Leave Home Without Sunscreen

Before you slather yourself and your kids with sunscreen this summer, let’s talk about sunscreen. Sunscreen is a multi-billion-dollar industry, yet there are no studies that prove that the use of sunscreen protects us from...

The Cherry On Top: Recipes With This Bright Red Summer Fruit

Who doesn't love cherries around the 4th of July??  Here are our top picks for recipes with cherries sweet and a bit savory!  Cherry clafouti, from Julia Child. I'd argue that this classic French dish (pronounced...

Where To See Austin’s 4th of July Firework Celebrations in 2019

Food, family and fireworks, oh my! Get ready to celebrate with your best oooos and ahhhhs at some fantastic firework shows for Independence Day! With so many options around Austin and neighboring towns, you’re sure...

Summer Recipes with Peaches

  For as far back as I can remember I had a love for peaches.  I grew up in Corpus Christi which meant we spent the summer weekends at the beach.  The ice chest would...

Top 10 Movie Theaters For Summer

Besides a pool, there is nothing more blissful on a hot summer’s day than a cool, dark movie theater. Even better if you toss in some salty popcorn for the kids and some caffeine...

Austin’s Best Frozen Treats

Heyyyyyyyy Texas summer heat and all my fellow Austinites with a sweet tooth! Austin has plenty of awesome frozen treats to offer. Some of these recommendations are tried and true local favorites. Others are...

Happy Summer! Free Ice Cream Cone at Dairy Queen — Friday, June 21st!

Wow it is hot outside! But guess what mamas?? Dairy Queen is helping us cool off on the first day of Summer! On Friday, June 21, the sweet treat store will give a free regular...

5 Tips for Mindful Parenting At The Pool

Drowning is the #1 CAUSE of accidental death in children ages 1-4. Accidental. Preventable. It is essential to practice mindful parenting in and around any water. When we see unsafe behavior around the pool or any body...

Disney World Ban On Smoking – Other Bans Also In Place

Finally! Smoking has officially been banned inside Disney World's four theme parks, two water parks or ESPN Wide World of Sports complex. The ban was put in place May 1st and the company says anyone...

Mom’s Guide to Indoor Summer Activities

The brutally hot days of summer are quickly approaching us here in Austin. Air conditioning bills are quickly rising, thoughts of moving to Colorado have probably crossed more than a few minds, and the...

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