goods from Texas makers and Bunkhouse signature custom products, bicycle rentals, access to neighborhood trails and more!

 The hotel is also home to Summer House on Music Lane, a full-service restaurant that is said...

Fall is the New Spring for Real Estate

Austin remains one of the nation’s fastest growing cities with an average of 169 people moving to metroplex daily. Growing by more than 60,000 new residents per year, the Austin real estate market remains extremely low on inventory, making it a great time to take advantage of the seller’s market! As we move into Fall, we see no signs of our market slowing down. If you are thinking of selling, NOW IS THE TIME!

This summer alone (June 1-Sept. 21), waterfront property sales on Lake Austin, Lake LBJ, and Lake Travis have increased over 66%, even with the covid-19 impact. All 3 lakes saw an increase of waterfront sales price & saw equal or fewer average days on market.  

            Lake Austin saw sales prices increase over 69% compared...

2020 Has Been Hard - Let's WINE About It

2020 Has Been Hard - Let’s Wine About It! 

Check out 3 of Austin’s top wine bars!

Whether you’re longing for a quiet evening alone, a date night for two or a socially distanced happy hour with friends, Austin’s got the spot to wine!

Wanderlust Wine Co.

Where? 610 N Interstate Hwy 35, Austin, TX 78701

What? Wanderlust Wine Co. featuring 56 premium wines, all on tap!

When? Open Wednesday-Sunday 5 pm – 11 pm

About: “From Tank or Barrell, To Glass”, The Wanderlust Wine Co. keeps our planet top-of-mind while serving up some of the world’s best tasting wines. The company has eliminated corks and bottle handlings from their services, reducing thousands of pounds per year from landfills while simultaneously reducing their carbon-footprint!...

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