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Austin Foodie Mama

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 […]

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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 Health and Beauty Mama

Fashion Week Highlights

May 8, 2014 0

Another Austin Fashion Week has come and gone showcasing local talent in the industry of fashion and beauty. But the highlight of the week for me was last Friday night’s Designer All Stars show featuring […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Springtime Health & Beauty RoundUp

April 24, 2014 0

Thanks to Nui Organics for sponsoring this post. The folks at Nui Organics know that parents appreciate style and quality as well as durability, functionality and environmental responsibility which is why the have handcrafted the […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Halloween Candy Buy Back Programs

October 31, 2013 0

If your children end up with too much candy this Halloween, and you want to swiftly remove it from the house, consider taking part in the Halloween Candy Buy Back Program. Participating area dentists will buy […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Guest Post: Starting an Exercise Routine

August 29, 2013 1

You’ve heard it all before:  Regular exercise can change the way you feel, energizing your muscles while simultaneously feeling spent.  Regular exercise can change your body, making you strong and healthy.  Regular exercise can open […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Special Feature and Giveaway: Jessica Alba

May 5, 2013 0

*This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Heather on winning. Thanks to all who entered! I must admit that I am generally a bit leery when it comes to reading books written by celebrities, especially […]

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Austin

Gardening with Kids 101

April 23, 2013 0

Some days I can’t help but wish I were a Renaissance mom. I may not be a stellar cook, but I have expanded my cooking repertoire by leaps and bounds and have added many more […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Dirty Girl Mud Run

February 17, 2013 0

Dirty Girl Mud Run, the original—and biggest and best – organized mud run for women, is coming to the Austin area on Saturday, March 23rd and will be held at Stunt Ranch. You’ve probably heard of mud […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Review and GIVEAWAY: milk + honey spa

February 12, 2013 5

milk + honey spa has recently moved and expanded their downtown location. I was invited to come try a Signature Facial, and there was absolutely no way I was going to turn that down. The […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Help for New Year’s Resolutions

December 28, 2012 0

The cycle is the same. Every year we overdo, over-booze and over-eat our way through the holiday season and by the time the new year rings in, we are all ready to start anew – […]

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Austin

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August 1, 2012 0

Today, August 1, 2012, kicks off National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. “The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health (OWH) was funded to carry out the recommendations of the HHS Blueprint for […]

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Austin

Dealing with Holiday Detritus

November 22, 2011 0

photo credit: JMacPherson Most parents I know wage a constant battle against being overtaken by STUFF in their house. Admittedly, this is a first world problem. Are you sometimes stumped at how to properly dispose […]

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Austin

Go Take a Hike by Carol Ramsey

June 13, 2011 1

I was annoyed at first. So, now SITTING is bad for me? Already I have to eat right and exercise, by now I can’t even sit down? Tara Parker reported in The New York Times […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

The Best Way to Dispose of Expired Medication

February 9, 2011 4

The month of January has brought all kinds of sicknesses to my house. In fact, we’ve renamed January to Sickuary. If it wasn’t the cedar making us feel like death was knocking on our door, […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Save On, Mom: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

February 1, 2011 0

Hey Mamas, have you been to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center before? Shamefully, the first time I went was a couple of weeks ago. And what a gorgeous place it is! It’s a wonderful […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Enhancing Harmony

December 15, 2010 0

I received a newsletter in my inbox last week from Renee Trudeau with a message telling me to slow down. Alright, it wasn’t really telling me personally to slow down, but it offered words of […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Thursday’s Dish: Healthier Cafeteria Food

September 23, 2010 1

I was happy to hear that changes are afoot in my daughter’s school cafeteria. Starting this week, Pflugerville ISD is converting all its schools to a “Gold Menu” that focuses on healthier foods. The changes […]

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Austin

Fabulous Fall Garden Installation Workshop

September 8, 2010 0

The rain should clear out by this weekend making it the perfect time to gather the family outdoors to plant a fall garden! Not sure how to go about planting a garden? Tiziana, from A […]

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Austin

Dentist for the Wee Ones

February 15, 2010 7

I’m wondering what age is appropriate for bringing kids to the dentist. Is it as soon as all of their teeth come in or once the permanent ones start to make their appearance? And while […]

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Austin Health and Beauty Mama

Women and Weight Training by Kathy Irwin

February 1, 2010 2

Have you picked up a dumbbell lately?  What are your thoughts about weight training?  If you are like most women, you have some fear of bulking up or getting too big if you lift weights.  […]