Articles | February 2016

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Let’s Taco ‘Bout It: Baby Got Greens

Listen in on a candid conversation with Austin Woman Publisher Melinda Garvey and Baby Greens Founder Sharon Mays. Read on »

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Q&A With Kirsten Dickerson of Raven + Lily

​A couple of favorites from Kristen Dickerson of Raven + Lily. Read on »

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Pose(itioned) for Greatness

YouTube yogi Adriene Mishler dishes about her channel, how it started and what she wants others to take away from their yoga practice. Read on »

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Ten Valentine’s Weekend Excursions for Every Relationship Type

Ten dining and date-night options for going out on Valentine’s Day weekend. Read on »

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Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him and Her

Think locally and give your significant other, friend or family member a unique and memorable gift this year. Read on »

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What Love Means Throughout the World

Consider this your five-minute guide to how the rest of the human population celebrates Valentine’s Day. Read on »

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Slideshow: Craft Your Own Gal-entine’s Day Bouquet

Floral arrangements are a work of art that, with a bit of patience, practice and creative ingenuity, anyone can master. For those looking to test their handiwork, step into the sweet-smelling studio at Gypsy Floral. Read on »

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President’s Day Quotes

What connection, friendship and love meant to our nation’s past presidents Read on »

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Please, Don’t Stop the Music

A celebration of the women gracing the American music scene. Read on »

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Six Buzzworthy Films to See Before the Oscars

With the 88th Academy Awards airing Feb. 28, we couldn’t resist the temptation to throw our Oscar predictions into the ring. Read on »

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Why You Should Workout as a Couple

Why you should workout with your significant other, what the best type of workout is for your relationship and some of the best places to get sweaty with your partner in Austin. Read on »

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From The Editor: February 2016

The header on every piece of company stationery at my first full-time job read, “Make the connection.” It was our company slogan and the way we conducted business, connecting our clients... Read on »

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Kristy’s Top 10: February 2016

February’s to-do list from 365 Things To Do In Austin, Texas. Read on »

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Women In Numbers: February 2016

Facts and figures on females from throughout the world. Read on »

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Brand New World

Whether you are fresh out of college or a seasoned professional, chances are you’ve heard about constructing a personal brand. Women in a variety of industries can and do use personal... Read on »

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Austin Philanthropist: Knitting Together a Better Future

Austin-based Slumlove Sweater Company brings economic and educational opportunities to families in Kenya. Read on »

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Connect to the Past

From the metropolis of our nation’s capital to the mountains of the American heartland, we mapped out the unique offerings of two destinations sure to give you a good dose of gratitude. Read on »

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Austin Gives With Raven + Lily

Kirsten Dickerson is on a mission to root empowerment and dignity in marginalized women worldwide. Read on »

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Femme Finale

Oscar glory is just an envelope away for these five films and the women behind them. Read on »

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Ask Ashley: Spanish Fly

Flaunt these fabulous trends from the birthplace of flamenco. Read on »

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Hollywood Haute Couture

The red-carpet season is in full swing and will culminate Feb.28 at the granddaddy of them all, the Academy Awards. With a glass of wine in hand, there’s only one thing... Read on »

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Welcome Home

Austin interior designer Meredith Ellis picks her favorite front-door accents for a welcoming first impression. Read on »

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Forget Self-esteem. Think Self-compassion.

Dictionary.com defines a pioneer as “one who is first or among the earliest in any field of inquiry, enterprise or progress.” Given that definition, Dr. Kristin Neff definitely qualifies as... Read on »

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The Majority Seven

In Austin’s history, only 16 women have occupied a seat on the City Council. Last January, seven were sworn in all at once. Sweeping, systematic changes to the City Council sparked a... Read on »

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Cauliflower Power

Simplify your weeknight with this easy make-ahead cauliflower soup. Read on »

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Searching for a Stronger Connection

Here’s the scoop on Cuvée Coffee Bar’s no-Wi-Fi policy. Read on »

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Le Cordon Blues

Le Cordon Bleu, the academy famously known for training celebratory Chef Julia Child in the arts of cooking, is closing all 16 of its campus locations in the U.S.—including the one in Austin—by the end of 2017. Read on »

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Let Your Love Flow

Three Austin sommeliers pair their favorite wines with heart-healthy meals. Read on »

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Heart Health for Women

According to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, causing one in four deaths each year. Many women think that heart disease primarily affects men, but this isn’t the case. In fact, heart disease kills approximately as many women as it does men, yet only 54 percent of women are aware of this danger to their health. Read on »

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Hone in on Your Home Gym

The key to reigniting your fitness routine lies just a few snooze buttons away from the comfort of your covers. Read on »

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In Memoriam: Holley Kitchen

Austin Woman was honored to feature Holley Kitchen in our January issue, and  deeply saddened to learn of her passing Jan. 12.  For anyone reading who doesn’t know Kitchen&rsquo... Read on »

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Memo from JB: Back to the Basics of Love

This will, by far, be my least romantic Valentine’s Day in my 18-year marriage. Valentine’s Day and birthdays are typically something I put a bit of pride and effort... Read on »

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Black History is More Than Celebrating the Color of My Skin

A former Austin Woman cover woman gives her perspective on Black History Month. Read on »

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