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Events

Event: Wurstfest 2015, 11/6-11/15

October 30, 2015 0

One of my family’s favorite fall festivals is coming soon: Wurstfest. The festival is a unique annual celebration rich in German culture and takes place near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New […]

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5 Ways to Get Rid Of Halloween Candy

October 30, 2015 0

Depending on how many Halloween events your family attends, you will end up with anywhere from several fistfuls (highly unlikely) to an ungodly amount (more likely) of candy. Of course, you can choose to allow […]

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Talking to Kids About Aging Pets and Pet Loss

October 29, 2015 2

When you came home from the hospital, she was there to greet you, tail wagging. During a particularly rough day during the toddler years, he curled up in your lap, providing comfort. When you came […]

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Events

Event: Home Slice Carnival O Pizza, 11/14

October 28, 2015 0

Another afternoon of pizza-themed zaniness in South Austin is right around the corner! The carnival is at once a celebration of the art of hand tossed pizza, a 10th birthday party for the restaurant and […]

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Last-Minute Halloween Fun For the Family

October 28, 2015 0

Juicy Juice gave us some ideas for creative crafts your kids will enjoy with everyday items moms already have at home. Keep your little ones busy with these fun activities before going out to trick-or-treat. […]

2015 Austin Music Mama Roundup
Austin Music Mama

November 2015 Austin Music Mama Picks

October 27, 2015 0

When you are in the throes of mama-hood, it’s easy to forget that we live in the Live Music Capital of the World. It’s easy to forget how music can tell a story, lift you […]

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Austin Reading Mama

Local Author Reading List: Ali Katz

October 26, 2015 0

It’s hard enough for us parents to find time to read, let alone to decide what to read. Head to the library and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the stacks upon stacks of interesting-sounding […]

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Weekday Events

Weekly Planner: October 26 – November 1, 2015

October 25, 2015 0

Monday, October 26, 2015 Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farm (Marble Falls)  –  8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Harvest the fall fun at Sweet Berry Farm with  mazes, Berry Bouncers, pumpkin painting, stuff your own […]

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Feature: Denise M. Fulton, Painter

October 22, 2015 0

Here at LiveMom, we love meeting new moms (and dads) doing interesting things around town. Our monthly features give us an excuse to learn more about these hardworking Austinites. I think that all that museum-going […]

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Austin Reading Mama

Event: Neil Gaiman at the Long Center, 11/13

October 22, 2015 0

See author, blogger, screenwriter and new dad Neil Gaiman in what he claims will be “one of the last events I will do before I retire from public life” on November 13, 2015 at The […]

FARE Walk
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Event: FARE Walk for Food Allergy, 11/7

October 21, 2015 0

When my son was little, a girl in his playgroup was diagnosed with a gluten allergy. At the time, I didn’t know much about food allergies. Hearing her mom’s story and better understanding the way […]

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Austin Reading Mama

Event: ABCs of ATX Book Launch, 10/22

October 19, 2015 0

Join Author Kelly Sharp and Illustrators Joy Buran and Noelle Melody at Mockingbird Domestics on Thursday, October 22nd for a Book Launch of The ABCs of ATX. This children’s book will delight adults, too. Kelly, […]

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Weekly Planner: October 19-25, 2015

October 18, 2015 0

Monday, October 19, 2015 Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farm (Marble Falls)  –  8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Harvest the fall fun at Sweet Berry Farm with  mazes, Berry Bouncers, pumpkin painting, stuff your own […]

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Austin

Event: Austin Fan Fest 2015, 10/22-10/24

October 15, 2015 0

F1 is happening earlier in 2015 in Austin, and the 2015 Fan Fest kicks off the action downtown from Thursday, October 22nd until Saturday, October 24th, 2015. The City of Austin declared a two-year moratorium […]

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Austin

Explore Austin: 5 Best Parks in East Austin

October 15, 2015 0

Oh, Austin. From your people to your outdoor spaces to your laid-back vibe, it’s no wonder people are flocking to our town in droves. For parents, a great way to get out of the house […]

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Austin

Explore Austin: Hamilton Pool Preserve

October 14, 2015 0

One of the most picturesque spots in Central Texas is Hamilton Pool, but the Preserve is also one of the area’s worst-kept secrets. After a short hike down a rocky path alongside a creek lined […]

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Weekly Planner: October 12-18, 2015

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Monday, October 12, 2015 Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farm (Marble Falls)  –  8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Harvest the fall fun at Sweet Berry Farm with  mazes, Berry Bouncers, pumpkin painting, stuff your own […]

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Event: Polkapocalypse!, 10/25

October 9, 2015 0

It’s almost time for the Second First Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! on Sunday, October 25 from noon until 5:30pm at the Elisabet Ney Museum. The headline act this year is the pride of Denton, Texas: Grammy Award […]

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Event: Drawing Lines District 3 Windows Opening, 10/12

October 8, 2015 0

Drawing Lines, a highly anticipated public art project focusing on Austin’s citizen-driven transition to a new political system of geographic representation, will be unveiling all ten artists’ projects in the coming months. All of the […]

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Event: Drawing Lines District 10 Sound Atlas, 10/10

October 8, 2015 0

Drawing Lines, a highly anticipated public art project focusing on Austin’s citizen-driven transition to a new political system of geographic representation, will be unveiling all ten artists’ projects in the coming months. All of the […]

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Why Your Family Should Host An Exchange Student

October 8, 2015 0

Growing up, my parents hosted exchange students, and I myself traveled to Poland for a year as a Rotary International Exchange student. I’ve known since then I wanted to host a student one day, but […]

ACL Weekend Two Picks
Austin Music Mama

2015 ACL Weekend Two Picks

October 7, 2015 0

For two consecutive three-day weekends in October, Austin rolls out the green carpet of Zilker’s Great Lawn to welcome the over 100 bands and artists who play the Austin City Limits Music Festival, or, as […]

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