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Aug 18

The 5 best Austin-area theaters for dinner and a movie

The 5 best Austin-area theaters for dinner and a movie

The classic dinner and a movie concept has undergone a revolution in recent years. We live in an age where you can enjoy gourmet food alongside the latest blockbuster flick.

While the Austin-born Alamo Drafthouse chain is a local go-to, there are other great …

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Aug 12

How to Maintain Good Soil

How to Maintain Good Soil

Benjamin Mejia, owner of Sunshine Landscape Design, share his tips on How to Maintain Good Soil.

Most people ask now a days how to maintain a good soil? You might be thinking, “dirt does not need any maintenance, it’s just dirt”. Most people are impressed in how the little things …

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Jul 28

Building vs. buying

Building vs. buying

There are many reasons why you should consider building new vs. buying an existing home.

Construction Quality: modern construction methods and technology mean a more structurally sound home, and the warranty that backs a newly-built home means more peace of mind for you and your family.

Lower Cost of Ownership: more …

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Jul 24

Decorating with Cool Turquoise

Decorating with Cool Turquoise

The word turquoise comes from the French for Turkish, as the gem was originally imported from Turkey. The first recorded use of turquoise as a color name in English was in 1573. In many cultures of the Old and New Worlds, this gemstone has been esteemed for thousands of years as …

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Jul 21

Future Rough Hollow Home For Sale

Future Rough Hollow Home For Sale

This Santa Barbara style custom home, designed and to-be-built by Jenkins Custom Homes, will be located in Rough Hollow’s exclusive Water’s Edge neighborhood in Lakeway. Situated atop a hill with unobstructed views of Lake Travis, this 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 3,700 sq ft home is all about entertaining and …

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Jul 16

The best shade trees

The best shade trees

Benjamin Mejia, owner of Sunshine Landscape Design, share his tips for selecting the perfect shade tree.

Hello friends, in this month’s blog we are going to talk about the trees that are best for shade. When it comes to choosing a tree, there are a lot of factors to consider. …

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Jul 14

What is a rain garden?

What is a rain garden?

A rain garden is a shallow, vegetated depression designed to absorb and filter runoff from hard (impervious) surfaces like roofs, sidewalks, and driveways. Rain gardens are usually planted with colorful native plants and grasses.They not only provide an attractive addition to the yard, but also help to conserve water and …

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Jun 30

Green building and sustainability

Jenkins Custom Homes is actively committed to green building and sustainability, which promotes the health and well-being of our natural environment. As a result, environmental, economic and social benefits are obtained. Sustainability is important because all the choices we pursue and all the actions that we make today will affect everything in the future.

What makes …

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