In + Around San Antonio

A parent’s guide to all things San Antonio! The Alamo City is geographically a large area and there are tons of things to do in a variety of spots in and around the city. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, this is a great starting place. From kid-friendly restaurants to the best things to do with your family, Alamo City Moms has you covered with everything to do in our great city. Our team of 40+ moms is happy to share the ins-and-outs of what’s happening in San Antonio! Topics of articles include museums, parks, arts, restaurants, family-friendly events, the River Walk, Sea World, Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas and much, much more.

On February 11, Alamo City Moms Blog joined Waxing The City Stone Oak to celebrate its grand opening! Women from across San Antonio came together to welcome this new, locally owned and mom-operated business into our city. And Waxing The...
It's that time of year when we have a love-hate relationship with shopping... Christmas. I love the sparkle of tinsel and ornaments in stores, the music of the season playing, the overwhelming scent of cinnamon brooms burning my nostrils,...
I've lived in San Antonio for five years now, and just recently learned that the SAS Shoe Factory does free tours every Monday through Thursday. I'm a fan of tours, free, and new experiences, so within 24 hours of...
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...
It's that time of the year in San Antonio, and there are more than 70 fun events happening for families in the Alamo City this weekend! ¡Viva Fiesta! Friday, April 17 Jewels of the Court: A Journey Through Fiesta’s® Coronation Annie at The...
My husband and I had just found our sweet spot in terms of a date night routine. An awesome sitter, dedicated time on the calendar, and blissful nights out sans kiddos. Then along came the coronavirus to ruin everyone’s...
Do you ever find yourself wishing for a way to get out of the house, chat with other mamas, and relax with a cool beverage, sans children? Look no further, my friend. Alamo City Moms Blog is hosting our...
One of my favorite memories growing up was getting in the car, cranking up the holiday music, and driving around with my family as we oohed and ahhed over twinkling holiday lights. I am excited to continue this tradition...
Summer reading TV time! It’s almost summer. What the heck to do with all that time? Fear not! There are lots of exciting adventures to be had all around San Antonio—until about 10:00 A.M., when it gets to be over...

A Flood of Feelings

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The eye of the storm was clearly over our home last week. We could count the distance of the storm “one one-thousand, two one-thousand, three one-thousand, four…” miles away. Rain made muddy puddles in our backyard, but there was no...
Welcome to the ACM book club! For more information on what we're reading and how this works, click/tap here. Book of the Month: The Idea of You by Robinne Lee Review "Lee starts the story off with a somewhat outrageous scenario: The...

Freedom Cup {Boerne}

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  I saw the cute house on the side of the road as sped drove my kids to school one morning, freshly painted red.  My interest piqued, I found myself headed down Old San Antonio Road, making bets with myself...
I can't imagine summer without the pool. I grew up as a swim team kid, became a lifeguard and a swim lessons instructor, and then gave birth to two water-loving girls. For me, summer smells like chlorine, fake nacho...

Viva Fiesta (from Home)!

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Despite the Official Fiesta being postponed until this fall, my biological clock absolutely insists it's time to hang my Fiesta wreath and papel picado, to shower my family in confetti from cascarones, and to do my best to bring...

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¿Qué Pasa San Antonio?

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¿Qué Pasa San Antonio? is a weekly update on family friendly and focused events in the Greater San Antonio area, including Boerne, New Braunfels,...