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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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Time Around the Table: Entertaining on a Budget With Costco

Alamo City Moms Blog and the City Moms Blog Network is thrilled to announce our second annual Costco Mom Hour. We love Costco and are excited to partner with them again. Costco provided us with $100 in Kirkland Signature products, but as you'll see, we're big fans of them with or without this partnership. Learn, little [...]
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Ninety-nine Bottles of Pumpkin Beer on the Wall

Ah, I love fall, with its crisp air, colorful leaves, cool mornings, boots, jackets, scarves, and football. Oh wait. This is San Antonio. Only one of those things is actually true right now. I spent last Saturday at a football game wearing a T-shirt, shorts, flip flops, and a lot of sweat. Even though it […]

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Three Easy Summer Salads

Things I’ve called a meal so far this summer: bag of popcorn bag of baby carrots + hummus dark chocolate almond bark + bag of popcorn chips + guacamole bowl of watermelon + bag of popcorn iced coffee + a handful of almonds ice cream bar + bag of popcorn Notice a theme? Popcorn and I […]

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Four Kid-Friendly Green Smoothies

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us! While green beer has become a common celebratory beverage for adults on the holiday, there aren’t too many green beverage options for kids (or those who don’t like food color arbitrarily added to their beverages). Enter the green smoothie! I’ve been on the green smoothie bandwagon for years. My […]

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5 Simple School Lunches from Trader Joe’s

We’ve just about hit the halfway mark in the marathon that is the school year. I enjoy the challenge of shaking up routines and habits when January comes around. Even my school lunch game needed some refreshing. Tell me I’m not the only one who gets in a lunch packing rut! Here are five new, sandwich-less […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Energy Bars

Somehow it has become acceptable to skip from Halloween straight to Christmas, but I, for one, like to actually acknowledge November and the quintessential fall fruit: pumpkin. Pumpkin is still trendy in my world. (However, come December 1st, I will redirect my attention to peppermint and its up-close-and-personal relationship with chocolate.) These bars come together […]

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Setting Up a Frozen Meal Swap

Does the idea of a stocked freezer full of ready-to-eat food for your family make your heart dance? Do you have friends who would like freezers full of food for their families, too? Have you ever thought about starting a freezer meal swap? I’ve been part of a meal swap group, and I love it! […]

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