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Our 2021 Fall Beauty Product Picks

Our 2021 Fall Beauty Product Picks

  Fall skincare and beauty feels like a fresh start for our faces. With the kids back in school, you have more than 30 seconds to get back into a skincare routine...and maybe even put on some makeup! But where to start? We asked Kari Molvar, a mom of two girls...

Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

  These Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins are full of Fall flavor. Bake up a batch on the weekend to serve all week long as a grab-and-go breakfast! Thank you to our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore for sharing. Go to kathleenashmore.com to find all her recipes or...

Meet a Mom: Leah Elle Reed

Meet a Mom: Leah Elle Reed

This week’s Meet a Mom interview is with Leah “Elle” Reed, owner of Pikopye’s Town! Read more information below about her experience as a first-time business owner, challenges she faced along the way, favorite things about Austin, and her fascinating background in...

Best Halloween Books for Kids!

Best Halloween Books for Kids!

It’s the season of ghosts and goblins and we are thrilled to share our list of brand-new picture books along with some timeless favorites that are perfect for getting children excited for Halloween! Thanks to Rosemary D’Urso of Library Mom for this awesome list — we hope you enjoy these spooktacular booooooks as much as we do!

How to Refresh Your Home by Reducing Visual Clutter

How to Refresh Your Home by Reducing Visual Clutter

How do you feel when you walk into your home? Are you happy and energized, or are you anxious because you see clutter on shelves and countertops? If your space is feeling a bit disorderly, one of the best ways to give it a refresh is to get rid of visual clutter.

Fall Family Fun 2021

Fall Family Fun 2021

Happy Fall, y'all! We love this time of year! Pumpkin patches, hay rides, corn mazes, and more -- we've collected all of the local events happening this season. Keep scrolling for details like dates, times, location, pricing, and links. Hope to see you around town,...

Grilled Peach + Bourbon Smash Cocktail

Grilled Peach + Bourbon Smash Cocktail

Cheers to the weekend with this Grilled Peach & Bourbon Smash cocktail from Camp Cocktails : Easy, Fun, and Delicious Drinks for the Great Outdoors. Mixologist, author, and mom of two Emily Vikre says she created this to go with her family’s favorite BBQ food—ribs. Read the full recipe here!

New Moms + Newborns Guide 2021-2022

New Moms + Newborns Guide 2021-2022

South Austin Moms has put together an essential list of providers for new mothers to use while searching for all things related to having a baby. We’ve listed our favorite doctors, chiropractors, OBGYNs, doulas, baby boutiques, massage therapists, and more! Our guide has everything new moms need to feel confident in this exciting time!

5 Reasons Why Moms Should Play Sports

5 Reasons Why Moms Should Play Sports

As we head into Fall, many of us are signing our kids up for Fall sports—and reminiscing about our own childhood sports careers. What we should be doing? Signing ourselves up, too. Experts say sports aren’t just for kids, and moms especially should stay in the game to have a happier, healthier life. For whatever reason, dads are more likely to keep up with their favorite form of competitive exercise, from tennis to golf—so let’s try to join them if we can. Here are 5 reasons why we should all be staying in the game.

Portobello Mushroom Pizzas

Portobello Mushroom Pizzas

These Portobello Mushroom Pizzas are a kid-friendly choice for meatless Monday, and a great way to get kids to eat more veggies any day of the week. Experts say that putting new ingredients into familiar shapes or dishes (for instance, making mushrooms the base for “pizza”) can help even the pickiest eaters try something the first time. Worth a try, right?! Thanks to our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore of Cat with a K Cooks for sharing this recipe!

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