20 Best Wine Happy Hours in Austin

May 12, 2015 1

Austin may pride itself on being a beer town – I’ve seen fights break out over what’s better, Austin Beerworks or Hops & Grain. (The answer is BOTH). Plus, there seems to be a new brewery opening every other […]


2015 Texas Nature Challenge

May 12, 2015 1

The Texas Nature Challenge was created to get families and kids outdoors by visiting as many participating parks and nature areas in Texas as they can. At each site, participants complete activity challenges designed for […]


Austin Farmers Markets and Farm Stands

May 5, 2015 0

As Austin and the surrounding areas have grown, so have our options to get farm-raised fruits and vegetables and other edibles. In case you are looking for an excuse for a weekend outing with the […]


SXSW 2015 Recap

March 23, 2015 0

Wow. We’ll definitely need more than a week to recover from our 2015 South by Southwest. We didn’t have a wristband nor badge, our kids were off for Spring Break, but we still packed in […]


Alamo Drafthouse Expands Youth and Family Programming

March 11, 2015 0

The Alamo Drafthouse is known for being a movie lover’s oasis, with its zero tolerance policy on cell phones and its combination of first-run movies, independent films and unique specialty programming. The company has made […]


Monthly Family-Friendly Market at Cherrywood Coffeehouse

March 5, 2015 0

Ladybird Market is Austin’s newest curated shopping event. This once-monthly market will feature a hand-selected group of Austin’s finest makers. Cherrywood Coffeehouse will host the event, providing a cozy and laid-back environment for customers to […]


Austin Homeschooling 101

March 4, 2015 1

While my son was still in preschool, I started hearing the rumblings. The discussions. The debates. I even wrote an article about how I couldn’t decide if it was good or bad that public education […]


Applications Open For Austin Global Youth Peace Summit

March 3, 2015 0

Global Youth Peace Summit from The Amala Foundation on Vimeo. The Amala Foundation is a humanitarian service organization based right here in Austin that provides personal growth and leadership development opportunities to over 1,500 youth […]


Coming Soon: Easter Events at Lakeline Mall

February 26, 2015 2

If you are already thinking about Easter, Lakeline Mall has some fun events coming up: The Easter Bunny will be available for visits March 6 – April 4, 2015 at Lakeline Mall in the Dillard’s […]


Your Guide to 2015 Austin Races and Runs

February 18, 2015 2

As I watched photos of runners and bystanders for the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon on my Instagram and Facebook feeds from my couch, I remembered that I had put participating in either the Capitol […]


Support Emancipet While Enjoying Local Treats

January 13, 2015 0

Animal lovers and foodies rejoice! Emancipet’s fifth annual Sit Stay Day returns on Feb. 13, and the popular Sit Stay Day kits are now available. The kits are chock-full of gourmet foods, drinks, pet treats, goodies, and more from […]


Parents Night Out Programs in Greater Austin

January 12, 2015 2

Date night. Remember that? You know, those rare occasions when you have a chance to converse with your significant other without being interrupted 100 times. When you can go out to eat dinner at a […]


2014 Austin Bucket List Year in Review

December 30, 2014 1

Even as we sit, making plans for New Year’s, it’s hard to believe that 2014 is drawing to a close. There have been plenty of articles circulating summing up the year, and it seemed like […]


Blood Drives at Barton Creek and Lakeline Malls

December 29, 2014 0

The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas‘s Bloodmobile will be coming to the back parking area between Nordstrom and Sears over the next few days for holiday blood drives. Donate blood on Monday, December […]


We’re Thankful for…

November 26, 2014 0

We say it time and time again, but we are so very thankful to be living here in Austin and raising kids in this wonderful city. Since we are all spending time with our families […]


Winter Camps in Austin in 2014

November 25, 2014 0

Need some place for your kids to during the upcoming holidays? Here are some camps we’ve heard about (register early, as we can’t guarantee how long spots will remain): Thanksgiving Break Day Camps at Marmalade […]

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