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Memorial Day Weekend Staycation Ideas

In the spirit of the holiday, Memorial Day weekend is a time to enjoy our family and friends and celebrate our beautiful country. What better way to enjoy the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave than in our own backyard? So, this upcoming Memorial Day weekend, forget the TSA security check lines […]

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What to Know Before You Move to Austin!

Moving from California to ATX was one of the scariest and most exhilarating things I’ve ever done. It was the start of a whole new life outside of the “tech bubble” I was raised in. The move process for us was pretty straightforward; visit a friend in Austin, check out amazing houses for affordable prices […]

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The Reality of Spring Break with Little People in Tow

We have had a rough year and were VERY excited for a little reprieve for spring break. A getaway…change of scenery… breathe in some mountain air…escape the day-to-day schedule a little bit. The funny thing is my husband and I get so excited about these trips and we EASILY forget what the reality is like […]

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Let’s Be Serious, It’s A Trip With Kids Not A Vacation

My husband and I recently had some friends visit us here in Austin from back “home,” Chicago. We were all sitting outside one evening, them drinking, me slightly-to-moderately annoyed I can’t also drink, when the conversation about vacations came up. Our friend had flat-out asked us why we don’t vacation more. To me being pregnant […]

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50 Day Trips for Austin Families

It’s not surprising to learn that Austin is an amazing city to raise kids, but have you had a chance to explore what’s just outside of “Keep Austin Weird”? The Hill Country is chock full of fun things to do with kids and most of them are close enough for a quick day trip.  In […]

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Best Staycations in Austin

Big fan of staycations over here. When you become parents, spontaneity gets tossed out the window — especially when it comes to overnight travel. Luckily, staycations provide a scenery change without the usual exhaustive coordination, packing, and planning of a regular vacation. We’ve stayed in various hotels throughout Austin, both with and without our toddler daughter. […]

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