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favorite books for every age

Favorite Books For Every Age

Ah, books! This topic is an absolute sweet spot for me. There.are.so.many.phenomenal.books. The below recommendations are (in my humble opinion) MUST haves for your book library (and make great baby shower and birthday gifts) with favorite books for every Age. Celebrate School Library Month with these favorites.  While each of us have personal preferences on what […]

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Random Acts of Kindness For The Whole Family

  The beginning of a new year is a special time to reflect on family dynamic, while making plans for the coming months ahead. Looking back on the year is always fun, and in our house I like to talk about the things we did for others, including our family, friends and community. The end […]

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Best Venues for Winter Birthday Parties

Ah, wintertime in Austin…wait, can we even call it “winter”?  — Temperatures were in the 80s last week and will be again this week. Either way, it IS officially January, so we’ll take it. But yeah, the post-holiday season in Austin is why many people live here but it can also be kind of a […]

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Out-of-the-Box Date Nights in Austin

This time of year always fills me to the brim with contentment that has nothing to do with puffy vests or Ugg boots. Let’s be clear. I’ll take tamales over pumpkin-spiced lattes any day. The reason I love this season is because it was autumn in Austin when my husband and I began to knit […]

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Where to Volunteer as a Family this Holiday Season

Want to teach your littles the true meaning of Christmas? How about celebrating by helping feed our city’s hungry & homeless? Do you have a heart for service but feel scrapped for the time, energy & resources on where to volunteer?  I tapped the mind of local mama & philanthropist Joy Rener to compile a list […]

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