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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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Best Places Around Austin to Host a Unique Baby Shower

Want to throw a baby shower as unique & different as Austin itself? For all our local Mamas-to-Be (and their MILs & BFFs), here are 6 of the coolest, newest, “weirdest” –in a chic sense!– places to hold a baby shower: La Patisserie: the macarons. Better than Laduree. (I know, that’s saying a lot!) They were […]

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How to Throw a Baby Shower in Austin

Racking your brain or stressing out about party favors and cookies for a baby shower? Not me. I’m doing it the Austin-way: stress-free and local. No fluff, no crafts, just simple and with a good backdrop. Time for you to throw a true Austin baby shower. Here’s how I threw this gorgeous shower on a […]

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Understanding and Respecting Classroom Food Allergies

As a first-time mom to an 18-month-old who seems to be food allergy-free, the notion of dealing with childhood food allergies was pretty foreign to me. Our first encounter came this summer, at half-day church camp, when I received notice that her classroom was declared a nut-free zone. For the first time, I had to think […]

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