After a year of lock down with kids, moms are chomping at the bit to get out (or stay in) with their friends. Here with some great options for any type of night out you want to experience is parenting expert and founder of Bump Club and Beyond, Lindsay Pinchuk.
For the perfect night in Lindsay had three suggestions for moms wanting to plan a night in with friends. First up is woman owned Casero Austin, perfect for a mom’s night in. Available for pick-up or delivery across all of the city, these beautiful cheese and charcuterie boards are quite popular in Austin. The boards support 10 – 14 small businesses per board, including local honey, flowers, jams and cheese, as well as thoughtfully-sourced charcuterie. You can find their Instagram here.
Lindsay also recommended Four Sigmatic’s Superfood Face Mask. This is a limited-edition, new formula face mask that clears pores, smooth fine lines, and reduces redness with calming and relaxing Chaga and Reishi Mushrooms as a key ingredient. Made with bentonite clay and light coconut sugar for exfoliation. This mask is so clean you can eat it – literally: Use one of these masks to make a calming hot chocolate, perfect for a cozy Mom’s Night In. Available in convenient on-the-go format and made for sensitive skin.
Her last pick for staying in is 21 Seeds Tequila. Also a woman owned company, this tequila brand is one of her favorites. Its smooth and easy, infused with cucumbers, grapefruit and other fresh fruits. You can drink it on it’s own on the rocks or make one of the many recipes on their website.
If you’re ready to leave the house and get back out in the swing of things Lindsay also gave us some recommendations. Her first is SoCo Modern – Austin’s newest contemporary art gallery on South Congress. Appeal to your artsy side with a visit to SoCo Modern to see artworks by some of today’s leading contemporary artists from Texas and around the world. SoCo Modern is located at 2900 South Congress.
For something a little more private and unique Lindsay recommends The Wayback Cafe & Cottages in Austin. The Wayback is known for its sprawling views of the Texas hill country, its saltwater pool, organic wine selections, summer cocktails and farm-to-table menu. For moms looking for a customized night out, The Wayback will even provide customized menus for larger dinner parties of 10 or more. The property is female-owned by a mother-daughter duo and has been featured as a prime location for girlfriend getaways by PopSugar, Southern Living, and Black Southern Belle.
Lindsay saved the most interesting for last. If you’re wanting a moms night out, BUT IN, grab 14 of your closest friends for a staycation at an amazing boutique AirBnB – Casa Cartel. This two story residence sleeps 15. Is complete with a heated pool, large yard to enjoy an evening under the Austin stars, a home theater that seats 17 and it’s own Speakeasy
Founded in 2010 by Lindsay Pinchuk, Bump Club and Beyond (BCB) is the country’s only community connecting parents and parents-to-be with the best resources, products and each other BOTH online and through thousands of premier events. With an engaged audience of over 1.5MM parents and parents-to-be and a reach of over 4MM per month, Bump Club and Beyond has grown leaps and bounds in 2020, despite the world around us. Their audience has grown over 150%, their web traffic 300% and social media over 50%—all proving that pregnancy and parenting has not been cancelled due to COVID. All of their content and events have, for the meantime, gone 100% virtual and have remained free for parents and parents-to-be nationwide who want and need community and support during this time.
BCB partners with top brands for activations including The Honest Company, Target, Nordstrom, Crate + Kids, Unilever, Equinox Fitness Clubs, Whole Foods Market, ULTA Beauty and many more. In 2019 BCB was acquired by Advantage Marketing Solutions. Lindsay can be seen regularly as a parenting expert on Chicago stations including: WGN, FOX, ABC’s Windy City Live, WCIU, as well as stations in Austin, Dallas, Milwaukee, Nashville, St. Louis, Detroit, among others. You can also read all of her content on the BCB website, see her regularly on their IG stories, BCB Facebook Lives, webinar series, and much, much more.