Monthly Archives: November 2010

Christmas and Tamale Making in Central Texas

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It is that time of year, when families gather and eat, celebrate and for many cultures, make tamales. The making of tamales is a wonderful tradition in the Hispanic culture. And if you haven’t tried a true hand-made tamale, you don’t know what you are missing. Continue reading

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What to consider when buying your hill country property

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Location, location, location; the first rule for buying a home in the city. In the hill country, there are different rules; location, location, research. Years ago prospective land buyers bought property to raise livestock, establish hunting ranches, create nature preserves … Continue reading

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Exotic Hunting in the Texas Hill Country

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One does not have to travel to the far regions of Africa to enjoy a good hunt for exotic animals as the Texas Hill Country has become quite notorious for such. Continue reading

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A Hill Country Lights Spectacular

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You’ve eaten all your turkey, stuffed yourself with stuffing, had yourself a nice nap, and watched the Cowboys beat the Saints in a football showdown; Thanksgiving is officially over. This year to ring in the Christmas season, head down to … Continue reading

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A Hill Country Thanksgiving

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The holidays are quickly approaching and all around people are beginning to prepare for the upcoming festivities. Thanksgiving is right around the corner and despite this nearly four centuries old tradition, we often find ourselves asking each year what am … Continue reading

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Landscaping for your Hill Country Home

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When it comes to gardening in Texas, homeowners often find themselves challenged with choosing the best plants for their home’s landscaping. The summers are often too hot for flowers and in the winter freezing temperatures often destroy newly planted fall … Continue reading

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Creating the Perfect Old World Decor

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In building your luxury home or in remodeling it, choosing a style perfect for your needs and tastes is important. One style that is beautiful and trendy is that of Old World.

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Luckenbach, Texas: Where Everybody is Somebody

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You know the song and you know the lyrics, but where exactly is Luckenbach, TX? If you are driving through the Texas hill country and blink your eyes, you might just miss it. This small, 10 acre, unincorporated town is … Continue reading

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Celebrating Veteran’s Day in Blanco

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Veteran’s Day is a treasured national holiday honoring past and present service men and women. Veteran’s day takes place each year on November 11 and this year the Blanco county American Legion Memorial Highway Post 352 and American Legion Auxiliary … Continue reading

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Tips for Designing your Green Hill Country Home

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In today’s current home building and designing trends, sustainable and economic living are on the forefront of future homes. Home builders and interior designers are finding ways to make your home more economically efficient, renewable, and sustainable. Some of the … Continue reading

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