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Giveaway: PDQ Chicken Gift Card

January 31, 2017 0

What are you serving up for the big game this Sunday? If your menu is still not complete and you are looking for something with minimal time spent in the kitchen, check out PDQ, a […]

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Groundwork Music Project: A Musical Happy Hour

October 25, 2016 0

Drink, eat, and be happy for a cause at A Musical Happy Hour, hosted by Groundwork Music Project, on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Proceeds will benefit this project that provides music lessons to young children, […]

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Girls’ Night Out in Round Rock

May 11, 2016 0

It’s no surprise that everyone needs time to relax, eat well, drink well and socialize. If you are Mom, you know the importance of these nights for your sanity.  A time to laugh, vent, NOT […]

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Event: Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic

April 12, 2016 0

Waller Creek Conservancy is hosting the 4th Annual Waller Creek Pop-up Picnic on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Palm Park. The event is free and open to the public. Families are invited to come spread […]

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Easter 2016 Brunches, Buffets, and Family Fun

March 23, 2016 0

Time to break out your best pastels, floppy hats, and Sunday shoes: Easter is here, which means it’s officially brunch season. While I’ve compiled a list of fancy brunches and less family-friendly Easter brunch events […]

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PDQ Offers Free Food to Kids Dressed as Super Heroes

February 23, 2016 0

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s “Super Hero Sundays” at PDQ  – the fast casual restaurant that is known for their hand-breaded chicken tenders! Kids dressed in their super hero outfits on Sundays get […]

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Healthy Drive-Thru Restaurants in Austin

February 16, 2016 2

Time is in short supply these days. Many of us spend a good deal of it shuttling our kids around between school and their varied activities, which doesn’t allow for cooking. On those busy nights, […]

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Valentine’s Day Sweets and Eats

February 2, 2016 0

Valentine’s Day is just a couple of weeks away, and it’s time to start planning the perfect expression of your love. It could be a sweet treat or a fancy dinner out (or both). Here […]

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Event: Eat East

February 1, 2016 0

What started as a Tuesday night dining event in the summer of 2015, EAT EAST  has now expanded to take place the first Tuesday of each month.  Diners can enjoy a special drink + appetizer […]

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Austin Foodie Mama: Free Croissant at la Madeleine

January 28, 2016 0

National Croissant Day (yes, there’s a day for EVERYTHING) is on Saturday, January 30, 2016. There are several la Madeleine French Cafe locations in the greater Austin-area offering a FREE butter croissant to celebrate this […]

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Event: Maggie Louise Confections Birthday Party

January 26, 2016 0

Maggie Louise Confections is celebrating their birthday and Valentine’s Day with a big bash on Saturday, February 13, 2016. Join in the celebration of their 1st year on east 6th and celebrate Valentine’s Day at […]

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Emancipet’s Sit Stay Day

January 13, 2016 0

Animal lovers and foodies, rejoice! Emancipet’s sixth annual Sit Stay Day, a unique fundraiser that lets pets and their humans stay in and enjoy homegrown Austin treats while raising money for pets in need, returns for 2016. Dozens of local businesses donate […]

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Gourmet by Numbers partnership with Camp Gladiator

January 7, 2016 0

Have you made a New Year’s resolution? If your plan is to eat healthier (no more cookies!!) and to exercise, two local companies are partnering to help you achieve your goal in 2016! Local companies […]


Best Hot Chocolate in Austin

December 29, 2015 0

Granted, it’s not cold for much of the year here in Austin, but when it is, we are never really ready for it. Whether you need a break in between errands, need an excuse to […]


Eat Out in Austin on Thanksgiving

November 9, 2015 0

If the smell of roasting turkey is what you desire but a sink full of dirty dishes has you running for cover, eating out with your friends and family at an Austin restaurant this Thanksgiving […]


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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Making Cooking Fun For Kids (And For Parents)

September 18, 2015 0

Like life, cooking is messy, sometimes complicated, occasionally dangerous and at best outrageous fun. It is also a practical art and skill that can be rewarding on many levels. Like: you get to eat a […]


10 Best Brunches for Austin Families

September 4, 2015 0

After a busy week of work, school and parenting, it can be nice to have a laid-back weekend morning. Even if you had to be up at the crack of dawn, you can still treat […]

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Whole Foods Third Annual Kids Cooking Challenge

August 11, 2015 0

Got a kid who loves to cook? Enter for a chance to compete in Whole Foods’ third annual Whole Kids Foundation Kids Cooking Challenge! Children 13 and under, along with a parent, are invited to […]

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Celebrate National S’Mores Day on August 10th

August 7, 2015 0

While it’s far too hot for old-fashioned s’mores around a campfire, there are many places in Austin to enjoy this nostalgic summer treat with the family. S’mores for breakfast Mary’s Cafe and Pop Shop Gelato […]

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Where to Find Sno-Cones in Austin

July 24, 2015 0

Gone are the days of snow-cones’ past when we had to settle for about six colorful flavors over choppy ice at the afternoon Little League game. We happily danced around with our blue or red […]


A Stroll Down South Congress Avenue

June 22, 2015 0

When we are thinking about places to take out-of-town guests, one option always pops into my head: taking a stroll down South Congress Avenue, which is of course more commonly known in these parts as […]

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Enjoying an Agua Fresca

June 18, 2015 0

June Summer Fun Checklist Item: Cool Off with an Agua Fresca During the summer, I find more excuses to indulge in cool treats, and one drink I’ve found which is a real summer crowd pleaser […]

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Cinco de Mayo Events in Austin

April 30, 2015 0

Pre-Cinco de Mayo Celebration– May 1, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and spend your evening at Metz Recreation Center. Families will enjoy FREE games, food, door prizes and Tejano music. Stay […]

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Feature: Nicole Vickey of Dinner Elf plus GIVEAWAY

April 29, 2015 3

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 was taking a “quick” break […]

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Where to Find Gelato in Austin

March 30, 2015 1

There is something so fancy-feeling about eating gelato instead of ice cream (side note: refer to Serious Eats’ guide if you are trying to remember the differences between the two). My first time trying gelato […]

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Event: SXSW Austin Food Crawl

March 11, 2015 0

Austin-based food blogger A Taste of Koko, 365 Things To Do in Austin, the Austin CVB and Food Coma King are hosting the 3rd Annual ATX Food Crawl, the largest food crawl during SXSW. The […]

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Kid-Friendly Places to Have a Margarita in Austin

February 20, 2015 0

I remember one year when I was going through my Facebook feed before bed and I discovered it had been National Margarita Day. Apparently, this important holiday occurs on February 22nd each year. Some of […]

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Epoch Coffee: Bullet Point Coffee Shop Review

February 17, 2015 0

There are those days when you just need some caffeine. Like today, frankly. Coming off a three-day weekend, I was up way too late trying to squeeze in some work after bedtime, and now I […]

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