Erin Ellis

Erin Ellis
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Erin owns Events by Erin, a custom event planning business and co-owns Ellis Designs LLC, a custom woodworking business with her husband, John Ellis. Together, their greatest design is their wonderful daughter, Elizabeth. Erin is an Austin native and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a degree in English. She lives in Round Rock, enjoys running, going to the movies and the beach, and of course, writing for Austin Moms Blog!

Swimming Lessons in Austin and Surrounding Areas

With the heat creeping up and the kids getting restless, it’s time to start heading towards the water (if you are not already there now)! Whether you are splashing at the pool, diving in...

Mardi Gras… For Kids?

Mardi Gras… For Kids? FYI, it is possible! Mardi Gras is all about enjoying life, being a tad extra, and treating yourself…oh, and above all, HAVING FUN! Kids know a thing or two about unfiltered,...

February Is Heart Health Month

February Is Heart Health Month And coincidentally, I started having heart issues a few weeks ago. It all started with two cups of coffee…and a small soda (I know, bad choice); way more caffeine than...

Mama’s Guide To Making Gingerbread Houses

Mama’s Guide To Making Gingerbread Houses T’was the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for me…trying to glue together two pieces of cardboard-gingerbread using nothing but frosting,...

How to Finish Christmas Shopping BEFORE Christmas Eve

How to Finish Christmas Shopping BEFORE Christmas Eve Are you a perfectionist? Do you procrastinate? Do you put things off until “later” then find that “later” has passed and the original task is no longer relevant...

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month Yeah, thyroid cancer exists And I’ve got a scar to prove it. And yeah, September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Now you know; welcome to the small club of people...

How To Make Your Kids’ Parties EXTRA!

How To Make your Kids' Parties EXTRA! Parties should be a celebration; a celebration of life, of accomplishments, of others. I love planning events and parties because it is a creative outlet (which brings me...

Project Renovation: Mama Guide

Project Renovation: Mama Guide At the beginning of every episode of Fixer Upper, JoJo asks the viewer, “Do you have the guts to take on a fixer upper?” Well, that is the perfect question to...

8 Ways To Beat The Heat In Austin

8 Ways To Beat The Heat In Austin Guess what…it’s hot outside! As an Austin native, I’ve learned to adapt and survive the Texas heat year after year. Since having my daughter, I have become...

Nighttime Potty Training

If there is such a thing…I’ve been wondering that a lot lately. When my daughter was old enough, we took her to the potty every 30 min or so and rewarded her whenever she...

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