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Still Trying to Say Goodbye to Summer: Blanco County Fair

One of the last things we did this summer was meet up with a group of good friends to go to the Blanco County Rodeo in Johnson City.  It took some planning to get everyone together.  As in, we had … Continue reading

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Root Cellar Cafe: San Marcos, Texas

Root Cellar Cafe and Gallery– Breakfast & Lunch 7am-4pm; Happy Hour 4-6pm; Dinner 5:30-10pm; Closed on Mondays When we walked down into the Root Cellar Cafe on Saturday evening, the restaurant was a buzz with conversation and soft playing music.  … Continue reading

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Blanco Lavender Festival

Thanks to a really good friend of ours, I was reminded that this weekend was the Blanco Lavender Festival.  Even though the festival was only this weekend, some of the farms will be open through part of July, and soon, … 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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Lockhart, Texas: Black’s Barbeque

Black’s Barbecue: Mon.-Thu. 10am-8pm, Fri. & Sat. 10am-8:30pm, Sun. 10am-8pm, 215 North Main Street, Lockhart, TX 78644 August in Texas, and it was hot, at least 100˚.  B and I had no food in the house and we were getting … Continue reading

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Gruene, Texas

Tubing in Gruene: Check websites (there are two main tube rental places) for current weather conditions and hours (office hours are 10am-5pm) Gruene Hall: Phone Number – 830-606-1281, Address– 1281 Gruene Rd., New Braunfels, TX 78130 Gristmill Restaurant: Summer Hours – … Continue reading

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