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Austin Foodie Mama

Thursday’s Dish: Texas Citrus

March 6, 2014 0

How often do you cook with fresh citrus? Until recently, I have not really incorporated the use of grapefruits and oranges into my meals. While citrus is a staple at my house, it’s been more […]

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Features

Take It Like a Tourist: Balcones Canyonlands

August 14, 2013 0

As you might have noticed, this summer we are running a few new regular features. On Wednesdays, we’re writing about taking on the city as tourists — even though we live here. So, we might […]

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Austin Travel Mama

Take It Like a Tourist: Lost Pines Resort

July 31, 2013 0

As you might have noticed, this summer we are running a few new regular features. On Wednesdays, we’re writing about taking on the city as tourists — even though we live here. So, we might […]

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Mommy Mob

Three Moms Every Lawmaker Should Meet

May 1, 2013 1

About a year ago, fellow LiveMom blogger Nicole introduced me to Alexandria Garza. A single mother to a little girl, Alexandria was uninsured when doctors diagnosed her with some serious health problems, including a heart […]

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Mommy Mob

Raising a Budding Activist

April 24, 2013 0

Think back: What’s your earliest memory of wanting to change the world? Chances are, long before you could cast a ballot, you were a kid who cared deeply about something. You truly believed you could […]

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Mommy Mob

A Fit Family With Help from the School

April 3, 2013 0

Oh, right . . . fitness. Am I the only one who needs reminding about this? When it comes to my family’s health, lots of things manage to get my attention regularly. Runny noses serve […]

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Mommy Mob

Rally Round-Up for 2013

February 11, 2013 0

There are so many reasons to live in Austin. My list would include all the affordable, fun things to do as a family, the 10 months of sunshine, and the many big city offerings we […]

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Mommy Mob

The Lege Is Here. Are You Ready?

January 14, 2013 1

Oh boy, here we go! The 83rd Texas Legislative Session started last week, and I fully anticipate this one being as exciting, exhausting, rewarding, and at times as infuriating as the six ones I’ve worked […]

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Mommy Mob

Boiling It Down: Property Taxes

October 27, 2012 4

This week, you likely drove on local roads, maybe dropped your child off at a public school, and passed a hospital, fire station, police department, and library somewhere along the way. Chances are you didn’t […]

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Mommy Mob

Help Get to 10,000

October 22, 2012 3

Texas is in the news again, and in less-than-good ways. We’ve got the school districts suing the state. We’ve got health professionals pointing out  there is a multi-billion IOU for Medicaid health care. It all […]

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Events

The Texas Book Festival

October 20, 2012 1

The Texas Book Festival, coming up on October 27 & 28, 2012, is FREE and open to the public.  The festival celebrates authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. The […]

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Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: Texas Rollergirls Tickets

September 5, 2012 0

Last chance to see Flat Track Roller Derby in 2012! The Texas Rollergirls last bout downtown at the Convention Center is THIS SATURDAY! If you have ever wanted to experience the serious sport – serious […]

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Mommy Mob

Texas Parents Opt Out of State Tests

August 20, 2012 2

If you’ll forgive my sounding like an old fogey here: Boy, things sure have changed since I was a kid. My soon-to-be kindergartener is entering public school at a time when funding for education has […]