Katy

Katy
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Katy is a San Antonio native who spent seven years on the East Coast. She is back home now, married to her match.com sweetheart, rearing her children Claudia (5) and Thomas (3), and practicing tax law.

What’s Yours is Mine…Or Is It?: A Laywoman’s Guide to Community Property

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Here at ACMB, we've noticed an increasing number of readers are relatively new to San Antonio, and perhaps to Texas and its community-property system. And, the Supreme Court's recent Obergefell decision means that Alamo City moms who...

God Moments: My Child Needs a Hearing Aid

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God moments: those little events in which God's love and plan are laid bare. In which it is undeniable that He has a hand in our daily lives. Sometimes, God moments are obvious, like when...

She Was Beaten, She Was Homeless, She Survived: Roxana’s Story

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The violence started the day after her wedding. Roxana was 21 years old, five months pregnant, and "extremely sheltered" when she married Miguel. She thought the black eyes, the "beat downs," and lying on...

Miss Fiesta: The Reinterpretation of a San Antonio Tradition

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It's less than a month away! Fiesta: the two-week-long party that San Antonio throws for itself. You can count on ACMB to be your resource for information on family-friendly Fiesta events and tips. We also...

Six Ingredients to Raise Your Home-Cooking Game

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I'm pretty on-record that I enjoy cooking. I'm one of those people who reads cookbooks—the actual recipes—for fun. And, I'm not afraid to experiment in the kitchen. Over the years, through trial-and-error, passed-along tips,...

Perspectives in Parenting: Choosing Private School

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Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you, your family, and your child. We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to...

Perspectives in Parenting :: The Santa Conundrum

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Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you, your family, and your child. We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to embrace...

Behind the Magic: A Closer Look at Frozen‘s Fractals

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When it comes to Frozen character alliances, I've always been Team Anna. We're both plucky younger sisters who are hungry for love and are running some gray at the hairline. It's not that I actively dislike...

Is a Supper Club the Solution to Your Meal-Planning Problem?

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It shouldn't be that hard, cooking dinner every night.  And yet, it's so hard.  To cook dinner.  Every night. Before I had children, the challenge wasn't time.  And, I enjoy cooking, so the nightly task...

Perspectives on Parenting: Why it was important to me to nurse

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Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you, your family, and your child.  We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to embrace...

The [Suite] Aquatic[a]: Awesome, Even Without Steve Zissou

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Disclaimer :: The Omni generously provided one of our contributors with an overnight stay at the Aquatica Suite.  All opinions and thoughts are her own. My husband, children and I recently spent a night in...

Everything’s Coming Up Rosé…a Wine-Drinker’s Guide

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Now that summer weather is upon us, it's a perfect time to explore lighter libations. Enter rosé wine. No, I'm not talking about white zinfandel, which is an overly sweet product of 1970s California.  I'm talking...

Simple Summer Recipe: Deconstructed Fish Tacos

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Between the heat and the specter of swimwear, many of us want to prepare lighter meals during the summer months.  An easy way to do this is by modifying favorite recipes. It's hard to find fault...

The Post in Which a Word-Lover Parries Body-Shaming

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I was blessed with good thigh gap. I’ve been aware of this quality because as a wife, mother, sister, daughter, friend, Christian, attorney, community volunteer, and generally law-abiding citizen, I spend a fair amount...