Answer honestly–how often do the following things happen to you: You get a Facebook message from a girl you barely remember from high school asking if you'll buy essential oils or nail polish strips from her? You see a...
There is a certain level of panic involved as a parent when you are used to your child/children being in school - be it full-time or part-time - as Spring Break approaches. There is suddenly an entire week of...
I confess: Instagram reels are one of my guilty pleasures and I watch way too many. In my defense, I’ve learned about handy life hacks, cool Amazon products, and delicious recipes from Reels. I’ve also learned that, unlike me,...
Portions of this post were originally published in May 2015 by Brooke Meabon. Summer is here, and many San Antonio families are ready to get out and explore again. Whether you're in the mood for a road trip or looking...
Looking to add something new to your spring? There’s no end to spring events and fun in San Antonio. The season is jam-packed with great options for families to enjoy. Whether it’s welcoming a new sea turtle to town,...
Spring Break is upon us. We’ve made it to mid-March, and although it seems like we just wrapped up Christmas break, here we are again, planning and plotting ways to keep our kids occupied (and entertained!) for a full...
I come from a mixed cultural background. My mother and all the family I grew up with are Mexican-American; my father's side is of German descent. However, my first memory of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is...
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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...

In Cheap I Trust

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I’ll admit it: I’m a cheapskate. And I have the track record to prove it. As a perpetually-seeking bargain hunter, I live for the thrill of the chase, the pursuit of the ultimate freebie, the exhilaration that comes with...

To Santa Or Not To Santa?

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Well, I don’t know about you, but Christmas snuck up on me this year! 2020 has felt simultaneously like the blink of an eye and a million years all rolled into one. A few weeks ago, I opened my...
One of my aunts often makes this cake for summer family gatherings, and it was always one of those times you made sure you had dessert first before it was gone!  It's perfect for summer because it's served cold...
You might have noticed catrinas and sugar skulls everywhere lately. That's because Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is on November 2. Celebrations generally begin on November 1 for Día de los Inocentes, a day to honor children...
So you’ve just had a baby! Congratulations. I hope you’re doing OK and getting some (any?!) much-needed rest. You might be too sleep-deprived to have noticed it yet, but the holiday season is upon us! Christmas is just a...
Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth? Wondering where to get sweets for your sweet? (Or perhaps a gummy bear as big as your head?) Look no further! Whether you’re hunting for a tasty Valentine gift, ready to kick your...

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San Antonio Shines Bright with Holiday Lights (2022 Edition)

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Some of my fondest memories of the holiday season throughout the years include some kind of takeout (Taco Bell cinnamon churros when I was...

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