Erin Ellis

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!

March is Crafting Month

March is officially Crafting Month, according to the Craft & Hobby Association, and it is a perfect month to partake in handiwork and creative endeavors! With Spring Break, you may have some extra time...

Valentine’s Day at Home

Last year, we really couldn’t leave the house on February 14th, as Snowmaggedon rained, errr, snowed down upon us. We had no choice but to celebrate Valentine’s Day at home; and we LOVED it! The...

Oktoberfest Brews and Festivals Near Austin You Have to Try

It is finally my favorite time of year: Fall! The weather is (slightly) cooler (maybe?), Halloween is around the corner, and fun activities are starting to pop up every weekend! One of my favorite...

Natural Ways to Increase Your Fertility

How to Naturally Increase Your Fertility | For those that don’t know my story, we’ve been through the ringer with trying to increase fertility; let me save you a buck and years of your...

Guide to Snakes in Texas

It is that time of year when we start spending more time outside, and it is more important than ever to have a Texas Snake Guide for reference! As a general rule, all animals bite....
Winter Storm Uri

What I Will Do Differently After Winter Storm Uri

I am a native Texan. We do not prepare for Winter Storms. We usually just have to hunker down for a day or two if it sleets or snows an inch, if that. We...
Spring Break

Quarantine Fatigue Busters: Spring Break 2021

Quarantine fatigue is real, y’all, I know. It is hard to believe that exactly one year ago, we left school for Spring Break (on a Friday the 13th eek!) and didn’t come back. Yikes....
Healthy Restaurants

Healthy Restaurants and Places to Eat in Austin

Happy February, Mamas! If you’re anything like me, you are on detox from all the treats you consumed over Christmas and the Holidays. I love eating healthy; I just feel better. I love eating...

9 Halloween Ideas That Don’t Involve Trick or Treating

If you’re not really into Trick or Treating this Halloween year, here are some spooky ideas to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve your own style: Carve Pumpkins this Halloween A family favorite and classic Fall activity, and...

Tips for Halloween Trick or Treating in the Era of Social Distancing

If you’re like me, you are probably LOVING the cooler weather and excited about Halloween being on a Saturday and during a rare Blue Moon! The stars have aligned for a fantastic evening of...