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The Magic of Mole vs. the Chaos of Kids

Mexican food brings me life and comfort. I love eating it, savoring it, smelling it, and cooking it. It is one of the most complex cuisines as far as flavors and variety go. One of my favorite dishes is mole (pronounced MOH-LEH). Mole is a sauce served over chicken, turkey, or even enchiladas. It is […]

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Will There Be Carbs in Heaven?

If you are under 40 years old, you might avoid reading this post for your own sanity. Those of us who have reached our fifth decade have a few secrets about what happens as you age—and it’s not pleasant. For me, 42 was the magic number. Forty-two, after my twins were born, was the year […]

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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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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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A dollar well spent

Passing on PSL: Cold Brew for Life

Yes, it’s October. And it’s the official season of Pumpkin Spice Everything. Actually, I’d say fall arrived early for our coffee beverages because I saw the first Pumpkin Spice Latte post on September 1—before Labor Day!   I’ll pay reverence to the beautiful flavors of pumpkin spice on Thanksgiving day, but the only caffeinated beverage […]

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