Captivations v.4

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Every once in a while I find myself in a panic from comparing my journey and successes to others’ (Don’t do it!). This article is written for the ladies but we should all remember that you can define success in any way that you want to and you should focus on doing the things you love through any outlet. Any other life lessons or thoughts about this?
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Flavors of the Month: September 2014

I started September deliciously in Greece and blogged about that here. Coming back from Greece, the rest of September was spent trying to revive my melancholy bank account. I did, however, have a fantastic not pictured meal at Xian Sushi and Noodle. The Shoyu Ramen with Spaghetti noodles and Stir-Fried Noodles with fettuccine noodles were fantastic. Here are some other flavors of the month:

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Cookies by Kellies Kandies and Cookies at the Austin Way Magazine Launch Party
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My 10 Favorite Sights in Greece

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I just returned from a fun girls trip to Greece with my friends Linda and MJ. We did a lot of traveling, island-hopping, eating, picture-taking, laughing and memory-making in 10 days. We started and ended in Athens and also visited the islands of Mykonos, Santorini and Crete. Here are ten of my favorite sights we saw.  Continue reading

Flavors of the Month: August 2014

I sometimes ask myself and am sometimes asked why I take pictures of my food. For the record, I usually abstain from pulling out my phone unless I’m dining with other people who also take photos of their food or my companion knows I’m just pulling it out for the photo. I love the connection of the food, the chef, the culture, and the experience, and in taking a photo, it’s my hope to freeze the memory of a delicious meal and the special moments with my dining companions.

So, here we go with August’s flavors.

aug1Duck Hash and Chocolate Tart at Blackbird and Henry (brunch menu)
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