Fredericksburg, Texas: A Photo Journey

On our last full day in Texas, Almanzo and I wandered over to the quaint little town of Fredericksburg, where we caught up with friends, ate some ice cream and strolled the streets. I fell in love with the town’s old fashioned charm and cute antique stores on every corner!

Here’s our photo journey, from me to you.






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  • Allie (Live Laugh Eat)
    September 10, 2010 at 8:08 pm

    Pecan praline honey butter!? I sure hope you got some of that!

  • Amanda
    September 10, 2010 at 8:17 pm

    I went to Fredericksburg when I was a Senior in High School! It was a really great place 🙂 Glad you had fun!!

  • Michele
    September 10, 2010 at 8:19 pm

    You are so adorable and I love the new direction your blog has taken – it’s beautiful. I hope Almanzo is feeling better!

  • Susan@MomSwimBikeRun
    September 10, 2010 at 8:28 pm

    Great Pictures!!!!

  • Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga)
    September 10, 2010 at 8:47 pm

    What great pictures! Necco wafers, the things that Halloween memories as a kid are made of! Love the charm of the town…so quaint and darling!

  • Kim J.
    September 10, 2010 at 8:52 pm

    I hope you made it to Rather Sweet bakery!!

  • April
    September 10, 2010 at 9:07 pm

    Necco Wafers!!! Love Em!

  • HeatherBakes
    September 10, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    I LOVE Fredericksburg! We were just there for our anniversary in June. I second the Rather Sweet recommendation… their pink shortbread pigs are aaaamazing.

  • Penny (VEGGIEtarian)
    September 10, 2010 at 9:36 pm

    I love the picture of you leaning against the wall. That is a great shot. 🙂 Love your boots.

  • hippierunner
    September 10, 2010 at 9:40 pm

    Great pictures! Thanks for sharing!

  • Caitlin
    September 10, 2010 at 9:40 pm

    Praline Pecan Honey Butter! Did you buy every last jar?

  • Michelle @ Turning Over a New Leaf
    September 10, 2010 at 10:05 pm

    Fredericksburg is one of my mom’s favorite places ever. 🙂 We came home with that honey butter once…

  • Katie Heddleston
    September 10, 2010 at 10:23 pm

    You look so cute in the picture where you are leaving against the wall with your cowboy boots on!

  • Camille
    September 10, 2010 at 10:49 pm

    So beautiful and quaint!

  • Cara Craves...
    September 10, 2010 at 10:52 pm

    Looks like a picture perfect town.

  • Nancy @ The Wife of a Dairyman
    September 10, 2010 at 11:06 pm

    Honey and Praline honey butter…..yum! Wonder how that praline honey butter would taste on some vanilla ice cream?! What a cute town!

  • lacey
    September 11, 2010 at 1:26 am

    Pecan praline honey butter!!? That sounds wonderful!! I need some!

  • Anne
    September 11, 2010 at 2:33 am

    Looks lovely. So many German signs – what kind of stores were there?

  • Samantha Cernock
    September 11, 2010 at 4:16 am

    Not only do I love those mason peanut butter jars but i love the sound of what’s inside them!

    September 11, 2010 at 4:57 am

    Did you get some of the pecan praline honey butter? That just sounds amazing.

  • Jillian @ Reshape Your Life
    September 11, 2010 at 5:03 am

    I’m glad ya’ll finally made it to Fredericksburg! It’s a great little town. Next time you come through you’ll have to check out Enchanted Rock or come during one of the festivals (Oktoberfest? Food and Wine Fest? there are tons).

    Let me know next time, I’ll give you an “insiders” look at fbg. 🙂

  • Jessica @ How Sweet It Is
    September 11, 2010 at 5:04 am

    I love towns like that! And the honey butter just sounds divine.

  • Kristin (Cook, Bake and Nibble)
    September 11, 2010 at 5:05 am

    Beautiful photos! Love it.


  • Chelsey
    September 11, 2010 at 5:09 am

    I am loving on those boots – they rock. You shouldn’t leave Texas.

    I love the picture of that old hospital. It is really cool!

  • Em
    September 11, 2010 at 5:29 am

    Lovely pictures.
    You have had QUITE a Texas adventure!
    Thanks for posting, even in the midst of all the health-related chaos.
    So glad Almanzo is doing well.
    Have a fabulous weekend.

  • Heather
    September 11, 2010 at 5:41 am

    this is so sad, but i’m crying because these photos are so beautiful and remind me of one of my favorite places in the world! viva la Texas hill country!

  • Mom
    September 11, 2010 at 5:50 am

    Necco Wafers! Bring back memories, don’t they? Always would be your choice when you were able to get a candy: There were so many little candies in it, you thought that you would never run out!

  • Heather @ Side of Sneakers
    September 11, 2010 at 6:12 am

    I’m pretty sure you’re pictures over the last week are making me want to go to Texas.

  • Natalia @asideofsimple
    September 11, 2010 at 6:43 am

    I like to think that Laura Ingalls Wilder took a stroll through that town =)

  • Lauren @ Health on the Run
    September 11, 2010 at 6:45 am

    Love these!! I’ve never been to Texas and this really makes me want to visit.

  • sarah k. @ the pajama chef
    September 11, 2010 at 9:22 am

    oh goodness. can i come please?

  • Katherine
    September 11, 2010 at 9:25 am

    I love this! My ancestors helped found Fredricksberg, TX. They were carpenters that built up the buildings in the town. Glad you enjoyed it and I liked seeing pictures.

  • Sana
    September 11, 2010 at 12:50 pm

    I secretly want to live in an old fashioned town!

  • Heather
    September 11, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    i hope you ate something peachy.

  • suzie
    September 11, 2010 at 2:42 pm

    Glad you liked Fredericksburg my hometown.

  • sp
    September 11, 2010 at 3:39 pm

    Texas is the shit.

  • Kara
    September 11, 2010 at 4:23 pm

    Jenna, I am LOVING your posts from Texas. It’s fun to see my home state represented on the blog!

  • Jasmine @ Eat Move Write
    September 11, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    Love that pic of you in the boots. You are such a pretty girl! Looks like a good last day. 🙂

  • Haute Teapot
    September 12, 2010 at 7:16 am

    No need to leave, I think it looks like quite the place to be.

  • Rebecca
    September 12, 2010 at 1:55 pm

    Love Fredericksburg! That is where we spent our honeymoon. It was wonderful! My favorite shop was Rustlin’ Rob’s. 🙂

  • AllieNic (Frisky Lemon)
    September 13, 2010 at 7:46 am

    PLEASE tell me that you bought some of that praline honey butter!

  • Merilu
    September 16, 2010 at 9:05 am

    When I searched for Praline Pecan Honey Butter, the ‘hit’ led me to believe there was a recipe for it, which is what I’m looking for to make Christmas Gifts. But the site only showed a picture of a jar. Does anyone know where I can get the recipe?Thanks. PS – We LUV to spend time in Fredericksburg! Been going for years and still haven’t seen everything. Hope you make it to the Chocolate Place on the main street.