Monday, October 12, 2015

Onx Wines Uber Chic Tasting Room in Tin City


Onx Wines New Tasting Room is officially open.  The wines are wonderful and Steve and I loved the uber chic vibe of their new space. In the words of Onx founder Steve Olson  “no detail goes overlooked, no label unadorned”. The tasting room employees are extremely knowledgeable and charming.  Annie was our host for the day.


This wonderful gallery wall is one of the most clever I have come across


The splash of chartreuse counter balances  the gray exterior and earthy furnishings


Another clever art wall across from the gallery wall noting the history of the estate terrior


That is Steve paying Annie for our purchases. 


The outside patio artfully done…


Checkout the gorgeous labels on the wine.  The Reckoning came home with us.

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If you are in Paso this weekend for the Harvest Festival be sure to stop in.

We also stopped in to visit Jacob Toft at his new tasting room also in Tin City.  We have long been fans of Jacob’s wines so we are happy he finally has a “real home” .  Jacob’s charm and passion for his winemaking are contagious.  We loved all of his wines but particularly enjoyed  Tessa’s and Sarah’s Cuvee and had to bring them home.

We had lunch at Thomas Hill Organics one of our favorites.  They have a great outside patio when the weather is cooperative which is most of the time.  I had the kingfish sandwich (probably the best sandwich I have ever had) and Steve had the burger.  We are huge fans of Thomas Hill. If you follow me on Instagram you would think all we do is eat!

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They added a lovely bar area about a year or so ago


It is a great spot to grab a bite or a glass of wine before dinner


I think this gallery wall is extremely clever if you are artistic at all it would be super easy to copy.  The illustrations are water color over newsprint.  Sorry I don’t have a better close up.


We wrapped up our weekend at the lake with a beach day on Sunday for Beau.


How was your weekend?  Did you do anything fun?

Friday, October 9, 2015

Friday Fun Stuff Lauren Liess Habitat

Lauren Liess' new book  can preordered here It will be released October 15.  I am a huge fan of Lauren's work and  have been anxiously awaiting the release of this for some time.

If you haven’t seen her work (who hasn’t?!!) Here is a sneak peek of  her portfolio to whet your appetite. 

Lauren has been saving all of her new work for the book so I know we are going to be in for a huge treat.  If you want to keep up with Lauren’s current projects follow her wonderful blog Pure Style Home ttp://

All images are the property of Lauren Liess.