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Halloween Weekend Plans? Visit These Austin Pumpkin Patches

Halloween weekend in Austin Pumpkin Patches in AustinIt’s Halloween! Spooky season is here and we want to have as much fun as we can, so why not visit a few pumpkin patches in the area for some awesome photo ops? Cain Realty Group brings you a list of pumpkin patches in the Austin area that are ready to offer your family great photo shooting scenery and a myriad of other family-friendly activities to keep you busy this upcoming Halloween weekend: 

Location: Barton Hills Farm

Schedule: September 24 to November 13, 2016; 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. (Saturdays), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Sundays), on Columbus Day (10 a.m....

Labor Day Fun Facts

Cheers to your well-earned holiday! All of us look forward to that long weekend every September when we get the chance to sit back, relax, and enjoy our well-earned break as hard workers. Aside from getting the chance to spend time with family and friends, we also tend to pack this weekend with barbecues, picnics, road trips, and other kinds of activities to celebrate the end of the summer season. But what do you know about Labor Day aside from being a heaven-sent opportunity to play hard after working hard? Forbes lists down 10 facts about this federal holiday we are all celebrating today:

1. The Labor Day movement originated from Toronto, Canada in 1872 and made its way south to the U.S.; it was a demonstration meant to demand rights for workers.

2. New York City celebrated the U.S.' first Labor Day in September 5, 1882. Ten thousand workers went on unpaid...

Tonight's a Great Idea to Enjoy Your Deck or Patio... with a Meteor Shower Show!

Why Thursday night’s Perseids meteor shower is extra special photoThe Perseid meteor shower will give us its most spectacular night show as of yet, thanks to a power boost from Jupiter. Expect up to 200 meteors per hour as the Perseids light up the sky from the constellation Perseus (see image ABOVE). The astronomical lights show will start early Thursday evening and reach its peak through early Friday morning. 

Now is a good time to enjoy your home's patio, deck, or even your lawn (just set up some blankets and you're good to go) and see the meteor shower with family and friends, since astronomers are not expecting such a bright meteor shower until the Perseids of 2027. Thanks to Jupiter's...

Tips to Beat the Heat: Summer Tips for Dogs and Their Owners

We know how hot the summer in Austin can get, but what's the heat when there's a thousand fun things you can do under the bright, Austin sun? While it's a time for parks, outdoor adventure, swimming, and basically any physical activity that can help you get a gorgeous tan, you still have to be careful and protect yourself and your furry canine friends from the scorching heat.

Cain Realty Group brings you a practical check list on how to protect you and your canine from the warm temperatures looming ahead. Follow this guide and you will surely have a fun and safe time outdoors with man's best friend:

  • Don't leave your pets in an unattended vehicle. If you can't bring your dog with you, (you should have left the dog at home to begin with!) you can either leave him inside the car with cool airconditioning in full blast, or let him stay at a designated area nearby with ample shade and water.
  • Avoid walking on hot surfaces like asphalt....