Big Changes Potentially Coming To Austin Parks

Wow! Moms listen up to this big news: the Austin Parks and Recreation Board reportedly endorsed a plan to spend hundreds of millions of dollars for improvements at Walter E. Long Park Metropolitan Park! This master plan calls for investing...

Alamo Drafthouse Shows Teachers Some Big Love

Hey teachers! Ready to do a happy dance?! Teacher Appreciation Days are back at Alamo Drafthouse. This exciting news means teachers get free admission to any Wednesday showing at all Austin locations from Wednesday, June...

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...

Target Truly Treasures Their Teachers: Check Out Their Back to School Offering

Target wants to help teachers stretch their back-to-school dollars on more than just supplies for their classrooms. How awesome is that?! For the second year, the beloved retailer will offer teachers a weeklong 15% discount...

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...

Guess What H-E-B Is Up To Now?

H-E-B continues to impress with its massive new East Austin office that has opened less than a year after the San Antonio-based grocery chain announced plans for the innovative space, as well as hundreds of...

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 World Music Day!

When asked why culture is important to improving human relations, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma replied, “Music, arts and sciences, and the humanities—culture—have always been fundamental. They meet a most basic need: to understand. Culture...

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...

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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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...

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