Charities & Services


8 Tips for Selling Used Kid Stuff

Ah, springtime in central Texas! Contrary to popular belief, springtime doesn’t just mean adorable bluebonnet pictures and unbearable allergies… it also means spring cleaning! Before the advent of the vacuum cleaner, households all across America would celebrate the springtime months by cleaning their homes from top to bottom- taking advantage of the warmer weather and spring […]

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12 Kid-tastic Christmas Ideas That DON’T Require Pinterest

I love Christmas but I am not a domestic diva. Like not a domestic diva at all. My husband cooks (and well I might add) and one of my new year’s resolutions is to spring for a monthly house cleaning. But like I said, I love Christmas and all the fun celebrating that comes with […]

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Oh What Fun It Is To Give…to Austin Charities!

Austin is an amazing city full of love and generosity. Now that the holidays are here it is a great time to share some joy and give a little to the community we love so much. Here are some wonderful local charities that you can donate gifts, money and/or time to. Don’t forget that you […]

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5 Tips for Holiday Budgeting

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year! Who doesn’t love gift giving?! Unfortunately, many people become extremely stressed and spend money they don’t have to give the perfect gifts. Here are my tips on holiday budgeting! 1. Make A List: Write down each person you are buying gifts for. Due to my family’s limited […]

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Austin Pumpkin Patches 2014

It is my absolute FAVORITE time of year! Pumpkins, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin cupcakes – you name it and add pumpkins and I’m there! Plus, WHO DOESN’T LOVE PUMPKIN PATCHES??? The Austin area is vast with many Fall activities and places to go to enjoy this season. Here is a list of pumpkin patches by […]

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A Mom’s View Into WWE

My family was lucky enough to represent Austin Moms Blog at the most recent WWE Raw event in Austin a few weeks ago. Surprising my 10, 8, & 5 year old with those tickets was great, and we were very excited as a family. I remember watching WWE when I was young, although I didn’t […]

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Adopting a Family for Christmas

Being involved with charities has always been a big deal to the hubby and me. We try to either adopt a family every year for Christmas or help out with an organization like Brown Santa. {I am partial to Brown Santa because my dad works for Travis County Sheriff’s Dept} Being a Junior League of […]

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An Austin Thanksgiving

So, don’t hate me, but I’m not a native Austin-ite.  I’m actually……an Okie.  And while I still root for the Sooners, I have totally embraced Austin, and love pretty much everything about it.  (The allergies…not so much.) I especially love the holidays around town – and how many amazing things there are to do!  I’m […]

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