Wife Appreciation Day: September 15th!

I’ve been married almost twelve years and have yet to celebrate Wife Appreciation Day. Have y’all heard of this holiday? I asked my husband if he secretly knew about it, and he humorously replied......

60+ Things to Do This Fall Season

When my son was 10 months old, we took him to the Barton Hill Farms Fall Festival in Bastrop for the obligatory pumpkin patch photo. We had lived in Texas for over 2 years...

Best Bagels In Austin

Craving an authentic New York style bagel? Need to get your schmear on? Check out the four phenomenal bagel shops below. You're going to want to show up hungry so that you can partake...

14 Best Playdate Spots In Austin

Sometimes I wish that life was more like the carefree “olden” days my mom describes, when she could walk down the street at any time and find a mom to chat with and neighbor...

Guide To Walking Around The UT Campus

When friends or family visit, I usually focus on bringing them to the best restaurants, live music venues, and outdoor destinations I know, since to me that’s where Austin really shines. But when it...

Trail Mix Recipes

It was a boring summer afternoon when my twins’ and I decided to play Blindfold Eating Challenge. Of course, they wanted all of their favorite snacks in the game!  I believe in snacks, I basically...

Guide to Affordable Self Care

I often catch myself daydreaming about when I could grab my purse and head to the salon for some pampering.   No arrangements for childcare to be made, dinner to worry about, and without a...

5 Tips For Visiting Zilker Park & Barton Springs With Kids

Yes, it is still blazing hot outside, but we all know how it goes when you stay cooped up inside too long. This weekend check out one of Austin's OG spots that have many...

First Day Of School Pictures: Remix!

Dear Mommas,  Do you ever catch yourself thinking about first day of school pictures in July? Omg the sign, the smiles, the clothes, do I do the fancy sign with my kids grade, what they...

The Reality of Nature Deficit Disorder, and How You Can Fight It

My toddler has a lot of demands these days, but one that I always try to accommodate is when he asks to go outside (usually followed by another request to take his shoes off)....

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