Articles | January, 2012

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Spotlight Event

ALBERT NOBBS  at the Austin Film Festival This year’s Austin Film Festival includes several intriguing works, but Albert Nobbs struck a strong chord with Austin Woman. Struggling to survive in 19th-century Ireland, ... Read on »

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The Art of Healing

Dell Children’s Medical Center Goes Beyond Medicine to Reach Mind, Body and Soul as Art, Music and Pet Therapy Take Center Stage at the 2012 Dell Children’s Gala / By Rachel Merriman One... Read on »

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Anna Quindlen

Pulitzer Prize-winning author comes to Austin / By Christine Cox Mother, journalist, bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Anna Quindlen is one of the most well-loved and respected women in current times. She was... Read on »

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Update Your Wardrobe

Be on Trend: New Trends, Trends to Keep and Trends in Transition / By Lauren Barton, Personal Style Manager at Nordstrom, Barton Creek For spring 2012, get ready for a resurgence of femininity not seen... Read on »

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A Retreat for the Body, Mind and Soul

Experience the Recipe for a Fresh Start in 2012 at Travaasa / By Deborah Hamilton-Lynne From time eternal, humans have craved solitude as a way to refresh and renew their bodies, their minds and their... Read on »

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Good-for-you, Delicious Food

Love Your Body: Feed it Tasty Food / By Joelle Pearson Admit it: When the FDA declared pizza was a vegetable last November, a part of you thought, “Well, this is great news for... Read on »

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Reflective Do-Overs

Things I Would Have Done Differently if I had Known Then What I Know Now By JB Hager / Photo by Rudy Arocha It’s frightening rolling in to 2012. It just has a “far... Read on »

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A Fresh Start

By Courtney Sanchez / Illustration by Sarah Quatrano Welcome, 2012! This year, I will celebrate my daughter’s 14th birthday and my son’s 12th. I will also celebrate my 11th anniversary of ending the... Read on »

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A Party for Unnecessary Objects

A Professional Organizer is Born from the Rubble of Sentimental and Meaningful Things / By Katharine Howard I am a professional organizer, but that hasn’t always been the case. My house was once... Read on »

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Refresh Your ’Do

What to Know Before You Go to the Salon in Search of a New Look / By Andrea Claire We all use the new year as a starting point for “the new me.” Gym... Read on »

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Glam up New Year's Eve!

Glitz is truly the best way to glam up your New Year's Eve! Here are 5 Top looks to start a New Year.                       ... Read on »

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The Main Squeeze

JuiceLand Provides the Perfect Balancing Act to Help You Get Back Into the Swing of Things / By Nicole Carbon A girl walks into a bar (that would be me) and a handsome man... Read on »

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New Year? New Food.

Julee Rosso’s cookbook and eating plan will help you jump-start the year on a healthy note. By: Christine Imperatore If you’re like countless other Americans, you’ve probably made a resolution... Read on »

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New Year's Dinner at Braise

At Braise Austin, the classic and exotic share the same table. By: Rachel Merriman If you’re looking to be more adventurous in 2012, head to the New Year’s Eve dinner at Braise,... Read on »

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This Year I Will…

How to Finally Change a Habit, Keep a Resolution, or Make a Dream Come True: A step-by-step guide to developing a better you. By: Erica Todd 2012 is just beginning, bringing with it a... Read on »

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Snap Kitchen's 21-Day Challenge

It’s easy to commit with Snap Kitchen at your side. By: Joelle Pearson The Cookie Diet? The Cabbage Soup Diet? The Cheese and Salami Diet (read: Atkins)? Popular diets' names alone hopefully... Read on »

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Tuning in to Terri McCormick

  On or off the air, Majic 95.5’s radio host will make your day. By Molly McManus Photo by William Russell As a 512 area code flashed across her phone, Terri McCormick dismounted a... Read on »

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Ted Sabol-Williams

Meet the handsome hairdressing heartthrob of Jackson Ruiz. By Molly McManus Photos by Rudy Arocha There’s no other way to put this: Ted Sabol-Williams is good with his hands. Let’s just... Read on »

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Austin Woman Magazine - The Beginning

