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Best Grocery Pick-up and Delivery Sites in Austin

We all know the ills of going to the grocery store with kids: long lines, tantrums in Aisle 2, littles getting lost and the rare but all-too-familiar abandoning of a full basket after a half-hour of shopping because of a code red meltdown. Well, it’s high-time to explore an alternative: drive-up grocery pick-up and even grocery delivery […]

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You Need A Budget and I Do Too!

You Need A Budget and I Do Too! Between the unending need for diapers/wipes, not to mention SNACKS, unexpected must-have next-size ballet shoes, doctor’s office co-pays, after-school activities, toys, (did I mention FOOD?), summer camp fees and beyond, I truly cannot imagine a season of life where I’ve ever needed a budget more. As a […]

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15 Mom Hacks: Products That Save Time & Money

Oh Pinterest, you know how to win this mama’s heart. Let me just express my overall excitement when I find things that can make my life a little easier — mom hacks. As a mom and former teacher, resourcefulness is something that I found to be almost mandatory. We find ourselves in front of a […]

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15 Reasons To Love Costco

15 Reasons To Love Costco Austin Moms Blog has always loved Costco. I mean what’s not to love? Last month we teamed up with Costco to offer a “mom hour” of shopping. From 9–10 am, a full hour before the warehouses usually open, three locations across the Austin area and dozens of others across the country opened their doors an hour early so that […]

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The Revolutionary IDEA of Farm to School Programs

Sponsored By: IDEA Public Schools You may have heard the concept of “farm to table” dining with concerns to the growing hip trend among the culinary scene. The term refers to practice of growing and using local food to be served. I feel lucky as a parent to now know that many schools, including IDEA Public […]

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Let’s Go Grocery Shopping!

Sponsored By: A+FCU Let’s Go Grocery Shopping! When it comes to learning about money, there’s no better teacher than experience. And while allowance can be a great way to teach a child how to earn and handle money, another great opportunity is grocery shopping. We like to call these opportunities “teachable moments”. They’re a chance for you […]

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