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...
A view of a Caribbean dish of curry chicken in a restaurant or kitchen setting

Delicious Caribbean Dish You Can Prepare Year Round

  In the creation of this wonderful Caribbean dish, I partnered with Shanon Murray, an author and fellow contributor of Austin Moms. Shanon learned her culinary craft from her late grandmother, Yvonne Murray, a native...

Why We Celebrate All the Grandparents

This first Sunday after Labor Day {in this case, September 12}, we are excited to celebrate the amazing Grandparents in our lives for National Grandparents Day! My mom always made sure we called our grandparents...
Travel This Summer

8 Products You Need to Travel Safely This Summer

Safety comes in many forms depending on pre-Covid, during Covid and post-Covid or almost post-Covid. Yep, this is how I am measuring safety in travel. Whether you have already traveled this year or not,...

10 Songs To Add To Your Father’s Day Playlist

Father's Day is this Sunday. Add these 10 heartfelt, fun songs to your Father's Day playlist. My fondest memories of my Dad involved music. I loved riding with my Dad in his pickup truck with...

Juneteenth and How You Can Celebrate

So What IS Juneteenth about? “Freedom Day” – The Emancipation from Slavery for African-Americans in Texas. Being a true Texas girl, I’ve celebrated this holiday with my family and our church and local communities my...
National Wine Day

Today is National Wine Day!

Wine lovers everywhere, rejoice! Today is officially National Wine Day in the US (although I’m sure some moms out there are like, isn’t every day national wine day?!?). Whether you are a casual wine...
Mother's Day

Fun Mother’s Day Activities

Hello Love! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching. Each year, mothers across the country look forward to the day their kiddos show them just how much they are loved and appreciated.  Some of my most favorite...
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....
mardi gras

What you may not know about Mardi Gras

Growing up in Ville Platte, LA, Mardi Gras was something very different than what the world sees on TV. There were no extravagant floats or costumes flooding the streets of this small town in...