Spring Break

Quarantine Fatigue Busters: Spring Break 2021

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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....
Glamping

Best Glamping Spots for Families in the Texas Hill Country

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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,...
Lake Bastrop

Glamping on Lake Bastrop

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Roasting marshmallows over a campfire, gazing up at the stars, and communing with nature ground my soul. As a former Cub Scout Den Mother, I’ve racked up my share of camping days— pitching tents,...

Amazing Parks in the Northern Burbs of Austin

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Looking for a few great parks to explore? Look no further than just north of Austin! These parks are a huge part of what makes me happy to live where I live. In no particular...

Largest Theme Park :: Nickelodeon Universe Opens Friday

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Oh my goodness mamas :: All your favorite Nickelodeon characters are coming to New Jersey. Check out Nickelodeon Universe, a 8.5 acre theme park which means it is the LARGEST in North America, opens on...

14 Best Playdate Spots In Austin

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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...

Big Changes Potentially Coming To Austin Parks

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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...

Best Picnic Spots In Austin

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It’s Springtime and the changing of the season is the kind of weather that turns an Austinite into a Tourist!  Sunshine, a cool breeze, and you finally can wear that cute sleeveless dress you...

Playground Compassion: How To Make Public Spaces Kinder Places

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Playground Compassion: How To Make Public Spaces Kinder Places When I was pregnant with both of my boys, my imagination went wild thinking of all the fun adventures we would have. We would run through sprinklers...

Guide To Hutto

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Guide To Hutto At the intersection of FM 685 and Hwy 79 sits a small town known for its hippos. Legend has it that in 1915 a circus train stopped in Hutto. While refueling, a...