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Preview: Roller Derby Mamas

May 31, 2010 2

I have a not-so-secret obsession with roller derby. If you have been living under a rock for the past decade dedicating your life to your children for the past several years, you may not know […]

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Ahhhh, Massage Harmony

May 31, 2010 0

When the fine folks at Massage Harmony invited us to review their services for Livemom, I jumped at the chance. I haven’t had a massage that didn’t involve complaining from my husband since I was […]

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Celebrate Summer with a Giveaway!

May 29, 2010 16

Memorial Day is almost upon us, and summer’s right around the corner.  Okay, in Texas, summer’s been here for several weeks, but the calendar says summer’s just around the corner. It’s hot.  When it’s hot, […]

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Stress Relief : What’s Better than a Margarita?

May 26, 2010 0

How ’bout getting your rear kicked into gear by a couple of extreme athletes?  I’m talking bootcamp, people.  This stuff ROCKS. I know, I know!  You’re probably scratching your head and wondering why anyone would sign […]

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Toxic friends

May 24, 2010 2

When your kids are itty bitty, most of the socializing benefits the mama. As they get older, of course, kids choose their own friends. Some which you may approve of, and others, which you don’t. […]

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Austin Area Summer Reading Programs

May 24, 2010 1

With less than two weeks of the school year left, I am gearing up for summer. In addition to buying lots of sun screen, pool toys and swim suits, I am also stocking up on […]

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Road Trip, Anyone?

May 19, 2010 5

I love a good road trip. When I was in high school, I would often just get in my car and drive. The distance I drove was dependent upon where in my high school career […]

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Work Out Music

May 15, 2010 6

If only my ears were large enough to actually hold earphones, I would so be jamming out to music while I exercise. Instead, I am left with the nothing but the sounds in my head […]

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Get Your Sexy Back!

May 12, 2010 3

Feel like your workout routine’s in a rut and your oversized t-shirt jammies are a constant? How ’bout a little pole dancing to get your workout in AND get your sexy back? Natasha at Brass Ovaries Pole Dancing took some time to chat with me AND has offered a gift certificate for up to three students to take a beginner class. Do you and two of your friends wanna get your sexy back? If so, read on and check out the giveaway information. […]

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Road Trip: Pedernales Falls State Park

May 10, 2010 1

With summer just around the corner, I’m feeling that inevitable panic. How am I going to entertain my child all summer!? Yes, we have a few camps here and there, but I’m someone that prefers […]

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Yoga Training

May 9, 2010 0

Want to learn how to teach kids, ages 2-9 years old, to do yoga? Take part in a one day training at Austin’s Kula Yoga on May 22, 2010. The cost is $180 plus a […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Springtime Soup

May 6, 2010 3

This morning, my daughter and I got to watch a butterfly crawl from its cocoon, dry its wings, and prepare for flight. It was one of those things in life that is NOT overrated. It […]

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Green Gate Farms : Bringing a Community Together

May 5, 2010 0

For several weeks now, I have been looking forward to the opening of the Pflugerville Farmer’s Market.  As I started gearing up for this, I started thinking about how interesting it would be to interview […]

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Texas Textbooks

May 3, 2010 2

I am sure by now you have heard at least some rumblings about the ongoing Social Studies curriculum debate going on in Texas. There is a lot being said on both sides about changes being […]

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Mama Needs a Makeover

May 2, 2010 2

Mother’s Day is approaching. What will you do to pamper your hard-working mama self? How about a makeover? Brandi Nellis Photography and Thomas Saverio Salon and Spa are teaming up to offer a special called […]