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What is Community Property?

What’s Yours is Mine…Or Is It?: A Laywoman’s Guide to Community Property

Here at ACMB, we’ve noticed an increasing number of readers are relatively new to San Antonio, and perhaps to Texas and its community-property system. And, the Supreme Court’s recent Obergefell decision means that Alamo City moms who enter same-sex marriages will become subject to the same rules that historically have applied to opposite-sex marriages. So, the topic of […]

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God Moments

God Moments: My Child Needs a Hearing Aid

God moments: those little events in which God’s love and plan are laid bare. In which it is undeniable that He has a hand in our daily lives. Sometimes, God moments are obvious, like when they involve everyone at gate A-4 of the Albuquerque airport. Other times, they are apparent only to the person who […]

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Six Ingredients to Raise Your Home-Cooking Game

Six Ingredients to Raise Your Home-Cooking Game

I’m pretty on-record that I enjoy cooking. I’m one of those people who reads cookbooks—the actual recipes—for fun. And, I’m not afraid to experiment in the kitchen. Over the years, through trial-and-error, passed-along tips, and amateur exploration of food trends, I’ve assembled an arsenal of ingredients that I will sub in at any opportunity. This post […]

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Behind the Magic: A Closer Look at Frozen‘s Fractals

When it comes to Frozen character alliances, I’ve always been Team Anna. We’re both plucky younger sisters who are hungry for love and are running some gray at the hairline. It’s not that I actively dislike Elsa. In fact, I kinda admire her. She’s got sovereign authority, icy good looks, and—most importantly—a mastery of fractals. Elsa’s […]

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Is a Supper Club the Solution to Your Meal-Planning Problem?

It shouldn’t be that hard, cooking dinner every night.  And yet, it’s so hard.  To cook dinner.  Every night. Before I had children, the challenge wasn’t time.  And, I enjoy cooking, so the nightly task never felt like a chore.  Back then, what made it hard was planning meals around the package sizes of ingredients.  […]

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Why It Was Important to Me to Nurse

Perspectives on Parenting: Why it was important to me to nurse

Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you, your family, and your child.  We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to embrace these choices instead of feeling guilty or judged for them!  We are continuing our series, Perspectives on Parenting, and this month we are tackling […]

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Everything’s Coming Up Rosé…a Wine-Drinker’s Guide

Now that summer weather is upon us, it’s a perfect time to explore lighter libations. Enter rosé wine. No, I’m not talking about white zinfandel, which is an overly sweet product of 1970s California.  I’m talking about real wine, made from red grapes, using ancient techniques.   What separates rosé wine from the more familiar red wines made […]

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Simple Summer Recipe: Deconstructed Fish Tacos

Between the heat and the specter of swimwear, many of us want to prepare lighter meals during the summer months.  An easy way to do this is by modifying favorite recipes. It’s hard to find fault with  traditional fish tacos: battered fried white fish, shredded cabbage, creamy/spicy sauce, and corn tortillas served with lime.  I think […]

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