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Thursday’s Dish: Butternut Squash Kugel

September 27, 2012 0

We seem to be right on the cusp of fall here in Central Texas. Although the stores have long stocked pants, jeans and sweaters, it’s hard to really embrace fall’s arrival until you go through […]

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Children in Nature

September 26, 2012 1

Last Thursday I attended the Children in Nature Collaborative’s fifth annual Celebration of Children in Nature. Westcave Preserve hosts the event each year and awards those organizations that exemplify the very best in connecting kids […]

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Austin

Halloween Costume Swap

September 25, 2012 2

The Little Gym of Round Rock, Free Fun in Austin, LiveMom, and MomCom Austin are hosting a FREE Halloween costume swap! In addition to the swap, there will be complementary food and drink, raffle drawings […]

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Austin

Learn to Lace Your Shoes Event

September 18, 2012 0

~Learn to Lace Your Shoes Day!~ Come for demonstrations, one-on-one lessons from the team at kidOshoe, fun activities and even drawings for free prizes! kidOshoe will also be having a sale that day, so lots […]

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MetroMoms Austin: Lunch and Learn

September 13, 2012 1

MetroMoms is putting what is sure to be another spectacular event coming up on September 28th. I’ve got my ticket! Hope to see some of you there.  

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Muffin Tin Meals

September 13, 2012 1

A little over two years ago, I experimented with making pizza cups in a muffin tin as part of my sustained school lunch counter-programming regimen (you can read about that experiment here; I’m not sure […]

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Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: Imagination Movers Live Rock-O-Matic Tickets

September 12, 2012 0

What: IMAGINATION MOVERS LIVE ROCK-O-MATIC 2012 When: Saturday, September 29, 2012 Time: Doors open at 3:30pm and show begins at 4:30pm. Where: The Paramount Theatre You can purchase tickets online or by calling 512-474-1221. OR […]

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Features

Taking the Long View

September 11, 2012 3

The coffee cup that you knocked off the counter in a sleepless haze, scattering tiny shards that you spend the rest of his precious naptime cleaning up. The tears shed over a forgotten toy. The […]

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Learning Disability Check-Up

September 10, 2012 1

When you take your kiddos to the doctor for their annual exams and school physicals, be sure to do a quick learning check-up as well. Below is a checklist of “learning check-up” questions and tips […]

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Events

Camp Fire Stories and Activities

September 6, 2012 0

Camp Fire facilitators guide parents and their toddlers in fun nature stories and activities at various locations around town. Check the details below for locations, times, and other information.   Where: Northwest District Park, 7000 […]

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GIVEAWAY: Texas Rollergirls Tickets

September 5, 2012 0

Last chance to see Flat Track Roller Derby in 2012! The Texas Rollergirls last bout downtown at the Convention Center is THIS SATURDAY! If you have ever wanted to experience the serious sport – serious […]

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Events

Second Saturdays are for Families

September 5, 2012 0

The second Saturday of each month, the AMOA-Arthouse hosts a family-friendly educational for kids between 2 and 11 and their parents/caregivers. Check the AMOA-Arthouse web site for details about each Second Saturday event.

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Events

Music Forever Music Together Events in September

September 5, 2012 0

Music Forever Music Together hosts events all around Austin. Check their calendar for upcoming event details. 9/8 Circus Chicken Dog 2PM Cedar Park Live Oak Unitarian Church 9/9 Circus Chicken Dog 11AM Baby Earth Store […]

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Events

Museum Day

September 5, 2012 0

All Austin area museums are open and admission is free on this day of rediscovery. Check the Austin Museum Partnership web site for information about participating museums, hours, and details about special events going on […]

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The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

September 5, 2012 0

The Paramount Theatre presents the epilogue to the hilarious story of the three little pigs and their nemesis, the big, bad wolf.  Doors open at 1, and the show starts at 2. Check the Paramount […]

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Kabhele Fall Festival and Kickball Tournament

September 5, 2012 1

Head out to Gamblin Field for a fun, family-friendly event with food, drinks, games, live music, and a kickball tournament to benefit the Kabhele School. Visit the Kabehle School web site for information about prices […]

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Imagination Movers

September 5, 2012 0

Catch the Imagination Movers live at the Paramount!  Check the Paramount web site for prices and other details.

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Day Out with Thomas

September 5, 2012 0

It’s time, once again, to spend the day with everyone’s favorite talking steam train…Thomas! Check the Austin Steam Train web site for prices, schedules, and other details.

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Features

Mom’s Weekend Away or a Fake Escape

September 4, 2012 2

My family and I had the recent pleasure of staying in a penthouse suite at the newly renovated Omni Austin located in the heart of downtown at 700 San Jacinto. The impressive suites are elegant, […]

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Giveaways

Giveaway: ZACH Theatre Performing Arts School

September 4, 2012 0

Zach Theatre, the oldest continuously operating theatre in Texas and one of ten original resident theatre companies in America, is now enrolling students for the Fall and Spring classes at the Performing Arts School. The […]

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Texas Monthly on How to Raise a Texan

September 3, 2012 5

I rode horses every summer as a kid. I wore my black Justin Ropers boots to school. “Family style” barbeque at The County Line was one of my favorite meals. I rode in the back […]

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LEGO KidsFest: We Came, We Saw, We Built

September 1, 2012 0

We attended the Saturday morning LEGO KidsFest session at the Convention Center. I was glad we had tickets in advance, since most of the sessions sold out in advance and I see there are now […]