Are you as ready as we are for the return of fireworks, barbecues, and parades for the 2021 Fourth of July celebration? We have curated the perfect palette of RED, WHITE, and BLUE events happening in and around San...
Even though summer has technically just begun, if you’re like me, you might already be racking your brain to think of dinner recipes to feed your family. In my house, we have a couple of oddly specific picky eaters...
It might be hard to believe but there is food OTHER than Tex-Mex in San Antonio! (We're just kidding, of course you knew that...) But if you've ever Googled "Afghan food in San Antonio" or become overwhelmed searching for...
Amanda: Hi friends, Amanda, with Alamo City Moms here. We are with Courtney who's the owner of Crib and Kids. She's at her store right now. You can see behind her how many goodies she has in there. And we're...
My mom always leaves my home better than she found it when she visits us. It’s her love language. Because she doesn’t live in the same city as me, she wants to do what she can to make my...
A few years ago my mother gave me a book that was truly an eye-opener for my marriage. You probably have heard of it: The Five Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman. He explains that the way we show love to...
If you've been following my posts you know we moved into a new house in June 2020.  When looking for houses, my goals were more space, a place to work, and a place for visitors (haha, that's funny...visitors. in...
The JCC Block and Dreeben School for Young Children, providing care and education for children ages 6 weeks-4 years old, is the only Jewish NAEYC-accredited program in San Antonio. Our purpose of education at the JCC’s Block and Dreeben...
Between my three daughters, who are all elementary age, but not consecutive sizes, I feel like we have wardrobes for every size of kid. Our closets are full of too-big or too-small boxes of clothes, which I’m saving for...
I’ve always read out loud to my children, even before they were born! Later, I would read to them at bedtime. I've also always encouraged audiobooks. These were great as my children were beginning readers and later as we...
Thank you ACM Amiga and former contributor Meghann Dibbrell for sharing this how-to with us! You can read more from Meghann's on her site, "Rooted Childhood", or follow her on Instagram for tons of creative learning ideas. Dyeing Easter eggs...
It’s been a year since we celebrated our first Holiday at Home thanks to Covid. With a year under our belts and incredible strides taken, I am happy to say that we feel miles away from where we were...
This post is brought to you by the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR). What does staging a house mean? The purpose of staging is to showcase a home’s best qualities and assets to impress potential buyers and sell quickly upon...

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This time last year I was ramping up to head to Mexico for my mom’s 60th birthday. Being one of four kids, trying to get us all in the same place at once is always a feat. We started...

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The sun has set on Summer 2021, and the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air. Fall is here, and it’s my favorite...