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Austin

Ballet School Recommendation

November 30, 2009 5

My soon-to-be three year old has been talking about ballet for the better part of a year now. Since she is almost old enough to participate in ballet classes, I thought I would start doing […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Cranberry Relish

November 26, 2009 0

Happy Thanksgiving! If you need one more thing for your Thankgiving table, check out the quick and easy Cranberry Relish below. It’s fresh and tangy, and with the addition of alcohol, a good adult alternative […]

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Mom Jeans

November 24, 2009 5

It’s that time of year again. Out with the shorts, in with the pants. At least for the next few months. Having emerged relatively unscathed from swimsuit buying season, thanks to a suprisingly decent Speedo […]

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Events

FREE Sample Music Together® Classes at Heartsong Music

November 23, 2009 0

FREE Sample Music Together® Classes at Heartsong Music December 15th, 16th and 19th Support your child’s musical, cognitive, physical, emotional, and social development with our award-winning music and movement program for children 0-5 and their […]

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Letters To Santa

November 23, 2009 1

Letter writing to Santa has not yet been done in my household. I tend to wait until Thanksgiving is over to put my full attention on Christmas. If you are also gearing up your kids […]

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Austin

BlogHer Holiday Party

November 22, 2009 1

Attention Lady Bloggers in Austin and Central Texas: The Austin BlogHer Holiday Party is scheduled for December 3, 2009! They are collecting non-perishable foods to be donated to the Capital Area Food Bank and will […]

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Events

BlogHer Holiday Party

November 20, 2009 0

      Austin BlogHer Holiday Party That’s right, it’s a BlogHer Holiday Party! Join us at Central Market Cafe on North Lamar for some holiday mingling.  Austin and Central Texas bloggers and tweeters, bring […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Date-Nut Pinwheel Cookies

November 19, 2009 0

I can’t wait for Cookie Day! At our house, we have one huge holiday baking day where my husband, daughter and I, plus other family and friends, make our favorite cookie recipes. We put on […]

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Events

Bake Off and Cookie Swap

November 18, 2009 0

Join us at Ruta Maya with two dozen of your favorite Holiday cookies to swap with other local ladies! Do you think your cookie is the best? If so, you just might win the People’s […]

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Stopping At One

November 17, 2009 6

I am an only child. When I reveal this, people always say, “But you don’t ACT like an only child!” I’m still not quite sure what that means. I never thought it was so horrible […]

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Austin

Tradition and Budget Shortfalls

November 16, 2009 1

With the abundance of holiday activities, I thought that the wise thing to do this year would be to sit down and plot out what we want to do as a family and have a […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Stir-Fried Jasmine Rice

November 12, 2009 3

I recently had to throw dinner together after a particularly busy day with no preparation at all. All I had to start with was some leftover rice, so I grabbed a few cookbooks and searched […]

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Maclaren Recall

November 10, 2009 2

Maclaren, the hip strollers that are made in England, has issued a voluntary recall on one million single and double umbrella strollers that have been sold in America from 1999 to present. Seems that about […]

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Features

It’s (Sometimes) Not Easy Being Green

November 10, 2009 1

Parenthood is full of difficult choices. Whether it’s deciding whether or not to vaccinate your child for swine flu, agreeing with your partner on a discipline strategy or finding a school, there is never ONE […]

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Features

Featuring: Rebecca Cole of Nurture My Child

November 9, 2009 0

Rebecca Cole, local Austin mom of two, has recently launched a new business called Nurture My Child, a resource for local families who are searching for child care. Can you tell us why you began […]

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Giveaways

LiveMom Giveaway!

November 7, 2009 5

It’s been awhile since we’ve done a giveaway on LiveMom. I’d say it’s about time for another!! If you are expecting a new baby or have friends or family members who are, this is the […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Cranberry Bread

November 5, 2009 3

Okay, if stores can already have their Christmas decorations up, then I feel I can go ahead and post my favorite holiday bread recipe (another one from my mom). I made it this week to […]

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Features

A Small Step to Building a Village

November 3, 2009 0

It does take a village. When I was younger and in my single days, I didn’t make as much of an effort to know my neighbors. I wasn’t around the house a lot, and lived […]

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Recipes

The Great Bake Off and Cookie Swap

November 1, 2009 0

Today is November 1, 2009. You get to set your clocks back an hour! Hooray for an extra hour of sleep! Today is also the day that submissions for the LiveMom Great Bake Off open!! […]