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3 of Our Favorite Ways to Cook Easter Ham

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It’s a meat that’s made for this meal. A spectacularly-glazed ham is the perfect star for anyone’s Easter table. I encourage you to try one of these recipes on your special day…dress it up or down and appeal to almost everyone’s taste!

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Wine & Dine with the Many Layers to Lavender

While bluebonnets and Indian Paintbrushes dot the Hill Country now, it won’t be long before Lavender bushes start producing their fragrant buds. If you’ve never cooked with lavender, put it on your spring to-do list. Lavender’s soft, relaxing fragrance enhances a variety of foods…

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The Comforting Scents of the Hill Country

Deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, you’ll find some of the most unique and locally-made products around! One shop in particular captures the heart and soul of Texas through decadent candles. The Comfort Candle Co. is nestled along Highway 87 in Comfort. This Hill Country gem is home to flavorful and creative scents you’ll be hard pressed to find anywhere else.

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Let the Healing Begin at Deer Lake Lodge & Spa

Souls are restored daily at Deer Lake Lodge & Spa – that much I can tell you. Seeing this place online cannot match the zen-like experience of living it. Talk about the perfect place to get centered. It is a completely 100% organic spa…

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One Way to Get Real Organic Eggs

The sounds of chickens clucking are becoming more familiar in neighborhoods, maybe even yours! Chicken coops are popping up in backyards everywhere, and it’s all about healthier eating…

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Vacay for Valentine’s Day to La Cantera Hill Country Resort

Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year…lucky for us we have a reason to celebrate all weekend long. Romance reigns at La Cantera Hill Country Resort – where you can stay for a very special Valentine’s Day rate that includes a generous food and beverage credit…

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Festive Flower Glassware from Las Finezas

Fine gifts like you cannot believe from Las Finezas, right around the corner in Boerne. Find something amazing for you, or do any last-minute gift shopping for others – there’s always something beautiful and decorative to be discovered! Get a load of these GORGEOUS bowls, plates and dishware by Emilio Robba…

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Hand-Carved Santas Sweep into Las Finezas

Goodtaste is on gift patrol at Las Finezas! Gorgeous gifts for you and your friends during the holidays like one-of-a-kind, decorative Santa dolls by G. DeBrekht. They’re exquisite! Made of solid wood, these darling hand-carved figurines range from 2 – 14 inches in size and are in limited quantity…so act now!

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Show-Stopping Holiday Tableware from Las Finezas!

Step into a real life ‘Christmas village’ — and witness the true beauty of winter as it comes to fruition at Las Finezas! This unassuming Texas Hill Country boutique is hands down one of the most exquisite stores I’ve ever come across anywhere…

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Unwrap the Holidays at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort

Holiday cheer has spread throughout the La Cantera Hill Country Resort. Whether you’re a guest staying on the property, or just popping in for the day, all are invited to take part in the legendary Hill Country Holidays from November 28 – January 1! Pack up your entire family and head out to La Cantera’s very own Winter Wonderland.

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Crafty Gifts for Your Kitchen from Camp Verde

Many cheers for the charming Camp Verde in the Texas Hill Country. It’s an ideal time of year to visit their famed General Store — there’s no better place for shopping. Find an array of amazing products and fine food items gathered from artisans and producers around the world!

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My Favorite Holiday Find is at Las Finezas!

The coolest new product I’ve seen in ages is now available at Las Finezas Fine Gifts! Perfect for holiday entertaining and from the most incredible store. Their new line of MYdrap 100% folded cotton cocktail napkins, dinner napkins and placemats are recyclable and can be washed and re-used up to six times!

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Epicure’s EPIC Bourbon Barrel Cake

Place your order now, because the cover is blown on this amazingly unique confection found at Boerne Epicure. Kentucky Woods Bourbon Barrel Cake is a moist brown sugar and chocolate bourbon cake with maple, caramel and walnuts. It’s full bodied, with a blend of three 10-year old aged premium Kentucky bourbons. In a word — spectacular!

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