winter dates

Winter Date Nights

Winter is coming. And with Winter comes cold weather, fire pits, warm boots, crisp, cool air, and my personal favorite time of the year to dote on The Hubs, my Magic. There's just something to...
babysitter

How to Find a Babysitter

I’m not sure why – but sometimes finding childcare can be elusive. If you’re like me and live away from family – tapping into a network of babysitters and/or nannies can feel like a...
fall freezer meals

Fall Freezer Meals

  It's fall y'all!! Pull out the scarves, boots, and pumpkin spice! Ok, so maybe it's wishful thinking on the fashion choices since it is still hot around here... BUT now is a great time to...
Fall Date ideas Austin

Fall Date Nights

Fall is my favorite season…something about the air turning a few degrees cooler (it is Texas after all), football playing in the background, family coming together to cook delicious comfort foods. It is the...

Planning a Halloween Party

So, you wanna plan a Halloween party (cue Vincent Price’s “Thriller” Laugh)…Here are some tips and ideas for hosting a “Spooktacular” Soiree! Halloween party tips:  Decide on a Budget: The biggest decision maker will be how much...
saying no

The Art of Saying No to Birthday Parties, Volunteering and More

I’m the master at saying no. I like to say no. I’m good at saying no. (My children can confirm this.) And I still find myself overloaded at times. So how in the world are you...
Things to do in Austin this Fall

Austin Fall Bucket List: 100 Things to do in Austin this Fall

It’s fall y'all! The weather is finally starting to cool off (hopefully) and it’s time to get outside. There are so many things to do in Austin this Fall -- it may be hard to...
Austin ice cream

Guide to Austin Ice Cream

Ice Cream, Ice Cream, We All Scream for Ice Cream or at least my family does!  Yep, I said family. We all love ice cream. The two littles and the hubs especially.  My husband recently...
Austin staycations

Best Staycations in Austin

Big fan of staycations over here. When you become parents, spontaneity gets tossed out the window -- especially when it comes to overnight travel. Luckily, staycations provide a scenery change without the usual exhaustive...
dads night out ideas

Dad’s Night Out Ideas

Don't get me wrong, I love a good Mom's Night Out. Dinner and drinks with the ladies, a girly flick at Alamo Drafthouse, heck, even some freshly brewed coffee and a book discussion has me...

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