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Dog Groomer Austin

How to Choose an Austin Dog Groomer

Choosing a Reputable Dog Groomer Gather as much information as you can about the groomer and the shop before you decide whether to entrust them with your dog. “Make sure…

Home Maintenance & Safety Checklists

Home Maintenance & Safety Checklists

You can help maintain the health of your home. You can be environmentally safe and save money by saving energy if you perform regular maintenance checks of your home’s interior…

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Austin Roller Derby – Texas Rollergirls

Texas Rollergirls – Austin Roller Derby Austin, Texas, sparked the female roller derby movement that has now spread across the United States, one tough woman at a time. Never mind…

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Tips On Organizing Your Child’s Artwork

Are You Drowning in Kid’s Art? Having a 5-year old means that I constantly have a huge selection of options for the fridge art gallery.  Not only does she love…

Drought Tolerant Lawns

Reducing Water Use in your Austin Garden & Lawn

Tips for Drought Tolerant Austin Lawns & Gardens There are numerous strategies for conserving water in the garden. These include careful watering, using drought-tolerant plants, and re-using water. Adequate water…

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Unemployed in Austin? Become Self-Employed

Work-at-Home in Austin with these Ideas Self-employment ideas are a good way to start working at home full-time, but they aren’t always a quick and easy solution. Many professionals dream…

Austin Wildflower Center

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Explore a nature lover’s paradise dedicated to the conservation of native wildflowers, plants and landscapes. Sprawling wildflower fields and trails alongside Spanish colonial architecture can make visitors stepping into the…

Austin Bike Trail

The Veloway — Austin Bike Trail

Cyclists looking for an escape from motorized traffic can head to Slaughter Creek Metropolitan Park in southwest Austin, Texas. Tucked between 100 acres of parkland, the Austin Veloway bike trail…

Texas Tree Guide

Complete List of Trees In Texas

Identify Texas Trees – Leaf Identification This Texas tree guide was created to provide a resource for anyone to learn how to identify common and more esoteric trees naturalized in…

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Visit the Bat Bridge Austin

Congress Bridge Bats Austin, the state capital and home to the University of Texas, is known as the “Live Music Capital of the World.” It also takes pride in being…

Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell Offers Great Views of Austin

Visit Mount Bonnell, Austin Mount Bonnell, Austin’s highest point within city limits at 775 feet above sea level, should be included on any Austin Things To Do list. No visitor…

Curb Appeal Austin

Traffic-Stopping Curb Appeal for your Home

How to Improve your Home’s Curb Appeal First impressions are important, especially when it comes to your home. A house with an unkempt yard, peeling paint and sagging gutters doesn’t…

Great Flood of 1935 in Austin

Photos of Austin’s Great Flood of 1935

Austin is certainly not short on hot days, but it is also a center for occasional earth-altering flash floods. According to FloodSafety, a non-profit interactive media and activism group on…

Iconic Murals in Austin

Austin Street Art Iconic Murals in Austin & Where To Find Them In Austin, home of the weird, graffiti isn’t simply graffiti — it’s an art that we Austinites embrace….

Gutter Protection Austin

Ask the Expert: Austin Gutter Protection

Gutter Protection Q&A to prepare you for Autumn Gutters are designed to control the water that your roof displaces. As we know, water can be both essential to life and…

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Best Shade Trees for Austin TX

Shade trees give your air conditioner (& wallet) a break Mexican Sycamores, sturdy Texas Elms, and majestic Live Oaks do more than beautify landscapes. “Properly placed shade trees can help…

DIY Hand Sanitizer

DIY Hand Sanitizer

It is with a heavy heart that I begin preparing for the start of the school year. The kids and I have really had an incredible summer together and it…

Child is Being Bullied

6 Warning Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied

The thought of your child being bullied is heartbreaking for any parent. School should be a safe place for learning, growing, and developing bonds. Unfortunately, for many kids, the school…