RIPE: A Spirited Market at Eilan

Do you remember how much I love a farmer's market? Well I do! I really, really do! And beginning tomorrow, September 8th, the RIPE farmer's market at the Eilan begins every single Sunday! Do you know that this has some major implications for my weekend plans? My family no longer has wait in the car right after church and try and decide where to eat! We can choose from the food trucks and have a leisurely lunch surrounded by the water fountains. They always have live music and art activities for the kids. With the fresh baked breads, farmhouse eggs, and organic produce, we can … [Read more...]

Picture Perfect Farmer’s Market

    There is just something about a farmer's market that makes my heart skip a beat.              It might be the fresh produce.    It could be the people you encounter that appreciate the unique taste of the produce by  purchasing directly from the farmers.      It could be meeting fellow dog … [Read more...]

When Sassy Meets a Farmer’s Market

There’s been a lot going on lately between work and the end of the school year. Our kids are always involved in some way or another in sports activities. We wouldn’t have it any other way. And as most couples know, your marriage can take a backseat to all that activity. I’ve blogged before about our “Secrets of a Pretty Happy Marriage."  I have been giving my fair share of advice to my girlfriends these past couple of weeks. I was telling all the swim team moms about how my husband and I were determined not wake up one day as empty nesters and look at each other and think, “Who the heck are … [Read more...]

Sassy Summer Looks from Francesca’s

Summertime in South Texas means heat. The temperatures will rise quickly. Livin' Sassy wants to share with you the latest trends that will help you beat the heat and still look fabulous! Our Sassy Mom models for the month of May went to Francesca's at the Shops at LaCantera to pick out some clothes that would make them  feel comfortable and cool. They needed something  elegant enough to wear to some place like the Eilan Hotel. The models are pictured throughout the lobby of this brand new hotel. Francesca's  is a store that specializes in providing an eclectic mix of options to choose from … [Read more...]

The Elegance of the Eilan Hotel

If you are in need to transport yourself to Europe without having to purchase a ticket, then the new Eilan Hotel is the place for you. I was not prepared for the sight of this new development as I rounded the curve of the road that leads to their doorway. The view as I drove closer to the destination reminded me of a similar drive I made in Europe back in 1997. I felt as if I was among the many piazzas that I had fallen in love with in Italy those many years ago. The piazzas where you leisurely sip wonderful espresso and eat gelato while watching the fashionable people stroll by seemingly … [Read more...]

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