Articles | November, 2011

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Must List: Editor Picks

MUST EXPERIENCE Lake Austin Spa Resort Experience for yourself why Lake Austin Spa Resort was named the No. 1 destination spa in North America by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler in 2010. Treat yourself... Read on »

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Home Decorating for Fall

Draw your inspiration from fashion. By Christina Clark   For design inspiration, sometimes it's best to draw from your surroundings and be inspired by what you see. It's always fun to look at... Read on »

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November Horoscopes

If you like old fashioned shoot-’em-up westerns, this month is right up your alley (minus the gunfights, we hope). November is action, excitement, push-pull, daring-do and adventures in to the unknown. Follow... Read on »

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Best of the Blogs: 30-day Lifestyles

ONE YEAR, 12 EXPERIMENTS, 30 DAYS EACH By Shelley Seale Today I start my newest 30-Day experiment – using only coupons, Groupons and other discounts on everything I buy. I already take some good advantage of... Read on »

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Best of the Blogs: Nailing the Nail Trends

By Andrea Claire With today's nail craze going beyond the simple polish change the ante has been up'ed for the DIY. Nail art is now part of a regular nail routine. We've seen... Read on »

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On the Scene: 5 Things You Must Do This Month

1) The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas’ ninth annual Big Reds & Bubbles Festival Nov. 17, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Driskill Hotel A world-class assortment of champagnes, sparkling wines and big reds paired... Read on »

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Must List: Getaway

Shop Like a Movie Star Film-friendly Smithville is a little more than an hour away. By Elizabeth James Photos by Margaret Thomas-Barry It’s been more than 10 years since Birdee Pruitt left her... Read on »

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Gourmet: Girl Walks Into a Bar

Bar Ilegal The country’s first Mezcal bar opens in the hip Rainey Street District. By Nicole Carbon Photo by Rudy Arocha The Atmosphere Traditional cantina style with intimate seating for only 20 or... Read on »

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To Your Health: Wellness

More is Best Yes, you should have your cake (and eat it, too). By Joelle Pearson Tiny plates. No desserts. Skipped parties. Butter-free. Sound like a fun holiday to you? We didn’t... Read on »

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Opposite Sex: Relationships

Dating Detective Seven tips for becoming your own online detective. By Eric Leech Statistics estimate that one in six married couples met online. To break these numbers down a bit further, of the... Read on »

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Opposite Sex: Memo From JB

The Truth Hurts Absence does not make the heart grow fonder. By JB Hager  /  Photo by Rudy Arocha Do you want to hear why I was acting like a big pouty baby? I... Read on »

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Savvy Woman: All The Right Questions

Doing Your Homework Architect Rose Bartush’s essential questions a woman should ask before building a home. By Molly McManus and Rose Bartush   What are my financing options? Do your research on... Read on »

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Savvy Woman: Best Kept Secret

Back Door to the Trade Austin Design Center accomodates the vision of interior designers. By Birdie Michaels and Joelle Pearson Photos by Jordan Golembeski Back Door to the Trade does business exclusively with... Read on »

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Savvy Woman: Personal Best

Party Etiquette How to be remembered for the right reasons. By Jan Goss You know you deserve a fun night out during the holiday season, so why the dread? Let’s see, you... Read on »

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The Last Word: AM View

  Home for the Holidays Home for the Holidays is playing in the background, an original song freshly recorded by five talented guys who live across the street, The Wheeler Brothers. They are... Read on »

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Savvy Woman: You Should Know

Bridging Preservation and Innovation Architect Emily Little sees her work as a civic duty. By Julliane Ballou Photo by Rudy Arocha The Waller Creek Bridge wears a costume of sorts: three naked frames... Read on »

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At Home With Lynn Meredith

Lynn Meredith— At home wherever she finds herself. By Deborah Hamilton-Lynne, Photos by Ryann Ford Styling by Adam Fortner. Flowers courtesy of Verbena Floral Design, verbenafloral.com. Makeup by Stacey Hubrath and hair... Read on »

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Setting The Stage

How to get more bang for your buck in the current housing market. By Katy MacIntosh / Photos by Rudy Arocha Selling your home can be a stressful experience. With so many questions and... Read on »

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On The Scene: Philanthropy

The Magic of Christmas The Junior League of Austin prepares for its 36th annual A Christmas Affair to raise funds for the community. The Junior League of Austin is an organization of women... Read on »

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Must List: Current Chic

Green With Envy Embellish your wardrobe with these green-eyed emerald accessories. Photos by Elisa Ferrari, ferrariphotography.org [caption id="attachment_2895" align="alignleft" width="274" caption="Nancy Gonzalez crocodile clutch, $925, available at Neiman Marcus."][/caption] ... Read on »

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Must List: Accessories

All that Glitters Strike gold for the holiday season. Photos by Elisa Ferrari, ferrariphotography.org   [caption id="attachment_2903" align="alignleft" width="280" caption="Hervé Van der Straeten large gold cuff, $965, available at Neiman... Read on »

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Home: Arts

East Austin Studio Tour Take advantage of a once-a-year opportunity to build your art collection while supporting local artists and businesses. Nov. 12 – 20 Austin’s east side is best known as a locus for... Read on »

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Home: What's In Store

BoConcept Modern Danish style comes to Second Street. By Sarah Rigdon Photo by William Russell Like what you see? Would you like to see it in another color, texture or configuration? BoConcept is... Read on »

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Home: Guilty Pleasure

Bonne Nuit! Sink into sumptuous sheets guaranteed to bring sweet dreams. Giza 45 “Best of the best,” so says the June 2008 edition of the Robb Report. The Giza material, which comes from a remote... Read on »

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Home: Collector Spotlight

Joyce Howell at the Wally Workman Gallery About Joyce Joyce Howell’s abstracts command much attention with local and national collectors alike. Her use of color and movement evokes an emotional response that... Read on »

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Gourmet: Home Cooking

For Love and Comfort Becky Nichols prepares a bountiful meal for the holiday. By Joelle Pearson Photos by Megan Beneski Becky Nichols raps her fist solidly on a powdery pink cabinet displaying snickerdoodles... Read on »

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To Your Health: Fitness

Fitness at Home Equip your space with tips from the pros. By Chrissie Jarrell and Natalie Yerkovich One of the most common reasons people struggle to be consistent with a fitness routine is... Read on »

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Opposite Sex: Simply Irresistible

Zach Brockman Meet the brain and brawn of Citizen Generation’s top bachelor. By Molly McManus Photo by Rudy Arocha Warning: While looking at this photograph, you may experience feelings of faintness, an... Read on »

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Shop the Hill Country Galleria

Hill Country Galleria Explore this city’s newest lifestyle center locatedin Bee Cave, with 17 new restaurants and over 60shops with an array of locally owned stores and yourfavorite staples such as Dillard’s,... Read on »

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Seasonal Gift Guide November 2011

2012 Rolls-Royce Ghost ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS AUSTIN Powered by a new, 6.6 litre twin-turbo V12, Ghost is the most powerful and technologically advanced car the legendary marque has ever produced. Hand-built to order, it delivers... Read on »

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