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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

December 26, 2013 0

We are not big New Year’s Eve folks at our house. A festive December 31st for us usually involves a kid-centric activity during the day/early evening, then DVDs, pizza, wine, and bed, usually before midnight. […]

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Weekday Events Holiday Edition

December 23, 2013 1

LiveMom is taking some time off this holiday season to spend time with family and friends. We’ve rounded up some fun events that will be happening over the next couple of weeks. If there are […]

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We Wish You Magic This Holiday Season

December 23, 2013 1

Dear Reader, Another year is quickly drawing to a close. For those of you who celebrate Christmas, the light at the end of the tunnel is almost here. The agonizing over the perfect gift for […]

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Weekend Events for Austin Families, December 20-22, 2013

December 19, 2013 1

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides – Friday, December 20 and Saturday, December 21, from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Enjoy complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides at The Domain. There are pick-up locations near the north entrance to Dillard’s (across from […]

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Christmas Light Displays in Greater Austin

December 19, 2013 3

Does your family like to drive around town gazing at Christmas displays? Or enjoy walking through trails of lights? Here’s a roundup of holiday light displays in and around Austin. Those that are not free […]

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Shop Local: Last Minute Edition

December 17, 2013 0

If you celebrate Christmas, I don’t need to remind you that it’s crunch time. As someone who used to go shopping on Christmas Eve, this is a heart-pounding week for me. It will either get […]

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8 Handmade Holiday Gifts by C.R.A.F.T.

December 12, 2013 0

Hi LiveMom Readers! I’m Jamie, and I blog over at C.R.A.F.T. C.R.A.F.T. is a nifty little acronym for Creating Really Awesome Free Things. I make things for your home (kitchen organizer on a door), wardrobe […]

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Winter Camp at ZACH Theatre

December 12, 2013 0

We’ve had a few parents ask for help in finding available spots for their kids in camps around town for the holidays. ZACH Theatre still has a few spots left in theirs, and I hear […]

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Shop Local for the Holidays

December 11, 2013 1

Everyone’s got someone who is difficult to shop for on their holiday gift list. Don’t feel like popping into the nearest chain store for some cheap mass-produced t-shirt or punting and getting a gift card? […]

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Event: La Patisserie’s 3rd Anniversary Party

December 7, 2013 0

  La Patisserie will celebrate the store’s 3rd Anniversary on Sunday, December 15, 2013 and you are invited to the party! The celebration will begin at 10 a.m., offering free festive pastry samples from La […]

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Music Forever Music Together Upcoming Events

December 6, 2013 0

Free Puppet Show “Iris in the land of Black and White”, Give-away, and Free Music Forever Music Together Sample Classes Music Forever Music Together is thrilled to announce their new Bee Cave location at West […]

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2013 Trail of Lights Returns to Zilker Park

December 5, 2013 2

It’s nearly time for the Trail of Lights!  This Austin holiday tradition will return for its 49th year on Sunday, December 8 and continue through Sunday, December 22, 2013, from 7 – 10 p.m. each evening. […]

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Candy-Making with Kids

December 5, 2013 3

I have many fond memories of making Christmas candy with mom when I was a child. We’d block out a whole day and make all kinds of goodies — from the very simple to the […]

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Event: The Gift of a Healthy Start

December 5, 2013 0

Plan to head over to Safari Champ in Round Rock next Friday, December 13, 2013 for a Holiday Fundraiser benefiting The Round Rock Serving Center. In addition to a discounted admission, Taste & See Healthy […]

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Shop Local: Noonday Collection

December 4, 2013 5

We’re creating a community of lifting up other women. Opportunity is meant to be shared. Jessica Honegger, founder, Noonday Collection When I received the invitation to a Noonday Collection trunk show from a friend, I […]

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Terra Toys Top 10 Toys List and a Giveaway!

