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Fiesta Fun for a Great Cause at Taste of the Northside on Wednesday, April 26th

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Brighton Center to make you aware of their wonderful services for children and fundraising events. It’s the most wonderful time of the year—in the Alamo City, that is. Doors are adorned with colorful wreaths, festive medals are sold and traded at every corner, papel picado (paper banners) hangs across trees […]

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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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Taming the Picky Eater

Picky eating—does it ever end? I am fairly certain that my little Texans would eat a cheese quesadilla at every meal if I let them. Why are foods like pizza, grilled cheese, PB&J, and chicken fingers always on kids’ menus at restaurants? At what point do kids refine their palates enough to eat off of […]

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Setting Up a Frozen Meal Swap (1)

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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4 Family-Favorite Chicken Recipes

Pollo Fácil: Four Family-Favorite Recipes

No matter what the old commercials say, at our house the motto is “Chicken: It’s What’s for Dinner.” Oh sure, we eat our fair share of red meat and seafood as well, but chicken is my go-to base three out of the five nights a week that I cook, mainly because I know that even […]

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Top Date Night Restaurants in San Antonio

Oh, date night.  How I love thee.  A couple of hours dedicated to a meal where you aren’t up and down out of your seat chasing children, trying to order while wrestling a toddler, or praying that your waiter will bring three extra baskets of bread to hold over your three-year-old until his delicate plate […]

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Easy Breakfast Sandwiches

Homemade Family Fast Food Fun

My husband and I usually exchange small, inexpensive, thoughtful gifts at Christmas. I love coming up with fun little things that I think he will just love. This year, in addition to a bundle of the highest-rated dish towels on and several books, including Ron Burgundy’s poignant autobiography, I gave myself him a small […]

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