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North Austin

I Love North Austin

I’m a North Austin girl. Always been, and always will be. If you tell me Brodie or it’s around the “Y in Oak Hill”…I’m utterly lost without my GPS.  From the great schools, to the Domain, to the delicious restaurants, North Austin has the BEST of everything! For me, it has definitely upped its game since […]

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Nutrition

Nutrition and Pregnancy: What I Wish I Had Known Before Having Kids

Pretend we are best friends getting coffee together. If I knew you might become pregnant or were struggling postpartum, I’d strongly urge you to supplement your diet with high quality supplements — before, during, and WAY after your pregnancy. Think probiotics, DHA, magnesium, and a food-based prenatal with methylfolate. I highly underestimated their value both […]

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Top 10 Diaper Bags

Let’s face it. Once we pop out that baby, we pretty much say goodbye to our beautiful totes /satchels/ slings/ purses. Those beautiful bags are definitely not meant to hold burp cloths, diapers, wipes, waters, pacifiers, toys, endless goldfish crackers and cheerios, first aid stuff, and so on and so forth. That list just kept growing for […]

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Excuses, Excuses

I struggle. Every day. With most things. I work full time as a high school English teacher and I am a mother of three very busy boys. There are a few things that I don’t purposely ignore, but they are just not on my radar on a daily basis, even if they should be. One […]

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20 Things to do in Austin to avoid the Post Holiday Blues

20 Things to Do in Austin to Avoid the Post Holiday Blues

I am there every year. The holidays are over and now what? Resolutions? Bah Humbug! The beauty is that we live in Austin, Texas and this city never stops! Here are 20 awesome things to do this winter post-holidays some family friendly and some adults only. Enjoy! Free Week Also known as the perfect week […]

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No Santa?

I was 10…or 11…I hate to admit it, but that’s the age I was when I finally succumbed to the fact that there really wasn’t a Santa Claus. My best friend had been telling me for years that there was no way that a jolly fat man squeezed down my chimney to leave me presents. […]

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Christmas Books You’ll Love as Much as Your Kids

Christmas is almost here! Warm your hearts with some Christmas classics this week.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr Seuss We can all benefit from hearing this classic tale from time to time. The Grinch who hates Christmas is convinced it is all about presents, and decides to stop it from coming. In the […]

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