Author Archive | Loren McEllin


Kids Take Over the Kitchen: Easiest Recipes

Kids Take Over the Kitchen: Easiest Recipes If your kiddos are anything like mine, they are eager to help out in the kitchen, any hour of the day.  And if you’re anything like me, you’re more than happy to oblige (as long as it doesn’t involve dangerously sharp objects, boiling water and/or sizzling hot grease). […]

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AMB-Family Friendly Hike & Bike Trails in Austin

Family-Friendly Hike + Bike Trails In Austin

Family-Friendly Hike + Bike Trails In Austin One can never say enough about the planning behind Austin’s parks, trails and green space.  It truly is a one of a kind city that allows you to leave behind the hustle and bustle and find yourself on a lush, green trail within minutes.  Former Mayor Roy Butler, […]

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DIY: Reusable Food Savers

DIY: Reusable Food Savers   It’s that time of year. The kids are out of school and you have to pack the entire pantry just to go to the splash pad/pool/playground for an hour.  I don’t know about you, but I’m super tired of cleaning those small compartments in our lunch boxes, and I don’t […]

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Favorite Parks In Austin

Spring has sprung!  And during these magnificent days, where shall we take the kiddo(s)? With all the amazing green space and proper park planning that Austin has done, this decision can actually be quite tricky. But no worries, I’ve gone ahead and narrowed it down to a few parks worth checking out, based on very […]

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New Year, New Mom Goals

Perhaps this blog post should begin with how I wanted to do less procrastinating in 2018, and how this particular piece should have been written and posted over two weeks ago. Yep, winning on the resolution front. But in all seriousness, wouldn’t it be nice to make an obtainable resolution and then, in 365 days […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Hubs

If your husband is anything like mine, he buys whatever he needs whenever he needs it (and then some). Often finding the perfect gift to fend-off the ‘Woe is Me’ song is quite tricky.  But, have no fear, the greatest list of all is here — husband gifts for all. Or at least a good […]

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