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Family Fun is Easy to Wrangle at the Rodeo

Horses, cattle, pigs, rides, food, fun, LEGOs, and butterflies…this year’s San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo has it all. Yes, I said butterflies—further proof that the annual showcase of all things cowboy and cowgirl has something for everyone. And it’s great family fun, even—or perhaps even better!—with kids in tow. We’ve been rodeo regulars since […]

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Why Military Brats Rock

My kids have probably said goodbye to more friends in their young lives than most people make in a lifetime—not because they have poor people skills, but because they have a parent whose job moves us all over the world. We have lived in San Antonio for three years this time. This is the longest […]

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4th of July Fireworks & Festivities in San Antonio

Wow—there is no shortage of Independence Day celebrations in and around San Antonio! Just look at the list below with 22 events so far. We’ve included a lot of smaller events taking place in the Hill Country and surrounding area if you’re up for a quick road trip. If we’ve missed any good ones, feel […]

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Deals, Discounts, and Special Offers Say Thank You to Our Military Families (1)

Deals, Discounts, and Special Offers Say Thank You to Our Military Families

Armed Forces Day is this Saturday, May 21. I think that day carries more meaning here in "Military City, U.S.A." One of the things I appreciate most about San Antonio is how our city embraces our military members and their families. San Antonio is home to three active military bases: Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air [...]
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Rhea Lana's Consignment San Antonio

Make Easy Money Before School Starts and Save Big On Kids’ Clothing

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to have our sponsor from Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment share more about her upcoming event. Her team is hosting a resale extravaganza on the northwest side of San Antonio during tax-free weekend. She’d like to inform our community on how to to make money by selling, saving big on shopping, and volunteering. […]

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Veterans Day: Thank You for Saying “Thank You”

“Thank you for your service.”  There are always a few articles floating around the Internet this time of year taking aim at the phrase “thank you for your service.” Some people feel it’s become a reflex, as empty as asking a passerby how he/she is doing or blessing a sneeze. Some service members I know feel like they […]

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April: Month of the Military Child

You don’t have to go very far to realize that San Antonio is a military town.  Whether you’re visiting the Riverwalk or attending a Spurs game, you’ll probably run into a basic trainee or two (or two thousand).  With six military installations in the Alamo City alone, you’re bound to have a lot of military families. To recognize […]

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