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San Antonio on My Mind

San Antonio, you’ve been on my mind. It started a few weeks ago when I came across a San Antonio bracelet. I don’t consider myself a huge San Antonio cheerleader, but something pushed me to get it. Don’t get me wrong—I like San Antonio. It’s been our home for eight years now and it will […]

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Head North for New Adventures in New Braunfels

Fall, schmall. We live in Texas, so rather than crisp air and colorful leaves crunching beneath our feet, fall means the weather is still warm, meaning outdoor adventures are still possible, though sometimes it’s still so muggy that air-conditioned activities are calling your name. Good news: New Braunfels offers both indoor and outdoor family-friendly activities […]

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Deals, Discounts, and Special Offers Say Thank You to Our Military Families (1)

Deals, Discounts, and Special Offers Say Thank You to Our Military Families

Armed Forces Day is this Saturday, May 21. I think that day carries more meaning here in "Military City, U.S.A." One of the things I appreciate most about San Antonio is how our city embraces our military members and their families. San Antonio is home to three active military bases: Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air [...]
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Go On Safari in San Antonio: Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Happy Texas Giraffe Day! No idea how to celebrate? Our giraffe-lovin’ neighbors at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch have a few tall ideas. The ranch, covering more than 450 acres, is home to more than 500 animals representing more than 45 species of native, exotic and endangered wildlife from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, South America, and […]

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True Confessions: Fiesta Isn’t My Thing

Hi, my name is Dawn, and I’m just not into Fiesta. I heard those collective gasps. There isn’t a support group for people who aren’t into Fiesta? No “Fiesta Ambivalence Anonymous,” otherwise known as “I Live in San Antonio, But I Don’t Do Fiesta”? I’m willing to be the founding member. You’re still gasping for […]

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The Difference a Year Makes

What a Difference a Year Makes

We took a family trip for Easter weekend to explore and do nothing Easter-related. Sound odd? Last Easter was the start of dark days for us, a horrendous weekend that left us on shaky ground for months. I was determined we would recover and find a way to mark how far we’d come. Every parenting […]

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