Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Showing posts from 10 2013.

By: Robin Jones, LakeHouse Spa Director

When I performed massage therapy, people would always ask me what the difference was between deep tissue and Swedish massage. This will be a short answer to a very complex difference. In saying this, realize each Massage Therapist is different, has varied education and this may not specifically apply to them. Communication with your Therapist is of the utmost importance during your session.
Swedish massage is a circulatory, relaxation massage.…

Even if you only have a balcony or patio, you can grow tasty winter vegetables and flowers to eat or for fragrance. Trisha Shirey shows how to do it, even in recycled containers. You can even paint plastic pots to match your outdoor décor!

Halloween - Tricks or Treats?

28th October 2013

In just a few days, we’ll be celebrating Halloween—one of the biggest candy holidays of the year.  Are you wondering if it is possible to indulge a little bit without doing a lot of damage?  Absolutely!  Just follow these simple hints.

Purchase bags of fun-size or mini candy bars or 100-calorie snack packs of cookies or chips.  If the portion size is already decided for you, it’s easier to maintain control of how many calories you are consuming. 

Purchase treats that take time to…