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!

Mama’s Guide To Making Gingerbread Houses

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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...

35 Great Gifts for a First Birthday

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Buying gifts can be hard for some, it’s just not their love language. Here are some ideas and tips to get you started, whether it’s for your own child, or a friend’s. Gift Ideas for...

Why I Observe Lent

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For 40 days and 40 nights, Jesus walked the desert, facing temptation in a time of need; For 21 days, Ghandi refused to eat in peaceful protest and penitence; For 25 days, Cesar Chavez...

Activities for Sick Days

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I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there’s kind of little flu, strep throat, you-name-it epidemic going on right now. Chances are, you’ve had the flu or some sinus situation that has left you...