SERENA HICKS keeps you up to speed on the hottest events, what’s trending and local luminaries in Austin. #StatesmanSocial is a product of Statesman Media's content marketing group.

#WTFwed: choose your own adventure on NYE, in 2015 and beyond

12:01 am Dec. 31, 2014

Wednesday 12.31.14 through Tuesday 1.6.15

OH EM GEEEE it’s New Year’s Eve! If you haven’t made plans already some last minute suggestions:

Max’s Wine Dive is hosting a soiree. Details here.
I’m tweeting and retweeting as I find places with availability. Follow @StatesmanSocial for the 411.
Last week’s #WTFwed post has great links and idaes that still hold up. Check it

Gift Giving Guide Part 2 of 2: EASIEST LAST MINUTE GIFT EVER

6:00 am Dec. 19, 2014

Anyone else getting a weeee bit anxious about all of the holiday parties, gifts to be (acquired and then) gifted and what not? Chillax Socialites, I’ve got you covered!

My old boss gifted this (see video) gem to me for Christmas 2012. At first sight I loved it (why hello red wine) but when I took as second and went through all of the gift cards (she LOADED IT UP) I

#WTFwed: We’re baaaaaack. And gnocchi. Because… gnocchi.

6:00 am Dec. 17, 2014

For the week of Wednesday 12.17.14

Hiiiiiii Statesman Socialites. I HAVE MISSED YOU! But I digress and we haven’t the time for small talk. The holidays are here!

Thursday Night is the only night you can catch the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Deets.

Friday morning I’ve got a new video for you. I’m sharing my favorite Last Minute Gift idea (that doesn’t look last minute!) so get back here on

Gift Giving Guide part 1 of 2: LADIES LOVE LINGERIE.

12:00 am Dec. 16, 2014

Flowers die but lingerie… lingers on! It’s that rare gift that is fun for everyone. When gifted properly, it makes the recipient feel adored, pampered and generally LOVELY. Just one catch… you’ll want to get