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Restaurant Inspections Online

August 11, 2008 0

Do you and your family enjoy dining out? Have you ever wondered what the “behind the scenes” in the kitchen is really like? Is it dirty or clean? Do the employees really wash their hands […]

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Events

August 8, 2008 0

Your child can choose from basketball, flag football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, and dance. During sports times we will work on developing leadership, sportsmanship, and athletic skills. We will also have “WATER GAMES” to keep the […]

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Events

August 8, 2008 0

September 9 and September 10: FREE Music Together® Sample Classes presented by Heartsong Music Sample classes at 10:15 and 11:15 am, 3:15 and 4:15 pm Have you ever wondered what you can do to nurture […]

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FREE IMMUNIZATIONS

August 8, 2008 0

That time of year is fast approaching- school time!With all of the madnes that comes along with getting the kids ready for school- shopping for new clothes and school supplies- there is also the task […]

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The Weekenders: August 8-10, 2008

August 8, 2008 0

Free Swimming at Barton Springs- All day on Friday only to help celebrate the 16th anniversary of the passing of the Save Our Springs Ordinance. FREE!! Barton Springs Pool, Barton Springs Rd. Austin Ice Cream […]

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Thursday’s Dish

August 7, 2008 0

Texas. Barbecue. Ribs. A classic is what’s for dinner tonight! Here’s a simple recipe for tasty grilled pork ribs: One slab of pork spareribs One can of beer- any kind you like Tony Chacere’s Cajun […]

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Disconnected No More

August 5, 2008 0

Have you heard that we will soon be able to surf the web and stay connected to the world whilst flying the friendly skies? I was reading an article earlier today in the Dallas Morning […]

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Sweating It Out

August 3, 2008 2

I know I’m not the only one out there who’s sweating buckets during this time of year. Come on, it’s over 100 degrees outside… how’s a mama supposed to maintain her womanly charms while she’s […]

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Weekend Events

The Weekenders: August 1-3, 2008

August 1, 2008 0

Music Under the Star- Listen to Austin Nights Brass Band perform under the star! Bring blankets and lawn chairs, sorry no coolers or refreshments. Snacks available and free parking in the garage on the corner […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

July 31, 2008 0

The boiling hot temperature outside inevitably leads me to think of cooler days ahead. Honestly, I yearn for those days to get here sooner rather than later. I know that in Texas, this is delusional […]

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Austin

Moving to Austin

July 31, 2008 1

Yes, there are still many people moving to Austin- even in this declining economy of ours. It’s been years since I’ve moved to a new city- so long ago that I didn’t even have kids!! […]

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How Old Are Your New Tires?

July 30, 2008 0

I received an email from a friend (Thanks, Courtney!!) with a video clip from ABC News. They went undercover to determine the age of tires- supposedly new tires that are sold to consumers all over […]

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LiveMom Giveaways!!

July 29, 2008 5

“A flowerless room is a soulless room, to my way of thinking; but even one solitary little vase of a living flower may redeem it.” -Vita Sackville-West This is one of my favorite quotes that […]

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Movie Ratings

July 28, 2008 1

Many times, I struggle with what to and what not to allow my children to watch either on television or at the movies. For my toddler, Baby Einstein and Sesame Street are no-brainers- they’re educational, […]

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Sickness

July 24, 2008 3

I lived in Germany for five years when I was a child and never once went to a German doctor. We lived there because my step-father was in the military and so whenever I was […]

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Market Days

July 22, 2008 0

I like the idea of going to a farm to buy freshly picked fruits and vegetables. Sure, I can hit the farmers’ markets in Austin, but grabbing a basket and taking the kids to the […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

July 17, 2008 0

The first time I visited Italy, several years ago, I tried a dish called Rostelle- tiny diced pieces of lamb that’s grilled and served with french fries. It’s absolutely delicious. Very simple, yet very tasty. […]

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The Perfect Picture

July 15, 2008 0

Simple tips that will help you take great pictures! By Stacey Harrell I remember getting my first camera. I was in middle school and I lived in the Woodlands. I would take off in the […]

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Featuring: Courtney Gray

July 12, 2008 0

You are a very talented artist. Tell us a little about your work and how you came to be an artist.   I suppose I started creating long ago in my teenage years. It started […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

July 10, 2008 0

La Farinita is what it’s called in Italy. I just refer to it as Farinita. I found the recipe in a magazine- I think it was some type of gourmet magazine that devoted the entire […]

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Taking the Village Home

July 8, 2008 0

I wish that I could pack up some of the sounds, people, scents and feelings from this little Italian village to take home with me. For the past week, we have been staying in a […]

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Sunscreen

July 6, 2008 3

I’ve tried many different brands of sunscreen in my day and have to admit that none have really stood out. It’s just not one of those “things” that have to be a particular brand with […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

July 3, 2008 0

Tomorrow is the 4th of July. What will you be cooking? Will you have a Texas style barbeque going with ribs and brisket? Perhaps something simpler with a festive dessert instead? My personal favorite is […]

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Feature: Celeste Quesada

July 1, 2008 0

LM: Tell us a little about yourself. Who are you and what do you do in life? Celeste: I would say I am a Jack of all Trades and a Master of None…or maybe the […]

