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Oh, Texas...

...I like you. I had a wonderful time visiting Aleza in Austin this past weekend. They have a great little house just a few minutes from downtown so we were able to do so much! Our time could be summed up more by where we ate than what we saw, which is to say the least, just the way I like it! :) In between bridal appointments and fun we ate crepes and tacos, bread pudding and mousse. I never before knew why people were so obsessed with tacos, but I'm alllll for them now. My favorite was the mole chicken taco from TacoDeli. Okay, and breakfast...we had the most amazing breakfast at South Congress Cafe on, well, South Congress (picture below). Can I just tell you I'm obsessed? We started with a mango mimosa, split this gorgeous goat cheese and caramelized onion omelet, a potato gruyere pancake, yummy eggs benedict, and incredible smashed potatoes. Why is food so stinkin' wonderful? Oh, and South Congress had amazing shopping. I found a fun vintage dress and earrings and there were so many other great things to be had. Annnnd there was a cupcake trailer...but I chose to eat a huge truffle from the candy store instead. A girl must have her priorities...
This is one of Zach's favorite places in Austin...
The capital at night...
Dessert at the super cute Blue Dahlia near Aleza and Justin's house (only after eating an amazing meal Justin made!)...
More Blue Dahlia...I like anything with the word dahlia in it. :)
Dress shopping!! I won't put up any more pics as not to spoil anything! What I can say is that one of the salons was like an interior design DREAM. :)
Hanging out at the Long Horn Saloon!
After seeing a great band, the Bowerbirds, at the "Mohawk." We have mohawks, can't you tell?
Thanks for a wonderful visit, Aleza! Can't wait to be back down in October!


  1. Thank YOU for a wonderful visit! I love the pictures and the blog entry!! I put your blog on my igoogle page and check it daily!! You should start a snipi stream to so I can follow that too!
    I dressed this morning for you- but you weren't here. . . i wore a blue velvet vest with gold buttons and I spent a long time thinking about accessories. You would have been proud.


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