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Thursday’s Dish: Not Your Ordinary Tacos

June 30, 2011 0

We had our third Savory Kids/LiveMom event this past Monday. Tacos were on the menu, but Not Your Ordinary Tacos! The kids made Fish Tacos with Summer Peach Salsa, Family-Style Chicken Fajita Tacos with Erin’s […]

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Featuring: Stroller Strides

June 28, 2011 0

Have you ever driven by a park and seen moms exercising with their kids? Yes, it is possible (admit it – you were using your child as an excuse!) We had the opportunity to learn […]

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Dual Language Programs: Hablar o no hablar?

June 27, 2011 5

Our family was just watching a movie and it came to a part where the people were momentarily speaking Spanish. As usual, I quickly turned to my six- and eight-year olds and asked, “What did […]

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Review and GIVEAWAY: J. Bell Photography

June 26, 2011 23

Sometimes, I feel like we are the only family out there that has not had pictures done professionally. Every house I go in has beautiful portraits of families, babies, and children at milestone ages, lovingly […]

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Thursday’s Dish: A Yummy Trip to Morocco

June 23, 2011 0

We had another fun Savory Kids event this past Monday at Savory Spice Shop!* The theme was “A Yummy Trip to Morocco”, and the kids got to help make Hummus, Cinnamon Lemon Couscous and Chicken […]

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A weekend getaway to Port Aransas, Texas

June 22, 2011 6

I could have grown up to be a beach snob.  As a child, I lived in Australia and my primary school took us on overnight trips to exotic locations like Kangaroo Island, where seals lounged […]

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How To Put Sunscreen On A Toddler

June 20, 2011 3

1. Find a toddler. They’re usually the two foot high maniacs running around the house with a fistful of Goldfish screaming “Mine! Mine! Mine! Nooooo! Wahhh” before crashing face-first into the coffee table. 2. Once […]

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Go Take a Hike by Carol Ramsey

June 13, 2011 1

I was annoyed at first. So, now SITTING is bad for me? Already I have to eat right and exercise, by now I can’t even sit down? Tara Parker reported in The New York Times […]

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The Mommy Mob Chronicles: A Mom on a Mission

June 11, 2011 1

This is the first in a series of posts about what happened—the good, the bad, and the ugly—for families during the Texas legislative session. The series kicks off with a mixed report about a program […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Savory Kids

June 9, 2011 0

LiveMom is excited to team up with Savory Spice Shop to offer a series of events to introduce kids to the world of spices! photo credit: KBoneva For the next three Mondays in June, from […]

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Bullet Point Coffee Shop Review: Month 1

June 8, 2011 5

First it was Cafe Mundi. Then it was Little City. My two favorite coffee shops, one where they actually knew my order when I walked in, have closed. When I heard the news that Little […]

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Sugar Free All Stars at the Round Rock Library

June 8, 2011 0

Sugar Free All Stars at the Library Special summer reading performance   Time:   1:30 PM – 2:15 PM AND 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM Date: 7/29/2011   Location: Round Rock Public Library 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock, […]

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Critterman at the Round Rock Library

June 8, 2011 0

Critterman at the Library Special summer reading performance   Time:   2:00 PM – 2:45 PM AND 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM Date: 7/21/2011   Location: Round Rock Public Library 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock, Texas  78664 (Map) […]

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Dinosaur George at the Round Rock Library

June 8, 2011 0

Dinosaur George at the Library Special summer reading performance   Time:   2:00 PM – 2:45 PM AND 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM Date: 7/11/2011   Location: Round Rock Public Library 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock, Texas  78664 […]

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Schave and Reilly at the Round Rock Library

June 8, 2011 0

Schave and Reilly at the Library Special summer reading performance   Time:   7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Date: 6/27/2011   Location: Round Rock Public Library 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock, Texas  78664 (Map) Cost: Free   The […]

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Mr. Johnny at the Round Rock Library

June 8, 2011 0

Mr. Johnny at the Library Special summer reading performance   Time:   9:30 AM – 10:00 AM AND 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Date: 6/24/2011   Location: Round Rock Public Library 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock, Texas  78664 […]

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Lucas Miller at Round Rock Library