  With a 27-page newsprint issue featuring Amy Miller of Amy’s Ice Creams, Austin Woman magazine launched in September 2002. By Deborah Hamilton-Lynne Photo by Rudy Arocha The year was 2002 and a group... Read on »

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Trial by Fire

For the victims of the Labor Day wildfires, starting again is a life-changing experience. By Sarah Rigdon Kim Rigdon is a registered nurse of 16 years and supervisor for disaster health services with the... Read on »

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Balancing Act

How Mardy Chen transformed her life through living and breathing yoga. By Shelley Seale, Photos by Cody Hamilton Mardy Chen remembers clearly what she was doing on Sept. 11, 2001. The Houston native was about... Read on »

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Simple Chic

Transform your staples with these statement pieces / By Erika Cerda and Christine Imperatore / Photos by Caleb Kerr The little black dress is an essential part of every woman’s wardrobe. Its versatility makes... Read on »

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Winter Skin Protection

With harsh winds and lower humidity levels, winter months provide a cocktail for dry, tight or chapped skin. Worse, indoor heating accelerates the problem. Your skin’s natural lipid layer will be challenged... Read on »

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Refreshing the Bedroom

You May Be Tired, but Your Bedroom Doesn’t Have To Be / By Betsy Richter What is the first thing you see in the morning and the last thing you see before you... Read on »

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Toast Like a Queen

Veuve Clicquot is the Grande Dame of Champagnes Known among connoisseurs as one of the finest Champagnes in the world, this distinct yellow label also holds the royal warrant of Queen Elizabeth II.... Read on »

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Fresh Start for a Fit 2012

Small Steps that Can Make a Big Difference / By Natalie Yerkovich and Chrissie Jarrell Welcome to 2012! This is the year you’ll feel healthier, have more energy and achieve your fitness goals. Easier... Read on »

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Get Healthier in 2012

Twelve Ways to Make Your Health Resolutions a Reality in the New Year / By Jill Case Another year has come and gone. And it’s time to think about what you want to... Read on »

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Rated MA (Mature Adults)

Exploring Uncharted Waters of Online Dating for 50-Plus Singles / By Robin Campbell After my recent divorce and lengthy separation, I began to entertain the thought of re-entering the dating world. I found it... Read on »

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Year of the Giving Man

Join ATX Man and Austin Woman in making 2012 the Year of the Giving Man. By: Jane Field Let’s just get the first excuse out of the way now. When ATX Man columnist... Read on »

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Austin Woman 2002-2003

By Deborah Hamilton-Lynne In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Austin Woman, we are featuring former cover women by year in each issue of 2012. January’s issue features our first cover woman, Amy... Read on »

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Healthy Cuisine From Travaasa

We all know the benefits of healthy eating. The resistance comes when we think of time and taste. Try these mouth-watering recipes from Travaasa, including chocolate cake with chipotle, and watch the pounds... Read on »

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Helping a Friend Through Divorce

How you can help them get a fresh start. By Audrey Blair, partner at Noelke English Maples St. Leger Blair.     What you can do to help: Be Supportive and Listen Divorce... Read on »

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Recipes from JuiceLand

By Nicole Carbon   Even though visiting JuiceLand is an awesome experience because of its welcoming atmosphere, rocking music and good aromas, now you can enjoy the same delicious flavors and health benefits... Read on »

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Snap's Commit: 7 Days Into my post-holiday diet

As I was watching my boyfriend devour a gooey, greasy slice of deep dish pan pizza, it hit me just how long 21 days is. It's the end of my first week on Snap... Read on »

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January Horoscopes

This year, at least until June, we are practical realists. We think a thought, have an idea, plan a plan and we aren’t happy until it’s a reality. We need to... Read on »

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A Charlie Brown Valentine's Day

George Winston’s concert, featuring music from his album Love Will Come and many Charlie Brown love songs, makes the perfect date for you and your valentine. BY: Jane Field Valentine’s Day... Read on »

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Max Raabe and the Palast Orchestra

A cabaret performance brings old classics into the present and takes contemporary songs back in time... By: Jane Field Picture on stage: a dozen men in white tuxedos, saxes in hand, trumpets aloft.... Read on »

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