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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Thank You!


"I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder."- G.K. Chesterton
Last Friday, we filmed customer reviews and testimonials at our Lakeway location.  Everyone had a great time and it was wonderful to speak to our customers and receive their feedback.  
All of us here at Lakeway Smiles want to extend our deepest gratitude to all of the participants. We are actively working on getting the reviews posted. Keep a look out for them in the weeks to come.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Peace



In lieu of the tragic events that occurred during the Boston marathon, the nation mourned for the 3 lives lost. One of those lives was that of 8-year old Martin Richard. He was waiting at the finish line with his family for friends to finish the marathon when the explosions occurred. The injuries Martin incurred from the bombing ultimately took his life and left his family stunned and deeply saddened by his loss.
Martin was described as a ‘happy-go-lucky’ little boy who was always playing some sport and being active. In a photo of him that has become widely popular over the past few days, Martin holds up a poster with the words, “No more hurting people…Peace” written on it. The poster was made by Martin as a classroom activity after the shooting of Travyon Martin. Although extremely young, Martin understood the importance of peace with others and tried to spread the word.
Through this tragic event, we can all look at Martin and follow his example by spreading the peace among ourselves, family, friends, co-workers, and the rest of the world. Children can teach us great lessons and what a legacy Martin has left in such a tragic situation.
Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to everyone affected by the Boston bombings, especially the Martin family.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Eat Now and Burn Fat!


Summer is fast approaching and now is the time to get your body in shape. But did you know, you can eat foods and burn fat at the same time? There are specific super foods that help boost your metabolism and burn more fat. Check them out and try to incorporate them into your diet as summer will be here before you know it.

1.       Whole Grains such as oatmeal, brown rice, whole wheat bread which makes your body burn twice as many calories to break them down.
2.       Lean Meats such as grilled chicken breast and lean turkey meat require more calories for your digestive system to break down. They are also excellent sources of protein.
3.       Low –fat dairy products such a greek yogurt are rich in calcium and vitamin D which help preserve and build  up muscle mass.
4.       Green tea temporarily speeds up your metabolism after sipping it.
5.       Lentils maintain your metabolism. Not getting enough of them slows it down.

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Shen Yun 2013 Tour


Are you looking for some new and exciting entertainment? Well look no further! Shen Yun, a classical Chinese dance performance with a live orchestra is coming to Austin this weekend.  Performing at the Long Center Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Shen Yun Performing Arts combines the traditions of China’s classical arts and legends with dance and music to deliver a spectacular show you are sure to enjoy. Go with family and friends and experience this cultural phenomenon.

Tickets are still available. You can purchase them and learn more about Shen Yun at http://tickets.shenyun.com/event/shen-yun-2013-austin.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Zilker Garden Festival


Looking for a fun, family event this weekend? Want to bring out your inner gardener? You’re in luck! The Zilker Garden Festival has been a spring staple in Austin for over 50 years. This Saturday and Sunday, the festival returns with garden shopping, a flower show, live music, gardening talks, and an interactive kids’ corner. Novice and seasoned gardeners are welcomed to participate in events and guests of all ages can attend. Kids can get their faces painted, build a birdhouse, make dinosaur masks, and butterfly wings.

You can purchase pre-sale tickets at a discounted rate online at http://bit.ly/10dZxsi

The festival runs Saturday and Sunday from 10AM-5PM.

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