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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Stretching Your Dollar

September 29, 2011 0

Listen to the radio, turn on the TV, pick up a paper, go to any news website, and you’re sure to hear/see/read about the recession. Is it deepening or lifting, widening or shrinking? Will Greece […]

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Dental care tips for kids and parents

September 27, 2011 6

photo credit: La Citta Vita Can you believe that this week, kids have already been in school for a month? Well, at least the kids who are in elementary, middle and high school. Hopefully by […]

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Austin

It’s Fall! No, really, it is.

September 26, 2011 1

First of all, let me start this off as a reminder that it is indeed fall. It may still feel like summer, but it’s not. Do not let the heat fool you. Secondly, when is […]

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Events

Olivia Storytime at BookPeople

September 26, 2011 0

Everyone’s favorite porcine princess turns 11 today! That’s right, Olivia is 11 and we’re celebrating! Join us for a special storytime featuring Olivia books — featuring the fabulous Olivia Goes to Venice. We’ll also have snacks […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Homemade Salsa

September 22, 2011 1

Growing up outside of Texas, I never really paid much attention to salsa. When my mom would make Mexican food at home, we typically bought a jar of salsa and were done with it. It […]

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Austin

Living with Food Allergies: One Mom’s Story

September 20, 2011 3

photo credit: Ecstatic Mark When you become a parent, it’s almost impossible to avoid looking into the future. Gazing down upon a sleeping infant, you realize it won’t be long before you will be cheering […]

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Austin Reading Mama

Interview with Elusive Author Pseudonymous Bosch

September 19, 2011 14

When my daughter was younger, I delighted in sharing my favorite authors with her, regularly reading aloud from my beloved childhood books.  But somewhere along the way, the tables turned.  My daughter learned to read […]

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Mommy Mob

I Don’t Know How Any of Us Do It

September 17, 2011 2

In her  movie out this weekend, Sarah Jessica Parker ditches sex and the city for kids and high finance, and I feel for her. I picked up the novel I Don’t Know How She Does […]

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Austin

ACL Preview: Sara Hickman

September 12, 2011 1

For many music lovers, the wait is (almost) over. This Friday, the 10th Austin City Limits Festival will get underway at Zilker Park. Right now the forecast calls for highs in the 90s and lows […]

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Austin

Featuring: Paige Powell from Tub of Toys

September 12, 2011 1

Local Austin mom Paige Powell recently launched Tub of Toys, an online toy rental program that delivers toys to your door. She shares with us the details of how the toy delivery program works and […]

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Austin

Austin Family Brunch: A Wildfire Benefit

September 8, 2011 1

What was planned as a laid back event to hang out and get to know our neighbors better has turned into an event to help our neighbors who are in need due to the devastating […]

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Austin

Central Texas Wildfires

September 7, 2011 0

I’ve lived in Texas for 17 years. That’s 17 years of seeing all different types of weather events: tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, ice storms, snow storms, hail storms, droughts, heat waves that seem to last a […]

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Austin

Join us for an Austin Family Brunch

September 4, 2011 11

UPDATE: Due to the devastating wildfires that are taking place here in Central Texas, we will be turning this event into a donation drive/ benefit for hundreds of our local neighbors who have lost their […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish Guest Post: Snack Attack

September 1, 2011 0

These two snacks have served our family beautifully through the summer and have now transitioned the boys to school! Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus and NO BAKE granola bars are both of the boys’ favorite […]