Amanda

Amanda
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Glitter shaker, party maker and photo taker - Amanda is a mom to Vivi and wife to Francois. She's passionate about crafting, entertaining and photography.

Kitchen Counter Crafts: DIY Plaster of Paris Ghosts

Does crafting at the kitchen counter with your kids sound like fun, or do you get itchy just thinking about it? Events Team member and owner of The Little Goose Celebrations Shop Nicole regularly...

Getting Ready for Kindergarten with La Petite Academy

Sitting up, crawling, walking, talking, and Kindergarten—these are easily some of the biggest milestones we reach together with our babies. Unlike the milestones that happen on their own schedule, Kindergarten comes whether or not...

Alamo City Moms TASTE: Recipes from Mom

A certain smell. A prize-winning (or at least often requested) recipe. Her inclusion of an ingredient that other people would never consider. Maybe the fact that she managed to burn frozen dinners. For many...

Alamo City’s Amazing Teacher 2019

Do you know a teacher who goes above and beyond to help the lives of his or her students? Nominate fantastic educators for our fifth annual Amazing Teacher Contest! We're looking for the best of the...

Alamo City Moms TASTE: “Mumosas” for a Mother’s Day Brunch with Friends

I adore my husband and daughter, I really do, and they do a great job of making me feel like an awesome mom year-round. But you know who celebrates motherhood the BEST? My mom...

Learning About Our Potential Leaders: Meet the Mayoral Candidates of San Antonio

Early voting in the San Antonio mayoral election begins today, Monday, April 22, and runs through Tuesday, April 30. All polling locations are closed this Friday, April 26, in honor of the Battle of...

Conversations at the Kitchen Table—Episode 6: A Fiesta® Primer

The word "fiesta" can connote many a festive party, but in San Antonio, it's THE party. The springtime revelry that covers the streets in stray confetti from a couple hundred thousand cascarones, brings to...

Easter Egg Happy Mail

*This post contains an affiliate link. Purchases made via this link will result in a commission being made by ACMB but will not affect your price or shopping experience.   Who doesn't love receiving happy mail?...

Join the ACMB Events Team!

The Alamo City Moms Blog Team is growing! We currently have over 30 incredible women on our team, and we are now looking to add diverse, local event team members who are passionate about our city...

Add Your Voice to Our Contributor Team!

The Alamo City Moms Blog Team is growing! We currently have over 30 incredible women on our team, and we are now looking to add diverse, local voices who are passionate about our city and interested...

Kids’ Guide to Eating Around Pearl

When you think about visiting Pearl with your kiddos, you likely envision playing in the cool fountains or the grass by Twig in the summer, grabbing a treat at Bakery Lorraine, or sitting on...

Peek-a-Zoo: A Printable Zoo Scavenger Hunt

 The animals, the smells, the chaos—the San Antonio Zoo offers plenty to keep your wild ones busy! Sometimes, though, it's fun to have a game or purpose to focus on while walking around. Peek-a-Zoo is...

Conversations at the Kitchen Table: Episode 5—Healthy Eating and Nutrition for the Whole Family

Nutrition. It seems like there is new and overwhelming (and many times inaccurate) information out there every day. Fad diets, "do this," "don't do that," should's and shouldn'ts...it's never ending. Dr. Illuri joins Erin...

From the Heart: A Q&A with Members of the Girls on the Run Bexar...

They say it takes a village to raise a child. Girls on the Run Bexar County volunteers and leaders believe it takes more than a village to share with young girls that they are...