DIY & Crafts

AMB-How to Make Your Kid Party EXTRA

How To Make Your Kids’ Parties EXTRA!

How To Make your Kids’ Parties EXTRA! Parties should be a celebration; a celebration of life, of accomplishments, of others. I love planning events and parties because it is a creative outlet (which brings me joy) and because it brings joy to others. As an experienced event planner, here are my top ten ways to […]

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AMB-Why I Said Yes

Why I Say YES To The Side Hustle

Why I Say YES To The Side Hustle  “A side hustle is a way to make some extra cash that allows you flexibility to pursue what you’re most interested in. It can also be your true passion – a chance to delve into fashion, travel or whatever it is you care about the most without […]

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Back To School Around The World

Back To School Around The World

Back To School Around The World For most American parents, the closest thing we have to a “Back to School” tradition is slapping “First Day of 2nd grade” on a piece of paper/Etsy chalkboard, snapping a pic of our kiddo fidgeting in their new school clothes, and posting that gem to Instagram. With our kiddos […]

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Back To School

Back To School Teacher Gift Ideas

Back To School Teacher Gift Ideas Teachers in August are full of excitement and a bit of anxiety, much like our future kiddos. We have spent our summer recharging and reflecting in preparation for the upcoming school year. We’ve also put in hours of hard work to organize our classrooms, our curriculum, our lessons, and […]

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Teacher Approved Back To School Gifts

Teacher Approved Back To School Gifts Summer is nearing its end, and I am in denial…Is anyone else just NOT ready for back to school time?!  While I have not even looked at our school supply list or figured out what my kiddos are going to wear on their first day, I have already spent […]

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AMB-Limiting Social Media

Limiting Social Media About My Kids

Limiting Social Media About My Kids  We announced the birth of my son on Facebook. This was back in 2009. Living away from family and friends, it seemed the best way to share this life-changing news by announcing it from the top of the digital world. It is 2018 and the digital landscape looks very […]

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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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AMB-Kids Art Activities in Austin

Ultimate Guide To Kids’ Art Activities In Austin

Ultimate Guide To Kids’ Art Activities In Austin Austin has no shortage of activities to encourage your kiddo’s appreciation of the arts. The area’s museums and libraries always have fun activities where the whole family can get creative, especially during the summer. Your budding Picassos can also attend a wide variety of camps and classes […]

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AMB-DIY Summer Camp at Home

DIY Summer Camp At Home

DIY Summer Camp At Home Would your tween/teen want to hang out with their friends/cousins for an entire week? And, would you love for them to be happily occupied with minimal effort and expense from yourself? If so, READ ON! Every summer my nieces come to Austin for “Camp Hall.” When they were younger I […]

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