Tea For Two: My European Tea Tour

I got back from a twelve-day European adventure and let me tell you, as my husband was trying every "European" Manhattan and beer he could find, I was doing the same with every non-alcoholic...

The Summer of Change

My husband and I are one of those couples that decided early on not to travel with our littles when the two of us go on trips. Don’t get me wrong, we have always...

Baby Beach Packing List

Bring on summertime and family beach vacations! Attempting summer beach vacay with your baby for the first time? If yes, you might already be on a “baby beach packing list” preparation mission. Aligning heat, sand,...

Quick Family Getaway to Houston

We are a family of five with 13, 10 and 6-year-old children who were looking for a last minute family vacay. I’m talking really last minute as in “Where are we going this weekend?”...

Memorial Day Weekend Staycation Ideas

In the spirit of the holiday, Memorial Day weekend is a time to enjoy our family and friends and celebrate our beautiful country. What better way to enjoy the Land of the Free and...

What to Know Before You Move to Austin!

Moving from California to ATX was one of the scariest and most exhilarating things I’ve ever done. It was the start of a whole new life outside of the “tech bubble” I was raised...
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The Reality of Spring Break with Little People in Tow

We have had a rough year and were VERY excited for a little reprieve for spring break. A getaway…change of scenery… breathe in some mountain air…escape the day-to-day schedule a little bit. The funny thing...
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Tips for Traveling Moms

I’ve had to travel quite a bit for work over the last month, and as I boarded the plane last week, I thought about the ways I strive to provide stability and continuity for...
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My Kids Were Alone for Two Minutes at a Hotel

A couple of months ago, I made a solo trip to Galveston with the kids to visit my mom. It was my first time taking them to stay at a hotel without my husband,...

Let’s Be Serious, It’s A Trip With Kids Not A Vacation

My husband and I recently had some friends visit us here in Austin from back “home,” Chicago. We were all sitting outside one evening, them drinking, me slightly-to-moderately annoyed I can’t also drink, when...

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