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Don’t Forget Santa’s Other Helpers!

It’s that time of year when we have a love-hate relationship with shopping… Christmas. I love the sparkle of tinsel and ornaments in stores, the music of the season playing, the overwhelming scent of cinnamon brooms burning my nostrils, the sweat on my back from wearing many layers to survive the strange weather in San […]

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Family-friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations in San Antonio

It’s finally here—2017. The year we thought would never come! Be sure to check out some of the new-to-us events we’ve rounded up this year. There’s quite a variety, from indoor to outdoor, family-friendly to kids-only, and even some opportunities to get creative. Of course, San Antonio’s most well-known New Year’s Eve festivity takes place downtown at Hemisfair […]

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The State That Stole Christmas

If you’re not from Texas, but spending the holidays here, I hope you will enjoy this little poem I wrote (to the rhythm of How the Grinch Stole Christmas)! Happy Holidays!   All the South Texas Texans, Were sure this was the spot. But the Idaho Girl, Who just got here was not!   The […]

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May Your House Always Be…

A blessing from my house to yours…   May your house always be big enough for extra friends and family to gather in. May it be big enough to safeguard the things and memories that you hold dearest from your loved ones. May it be big enough for your family to have hobbies to share […]

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Calling All Foodies!

It’s hard to imagine the holiday season with its string of get-togethers and festive activities without also envisioning something delicious to nibble on. There are main dish traditions, of course, and the long list of must-bake-to-share recipes each family hands down from one generation to another, but what about those occasions when a bite of […]

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Winter Break Fun at Love to Swim and Tumble School

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to partner with Love to Swim and Tumble School to bring you information on their classes, camps and family activities. Oh, to be a child again and look forward to a nice long, winter break from school. Unfortunately most grown ups don’t get a winter break from work. That can leave […]

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Giving Presence and Presents

Ah, the joys of Christmas shopping. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and all of the crazy shopping days from Thanksgiving to Christmas put a big dent in my holiday joy. I love giving just the right gift, and a good deal is always fun. But I’m tired of it. Even with selective gift-giving, the toy hoard […]

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Holiday Cocktails & Mocktails

The holidays are here, and while that means excessive shopping, eating too much food, playing Santa, and spending time with those relatives you see once a year, it also means lots and lots of parties and get-togethers. Are you bored with your regular drinks? Why not kick them up a notch this year? Here are […]

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