Monthly Archives: May 2013

Austin, way south: Moontower Saloon

Moontower Saloon: Mon.-Sat. 11am-2pm, Sun. 12pm-2am 10212 Manchaca Road, (way south) Austin, Texas 78748 From busy Manachaca Road, as the Texas sky fades from a blue to purple, one can briefly see a glimpse of twinkling lights at the Moontower … Continue reading

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Austin: Hey Cupcake!

See Hey Cupcake! Website for multiple locations and hours for each location. (Updated from my previous blog) Hey Cupcake! has become an Austin icon, but it took me a few years of driving past it before Ben and I finally … Continue reading

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Austin: Juan in a Million

Juan in a Million: Open 7 days a week 7am-3pm, 2300 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78702 When I walk into Juan in a Million, I am reminded of what a great city Austin has become.  I’ve been visiting … Continue reading

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Galveston, Texas

A few places to visit in Galveston: Pleasure Pier Galveston Beaches Nate’s West End Galveston State Park and Jimmy’s on the Pier (Thanks for the tip Island Traveler!) Galveston’s nickname is The Oleander City after the beautiful but very toxic … Continue reading

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San Marcos, Texas: Hays County Barbecue

Hay County Barbecue: Mon-Sat., 11am-8pm, Closed Sunday, 2601 Hunter Road, San Marcos, TX 78666 It was the middle of May, and Ben and I were driving on Yarrington Road, a road I used to drive with the radio blasting when … Continue reading

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Hico, Texas: Wiseman House Chocolates

Wiseman House Chocolates: Mon.-Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 1pm-5pm, 406 Grubbs Street, Hico, TX 76457 After you eat at Koffee Kup or even if you don’t eat at Koffee Kup, stop and get yourself some chocolate in this lovely house/boutique, Wiseman House … Continue reading

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Hico, Texas: Koffee Kup

Koffee Kup: Open 7 days a week 6:30am-9:30pm, Intersection Hwy.6 & Hwy. 281, Hico, TX 76457 The simple silhouette of a cowboy drinking a cup of coffee set against a white brick wall and a blue, blue Texas sky is … Continue reading

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