Alvina is a born and raised San Antonio mom. She has a 4 year old boy who is her world and is an animal lover with a dog and cats at home. She loves to craft, thrift, cook and explore her city with her munchkin. You will normally spot her with more than one camera at a time because she is in love with photography! She blogs about San Antonio life, events, parenting, crafts and more on her blog There’s Magic Out There. She also makes kids crafts & activities over at Gummy She is obsessed with pinterest and you can also find her on twitter. Stop by and say hi!

Our First Night with the Tooth Fairy

This past weekend a big event happened that we had been waiting for (dreading really) a couple weeks now. My kiddos first baby tooth fell out! I knew it was going to happen someday...

Making Cascarones {Fun for Fiesta and Easter}

Fiesta starts this week and I can't wait for all of the fun were going to be having this year! To get in the Fiesta spirit, we made something at home that really screams...

Learning to Let Go

The clouds get dark and rain begins to fall. A thunderstorm rumbles away and I'm in tears. It's not because I'm afraid of thunder, it is because it is the first time I am not with my son during...

Make Every Day Like Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is here and the cards are being given out, candy and chocolate eaten. Today I stopped and thought of a movie. I thought about A Muppet Christmas Carol. Yes a Christmas movie. Why? I thought about how Scrooge learned...

Easy and Kid Made Thumbprint Valentine’s Cards

Valentine's Day is just around the corner! With so many loved ones to reach out to next month, I wanted to hurry up and get started on our homemade Valentine's cards. We just needed...

The Bond of Motherhood

I remember being pregnant and feeling my baby move for the first time. It happened to be Mother's Day. It was such a special and touching moment that I always feel that was my...
Hand print Turkey Art

Thanksgiving Wreath Kids Craft

Just last week we all still had our jack-o-lanterns and ghosts outside and now were all rushing for the best turkey! Moving from Halloween to Thanksgiving seems like a blur and with so much going...

Pumpkin Carving Tips for Beginners

This past weekend, we carved a pumpkin for the first time.  Let me tell you, it was a new experience for us all! We had fun and our pumpkins didn't turn out like we...

Halloween Crafts for Kids

I'm willing to bet that every store you visit is full of Halloween decorations and costumes now that October is only a weekend away! If you are anything like me then you must be super...

Ways to Save on Outfitting Your Kids

Check your inventory Check your closet before you do anything else! Have your child try on everything he has in his closet that hasn't been worn recently. Make a list of what is needed. When you...

Tips to Get Your Kids to be Adventurous Eaters!

When people see my kiddo eat, they always get surprised. Why? He is not a typical preschooler with his appetite. He doesn't like fries, mashed potatoes, or macaroni.  Instead, he has a taste for...

Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

With Texas summers being so extreme in the heat department, it's important to be able to stay cool with your kiddos. Yep, not only do we have to worry about summer boredom, but we...