Notes from the Lake

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Zinnias

6th August 2013

Just looking at a vase of brightly colored zinnias makes me smile. They are my Mother’s favorite flower and have always been a favorite of mine too. As a little girl, I remember planting zinnia seeds with my mom, next to our front steps. Many family photos taken with the Brownie camera included the robust and colorful zinnia blooms, although they were in black and white.
Zinnias love the heat of summer and grow to bloom size quickly. We make new plantings of zinnias every month,…

Our Program Director, Robbie Hudson shares a few questions posed to Sara Moulton during her stay.

What have you enjoyed most while here this trip?
I am here with my daughter, sister and niece. We have had great conversations in the hot tub! We have all tried new classes (loved the foam roller!) and learned new tips like how important the placement of the hands are in yoga poses.

My daughter, Ruthie has found a renewed fascination with nature and has been taking pictures all over the…

On Friday, April 19 Lake Austin Spa Resort was delighted to host Chef Art Smith during our Culinary Experience Week.

 

To view Art Smith's recipes, Click here!
Grilled Shrimp on Arugula with Lemon Vinaigrette, Green Pea Soup with Little Vegetables and Pecan Shortbread Cookies

The executive chef and co-owner of Table fifty-two, Art and Soul, Southern Art, and LYFE Kitchen restaurants. His latest restaurant opened in late 2011, Joanne's, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with Lady…