Tag Archives: Austin

Entertaining With :: Justine & Pierre

Even if you’ve never met Justine and Pierre, there’s a good chance you’ve had a taste of what they cook up at their dinner parties. As the creative and culinary masterminds behind the famed Justine’s, the talented duo has taken their talents to the masses, serving up mouth-watering french fare at their East Austin restaurant.… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: Welcoming Wildflowers

This past weekend, I headed 3 hours north of Austin to spend a relaxing weekend at my friend’s gorgeous ranch. Since we officially welcomed spring last week, it should have been no surprise that the drive was speckled with patches of wildflowers… but for some reason, that first sighting of bluebonnets and cardinals had me… read more


Office Style :: The Girls of SXSW

For the first post in our new series on “Office Style,” we didn’t have to look far for inspiration…just a few blocks away actually. We headed to the SXSW Headquarters in Central Austin (across the street from Whole Foods’ corporate offices, making this quite possibly the coolest creative intersection in Austin) to catch up with… read more


What’s New for March :: Hometown Love

In our hometown of Austin, Texas, things are about to get crazy…close to 60,000 hotel rooms have been booked and over 75,000 people are set to attend the SXSW Film Fest that kicks off on Friday and that’s only one portion of this ultimate ideas summit (full of parties at what seems like every hour… read more


Bring it Home:: If Your House Were A Person

Do you ever watch design shows in which the designer’s first task is to identify the homeowner’s personal taste? The wife will proclaim “I love bold reds and leopard” and the husband says “I can only live with neutrals” and chaos ensues from there. Often people use colors, places, or time periods to describe their… read more


Pretty Simple :: Conceal and Correct

It is the holy grail of makeup —  that “I’m not wearing makeup” makeup look. Martha Lynn here, and I personally have always had to fight dark circles around my eyes, so you can be sure that on any given day I have some sort of concealer on. In fact, I think it was my quest for… read more


Field Trip :: A Spa Party at Hiatus

Can you guys believe that there’s only a week left in January? It feels like the first month of 2014 completely flew by, and I would guess that somewhere around this time is when the enthusiasm for our New Years resolutions begins to slowly fizzle out. In an effort to keep the fire burning and… read more


Pretty Simple :: French Twist

It’s official: awards season is here! And there’s nothing quite like the red carpet to get the little girl in me to fantasize about cascading ball gowns, show-stopping high heels, and of course, trend setting hair and makeup. I love seeing how Hollywood starlets take classic, glamorous looks and give them a youthful, laid-back update.… read more


Editors’ Essentials :: Carrie

If you’ve caught our monthly Little Things column, odds are you already know that Carrie Ryan is both a thoughtful and creative mother, and a killer photographer. The lady-behind-the-lens at Sweet Louise Photography has been a part of our team since last June, and I swear, every time I see her I love her more… read more