Articles | Austin Woman February 2015


Food Match Made in Heaven

Co-presented by Edible Austin and Eat Boston, Fair Market hosted the second annual (and sold out) Bacon and Beer Festival. Read on »


An Introvert’s Guide to Love

A storyline to walk you through the frustrations of dating. Read on »


Valentine’s Day Guide

What’s going on in town this Feb. 14, and how to make it a day to remember. Read on »


Designer Secrets

A designer’s secret tips that will always work when it comes to revamping your current space. Read on »


Austin Food Lab Challenge

During the past 13 weeks, teams of finalists have been collaborating with mentors of industry leaders in preparation for Saturday’s final round of competition, in which a total of $30,000 in grand prizes was awarded. Read on »


Honoring a Civil Rights Hero

Showcasing some of the most powerful moments of Barbara Jordan’s life work, an interactive exhibit commemorates her legacy. Read on »


Connectivity and Creativity

Founded in 2013, the GirlsGuild program connects the creative minds in Austin, one craftsperson at a time. Read on »


Food From the Streets Created by Chef Fiore Tedesco and Inspired by Tom Sachs’ Boombox Retrospective

Chef of L’Oca D’Oro Fiore Tedesco orchestrated “street foods” inspired by Tom Sachs Boombox Retrospective exhibit at The Contemporary Austin located downtown on Feb. 18. Read on »


Just Opened: New Haven-Style Pies at Salvation Pizza

Looking to branch out in your pizza selection with a unique style of dough? Salvation Pizza recently opened its second location on Rainey Street to provide you with just that opportunity. Read on »


From the editor

With the advent of the Internet, Google, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Skype and the myriad other high-tech avenues for communication available to us, one would think that we are more connected than ever and,... Read on »


Kristy’s Top 10

February’s To-Do List From 365 Things To Do In Austin, Texas. Read on »


Happy Birthday, Aquarius!

Our challenge this month is to find a balance between stability and adventure. Is it possible to feel secure and challenged at the same time? If we can pull this off, then we can reach our goals. Read on »


Love To Ski?

Check out three unique experiences on three continents. Read on »


AW’s Guide to Romance

Eight ways to deepen the connection in your relationship. Who said love was easy? In an era when finding the right partner has become a daunting race, it’s easy to forget... Read on »


New Places, Friendly Faces

With these fun and funky activity picks, finding friends as a newly minted Austinite is as easy as finding chips, salsa and margaritas in our fair city.   According to Austin demographer Ryan... Read on »


Winter Green

Embrace the icy weather with these cool mint products. Read on »


Fashion For Thought

When Tanzania resident and Thought Collective CEO Audrey Hickey started her ethical fashion company, she unknowingly planted the seed that would later take form as the ultimate ethical fashion collaboration between local clothing companies in Austin, Texas. Read on »


From Day to Night

Quick fixes to make a smooth transition from work mode to date night. Read on »


When DIY Goes Awry

In the eyes of a decorator, never were truer words spoken. A decorator sees potential in the most unsettling of environments. Decorators love the challenge of a space deemed unremarkable or boring, but having the ability to see through the mess that we are sometimes handed isn’t just about a gifted eye; it’s so much more. Read on »


Fearless Decorating

Three unique spaces with bold designs that intrigue, inspire and ignite the imagination. Read on »


Valentine’s Day Food Tours

As a vibrant city hopping with life, plenty of green spaces and an exciting food scene, Austin offers many options for romantic evenings out. For Valentine’s Day 2015, we at Taste ATX have put together three suggested feasts for adventurous couples out and about in Austin. Each option offers a unique flavor and feel. Read on »


Meditation: The Art of Connecting to Your Inner Spirit

Creating wellness from the inside out.  We make New Year’s resolutions every January, and when January has come and gone, so have most of our resolutions. Why is it so... Read on »


Connect With Nature

Are you looking for your next workout plan that ensures immediate results? Are you concerned with reaching your physical fitness goals? Would you like to reduce stress by connecting with the great outdoors? If you answered yes, then stop searching. Shut your computer and walk outside your front door. It’s time for a change. Read on »


Natalie Madeira Cofield

The president and CEO of the greater Austin Black chamber of Commerce talks about taking calculated risks and thinking outside the box to lead and grow the organization. Read on »


Six Degrees of Austin Woman

Born to Connect With the Women of Austin Why do we do what we do? That is a question I get asked a lot, and admittedly, one I have asked myself more than... Read on »


Making it to the Empty-Nest Phase

Connecting through a common goal. I am in no way a person to dole out advice with any sort of merit or credibility. However, I tend to observe people most of the time.... Read on »


Mother of the Bride: The Engagement

Starting my journey as the mother of the bride. After having my first child, a boy, I felt God truly answered my prayers when I welcomed my daughter, Britten Nicole. As she got... Read on »


Patti Rogers

The founder and CEO of Rallyhood on expansion, social good and connectivity through her unique online platform. AW cover woman Patti Rogers is busier than ever since we last spoke. Her company, Rallyhood,... Read on »


Empowering a Billion Women By 2020

Ingrid Vanderveldt, former entrepreneur- in-residence at Dell and March 2014 cover woman, is connecting women as they become savvy entrepreneurs. The initiative aims to equip at least one billion women with a mobile device,... Read on »


Making Connections in 2015

From in-person meetings to large gatherings to social media, the name of the game is making genuine connections that come from the heart. It started out as a world without cell phones, computers... Read on »