Christine Messina: living the sweet life

November 2, 2016 0

Here at LiveMom, we love meeting new moms (and dads) doing interesting things around town. Our monthly Feature series give us an excuse to learn more about these hardworking Austinites! November’s featured guest is Christine […]


Ladies, Treat Yourselves: GIVEAWAY

April 27, 2015 0

No matter what your marital or parental or job status is, you are working your butt off. Every. Single. Day. When was the last time you did something just for you? Not your kids, not […]

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Event: Cherrywood Art Fair

December 9, 2014 0

Have you finished your holiday shopping? If the answer is no (like me), you need to hop on over to Cherrywood Art Fair this weekend. If the answer is yes, BRAVO! But you still should […]

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Thursday’s Dish: The Labor of Lunch

August 22, 2013 2

Those who know me well know that I am sort of obsessed with my kids’ lunches. I even have a Facebook photo album dedicated to photos of my son’s daily lunchbox, partly to document for […]

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Thursday’s Dish: Raspberry-Almond Rugelach

December 13, 2012 0

As of this writing, there are three more nights of Chanukah, which means there are three more opportunities to make latkes and sufganiyot (jelly donuts), both of which are popular traditional foods of the Jewish […]

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Austin Music Mama

Thursday’s Dish: ACL Eats

October 11, 2012 0

This is the ACL festival’s eleventh year in operation and, while the music remains the central draw at Zilker Park, the culinary offerings have evolved along with the festival to reflect Austin’s vibrant food scene. […]

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School Lunch Reform

April 5, 2010 6

First came Fast Food Nation. Then, Super Size Me. The latest installment in the man-aren’t-we-Americans-disgusting-in-what-we-eat comes to us delivered with a British accent in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. After seeing several comments from other moms […]

Tunisian Chicken Stew

Setting up a food tree

January 5, 2010 3

Do you remember the first few weeks after your first child arrived? For me, it’s blurry, but it goes by like a slideshow. Sleeping on the floor in my son’s room so we could make […]

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Kids Eat Free

December 14, 2007 3

We all know that juggling life in a peaceful manner during the holidays is not the easiest thing to do. With the holiday parties, school functions, shopping, wrapping of presents, baking festive treats and all […]