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A Quick Texas Trip

A Quick Texas Trip

For the second time in a month David and I were back in Texas – and loved it!

David's work sent him down to Austin, and since they were already paying for one of the flights we figured it just made sense for me to go down too, so we could wrap up some of our wedding items!

I had my hair/makeup trials bright and early Friday morning, and it was AWESOME. If you're an Austin bride, I can't recommend Lola Beauty enough. They are so personable, and I can't stop looking at the pictures of my "practice" wedding hair! 

After I got all gussied up, David and I ventured to Hotel Ella for our food and wine tasting (Hotel Ella's restaurant Goodall's Kitchen will be doing the food for our wedding). 

Every time we come back to this place I get SO excited that we found it, and my feelings are just reconfirmed that it is the perfect venue for David and myself!!!

I am so in love with every nook and cranny of this place, and I can't wait for December 30! 

After our tasting, we had our engagement shoot with our wonderful photographer, Rachael Hall! Guys, she seriously took the most beautiful shots, and she was so fun and relaxing! She's another very solid recommendation if you're looking for a photographer – she. is. awesome! Check out this video she put together for us! 

Once all our wedding duties were done, we set out to check out Hotel Van Zandt and their restaurant Geraldine's.

Lobby area at Hotel Van Zandt

Lobby area at Hotel Van Zandt

Bar area at Geraldine's

Bar area at Geraldine's

Again, I absolutely loved the decor, and the restaurant was complete with great food and live music – two of our favorite things about Austin!

Live music at Geraldine's

Live music at Geraldine's

Menu at Geraldine's

Menu at Geraldine's

And, of course, we can never end a good night without at least a few selfies! 

If you're looking for more Austin recommendations, check out my previous post here and here

Chilam Balam

Chilam Balam

Look of the Irish

Look of the Irish