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Plan A Summer Vacation In Corpus Christi!!

I love Corpus Christi this time of year!  I love the food, the sandy beaches and the people!   There are also so many family friendly fun things to do!   You can visit the U.S.S. Lexington, The Texas State Aquarium and my favorite. The South Texas Botanical Garden and Nature Center.  Below are some of my pictures from my recent trip to Corpus Christi!  Plan your vacation now, it's a short drive and the perfect family getaway!  Find out more at www.visitcorpuschristitx.org!!


This is a view of the marina and street outside of my hotel room!


It was a beautiful day for sailing on the gulf!


A beautiful flower at The Texas State Botanical Garden and Nature Center.


A view of the U.S.S. Lexington .  The tour of this is fantastic!


One of the many beautiful birds at The Texas State Botanical Garden and Nature Center!
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Movies Every Kid Should See Before They Turn 13!!



Summer vacation time is here and the kids are looking for things to do!!   How about a movie day or night and showing some of these classic movies that not only the kids , but your entire family will love too! !  Here is the list!!  Happy viewing!!  Is that popcorn I smell?
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"Chef" Opens Today!!




"Chef" the movie opens today and it truly is a feast for the eyes and a feast for the heart!!  Written by, directed by  produced by, and starring Jon Favreau, "Chef" features an all-star cast including Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt, Robert Downey Jr. and young up and coming star Emjay Anthony.  It was filmed in Miami, New Orleans, and most importantly , Austin!!  You will love seeing the likes of South Congress, The Franklin Barbecue, and a music performance from Gary Clark Jr.!!    The film has enough local flavor that you'll love, amazing performances, along with the delicious food being prepared on screen!!
I was lucky enought to speak with John Favreau about this charming film and about his special relationship with Austin!!   Check out the interview below!!  "Chef" opens nationally today!!  Take the time to see it and savor it!!


A scene from the movie "Chef" in front of the historic Franklin Barbecue here in Austin!!


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Don't Miss "Wicked"!!!


Alyssa Fox (Elphaba), Me, Lindsey Brett(Glinda)


"Wicked" the award winning Broadway musical is back in Austin for a 3rd time at the Bass Concert Hall!!  If you missed it the last two times it was here, or if you are a big fan of this amazing musical that has won over 50 awards, you still have until March 9th to see it!!
Get your tickets here!!
I had the pleasure of interviewing two of the stars of "Wicked" this past week.  Alyssa Fox who is the standby for Elphaba and Lindsey Brett the understudy for Glinda!!  They both love the musical and give us some behind the scenes secrets too!!

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The New Fiat of Austin Design Studio is Open!!!



This weekend I stopped by the new location of the award winning Fiat of Austin Design Studio!!  My first thought was WOW!!  Not only are there acres and acres of brand new 2014 Fiats, but the design studio is so much larger than the former location in the Domain.
Manager Lisa Copeland and her award winning sales team will take good care of you too!!   Lisa's customers are her #1 priority and it shows in every inch of this Fiat Design Studio.  This is the largest Fiat dealership in North America and I took a few pictures so you can see for yourself below! 
Lisa always has amazing deals for you, so stop by and take a test drive today!!  The Fiat of Austin Design Studio is the #1 dealership in Texas and the entire USA!!  There's good reason for that , so stop by and find out why!! 
The Fiat of Austin Design studio's new location is at 13049 Reasearch Blvd.  Take the Anderson Mill/Spicewood Springs exit.  You'll find it under the big American Flag!!
Find out more 24/7 here!!


Acres and acres of brand new 2014 Fiats for you to drive home!!  See that Big American Flag?



Relax, enjoy a cut of coffee and design your very own Fiat!!  There are over a half
a million ways to do it!!


The Gucci Fiat is hard to find , but Lisa has one in stock and ready for you!!



Lisa has plenty of the new Fiat 500 L's in stock!!  I'm going to test drive one this week!
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School Closings and Cancellations



Here is the list of school closings and cancellations due to the snow and ice we recieved last night. 

School Closings and Cancellations for January 24, 2014
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The 2014 Oscar Nominations!



Hollywood's biggest night is March 2nd when the 2014 Academy Awards will be given out.  Thereare so many great performances this year that it will be hard to pick a sure winner in many of the categories.  Here is the complete list of the Oscar nominations for 2014.

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Starbuck's Secret Menu!!



If you're a fan of Starbucks as much as I am, you'll love this!!  There is a secret menu of 35 drinks you can order.  Of course it has to be the right season, and since they are not on the menu , you need to give your barista the recipe.  Click here to get the menu and secret recipes!  The Blackberry Cobbler Frappuccino is calling my name!!
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Golden Globe Winners!



The 71st Golden Globe Awards were held last night as the big winners in my opinion were Tina Fey and Amy Poehler!!  This was their 2nd year hosting and they had everyone laughing!  There were a lot of great performances in movies and TV this year so the winners were hard to predict.  Here is a list of all the winners.  The Oscar nominations come out this Thursday.

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Age Appropriate Chores For Kids!!



Most of us did chores as a kid, and the chore I hated most was unloading the dishwasher.  I found a list that helps take the guess work out of giving chores to our kids.  The list is broken down in age groups from the age of 2 -12 and up. 
Here is the link to a printable list!  Let the chores begin!!

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