Author Archive | Kelly


Saving Dinero with HEB Digital Coupons

I am ALWAYS looking for ways to save a buck or two (or $25.22—see below!) on groceries, especially since I am often feeding a family of six, including two ravenous teenage boys. I’ll sheepishly admit I get an adrenaline rush during that last moment at checkout when the HEB checker tells me how much money […]

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Feeding Families as a Family: Volunteering with Heart at the San Antonio Food Bank

Early on a recent Saturday morning, my family of six bounded out the door in matching t-shirts. Our destination: the San Antonio Food Bank. The company I work for was participating in a large-scale, city-wide volunteer activity, and big groups of employees were heading to a handful of local United Way agencies to provide volunteer support. My group […]

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Enough is Enough: Moms Demand Action

The other night, when my husband came home from running out to get a new air conditioning filter, he found me crying as I wiped down the kitchen counter tops after dinner. I was listening to a national conference call led by Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, […]

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A Grown-up’s Guide to Fiesta Frivolity

My family loves all of the family-friendly Fiesta events. Ryan and I annually attend parades, fireworks, fairs, and festivals with our four kids in tow. But the flip side of all of this family fun is that Fiesta is overflowing with opportunities to spend grownup quality time with your girlfriends and significant other. Here are my picks […]

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Five Reasons to Take Your Kids to New Orleans!

Happy Fat Tuesday, y’all! Ryan, the kids, and I just got back from a fun-filled getaway to The Big Easy for the first weekend of Mardi Gras, and we had a ball. Are you raising an eyebrow at that sentence? Are you wondering, “Why in the world would you take your kids to the city of Hand […]

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Perspectives in Parenting: Why Public School is Right for My Family

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 in Parenting, with a look at education. Five […]

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