June 8, 2011 0

Lucas Miller at the Library Special summer reading family performance   Time:   1:30 PM – 2:15 PM AND 3:00PM – 3:45 PM Date: 6/22/2011   Location: Round Rock Public Library 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock, Texas  78664 […]

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Circus Chickendog at the Round Rock Library

June 8, 2011 0

Circus Chickendog at the Library Special summer reading family performance   Time:   1:30 PM – 2:15 PM AND 3:00 PM – 3:45PM Date: 6/17/2011   Location: Round Rock Public Library 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock, Texas  78664 […]

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Family Film Tuesday at the Round Rock Library

June 8, 2011 0

Family Film at the Library   Time:   2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Date: 6/14/2011   Location: Round Rock Public Library 216 E. Main, Round Rock, Texas , Round Rock, Texas  78664 (Map) Cost: Free   The Round Rock […]

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Parenting and Educating for a Peaceful World

June 8, 2011 0

Robin Grille invites you on a journey that begins with the surprising and often shocking history and evolution of parenting. With the aid of recent revolutionary discoveries about early childhood development and the human brain, […]

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APL Screen Printing – Ruiz Branch

June 5, 2011 0

Screen Printing June 30th at 4:00pm For teens aged 12 to 17. Come learn how to screen print on the cheap, and make your own shirt design to wear.  Registration required.  Please call the branch […]

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APL Dinosaurs vs. Aliens – Milwood Branch

June 5, 2011 0

Dinosaurs vs. Aliens June 30th at 4:00pm It’s the ultimate face-off, between the Terrible Lizards and the Extraterrestrial Invaders.  Pick your team and join us for an afternoon celebration of all things prehistoric and otherworldly! […]

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APL APD K-9 Unit – Yarborough Branch

June 5, 2011 0

Austin Police Department K-9 Unit – June 30th at 2:00pm Meet and APD officer and companion K-9, and learn about how htese dogs help police officers thwart crime. This program is intended for participants aged […]

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APL Dig that Rhythm – University Hills Branch

June 5, 2011 0

Dig that Rhythm, with the Tap-Dance Man! June 30th at 2:00pm Come to clap and tap while exploring rhymes and rhythm!  This program is intended for participants aged 5 and older.  Children younger than 5 […]

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APL Paper Palooza – Pleasant Hill Branch

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Paper Palooza June 30th at 2:00pm In this hands-on program, join us to create 3-dimensional art with paper and cardboard. Pleasant Hill Branch 211 E. William Cannon Dr., 78745; (512) 974-3940

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APL Terrariums – Faulk Central Library

June 5, 2011 0

Terrariums June 30th at 2:00pm For teens aged 12 to 17 Join us as we transform everyday jars into mini other-worlds:  terrariums!  Please bring your own clear glass or plastic jar if you have one; […]

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APL Summer Gaming Tournament – Howson Branch

June 5, 2011 0

Summer Gaming Tournament: Super Smash Bros Brawl June 29th at 4:00pm Join us for this summer’s Gaming Tournament, featuring Super Smash Bros Brawl!  Each branch’s tournament is a seed tournament for the final championship. The game is […]

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APL Fabric Frenzy – Windsor Park Branch

June 5, 2011 0

Fabric Frenzy June 29th at 2:00pm It’s a cavalcade of cloth!  Join us for a fun hour of textile-based craftery.  Windsor Park Branch 5833 Westminster Dr., 78723; (512) 974-9840

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APL Do It Gross! – North Village Branch

June 5, 2011 1

DIG: Do It Gross! June 29th at 2:00pm It’s a disgusting hour of exploration at the Library as we celebrate slimy sensations, rude noises, funny smells, and all things icky and sticky! North Village Branch […]

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APL Dig the Music – Manchaca Road Branch

June 5, 2011 0

Dig the Music June 29th at 2:00pm Come to the Library for lots of groovy day-glo action at this 60-s themed musical dance party! Manchaca Road Branch 5500 Manchaca Rd., 78745; (512) 974-8700

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APL Paper Palooza – Little Walnut Creek Branch

June 5, 2011 0

Paper Palooza June 29th at 2:00pm In this hands-on program, join us to create 3-dimensional art with paper and cardboard. Little Walnut Creek Branch 835 W. Rundberg, 78758; (512) 974-9860

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