Wig Party Idea for 2015: Embrace Your Inner Unicorn

Cathy Hale Wig Party

In early January, I was invited to a Wig Party for a friend's birthday. I figured we'd all dig through our old costume bags, grab a brush and thrown on a wig. I was mistaken. This was a professional wig party at Coco Coquette on East Cesar Chavez in Austin. CoCo Coquette is an incredible little ...

Sock Monkey Love: Crafty Centerpiece for Valentine’s Day

Sock Monkey Valentines

I love decorating my son's classroom for the holidays this year. It's the first time I haven't been working in an office full-time, so it's something very special to me. My son (who is in elementary school) is jazzed about it too. Getting cute decorations on a budget isn't easy, so I went to Michaels to ...

Behind The Scenes: What’s Buzzing in Austin & Texas Hill Country

Behind the Scenes in Texas Hill Country

I gave up my SoCo address and turned in my "hipster" card (which was already expired, trust me!) back in 2007. I've been living in the Texas Hill Country since then and it's an amazing place to call home. For over a year I've been writing for Lake Travis Lifestyle, a nifty online resource about happenings ...

Pure Barre & My Road to Recovery

Cathy Hale Austin

This month I am featured in the Client Spotlight at Pure Barre Lakeway! It's very special to me, because my journey back to health has not been easy. I'm recovering from (and living with) a herniated disc. It was a long and grueling ordeal and as I sit here writing this post, I can still ...

Top 5 Things I’m Obsessed With…

Cathy Hale Lululemon

I think we all suffer from short-lived or long-lived obsessions. I remember back in the day when I just couldn't stop watching Real Housewives or eating blueberry muffins or stumbling on StumbleUpon. Yikes! Here are my Top 5 Obsessions going into 2015. Chime in and let me know what's floating your boat. #1 - The Food ...