Summer Birthday Party Themes & Ideas

Summertime Birthdays in Austin can go one of two ways - Escaping the heat or Embracing the heat! Either way, let’s agree planning a birthday party is A LOT OF WORK!  Once a year about...

Party Favors and Thank You Notes: A Parenting Dilemma

Party Favors and Thank You Notes: A Parenting Dilemma Birthday parties are kind of a big deal in my world. In part because they’re a fun way to celebrate your own child but I honestly...
Austin Moms Blog | 15 Personalized Gift Ideas

15 Personalized Gift Ideas :: Put Some Zazzle in Your Life

Personalized gifts have become a staple in my gift-giving life. There was a day, LOOOOOOOONG ago where I thought once my best friends were married and had their first babies that personalized gifts would...
flower bouquets

DIY Mini Flower Bouquets

There are days I know that I could use a pick me up. Being a mama is one of the most exhausting things in the world, and when a friend drops off a pint...
december birthdays

Your Snarky Guide to Navigating December Birthdays

All I want for Christmas is for someone to remember my birthday. You’ve seen the meme. But it’s only funny because it’s true. Holiday birthdays kind of suck. And because you weren't smart enough...

Friendsgiving Guidelines

Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, or for some of us, Friendsgiving, the time of year when you break bread with your besties while breaking tradition with sharing a meal with your extended family. I...
doable birthday parties

40 Doable Kids Birthday Party Ideas

Tugging at my inner child heart strings, I love the idea of birthday parties. I remember slumber parties with my friends, bounce houses, ice skating, a trip to The Magic Time machine, the skating...

A Mom’s (Tongue-In-Cheek) Guide To A Dinner Party

Count the number of chairs around your table. Subtract 1 or 2 (single mom or partnered-up). Now, quick-think of that many of your favorite friends. 2. Don’t pause. Just text or email a date...

Why We Love Tumbles the Learning Playground

Tumbles the Learning Playground opened their doors to the Round Rock/Austin community January 12, 2019.  I've been lucky enough to spend a LOT of time there with my kid and I want to share...

A Dora the Explorer Party

My sweet little girl, Caroline Grace, turned three last week. I can't believe it's been three years since this happened. Moving on, when it came to planning this year's party we knew we FOR SURE...