Nov 18

Austin Wine Country

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Austin Wine Country

From Spicewood to San Marcos, there are plenty of places near Austin to make a weekend wine getaway.

Duchman Family Winery, Driftwood

www.duchmanwinery.com | 512-848-1470

The Duchman Family Winery was founded in 2004 by Drs. Lisa and Stan Duchman in a quest to bring world-class winemaking to Central Texas and the …

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Nov 12

Color obsession: pumpkin

Color obsession: pumpkin

The month of ghouls and goblins has passed and the month of thanksgiving is upon us. This calls for a collection of all the best goods in the festive color: pumpkin!

1. Momeni Baja Orange Indoor/Outdoor Rug, Wayfair.com, $22 – $499

2. Martini Side Table – Persimmon, West Elm, $149

3. Color …

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Nov 06

Overseeding with Ryegrass

Overseeding with Ryegrass

Our friends at Sunshine Landscape Design share how to keep your grass looking great through the Winter!

Now that we have passed the month of pumpkins and candy let’s get back to business. In this month’s blog we are going to talk about ryegrass seed, how it works and the application …

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Nov 04

Fall 2014 Food Drive at Gracy Title Lake Travis

Food Drive at Gracy Title

Items needed: Canned or boxed grocery items

Dates collecting: October 31st – November 24th

Benefiting: Lake Travis Crisis Ministries

Lake Travis Crisis Ministries is an all volunteer outreach mission that provides assistance to those in crisis in the Lake Travis area.

Drop off donations at:

Gracy Title

1313 Ranch …

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Oct 29

Housewarming gift ideas and wishes

Housewarming gift ideas and wishes

housewarming: a party celebrating a move to a new home.

A housewarming party is a party traditionally held within approximately 10 days of moving into a new residence. It is an occasion for the hosts to present their new home to their friends, post moving, and for friends to give gifts to …

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Oct 28

Color obsession: Decorating with deep ocean blue

Decorating with deep ocean blue

A deep ocean blue is such a relaxing color and can even overtake your soul with a feeling of nautical freedom (if you allow it!).So, let’s discover some great decor in deep ocean blue.

1. Dudley Area Rug, $549. homedecorators.com. 2. Avia Embroidered Pillows, $135 for set of 2. homedecorators.com. 3. Storage Bin with …

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Oct 17

Pros and cons of a septic system

conventional septic system

Pros and cons of a septic system

Benefits of a septic system

  • Once it is in, is should only cost the electricity to operate
  • Can give you a nice lawn
  • Can be installed in remote locations
  • Low maintenance

Downsides to a septic system

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Oct 08

Water Well Basics

Water well basics

A water well is a structure created in the ground by drilling to access groundwater in underground aquifers. The well water is drawn by a mechanical pump.

The benefits

A water well:

  • Will provide unlimited water at only the cost to pump it out (once installed)
  • Can be cleaner than municipal water sources
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