Catherine Prystup
About Catherine Prystup
Catherine Prystup founded LiveMom.com out of a desire to build a better community for Austin-area moms. She has three children, ages seventeen, eight and three years old.
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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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Headshots

May 24, 2008 4

There are so many talented photographers living and working in Austin. Do you know of any who can help Cary Ellen? Here’s her question: Can you ask some Mom’s if they know somewhere to get […]

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Thursday’s Dish

May 22, 2008 0

Fennel. What the heck is it and how do you use it? This is a question that’s been posed to me many times over the past year. We bought some fennel yesterday at the Farmers’ […]

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Giveaways

LiveMom Giveaways!!

May 21, 2008 8

Summer is upon us and we all want to look our best, right? Radiant and sun-kissed. Lips that shimmer in the blinding Texas sunlight. LiveMom and Skin Rhythm are getting you all set up for […]

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Tax Holiday

May 20, 2008 0

Have you been wanting to buy a new refrigerator because your old one is just too stinky? Your dishwasher is on it’s last leg and you just can’t imagine having to do all of those […]

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Summer Reads

May 19, 2008 4

Relaxing on the beach with a trashy romance novel. Sitting for hours in the airport with a mystery that you just can’t put down. Tucked away in a cabin by the lake with a biography […]

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Autism Rising

May 17, 2008 4

My husband and I got into a heated debate about the possibility of vaccines causing autism. My stance on this issue is purely an emotional one. And as we all know, when it’s emotional, it […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

May 15, 2008 0

A little chef in the making is cooking up some mean dishes here in Austin, Texas! She puts many of us to shame with her skills in the kitchen. Biscuits from scratch? Really, a five […]

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Features

Featuring: Deanna Roy

May 14, 2008 1

I can’t say it enough- there are some really talented and incredible women living in Austin and I’ve been lucky enough to cross paths with some of them. These women have offered much needed advice, […]

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Hair Cuts for Toddlers

May 13, 2008 2

If you are not skilled with the clippers you’ll find yourself in quite the pickle when it comes time to get your tots hair cut. Toddlers are squirmy, full of stranger anxiety and probably don’t […]

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Patience

May 12, 2008 0

Patience is a virtue and I’m so happy that you have it! I have a stack of Save On, Mom discount cards that I am going to be mailing out today. My apologies for making […]

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How Do You…. Pee in Public?

May 11, 2008 2

OK, so this email had me laughing. Not at the mom who wrote it, but at myself. Remembering back to all of those times that I’ve tried managing a toddler in a public bathroom while […]

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Giveaways

Happy Mother’s Day

May 11, 2008 3

Wishing all of you mamas out there a very wonderful day! Congratulations, Average Jane Crafter- you won the LiveMom Mother’s Day Giveaway. Here is the winning comment: I love being a mom, because it’s put […]

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Austin

Featuring: Serrano’s Tex-Mex Restaurant

May 10, 2008 1

I had the pleasure of sitting down to lunch with Ashley, the Marketing Director for Serrano’s in the Arboretum. She’s a mom of three and is working diligently at getting more families into her location.I […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

May 8, 2008 5

I like to eat tacos. Primarily because my son likes it when I make them. I generally make them with ground turkey instead of beef and it almost always ends up turning into taco salad. […]

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Giveaways

LiveMom Giveaways!! Mother’s Day

May 6, 2008 10

Mother’s Day… it’s right around the corner. That one day when you should feel like a queen with breakfast served in bed, dinner made by someone other than yourself and a house that is so […]

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Austin

Back to Work

May 5, 2008 5

It can be a tough decision when you are considering the options of going back to work or continuing to stay home. For some moms, it can be especially challenging if you have not had […]

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Austin

Does Stimulus Mean Surplus?

May 3, 2008 1

Many Americans have received their stimulus checks from the government over the past week. This got me thinking about how these checks will play out in the local economy in the coming months. It doesn’t […]

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Features

Featuring: Kari Anne Roy

May 3, 2008 6

Here’s another talented Austin mom! Be sure to check back next week for our Mother’s Day Giveaway, which will include an autographed copy of her book!! Name: Kari Anne Roy Occupation: Writer, mama Age: 31 […]

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Weekend Events

The Weekenders, May 2-4 Events for Austin Families

May 1, 2008 0

Celebration of Families- This year’s event, Healthy Families/ Healthy Planet, is brought to you by Family Connections. It’s FREE and will feature an entertainment stage with the Biscuit Brothers performing at Noon, rock wall climbing, […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

May 1, 2008 0

This week’s dish come to us courtesy of Shannan. She subscribes to Cooking Light, a great source for recipes, especially helpful when you are looking to make a tasty meal that is also healthy to […]

