Articles | October 2016

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With Her Own Two Hands

After five years spent living in the public eye as a chef, author and TV personality, girl hunter Georgia Pellegrini is on a mission to reconnect with what matters most in life: herself, her family and the followers who’ve helped turn her lifestyle into a brand. Read on »

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In the Studio

With approximately one week left to see the temporary At the Edge art show in College Station, Texas, we sat down with three of the female artists, all from Austin, who are featured in the exhibit to talk inspiration. Read on »

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Checking In: Author Taylor Hart

Austin’s resident and self-proclaimed crochet taxidermist releases what she hopes to be the first of many how-to books. Read on »

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The Power of Being Compassionate

Cambriae Bates, the new events coordinator for AIDS Services of Austin, is on a mission to help improve the lives of those living with HIV. Read on »

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What’s In Store: Farm to Girl Founder Dr. Kim Warren-Rhodes

NASA scientist Dr. Kim Warren-Rhodes is making an organic, fair-trade skin-care routine possible with her new Farm to Girl line, now sold at Peoples Rx. Read on »

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Her Routine: CEO Ally Davidson

The fitness maven and founder of outdoor fitness boot camp Camp Gladiator gives Austin Woman the rundown on the beauty of pre-made foods and the joy found in group fitness workouts and burpees. Read on »

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In the Know: Women Vote

This election season has been full of surprises. Here are the SparkNotes you need to know before heading out to the polls. Read on »

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Concert Review: Taylor Swift

Two words: Super pro. Those words describe Taylor Swift as a performer, as witnessed at this weekend’s concert—her only one of 2016—at Circuit of the Americas as part... Read on »

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From The Editor: October 2016

My favorite Halloween costume as a child was a pair of dice. Of course, I was just one half of the costume. It required the participation of my older sister to complete the... Read on »

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Kristy’s Top 10: October 2016

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

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Women In Numbers: October 2016

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

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Rifle + Radford Returns Home

Fresh off her jewelry brand’s fifth anniversary, Melanie Edwards reminisces about her decision to make the move back to Austin, looks at her vision for the future and keeps philanthropy close to her heart. Read on »

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Call of Duty

After going to war, Molly Mae Potter struggled to regain her life at home. Now she’s working to take care of her fellow female veterans. Read on »

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When Women Hold the Key

One of Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Business heads to Austin and tells Austin Woman her secrets to success. Read on »

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Travel: Not Really Roughing It

If you are an outdoors-centric traveler and somehow not familiar with the term ‘glamping,’ well, you are late to the party—and it’s quite a party, indeed. Read on »

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Girl Meets Boot

When Salvatore “Sam” Lucchese and his brothers, the immigrant sons of an Italian shoemaker, set up a boot-making shop in San Antonio in 1883, their only customers were the U.S. Calvary... Read on »

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Play It Again

Lauren Bucherie, director of music at the endlessly cool Hotel Van Zandt and its vaunted restaurant Geraldine’s, shares her top listening picks to help you prep for this year’s ACL Music Fest lineup. Read on »

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Unseasonably Warm

Optimism tells you to take a gander at those riding boots hiding in your closet. Reality reminds you this is Austin, where fall fashion is just a little bit hotter. Read on »

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The Great Pumpkin

This veggie’s vitamins, minerals and carotenoids will keep your skin glowing and vibrant. Read on »

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Rustic Retreat

As autumn arrives and the temperature falls—even if only to dip below 70 degrees—the cozy comforts of the indoors begin to beckon. What better way to enjoy the warmth of... Read on »

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Dirty Jobs

Put on your hard hat and step into the lives of four Austin women taking on industries that have historically lacked a woman’s approach. From pest control to garage doors to motorcycles and general contracting, these commanding women aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty. Read on »

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Gourmet: Two Treats and a Trick

Candy apples: the quintessential Halloween treat that no one actually eats. And with good reason; they are messy to make and even more grueling to gobble. However, two new twists on this classic... Read on »

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Food News: Jazzy June’s

Master Sommelier June Rodil finally has a place in Austin to call her own with the opening of her eponymous restaurant, June’s. Opened in late July, the Frenchbistro- inspired space replaces... Read on »

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Toil, Toil, Soil and Rubble

Working out in the garden keeps Take Heart Owner Nina Gordon fit and happy. Read on »

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Breast-Cancer Reconstruction

Local expert Dr. Elisabeth Potter answers our questions on the procedure. Read on »

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Memo from JB: Low-Hanging Fruit

My wife is ready to punch me in the face. We were discussing monthly budgets and I said to her, “I’ve just run the numbers and we’re not... Read on »

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More Than Pink

Komen Austin Executive Director Suzanne Stone describes the power of that one meaningful color. Read on »

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