It’s Friday and you're looking for a meat-free restaurant option for your family. Many seafood or vegetarian restaurants may come to your mind, but there are a number of restaurants that offer special Lenten menus to accommodate customers such...
As Valentine's Day fades into memory and Easter is still a month or so away (depending on the year!) it is fun to have a March holiday to look forward to. St. Patrick's Day is certainly a holiday that...
Special thanks to former contributor Christie Cuthbert for sharing the fun ways she celebrates with her family. Check out her new book, "The Mischief Makers: A Series of Shenanigans and Brotherly Love" available on Amazon.  St. Patrick’s Day is around...
The Bunny Squad is bringing the Bunny and all the goodies to your home for Primavera 2021! We'll be making a limited number of house visits around the San Antonio area with the Bunny who will pose for pictures...
Spring Break is upon us, and if you’re like me, the idea of staying cooped up in the house all week with restless, bored kids is enough to make your head spin. My family loves trying new places and...
Whether you love it or hate it, Valentine's Day comes around once a year. The expectations, the build up, the disappointment, and the joy, sentiment, and fun - all wrapped up into one pink and red covered holiday that...
We’re thrilled to share our annual Guide to Spring Break Camps. Alamo City Moms has partnered with a variety of local businesses to provide you this list of area camps being offered during the school break week of March...
Oh, Valentine’s Day. You either love it or hate it, but you can’t help but admit that it is a little fun to have a dedicated day to remind those closest to you how much you love them.  Sure, you’ll...

10 Non-Candy Valentines

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I'm mostly excited. Admittedly, a small part of me dreads how the day of love invites large quantities of candy that I hate. At least Halloween grants the occasional Twix or Peppermint...
My name is Kristin and I hate Valentine's Day (hi, Kristin). Before you write me off as a bitter divorcee, know that my hatred of V-Day started way back in elementary school when we brought our decorated shoe boxes to...
Valentine's Day is one of my FAVORITE holidays to celebrate. Not only is it inundated with my favorite color (give me all the pink!) but it's a dedicated day to show my friends and family how much I love...
The other day while strolling through Target, I came across a Valentine count down—14 days of surprises like an advent calendar. I had been thinking about how happy my kids were with our Elf on the Shelf during December,...
Pandemic baby jokes aside - Valentine's Day might be the most challenging holiday to celebrate while social distancing or limiting your out-of-the-house activities. While many couples choose to stay in for Valentine's Day no matter what the global pandemic...
This post was updated in January 2021, it was originally published in February 2015. With Valentine’s Day (and—ahem—the accompanying movie release of Fifty Shades of Grey) soon approaching, I think it’s safe to assume that many of us might have...

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Volunteering As A Family In San Antonio

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Mayor Ron Nirenberg said it best: the pandemic laid bare the inequities that existed in San Antonio and communities around the world. Volunteering as...