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Mommy Mob

Go Vote!

October 30, 2012 2

Early voting ends on Friday, November 2, 2012! Are you confused about the process? It can be a bit daunting if it’s been awhile since last voting or for many first-time voters. Travis County has […]

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Mommy Mob

Boiling It Down: Property Taxes

October 27, 2012 4

This week, you likely drove on local roads, maybe dropped your child off at a public school, and passed a hospital, fire station, police department, and library somewhere along the way. Chances are you didn’t […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish: Halloween Cookie Decorating

October 25, 2012 3

I am really not much of a baker. Besides that, I lack the artistic talent you really need to decorate professional-looking cookies. So, how on earth did I end up hosting a Halloween cookie decorating […]

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Children’s Programming at Texas Book Festival

October 24, 2012 0

                                    Photos from Texas Book Festival 2011 If you thought Texas Book Festival was just for serious literary types, think again.  Families and young readers will have oodles of fun options to choose from this weekend, […]

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Events

Halloween Happenings

October 23, 2012 0

Halloween is almost here! Decorations are up, costumes are ready and waiting (or being prepared in a last-minute frenzy of DIY and/or shopping), maybe you’ve even been Boo’ed, and the little ones can’t wait to […]

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Mommy Mob

Help Get to 10,000

October 22, 2012 3

Texas is in the news again, and in less-than-good ways. We’ve got the school districts suing the state. We’ve got health professionals pointing out  there is a multi-billion IOU for Medicaid health care. It all […]

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Events

The Texas Book Festival

October 20, 2012 1

The Texas Book Festival, coming up on October 27 & 28, 2012, is FREE and open to the public.  The festival celebrates authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. The […]

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Events

Halloween Bash at The Little Gym

October 20, 2012 0

Did you miss out on attending the Halloween Costume Swap at The Little Gym last weekend? If so, next weekend is another chance to check them out! If you went and had fun, dress those […]

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Austin

Giveaway: Les Petites at La Patisserie

October 18, 2012 6

Pssst…. moms… you can take your kids to a class at La Patisserie and have an excuse to buy some of their delicious macaroons! Or pain au croissants. Or a lemon poundcake. Oh, the decisions! […]

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Austin Music Mama

ACL Spotlight: Justin Jones

October 15, 2012 0

We’re excited to be covering the Austin City Limits Music Festival (aka ACL) this year. As a part of our coverage, all week we’ll be bringing you profiles of the bands and artists that will […]

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Austin Music Mama

ACL Spotlight: Ruthie Foster

October 13, 2012 1

We’re excited to be covering the Austin City Limits Music Festival (aka ACL) this year. As a part of our coverage, all week we’ll be bringing you profiles of the bands and artists that will […]

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Austin Music Mama

ACL Preview: Orange Sherbet

October 11, 2012 1

We’re excited to be covering the Austin City Limits Music Festival (aka ACL) this year. As a part of our coverage, all week we’ll be bringing you profiles of the bands and artists that will […]

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Austin Music Mama

Thursday’s Dish: ACL Eats

October 11, 2012 0

This is the ACL festival’s eleventh year in operation and, while the music remains the central draw at Zilker Park, the culinary offerings have evolved along with the festival to reflect Austin’s vibrant food scene. […]

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Austin Music Mama

ACL Spotlight: The Dunwells

October 11, 2012 0

    We’re excited to be covering the Austin City Limits Music Festival (aka ACL) this year. As a part of our coverage, all week we’ll be bringing you profiles of the bands and artists […]

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Austin Music Mama

ACL Preview: Ralphs World

October 10, 2012 0

We’re excited to be covering the Austin City Limits Music Festival (aka ACL) this year. As a part of our coverage, all week we’ll be bringing you profiles of the bands and artists that will […]

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Austin Music Mama

ACL Preview: Rocknoceros

October 9, 2012 0

We’re excited to be covering the Austin City Limits Music Festival (aka ACL) this year. As a part of our coverage, all week we’ll be bringing you profiles of the bands and artists that will […]

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Austin

No ACL wristband? No problem.

October 9, 2012 0

Didn’t score an ACL wristband? Unable to set aside the funds to attend this year? Not to worry. There will be other opportunities to take in the bands in the coming week. You can even […]

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Austin

2012 ACL Festival Preview

October 8, 2012 0

It’s finally here! The week of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Three days spent with around 70,000 of your closest friends in Zilker Park, listening to the varied tunes of over 100 bands on […]

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Austin

Music Forever Music Together Winter Session

October 6, 2012 1

Win One of 25 $25 Gift Certificates for the Music Forever Music Together 2013 Winter Session This academic year marks the 25th Anniversary of Music Together®, an internationally recognized, research-based program for infants, toddlers, preschoolers […]

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Austin

Pollyanna Theatre’s Playground Superhero

October 5, 2012 0

Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company, Pollyanna Theatre in Strategic Alliance with the Long Center, presents Andrew Perry’s Playground Superhero, October 10-14, 16th & 17th at the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center […]

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Giveaways

Thursday’s Dish: Energy Bars and GIVEAWAY

October 4, 2012 1

I know the benefits of getting kids into the kitchen: if they are involved in preparing and making their food, they are more likely to eat it, especially if the ingredients might be new or […]

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Austin

Oktoberfest in Austin

October 3, 2012 0

The weather is cooler. The nights are longer. It can only mean one thing: Oktoberfest! Since it’s not practical to load the family onto the next flight out to Munich, we are planning on partaking […]

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Mommy Mob

Saying No to Soda?

October 1, 2012 3

If you’re reading this in Texas, you’re bringing up your children in one of the country’s most obese states, so that’s the bad news. The good news is Texas, and Austin specifically, are also home […]