A rush of hot, humid wind seemed to lift and escape past me as I shut the back door of our van. In one hand I clutched a small trash bag and in the other a stack of fast...
This post and episode are brought to you by Palenque Grill. Palenque Grill at La Cantera now has an app!  With pickup and curbside now available, you can get your favorite dishes to-go, and enjoy them at home.  Plus,...
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...
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...
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...

Neighborhood Egg Hunt

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We might be inching closer to 'back to normal' but this is one pandemic-inspired activity we hope sticks around! How many eggs will you find in your neighborhood? Join Alamo City Moms and families across San Antonio for this...
I’m a practicing Catholic. I attend church regularly. I pray daily. But, my kids and I give up nothing for Lent. For as far back as I can remember, the Easter season has held a special place in my heart....
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...

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The Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Spice in San Antonio

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After a long summer, it’s finally fall! The heady scents of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ginger mix with sweet pumpkin in the air, which...