Erin Ellis

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!
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...
Dear Teacher in the midst of COVID-19

Dear teachers, I hope you go back feeling like the heroes you have been...

Dear Teachers, thank you. Thank you for the at-home lessons and activities. In many ways, they have been a life-saver, a connection to other humans and a means of accountability at times when my...

Primary Infertility Insurance: A New Option for the Next Generation

Sponsored By :: LifeSpring Insurance Well, here we are, after five years of fertility treatments. Five years of sonograms, blood tests, surgeries, shots, medications, and appointments. To be specific, we tried 7 rounds of IUI...

Give the Gift of Reading from LOCAL Authors

This Christmas, consider giving the gift of reading…from LOCAL authors. The following list outlines 20 FANTASTIC reads from Austin and surrounding area authors and well-known, Texan authors for children, young adults and adults! Children's Books Candynomics...

The Best Places to Play Putt-Putt Golf in Austin

There’s just  something about whacking a ball through the spinning blades of a windmill and sinking a hole in one, beating your hubby’s score! Even better is the look on your kiddo’s face when...

Friendsgiving Guidelines

Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, or for some of us, Friendsgiving, the time of year when you break bread with your besties while breaking tradition with sharing a meal with your extended family. I...

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...