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San Antonio Scoop: A Mom’s Guide to October

Y'all remember how October is always a busy month? It's seriously no joke. So let's skip the small talk and get to filling in our calendars, shall we? I'm already double- and triple-booked! OCT 1-7OCT 8-14OCT 15-21OCT 22-28OCT 29-31OngoingOCT 1-7 Saturday, October 1 SAAMOM's Children's Clothing and Equipment Sale, 8:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. at Crown of [...]
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San Antonio Scoop: Family Fun in the Alamo City for October 30–November 5

Well, after a washed-out last weekend, this weekend is bound to be a scheduling challenge with events postponed and doubled up! How to fit it all in?!? The Halloween celebrations continue at local attractions. Plus, take a look: there’s an air show and a train show in the same weekend. That’s right, transportation lovers! Rest may […]

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15 Reasons to Love "Fall" in San Antonio

15 Reasons to Love “Fall” in San Antonio

September 23 was the first day of fall. Immediately, Starbucks started selling pumpkin spice lattes, Halloween decorations went up, and friends across the country posted Facebook pictures of their kids bundled in sweaters and boots as they traipsed through multicolored forests in search of the perfect pumpkin. Meanwhile, in San Antonio, we bought bigger sizes […]

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Halloween in the Eighties: Then and Now

Don’t be jealous of me you guys, but my Halloween Pinterest board has 247 amazing pins on it right now! To start, I’m making a quaint pennant banner to hang from my mantle that spells out, “Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat- hashtag blessed!” (I have an enormous mantle.) […]

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Intimate Impressionism at the McNay Art Museum . . . with kids | Alamo City Moms Blog

Enjoy it with your kids: Intimate Impressionism at the McNay Art Museum

The McNay Art Museum is hosting a special exhibit, Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art, through January 4, 2015. I have written earlier about introducing your kids to art appreciation at the McNay, but this exhibit deserves its own post because the McNay has gone out of its way to provide activities and events that the […]

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I Can Do That! DIY Halloween Sign for the Non-Crafter

Nothing shouts Holiday Spirit like lovingly (or painstakingly?) DIY-ed decorations, but not every mama was born with a glue gun in one hand and grosgrain ribbon in the other. Fear not, my non-crafty friends! With the help of my best friend Hobby Lobby, some pre-cut lettering and two sheets of crafting paper, this project is […]

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