February 2020

Tarrytown

Tarrytown is one of the top neighborhoods in Austin, and today's blog is dedicated to why it is a great place for anyone to settle down. SCHOOLS: If you are raising a family, the school district is one of the top in the whole city of Austin. Casis Elementary is rated one of the best elementary schools in Austin, along with O Henry Middle School and Austin High School. CENTRAL: It doesn't get more...

LBJ Library

The LBJ Library is a treasure in the city of Austin. Today is Presidents Day and it makes me so proud to think of Lyndon B Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson (who came to our wedding years ago!).  Have you ever had a chance to visit this iconic spot in our city? Their website has a lot of information in regards to tickets, their exhibits and more, but here is a snapshot: EXHIBITS: The LBJ museum has...

jeffreys restaurant in austin

Most Romantic Restaurant in Austin

I get asked about the Most Romantic Restaurant in Austin this time of year, and it has been the same answer for years.  Jeffrey's Restaurant is my favorite spot in town for their service, their ambiance and their food. There is valet parking out front, and as soon as you pull up, you know you are in for a treat. You get treated like royalty from the valet stand as you are ushered into the restaurant. ...

fireplaces

Converting a Wood Burning Fireplace

Converting a wood burning fireplace is an easy option for home buyers.  It's been a perfect, warm weathered winter here in Austin, where a fireplace isn't forefront in our minds, but this was a recent question I had from a client, so I thought I'd share what I found. There are mainly 3 different types of fireplaces: wood burning, electric and gas. I love the smell, looks and sounds of a good ole...

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