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Native Planting

June 29, 2008 4

Gardening with the kids can be a very nice experience for everyone. It teaches the little ones to appreciate the earth and helps to build a lifelong love of nature. For mom and dad, gardening […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

June 26, 2008 0

This week’s recipe comes to us from Ana. She found this online when her youngest was craving Mexican food and she was looking for something easy to make after she gets home from work. She […]

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Attachment Parenting

June 25, 2008 3

What is attachment parenting and why is it beneficial to mama and baby? This is a very good question. Monica writes this email: I am seven months pregnant and have heard an awful lot about […]

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Your Eyes and Ears

June 23, 2008 1

Mamas, this is your community. A place where you can share, laugh, learn and grow, not only as moms, but also as women. It’s a community made up of long-time Austinites mingled in with many […]

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Summer Activities

June 21, 2008 2

It’s freakin hot in Austin. And it’s still early in the summer! What do you do when it’s over 100 degrees outside? The pool is always an option, but that can get old after a […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

June 19, 2008 1

Stephanie seems to really enjoy cooking and trying out new recipes. Lucky for us, she has started to post these recipes on her blog every Friday! I appreciate how she takes us through the process- […]

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Swimming Safety

June 18, 2008 3

Part of our upcoming family vacation will include some time spent at the beach. It’s fast approaching and each day brings a little more anxiety- not just over packing and organizing that goes along with […]

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Subscribe and Win!

June 16, 2008 0

Hey, folks! Did you know that you are now able to subscribe to LiveMom? Yep, just click here and enter your email address for updates to be sent directly to your email whenever there’s a […]

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Theatre Camp for Kids

June 14, 2008 0

Looking for a camp for your kids? Did you think that you could get by this summer without camp and now you are finding that you absolutely need to get the kids out of the […]

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The Weekenders: June 13-15, 2008

June 12, 2008 0

Live From the Plaza- This music series showcases local musicians and reflects excellence and cultural diversity of Austin. FREE concerts are held on Fridays at noon on the plaza at City Hall. This weeks performance […]

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Recognizing Papa

June 12, 2008 1

Mother’s Day came and went. It was all about us then, but now it’s his turn- your baby’s daddy. Or your papa. Dads often find themselves having to be more than what was expected in […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

June 12, 2008 2

This week’s recipe comes from Lani, a very creative cook! Don’t be deceived… the title of this dish makes me not want to eat it, but the ingredients make it sound much better! Have a […]

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Austin

Free Movies

June 11, 2008 2

Over the course of the past week, a couple of friends have mentioned something about free movies for kids at selected movie theaters around town. It hadn’t really registered with me until it was mentioned […]

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Bed Transitions

June 8, 2008 2

My 16 month old was caught trying to climb out of her crib the other day. This made me think that it might be time to get a toddler bed for her- since climbing and […]

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Weekend Events

The Weekenders, June 6-8

June 5, 2008 2

Movies in Your Park, Round Rock- The Bee Movie is this month’s selection. Friday, pre-movie activities begin at 7:30pm, FREE! Virg Rabb Pavilion in Old Settlers Park, Round Rock. Adventures in Great Film Music- Listen […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

June 5, 2008 0

Here’s a recipe from Rebecca. She tells us that her kids love it and it’s something that can be made either in the oven or in a crock pot for those days when it’s just […]

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Austin’s Public Transportation

June 4, 2008 3

With gas prices being so high, public transportation seems like the next best alternative, right? My husband recently started a new job- one that’s located in south Austin- and with all of the nice benefits […]

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Recipes

What Are You Cooking Up?

June 2, 2008 0

Hey Mamas…. I need some new recipes for Thursday’s Dish!! They don’t have to be dinner recipes- they can be your family’s favorite breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert dish. Send what you’ve got to me […]

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Featuring: Kristen Bolling

June 1, 2008 4

Kristen Bolling Owner, IF+D Age 38 Number of children : 1 Current Projects / Job : trying to get the leaves out of the front yard. I should be done around 2012. What I did […]

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School’s Out for Summer

May 30, 2008 1

It’s fast approaching… the last day of school. Are you prepared? Not for the long summer ahead. Are you prepared to hand out gifts to the teacher or teachers- yep, all six of ‘em! Nikki […]

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Weekend Events

The Weekenders, May 30-June 1

May 30, 2008 1

Kids Decaf Club- The Irie Bean Coffee Bar is giving mom and dad a coffee break while they entertain the kids with games, magic, crafts and balloon animals on the back porch. This month also […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

May 29, 2008 3

I bought a couple of oversized zucchinis at the Pflugerville Farmers’ Market on Tuesday. I was trying to figure out what I could use them in- I knew that bean soup was on the menu […]

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Vacations

May 28, 2008 4

I know that staycations are all the rage now that gas prices are skyrocketing and bank accounts are dwindling, but some families are braving the decline in their savings accounts for a vacation on the […]

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On Resting

May 25, 2008 1

Yeah, I said resting. Do you remember what that means? The days of long, long ago when you had an entire day to yourself. A day that was best spent in pajamas from morning until […]

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