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Hockey ‘N Heels

October 30, 2010 1

If we know each other or if you have ever read my bio than you know that I am a big hockey fan. When my husband and I lived in Fort Worth, we used to […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Halloween Goodies

October 28, 2010 0

Great weather for baking! Open the windows and fire up the oven for these Halloween treats. The first is a pumpkin bread from my favorite baking cookbook: “Great Coffee Cakes, Sticky Buns, Muffins and More” […]

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Kids and Endurance : Going the Distance

October 27, 2010 1

Recently, I have noticed some very young children participating in local distance events such as the CASA Superhero 5k and the Austin Triathlon.  After being smoked by at least one child that appeared to be […]

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Waiting for Superman

October 25, 2010 2

I can’t decide if it’s good or bad that education is under the microscope these days. Having a child who is in his last year of preschool, I welcome any and all discussion that leads […]

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Gorgeous Millie: A Playgroup Co-op

October 23, 2010 5

“At some point, you have to invest in yourself.” Wise words spoken by Laura Jacks, co-founder of Gorgeous Millie, a playgroup co-op located in Davenport Village (3801 Capital of Texas Hwy.) that is opening its […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Black-Eyed Pea Soup

October 21, 2010 2

Here’s a quick soup for a hectic day. You can make it spicier by using Ro-tel instead of diced tomatoes. My grandma, who lives in Alabama, gave me this recipe. She serves it with hot […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Oktoberfest Obatzda

October 14, 2010 5

In celebration of Oktoberfest, LiveMom visited Chef Keem’s Bavarian Bistro, a trailer eatery in downtown Austin (at Third and Congress). We ordered jaeger schnitzel, griddle potatoes (bratkartoffel), sauerkraut and red cabbage (rotkraut). The schnitzel, a […]

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Events

RR Library Halloween Party

October 13, 2010 0

Round Rock Public Library presents a Halloween party in Room C. Costumes are encouraged. Each child should bring 24 treats  and finger foods to share. Pre-registration in required. Sign up at the Children’s Desk on the […]

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Bookpeople Halloween Songbook Storytime

October 13, 2010 0

Dr. Kelly Webb Ferebee, who maintains a dual career as a singer/songwriter and as an expressive arts therapist, will be here with her magic bag of instruments and her guitar to sing songs featured in […]

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Fall Fun Festival Round Rock

October 13, 2010 0

A FREE Old McDonald-themed festival for toddlers and preschoolers with candy, games and hayrides. Guests are encouraged to bring a canned food item for the RR Serving Center. 9am. Old Settlers Park 3300 E. Palm Valey […]

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Whose Life Is It, Anyway?

October 13, 2010 4

The Frisky recently published an interesting article about famous mom blogger, Dooce, questioning when is it okay to publish the details of your child’s life without their permission.  I never stopped to think that, as […]

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Austin Music Mama

Austin Kiddie Limits is Cool!

October 12, 2010 2

ACL is over and I’m exhausted! I feel like the three days easily felt like a week, if not more. Partaking in all that is Austin City Limits requires a lot of energy and a […]

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Austin Music Mama

Austin City Limits has Kindie Rock!

October 9, 2010 0

Doug Snyder, lead singer of The Jellydots, is a veteran musician on the Austin Kiddie Limits stage at ACL. Austin City Limits 2010 marks his third year to perform at the festival. He got his […]

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Austin Music Mama

ACL Rising Stars: Vonnegutt

October 8, 2010 4

You know you are old when instead of daydreaming about the lead singer at a live show you imagine your twelve year old son as being the one on stage. Kyle Lucas, hip-hopper extraordinaire, jumped […]

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Austin Foodie Mama

Thursday’s Dish : Eating Your Way Through ACL

October 7, 2010 6

The amount and variety of food being offered at ACL 2010 is astounding. Check out the list of restaurants and menus! I can totally see spending three days satisfying two of my senses : hearing […]

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Austin Music Mama

Austin Kiddie Limits Featured Artist: Frances England

October 6, 2010 6

Frances England, mom and performer, will be playing at the Austin City Limits Music Festival on the Kiddie Limits stage on Saturday, October 9th from 2:30-2:55pm and again on Sunday from 3:00- 3:25pm.  We thought […]

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Ladies Night Out at the Christmas Cottage in Elgin

October 6, 2010 0

Enjoy complimentary wine and beverages and snacks while you shop. The Christmas Cottage is known for fun and inexpensive items – come preview our 2010 selection. Plan to do some early Christmas/Gift Shopping with money […]

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Austin Music Mama

Austin City Limits Special Feature: The Verve Pipe

October 5, 2010 2

Many of you will remember The Verve Pipe from the mid-nineties when they gained popularity with their song “Freshman”. While The Verve Pipe has done a lot since “Freshman” hit the airwaves, the dark song about suicide and […]