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Cookbook for Austin Families from Austin Families

Cookbook for Austin Families from Austin Families
Are you running out of ideas for what to cook? Are you eating the same thing over and over and over again? Are you trying to eat healthier? Do you want to save money by not eating out or getting take-out? Are you looking for fun things to do with your kids and are ready to give family-cooking a try?

Let’s create a “Austin Families Cookbook - Recipes from Austin Families for Austin Families” together!
By Birgit Sund on March 27, 2020

German Christmas Traditions And How To Prepare For Christmas The German Way


Christmas is the most important and most celebrated holiday in Germany and is very much enjoyed by children and parents alike. However, the Holiday season and pretty much the entire month of December (even the last week of November) demands a lot from parents in Germany. Preparing for the festivities is very time consuming and due to extreme sugar consumption you’ll see more kids bouncing off the walls and driving their parents insane than in any other month – as the following Christmas traditions will attest.

By Birgit Sund on December 5, 2019

Great Gift Alternatives To Toys For Kids In And Around Austin


Toys are important, toys are fun.

Some toys are amazing and enriching to a child's imagination, learning and creativity.

But: Many toys are just something that gets wrapped up in pretty paper, so your child has something to rip into on Christmas morning, or on their birthday, or on any other gift-inspired holiday. These toys often last only for a short time, are forgotten in no time, and end up on the landfill.

Austin is an amazing city to raise kids.

The Austin area has so much to give and offers some fantastic toy-alternatives that serve your children (and your entire family) well.
By Birgit Sund on November 25, 2019

21 Kid-friendly Gyms and Fitness Studios In and Around Austin

How many of you vowed to do more for body and soul this year? Congratulation, that's awesome!

Now – we’re already 1 week into the new year -, how many of you have been using the excuse "It's impossible for me to work out with kids."?

Sorry, but that's not an excuse. Call us traitors or backstabbers, but we've gathered over 20 kid-friendly Gyms and Fitness Studios that either offer kids classes or child care, which allows you to keep your New Year's resolution. Be brave, read on.

By Birgit Sund on January 8, 2017

Hot Chocolate and Cupcakes Made in an Antique Oven

My daughters found my old oven with stove top in my parents’ attic and of course it ended up in the kitchen with the request to bake cupcakes in the oven and make hot chocolate on the stove. It’s probably safe to say that today the oven is an antique (and would certainly be outlawed in the United States) so I wasn’t sure whether it would still work.
By Birgit Sund on June 30, 2016

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