It’s finally here: LEGOLAND® Discovery Center San Antonio is throwing open its doors. And Alamo City Lego fanatics are losing their minds—well, at least the ones I live with. So if you, too, are used to stepping on LEGOs...
Coworking spaces, defined by Harvard Business Review as "membership-based workspaces where diverse groups of freelancers, remote workers, and other independent professionals work together in a shared, communal setting," help workers thrive. For moms, who want the flexibility to take...
It’s time to rodeo, San Antonio, so saddle up and join in the fun! The San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo and its celebration of all things cowboy runs through February 24th this year, and you don’t need 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...
It’s big, blue, and you can’t miss it… IKEA has finally made its way to San Antonio!  IKEA offers inexpensive, contemporary furniture and housewares, but shopping here is not your average shopping trip. It’s an experience.  IKEA isn’t a place where...
San Antonio is more than 300 years old now and just hitting its stride. It's already a great place to raise a family and entertain out-of-town guests, and soon we will have even more choices of things to do....
San Antonio’s coffee scene has exploded since ACMB’s first coffee round-up in 2015, and an update was long overdue! We know you can never replace the fast-food of coffee, good ol' reliable Starbucks, but San Antonio has become a...
I’ll give it to you straight, because I’m a Texan now. I am continuously amazed at this unique city I have come to love and claim as my own after marrying a native. There are many differences from where...
Farmers markets are a great way to build healthy eating habits as a family. You start out by going to buy some fruits and veggies, and maybe a snack. Along the way you might learn a new recipe and...
Life is short. Eat dessert first. When you’ve grown tired of the standard Oreo cookies, vanilla ice cream, and yellow cake, it’s time to branch out. My kids approve this article, mostly because it involved exploring new and unique places...
Ice cream is a bit of a staple for our family when summer hits. I myself grew up with grocery store ice pops, which come in lines of thin liquid rectangles that you pull apart after they’re frozen. But...
By design, I am a creature of habit who has to work really hard at increasing my spontaneous streak. Correction: I am a creature of habit who has to work at having a spontaneous streak. I don't fly by the seat...
We have partnered with The Bra Chick to bring you this story of successful bra shopping from our contributor, Inga. Why do I shop for bras at The Bra Chick? Because even though I am wearing my bras under my clothes,...
I was nearing the end of a fantastic trip to central Mexico and had taken a day trip to Zacatlan in the neighboring state of Puebla. I spent a good portion of my trip meeting artisans, both by chance...

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Alamo City Moms Favorite Things: 2019 Edition

Keeping secrets isn't any fun—unless the secret has to do with our Favorite Things 2019! We've been working since August to curate a truly...