2021 Guide to Kid-Friendly Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries – with COVID Policies

As Austin continues to expand like crazy, so do the breweries, wineries and distilleries! Here’s your updated 2021 guide to enjoying the best kid-friendly breweries, wineries and distilleries around Austin, including their specific COVID policies. Pack...

Best Glamping Spots for Families in the Texas Hill Country

Confession: I love the outdoors, but I hate the idea of camping with my kids. I hope I’ll change my mind when they’re older, but right now the thought of sleeping (or more likely,...
January Kids

14 Things To Do With the Kids in January in Austin

The holidays are over. The kids are back in school. The nights are long. The weather is cold. The month of January can be somewhat depressing for both adults and kids; however, there is no...

Best Spots to See Holiday Lights In and Around Austin

In a year when we could all use a little extra holiday magic, a lights display is the perfect way to be festive and stay socially distant. Many Austin traditions are returning and even...

9 Halloween Ideas That Don’t Involve Trick or Treating

9 Halloween Ideas That Don't Involve Trick or Treating If you’re not really into Trick or Treating this Halloween year, here are some spooky ideas to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve socially-distanced style: Carve Pumpkins this Halloween A...

Best Ice Cream Shops in Austin to celebrate National Ice Cream Day

Hey, ice cream lovers! It’s National Ice Cream Day, and we’re lucky to have some of the best frozen treats here in Austin. Texas heat + ice cream… yes, please. Below are some of the...
We love raising our kids in Austin

We Love Raising Our Kids in Austin

Austin is a pretty amazing city and we love raising our kids in Austin! Growing up in Illinois, I was so eager to leave. It wasn’t until after I had gone and signed a...

Outdoors”y” places to see and visit for the perfect Austin summer staycation

School has come to an end and we're all eager to get outside (while practicing safe social distancing of course.) Airplanes may be too risky, but venturing out close to home could be just...

Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Downtown Austin

If you’re a parent, there is a good chance your enjoyment of the Austin scene - everything you love about this city - looks a little different these days. And if you’re a parent...

How to Have a Fantastic February

February may be the shortest month, even with an extra day tacked on every four years, but it's long on celebrations! It's a month of love and libraries, freedom and fasting, Black history and...