December 3, 2013 3

*This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered and congrats to our winner, Sylvia! Are you looking for some inspiration on what to buy your kids for the holidays? If you have never […]

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Season of Giving: #GivingTuesday

December 3, 2013 0

At the risk of sounding cliché, we are so lucky. We live in a fabulous city, with all kinds of things for families to do. We sometimes get to wear flip flops in December. We […]

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Shop Local: Cherrywood Art Fair (and a GIVEAWAY)

December 2, 2013 0

Attention all holiday shoppers! Cherrywood Art Fair has cherry-picked the top 89 selected artists and makers in Central Texas providing an attractive option to sustainable quality shopping for all you celebrating the holiday spirit. For […]

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First Thursday at Jo’s Coffee

December 1, 2013 0

Jo’s Coffee on South Congress is hosting a special First Thursday Holiday event on Thursday, December 5, 2013, from 5-10 p.m. The Texas Tycoons will be playing from 7-10 p.m. Attendees can enjoy holiday shopping […]

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2nd Street District Third Annual Window Walk

November 27, 2013 0

2ND STREET DISTRICT GIVES BACK AND SPREADS THE HOLIDAY CHEER FOR THIRD ANNUAL HOLIDAY WINDOW WALK   Local businesses in the 2nd Street District (2SD) are spreading holiday cheer throughout the district by transforming their […]

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Safari Champ Black Friday Special

November 27, 2013 0

Feel the need to shop on Black Friday? Drop the kids off at Safari Champ so you can shop in peace! Safari Champ is an indoor play place located at 1400 East Old Settlers Blvd, […]

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Les Petites Holiday Edition at La Patisserie

November 25, 2013 1

Registration is now open for a special holiday edition of Les Petites at La Patisserie, happening on Sunday, December 15, with two back to back sessions at 1:30 and  2:45 p.m. This special Holiday Les Petites […]

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Weekday Events: November 25- 29, 2013

November 24, 2013 0

Monday Kids Music Class with Mr. Will- Monday, November 25 at 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Mr. Will’s popular music class now has a residency!  Find him every Monday morning at the Buzz for a fun […]

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Ice Skating Rinks and Snow Days in Austin

November 23, 2013 0

Austin doesn’t get snow and ice very often. If we are lucky, there are a couple of opportunities each winter to act like we live in a real winter wonderland before the snow melts away. […]

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Austin Lyric Operas Sunday Matinee Music Camp

November 22, 2013 0

For the first time on November 24, Austin Lyric Opera will offer opera-loving parents a chance to enjoy the Sunday matinee performance of Verdi’s Don Carlo while their children enjoy an afternoon of music, games, arts and […]

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Weekend Events for Austin Families, November 22-24, 2013

November 22, 2013 0

Alamo Kids Camp – Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24. FREE movies for children age 3 and up. Times vary by location and frequently change. Be sure to double check show times before heading out. This weekend you […]

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Thanksgiving Out

November 21, 2013 0

Thanksgiving is a week from today. Panicking yet? You don’t have to. If you don’t have plans nailed down yet, we’ve got you covered. Thanksgiving may be a time to be with your loved ones […]

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Seeing art with your kids? Give E.A.S.T. a try

November 21, 2013 0

Foster Talge’s metal sculpture at ARTPOST. Photo courtesy of Bernadette Noll.   Before you think I’m crazy, repeat after me: I can do E.A.S.T. with my kids. Yes, you might still have PTSD from that […]

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2013 Gingerbread House Workshops in Austin

November 20, 2013 0

Save your house from the gingerbread house mess! Check out all of these Gingerbread House Workshops coming up. Whole Foods Bee Cave- November 23, from 2-3 p.m. Bring the family and come down to Whole […]

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The Thinkery: A Preview

November 20, 2013 0

The Thinkery is mind-blowingly cool, y’all. And I’m an adult. Just try to imagine it through the eyes of a kid! My family and I got the opportunity to visit the Thinkery (the new Austin […]

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Save the Dates: Holiday Planner 2013

November 19, 2013 0

Deep breaths. Breathe. You can get through the holiday season with your sanity in check. I promise. But it will take a little planning ahead to make for smooth sailing. If you are anything like […]

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Holiday Fun With the Grandparents

November 19, 2013 0

As much as I don’t want to admit it, the holidays are upon us. While Thanksgiving last year was the earliest possible date, this year, it’s the latest, meaning that many of us are getting […]

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Domain’s Lighting of the Great Tree

November 18, 2013 0

It’s that time of year again when more than 6,000 twinkling lights and 400 ornaments in a variety of colors light up the 40-foot tree at the Domain’s Annual Lighting of the Great Tree. Santa […]

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Bump Club’s Holiday Hoopla 2013

November 16, 2013 0

Combining a fun, family-friendly event with the opportunity to teach kids about giving to others is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays. Join the wonderful ladies from Bump Club and Beyond at their Family […]

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