Family Activities


Where To Celebrate Bastille Day In Austin

Where To Celebrate Bastille Day In Austin Don’t pack your red, white, and blue away just yet! France’s national holiday, la fête nationale or la fête du 14-juillet, known to Americans as Bastille Day, on July 14, is a celebration of French patriotism. France doesn’t refer to their national holiday as Bastille Day because the holiday is about […]

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AMB-Your Guide to Nailing Iphone Photography

Your Guide To Nailing iPhone Photography, From A Photographer

Your Guide To Nailing iPhone Photography, From A Photographer  Before purchasing my first DSLR this winter, I was convinced that the only thing I needed to snap gorgeous photos was my iPhone. After all, portrait mode was the most amazing new invention ever, and combined with a bunch of terrific free editing apps, why would […]

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AMB-Spooky Kid Friendly Fri 13th Movies

Spooky But Kid-Friendly Movies For Friday The 13th

Spooky But Kid-Friendly Movies For Friday the 13th Spilling salt. Picking up a penny on tails. Walking under a ladder. Breaking a mirror. Opening an umbrella inside the house. Having a black cat cross your path. Friday the 13th. Although most people consider Friday the 13th to be unlucky, the day has always been a lucky […]

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AMB-Two Introverts and a Baby

Two Introverts And A Baby

  Two Introverts And A Baby When my husband and I were expecting our baby, we talked a lot about how our lives were going to change. We were prepared to sleep less. We also knew we wouldn’t be able to be as spontaneous as a couple—no more going out for margaritas on a whim […]

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AMB-Why Old School is Still Cool

Why Old School Is Still Cool

Why Old School Is Still Cool Analog Mama In A Digital World So……I’m an 80s baby. I grew up when cassette tapes were cool, you could only rent movies at Blockbuster, and side ponytails were LIT! (I just learned that word last year. Thanks new age kids). In school, I wrote papers using Encyclopedia Britannica […]

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AMB-the myth of balance

The Myth Of Balance

The Myth Of Balance   I’m not sure I have ever had balance in my life. My Type A personality is mostly to blame for this. I’m typically an all or nothing type. If I commit to something or someone, I tend to give it my everything. 110% of me. This has been both a […]

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Family Friendly Food In The ‘Burbs

Family Friendly Food In The ‘Burbs Round Rock Restaurants Perfect for Kids I’ll be honest and admit that my kids are not great in restaurants.  Eating out for us can be really stressful (and potentially embarrassing) if the restaurant isn’t super kid friendly.  In a nutshell, my kids are just LOUD.  They’re funny and nice […]

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AMB-Daughter Is An Entreprenuer

My Daughter Is An Entrepreneur…And It Scares Me (Yay For Lemonade Stands!)

My Daughter Is An Entrepreneur… And It Scares Me (Yay For Lemonade Stands!)   All of my life, I’ve craved stability. When I started thinking about career options at seventeen, I looked toward teaching and accounting. Ultimately, I chose teaching because I enjoy being around kids, and I have an insatiable love for learning. Plus, […]

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AMB-20 Restaurants in Austin with Playgrounds

20 Restaurants In Austin With A Playground

20 Restaurants in Austin With a Playground 1. Hat Creek Burger Company (Burnet) 2. Hat Creek Burger Company (Westlake) 3. Hat Creek Burger Company at the Domain  4. Phil’s Ice House (South Lamar)  5. Phil’s Ice House (Burnet) 6. Phil’s Ice House (North 183) 7. Mandola’s (William Cannon) 8. Central Market (North Lamar) 9. Doc’s Backyard  10. […]

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