One Year Anniversary

Posted on Sep 17, 2009 in general austin, services, shopping | 2 Comments

Move To Austin is coming up on its one year anniversary! Instead of cake and ice cream, how about an Austin giveaway instead? One lucky reader will win a $50 gift card to Breed & Co, an awesome hardware/houseware/garden store here in town. Every town needs a small hardware store that is fun to browse […]

Jazz Apple Hands!!!

Posted on Sep 10, 2009 in Food, services, shopping | 4 Comments

The major grocery store chain here in Texas is called H.E.B. To every grade schooler’s delight, those initials stand for Howard Edward Butt – a grocer with a very unfortunate name who’s tiny store (which began in Kerrville, TX in 1905) morphed into a huge corporation that most Texans rely on. Back in the 90’s, […]

Kids & Toddler Birthday Parties

Posted on Sep 2, 2009 in entertainment, kids, services | No Comments

My social life now revolves around toddler birthday parties. It’s not really a problem, because I happen to like cake and ice cream just as much as the preschool set. As such, I’ve gotten acquainted with many, many birthday party ideas in and around Austin. My own son just turned three and we had a […]

Back Pain Relief in Austin

Posted on May 19, 2009 in services | 3 Comments

As I sit here typing, 8 little metal nodes are massaging my back. My coworker has kindly let me borrow her chair massager, which I have borrowed every single day this week and last. I’ve got the third trimester body aches. What I really need to do is go for another appointment with Sarah Farwell, […]

Spa Party, Collective Unconsious Subliminal Machine

Posted on Apr 14, 2009 in general austin, services | 2 Comments

A couple months ago my friend Aimee and I went to an Austin Mama Bloggers event hosted by There was a silent auction benefiting Baby Ike, and Aimee ended up winning this awesome massage/dessert party for 6 people, which was donated by local massage therapist Sara Ballard and her pastry-chef sister-in-law. She threw the […]