Where to Play
Austin

Where to Play Board Games in Austin

July 13, 2016 0

Sick of Chutes and Ladders, Candy Land and Monopoly? Try out a new board game, or “tabletop game,” as the new breed of IRL gamers call it. For ages 5-8, Qwirkle and Enchanted Forest are […]

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Austin

Event: STEMpreneur 2016

December 31, 2015 0

STEMed Labs is an Austin-based non-profit organization which works to increase opportunities for children to have exposure to innovative and experiential STEM education programs with the goal of producing a workforce ready to face the […]

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Austin

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 […]

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Austin

First Day Hikes 2016

December 28, 2015 0

Start the year off on the right foot, the left foot, or any foot — find a First Day Hike in a state park near you on New Year’s Day! First Day Hikes vary from […]

Year in Review
Austin

2015 Austin Bucket List: Year In Review

December 22, 2015 0

For the second year, a group of us mamas made our lists and checked them twice. No, not lists of gifts – lists of things we wanted to do with (and without) kids in and […]

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Austin

Give Back: Keep Austin Beautiful

December 21, 2015 0

We are thankful to live in such a fabulous place. How can we make sure it stays that way? We’ll be bringing you ideas on how you can keep Austin a special place all year […]

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Austin

Event: Austin’s New Year, 12/31

December 14, 2015 0

Austin residents can enjoy a free, family-friendly way to ring in the New Year this year. The Austin’s New Year line-up includes Grupo Fantasma, Golden Dawn Arkestra, and Carolyn Wonderland. The annual alcohol-free celebration will […]

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Austin

2015 Austin Experience Gifts {And A Giveaway}

December 10, 2015 0

‘Tis the season of stuff…and lots of it. More and more families are opting to substitute gifts of experiences for their children. Many of these are portable, involve spending quality time with our kids and […]

Where To Find
Austin

Where To Find Stocking Stuffers In Austin

December 9, 2015 0

If you are anything like me, I focus on getting a few gifts for under the tree, and scurry around, right before school is out, to find things to stuff his stocking. It’s usually a […]

Give Back
Austin

Give Back: Capital Area Food Bank

December 7, 2015 0

We are thankful to live in such a fabulous place. How can we make sure it stays that way? We’ll be bringing you ideas on how you can help our fellow Austinites all year long […]

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Austin

It’s Giving Tuesday. How Will You Give?

December 1, 2015 0

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. #GivingTuesday inspires people to take collaborative action to improve their local […]

Shop local guide
Austin

Buy Local Austin Gift Guide 2015

November 27, 2015 0

‘Tis the season to make lists. For the moment, let’s just assume everyone is on the “nice” list. Sure, you can do all your shopping online these days, but why not put your money into […]

Best West Parks
Austin

Explore Austin: 5 Best Parks in West Austin

November 24, 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

How I Find Balance As A Mom

November 12, 2015 0

I’ve been asked how I balance working full time, being a mom, writing my personal blog as well as contributing to other blogs, and planning blogger events. Here are five thoughts on how I stay […]

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Austin

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 […]

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Austin

KLRU Kids Announces New Schedule

November 4, 2015 0

Ch-ch-ch-changes! The KLRU Kids schedule will be revamped, starting Monday, November 2. Sesame Street will air at 9am on weekdays, while Curious George and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood move up one hour. In the afternoon, Arthur […]

The winning design from the Junior Division in 2014. Photo from the City of Austin's website.
Austin

2015 Zilker Holiday Tree Art Contest

November 3, 2015 0

Calling all youth artists ages 5-10! The 2015 Zilker Holiday Tree Art Contest is open until Friday, November 13th at 5pm. Winners of both the Junior Division (5 – 7 years) and Senior Division (8 […]

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Austin

Event: Springfree Trampoline Grand Opening, 11/21

November 3, 2015 0

The Springfree Trampoline Austin Grand Opening Celebration is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Be sure to mark your calendars for this family-friendly event, featuring live music and a spectacular grand opening […]

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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 […]

Best parks East
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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