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Austin

Stepmoms Unite and Relax: La Belle Mere

April 29, 2008 0

Are you are stepmom in need of a break? I know, it’s hard being a stepmom and sometimes you just need to get away from it all, right? Well, there is something just for you […]

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She’s a Maniac

April 28, 2008 5

I know, we all love our children and could talk about them for hours on end, right? Well, what if that’s the only thing that you were able to talk about after your darling baby […]

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Mother’s Day

April 27, 2008 3

Mother’s Day… a day for mom to put her feet up, relax, feel appreciated and most importantly, eat a really good meal that’s prepared by someone other than herself. This is my version of a […]

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Features

Featuring: Aimee Blase, Part One

April 26, 2008 4

I met Aimee in the fall of last year. I was searching for a female, preferably a mom, web designer to design LiveMom. I had the idea all in my head; the way I wanted […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

April 24, 2008 1

Wow, I can’t believe it’s Thursday already! My reserves for recipes have dwindled down (come on moms, email me some more recipes to feature!! ) and I am now having to figure out what some […]

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Austin

Request

April 23, 2008 0

A request came into Mommy Mob this morning from Nic, a Producer/ News Reporter at Fox 7 News here in Austin. Here’s what he had to say: Greetings, I’m hoping you can help me with […]

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Giveaways

LiveMom Giveaways!! Earth Day

April 22, 2008 5

I made the switch about a year ago and vowed to be a more responsible consumer. Yes, I decided to be done with plastic shopping bags and go cloth. I bought a couple from HEB, […]

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Features

Featuring: Tara Trower

April 21, 2008 3

Name: Tara A. Trower Occupation: Assistant Metro Editor and Mama Drama blogger, Austin American-Statesman Age: 33 Number of Children: 1 Current Projects: Making Mama Drama newsier and planning for municipal election coverage. Tell us about […]

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How Green Are You?

April 21, 2008 1

With Earth Day approaching tomorrow I’ve been spending some time thinking about how green our family is and what else we can do on a daily basis and long term to make a difference. We […]

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Do You Share and Tell?

April 18, 2008 9

I’ve never been one to keep from sharing exciting news with my friends and family. I know you’re supposed to wait when you find out that you are pregnant to tell everyone- the twelve week […]

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Austin

Special Needs

April 16, 2008 0

I was thinking about a woman that I met at the park a couple of months ago. She had two kids, one with severe developmental delays which required round the clock care. In order for […]

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Austin

Who Needs Allergies?

April 15, 2008 6

Sniffle, sniffle, cough, sniffle. This should be designated as the official Austin language. Yes, it’s true. If you live in Austin, ranked as the worst city for allergies, you will suffer from them at some […]

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Sometime

April 13, 2008 2

Sometimes we need to turn it all off and close the door to the world outside. We need to stay in pajamas ALL day and not shower. Sometimes we need not even walk out that […]

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Features

Featuring: Jenny Medford from WebsyDaisy

April 12, 2008 1

Occupation: Web Designer, WebsyDaisy Age: 38 Number of Children: 2 Current Projects: I am currently doing web sites for a jewelry designer, automotive repair shop, and a public relations firm   Tell us about yourself: […]

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Thursday’s Dish

April 10, 2008 2

This week’s recipe, No Stir Crockpot Risotto, comes courtesy of Sara, a busy working mom of one. It sounds delicious…. can’t wait to try it!  Here’s the recipe taken from Sara’s blog. This isn’t one […]

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Downtown Versus Suburbs

April 8, 2008 11

Hey ladies, I’m Lani and I work at GoSinglePointe.com, a progressive real estate company born right here in the ATX as the Asset Director (which I love)! Catherine has been working hard here on LiveMom.com […]

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Summer Camp

April 7, 2008 2

I received an email from Lynette this morning- she’s hoping to get some recommendations for summer camps here in Austin. It’s a tough decision and an even tougher one when you have more than one […]

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Future Craft Collective

April 6, 2008 2

Ever since I launched LiveMom.com, I’ve met some really talented Austinites. People who create, people who contribute in a way that truly makes a difference. Many of these incredible women are artists- they sew and […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

April 3, 2008 1

This recipe comes to us from Amanda, mom to two picky eaters in Cedar Park. She says that she found this recipe online and her kids request it at least once a week, if not […]

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Strawberry Quick

April 2, 2008 0

You know those email that we all receive, warning us of some danger to ourselves or our children? I usually take them with a grain of salt, not paying much attention, but lately I’ve been […]

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Giveaway Winner and Update

April 2, 2008 0

Congratulations goes out to scbarlowscott for winning the $50 gift certificate to Cookies In Bloom from last week’s giveaway! Thanks for using the LiveMom Forum. The forum is a great way to connect with other […]

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