Strums in Austin, TX

This was a super loving weekend :) We got to head south to Austin with Molly & Will to visit Kate & Kyle! This city is hands down one of my favorites -- the food, drink, active lifestyle and vibe just can't be beat. We arrived Friday night, had cocktails at chez Harris/Parrish, dinner at Clark's Oyster Bar, Rainey Street for drinks at Clive (love this place) and Blackheart, followed by late night fried chicken + waffles at 24 Diner. Could it get any better than that!? Saturday just may have… We started the day by grabbing coffee at Walton's, hanging in line to get some of Texas' best -- La Barbecue (phenomenal bbq food truck - so worth the wait + free beer). Afterwards we hopped on some city bikes and cruised around -- stopping in Yellow Jacket Social Club (love this place) and Hotel San Jose (and this place) for afternoon drinks. Dinner was spent at the coziest french spot, Justine's, where we had yet another fabulous meal then huddled around a heater and watched the boys play bocce. Sunday arrived and was quite chilly! We hopped in the car and headed to Torchy's to grab breakfast tacos (you can't come to Austin and NOT get breakfast tacos), had tea at the W Hotel, then said goodbye to the Vollmers :( Afterwards we did a bit more exploring, picked up a growler at Quickie Pickie, then headed to the Monney's for the Super Bowl. We played with the puppies, sipped rose, and enjoyed all of Martha's incredible food. Best Super Bowl viewing ever? I think so... minus the horrible game. Can't thank Kate & Kyle enough for being such wonderful hosts! Already looking to plan our next trip back :)

[sorry for the many photos… need to cherish these memories, as time with these guys are few and far between!]