Do You Even Lent?

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Growing up in a Roman Catholic church in northern New Mexico the question was never if I was observing Lent but rather what was I giving up? Year after year the 40-day span began, post-Fat Tuesday gumbo eating, which...
Every January my family goes through what I like to call a “toy cleanse.” We do this annually after the holidays and sometimes after my kids’ birthdays. There’s no science behind it: after they are gifted tons of new...
Durante los últimos días de diciembre, en mi casa tenemos una “limpia de juguetes”. Hacemos esto cada año después de Navidad y algunas veces después de los cumpleaños de mis hijos. No tiene mucha ciencia: después de que los...

Pie Crust Parenting

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If there was an award given for being the last person to put one’s house back in order post-Christmas, I would win it. I am the one who un-decks my halls, places the stockings back in their containers with...
This blog post is sponsored by Messenger Kids. All opinions and experiences using the platform are the author's.  Like it or not, San Antonio mamas, our children are part of the digital age. It’s at once exciting and terrifying. They...
December 24th is my absolute favorite day of the whole year.  I love everything about the day before Christmas. Beginning the moment my eyes fly open on Christmas Eve morning, I relish in the hustle and bustle of finishing up...

Dreidel Treats for Hanukkah

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Hanukkah (or Chanukah) is the Festival of Lights, taking place over eight days somewhere between late November and late December in our modern calendar. The lighting of the menorah each night is meant to remember and honor the story...
We have a lot unique things in San Antonio. So many that a San Antonio newcomer created a the San Antonio A-Z Guide . With that, here are some definitions, Urban Dictionary-style, to help San Antonio moms communicate. Did we miss...
As mothers, we all want the best for our kids. With the holidays soon approaching, many of us will focus on picking the perfect gifts for our kids, family members, coworkers, teachers, neighbors...you get the picture. Gift-giving can get...
It’s the time of year of gatherings, drop-ins, and extra people around your table and in your kitchen. If you’re looking for an easy way to impress any mix of folks and feed them fast, the answer is cut...
It's finally cooling off—HOORAY! Cooler weather brings with it a signature color palette, special holidays, and tastes that feel right only when there is a bite in the air. Fall simply calls for apples, cranberries, and herb-laden smells. Spiced Orange...
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Please Touch the China

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With the holidays in our line of sight and the endless list of things to do on our brains, it’s not uncommon to overlook a few details now and then. My great aunt used to say the guests “will...
Perfect for a literary pumpkin patch, a special activity with the kids or to indulge your own crafty needs, these painted pumpkins re all the cute with none of the pumpkin guts or carving. Supplies: Hollow craft pumpkin (black and...
Alamo City Moms is happy to partner with Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® to share more about their spices and seasonings with our readers. This is a sponsored post.  If you had to choose only five Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® spices or seasonings...

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Neighborhood Egg Hunt

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How many eggs will you find in your neighborhood? Join Alamo City Moms and families across San Antonio for this epic (social distancing appropriate)...