Has 2020 given anyone else a serious case of wanderlust? Maybe it’s being stuck in our own houses for seven months. Maybe it’s the insanity that can only be caused by attempting virtual school. Whatever it is, we all...

Where to Get Your Dino On

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Raise your hand if you’re raising a future paleontologist. Yep, that’s me. And I’m betting that more than a few of you are in the same boat. I’ll admit, I knew nothing of dinos when I was a kid, but...
Now that the busy holiday season has come to a close and all the decorations are put away, you may be starting to think about your family’s summer vacation plans. As an agent with an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner...

An Exceptional In-Law Vacation

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My children’s grandparents are the saving grace to our family vacations. Is it always easy? No. Do we always agree? No. Do I get to sit down and enjoy my morning cup of coffee? Yes. A million times yes. Before...
The holiday draft has begun, where everyone in our family is pulling out their best moves trying to get first pick and score the most amount of time spent with us. And I’m not talking just two, typical nuclear...
It's almost that time of year. The holidays are approaching. I know most of us are just trying to survive this week. However, if you plan on traveling over the holidays, you need to start thinking about where to...
At this stage in my toddler's life, I’m not keen on long flights, mostly because my almost two-year-old is in a screaming phase and can’t sit still for more than a minute (or, if I'm lucky, 15 minutes with...
We love to travel and explore, and that includes taking advantage of all there is to do in San Antonio. But museum admission and tickets to attractions add up quickly, so we’re always looking for discount options. One solution...
Shortly after my daughter was born, I was asked to co-chair a seminar in Orlando, Florida the following summer. Not only was it the perfect family-friendly locale, but it was also a great opportunity for my career after being...
I should start this post with a caveat: I am not a theme park person. I associate them with crowds, expenses, lines, motion sickness, and bad food. The thought of going to Disney World instantly stresses me out. Our...
When it comes to traveling with kids, especially air travel, the contributors at Alamo City Moms Blog have done our fair share, as you can see from the list of related links at the bottom of this post. But...
Family posing in front of Cinderella's castle

A Disney Surprise

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On December 25, 2017, my husband and I decided that Christmas 2018 would be at Disney World. We'd both only been once, about seven years ago, when we took our oldest. That experience (during July 4th) was so fun,...
In case you weren’t aware, many of us are big fans of West Texas (see this post and this post as examples). It’s beautiful, wide open spaces as far as the eye can see, and it's within reasonable driving...
I have always heard that Grapevine is an excellent option for a short trip during the holiday season, and this year, we got the chance to plan a family trip to this city that is part of the Dallas...

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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...