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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

January 29, 2009 3

I’m not one to eagerly jump out of bed to face the day that lies ahead of me. In fact, I’d very much prefer to wake up slowly, lounging away while a cup of coffee […]

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Austin

Will There Be School Tomorrow?

January 27, 2009 0

Inevitably, whenever there’s a mention of “ICE” or “WINTER STORM WARNING”, the rumors of school closures begin to fly. If you are somewhat new to town- meaning you’ve not yet experienced Texans and ice at […]

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Austin

Cedar, Cedar Go Away

January 24, 2009 0

My entire family, even the cats, have been sneezing, sniffling and rubbing our itchy eyes for the better part of January. If you live in Central Texas, you can most likely relate to our symptoms. […]

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Mommy Mob

Science Curriculum and Creationism in Texas

January 24, 2009 0

On Wednesday the State Board of Education (SBOE) heard testimony from scientists and social conservatives on revising the science curriculum for Texas’ public school system. Changing the science curriculum in Texas has been a long-running […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

January 22, 2009 0

Want a dinner that’s easy to make, tasty and healthy? Here’s a recipe that meets all of those needs and will please the kids too! If you have a recipe you’d like to share with […]

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Mommy Mob

Update on Federal Law Affecting Local Resale Stores

January 21, 2009 0

Last week the Consumer Product Safety Commission released further interpretation of the federal law forbidding the resale of children’s items exceeding 600 ppm total lead content. Sellers of used children’s products, such as thrift stores […]

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Mommy Mob

Restaurant Review: Din Ho Chinese Barbeque

January 19, 2009 1

I’ve long heard that Din Ho has the best Chinese food in Austin. One day I decided to check it out, kids in tow. My husband refused to go, because, to quote him verbatim: “Din […]

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Austin

Austin Bloggin Mama Social

January 19, 2009 3

We blog to keep our sanity, to share our stories with family and friends (and complete strangers, too). We blog to network our businesses and our selves. We blog to reach out to a world […]

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Mommy Mob

Busted Budget for Texas

January 18, 2009 1

While many states- like California with a $42 billion budget deficit- are facing major financial difficulties, Texas seems to be in relatively sound economic shape. A $9 billion surplus kicked off the2008-09 budget, and the […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

January 15, 2009 0

On Christmas morning, we unwrapped our presents, got dressed and went to a friends house for brunch. The food and the company was great. And it has inspired me to start making Sunday morning brunches […]

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Austin

Take the Downtown Austin Form and Character Districts Survey

January 14, 2009 0

If you would like to be part of Austin’s downtown development process, go to http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=Qc82_2bR6VqU4q5nN9Cl3Mdw_3d_3d where you may complete an on-line survey. Austin planners and designers want to assess the community’s vision for downtown. How […]

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Austin

Pollyanna Theatre Company and a GIVEAWAY!!

January 13, 2009 4

I happened to meet a very nice woman from Pollyanna Theatre Company over the holidays. She was volunteering to wrap gifts at Barnes and Noble for a donation to Pollyanna. Since I’m such a horrible […]

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Features

Featuring: Bonnie Berry

January 11, 2009 3

Occupation: Photographer Age: 41 Number of Children: 2 Current Projects / Job: modern children, family and wedding photography You are a very talented photographer. Tell us about how you got started taking pictures of people. […]

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Mommy Mob

Gearing up for the 81st Legislative Session

January 8, 2009 3

The 81st Legislative session convenes at noon on Tuesday, January 13th. That means all of our State Representatives and Senators will be settling into Austin until session is over in early June. The Capitol will […]

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Austin

Park Rate Increase

January 6, 2009 0

A couple of times per year, we load the two dogs and kids into the car and head out to Emma Long Park. It’s located just off of 2222 and 360- City Park Road, to […]

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Main

Would You Flush?

January 5, 2009 4

I had some surgery done on Friday and had to go to the hospital last Monday for a pre-op appointment. With two cups of coffee in my system, I decided to use the restroom before […]

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Main

Birthday Party

January 4, 2009 3

Trying to figure out the best spot for my soon-to-be two year old daughter’s birthday party and am wondering if anyone can recommend Chic-Fil-A as a good location? We stopped in last week at the […]

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Recipes

Thursday’s Dish

January 1, 2009 3

Today is the first day of a new year. That certainly calls for a special meal to start the new year off on the right foot! We all have our own favorite traditions and recipes […]