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Top Non-Profits In Austin For Moms

Top Non-Profits In Austin For Moms I live here, I give here. This statement is powerful, and it shows that we can make a difference with our money, time, and talent in the city we love so dearly. I’ve rounded up 12 of my favorite nonprofits for moms in Austin. I chose these because they […]

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Insta-worthy Austin Mural Guide

Insta-Worthy Austin Mural Guide One of my most favorite things about living in Austin? The artsy, counter-culture vibe. We have this incredible opportunity to teach our kids that weird is okay, that different is good, and that art and music are to be celebrated. You see, where I grew up, it was only the “weird […]

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Please Excuse My Disaster, I Mean… House

Please Excuse My Disaster, I Mean…House As I write this I’m looking around my living room and wondering how on earth it looks like a tornado hit it?  Literally, toys, books, dolls, clothes… things are strewn about as though a tornado touched down and wreaked havoc in this small space. It’s not always been like […]

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Raising Great Humans: Lead By Example

Raising Great Humans: Lead By Example In today’s current environment and in response to incidents such as school shootings, I see a lot of finger pointing at modern-day parenting. Our kids are too coddled, spoiled, over-indulgent. They’re not taught enough discipline, patience and respect. They don’t know how to play outside, and everyone gets a […]

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My Top Picks For Sandwich Shops In Austin

My Top Picks For Sandwich Shops In Austin I love carbs and am a sucker for a great sandwich. Here’s a compilation of some of my tried and true favorites in Austin. Saigon Le Vendeur As a Vietnamese American, I have to pay homage to the Banh Mi sandwich. I grew up on these. This […]

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Why Didn’t I Think Of That?

Why Didn’t I Think Of That? A friend at work recently told me about the “How I Built This” podcast (highly recommend) and it got me thinking about new business ideas. Naturally, my brain is filled clogged with the lyrics to “Wheels on the Bus” at any given moment, so I started to ponder all the […]

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Raising Daughters In A Sexually Pushy World

Raising Daughters In A Sexually Pushy World The older I get the more conservative I get. The biggest reason is Jesus. In our home, we know that this world is only our temporary home…but society sure does make it seem like it is the only thing that matters. Advertisements pushing sex on every corner, confrontations […]

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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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Life After HELLP

Life After HELLP I should still be pregnant.  The weight of that statement falls on me like an anvil.  This was not the plan.  I love being pregnant, from the sickness to the flutters to the kicks, it is the most magical thing I have ever experienced. I was thrilled when we got pregnant with […]

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