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The December Mom: A True Christmas Miracle

While I might be biased, I think moms are kinda the best thing in the world. Seriously, we rock. We cook, clean, make sure everyone is happy (oh, the laughable, impossible task!), and try so darn hard at pretty much everything all day long so that our family might find pleasure in their lives. This […]

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The State That Stole Christmas

If you’re not from Texas, but spending the holidays here, I hope you will enjoy this little poem I wrote (to the rhythm of How the Grinch Stole Christmas)! Happy Holidays!   All the South Texas Texans, Were sure this was the spot. But the Idaho Girl, Who just got here was not!   The […]

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Christmas at the Caverns—A Magical Experience

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with Natural Bridge Caverns to bring you information about their Christmas at the Caverns holiday event. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Still, even with all the twinkling lights and velvet ribbons, it can be hard to find the holiday spirit amid the hustle and bustle […]

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2016 Guide to Holiday Events in San Antonio

The holidays are upon us and we’ve got you covered. This weekend kicks off the holiday season, and there's no looking back. Our event guide includes holiday musical and theatrical performances, seasonal eats, Hanukkah events, live nativity scenes, downtown festivities, Hill Country happenings, and more. Plus, given our winter weather is often pleasant, there are [...]
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Holiday Magic at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to have partnered with the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa to share information with San Antonio families about a stay at this hotel during the holidays. This year is the “Christmas magic” year in our house. Vivi is totally into the mystery of Santa, the North Pole, the elves, the […]

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Hanging Up the Holiday Hustle

Hanging Up the Holiday Hustle

There are some years when I have been on top of it all for the holidays: Cookies baked, gifts bought and wrapped before Black Friday, Christmas cards meticulously designed and addressed, fresh Christmas tree decked to the nines, teacher gifts handmade and ready for delivery, and matching homemade jammies created for the kids to boot. […]

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Holiday Events in San Antonio

San Antonio Holiday Event Guide 2015

Wondering what to do with your family this holiday season? Look no further. This list (45 events and counting!) is bound to have at least a couple of events that will suit your family’s interests. Just take a look at the ten different categories we’ve included. The last category has Hill Country events if you’re looking […]

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Hill Country Holidays: Top Ten Reasons to Visit the JW Marriott at Christmastime

Taylor received a one-night stay at the hotel to assist her in writing this review. All opinions are her own. If you happened to read my summer staycation review, you probably already know I’m a huge fan of the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, which, during the holidays, hosts its very own […]

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Holiday Stress Busters

Holiday Stress-Busters

I am really into Christmas—the music and lights and food and family time. I love the candlelight Christmas Eve service and the sweet nativity play for kids at church. This year I am particularly excited because we are going to have two weeks of unimpeded family time. Rob and I are taking off work and […]

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