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Santa Fe Fun for Kids

Oftentimes people think of Santa Fe as an adult-only town. And certainly it does have its fair share of fabulous restaurants, art galleries, historical sites, and shopping that we adults should take advantage of. But Santa Fe can also be a great place to take kids. Whether you are an Albuquerque resident in need of […]

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Guide to July 4th in Albuquerque

Three cheers for the red, white, and blue! It’s time to get out the sparklers and fire up the grill because July 4th is right around the corner. I love the way our country celebrates our independence with get-togethers and family and community events. It says a lot about us as Americans. Erma Bombeck says […]

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A Guide to Moving to Albuquerque (With Kids)

This guide is sponsored by Anna Stovall of 360 Ventures Real Estate, but all of the content and opinions are the writer’s own. Welcome to Albuquerque, a mid-size city that sometimes has a small town feel. Despite its Breaking Bad reputation, the Duke City can be a great place to raise children. Newcomers might be […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week :: A Gift Idea

Many moons ago, I taught English in a public school setting. And Teacher Appreciation Week was one of my favorite times of year. I loved being in the classroom. But as we are all aware, the monetary compensation left something to be desired. So it just felt good to know that parents and students appreciated […]

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Open Call for Albuquerque Moms Blog Contributors

Are YOU the next Albuquerque Moms Blog Contributor? Do you want to write for Albuquerque Moms Blog? We will be adding to our group of regular contributors beginning in April. And we’re looking for fresh, local voices to join our team! This is a volunteer position (with some fun perks to make it worth it). Here’s […]

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If You’re Having a Bad Day, Click Here

I’m sorry if you’re having a bad day. I have a little story here to help you crack a smile. My family got two pretty cool Christmas gifts. One is the cutest puppy in the world, Scout the Beagle. The other gift is one of those robot vacuum cleaners that I’ve affectionately named Zelda. We […]

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Ode to Dion’s

Our team was so excited to be invited by Dions for a tour and get behind the scene action for this review. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are of our own.Dion’s, Dion’s I adore thee. Cheesy goodness on a plate! Online orders, never late Thy ranch, chile, subs, and drive thru My children […]

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Superbowl Queso

It’s a sad reality for us Albuquerque residents that we don’t have any professional sports teams. I think this requires us to put in a little extra effort to make our Superbowl parties the most fun . . . with some queso, of course! We may be too small for an NFL franchise, but if […]

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Twofer One Dinners (Two Dinners in the Time of One)

If your solution to weekday dinners is freezer cooking, I salute you. I agree freezer cooking is a wonderful idea, but I don’t always have my act in gear to get it done. Or some people also do meal prep at the beginning of the week so that cooking weekday dinners is easier. You go, […]

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What Mom Wants for Christmas

Before you read this list, I feel the need to make sure you know that I’m not a Scrooge. I really do love this time of year. Everything feels a little more magical and a little more special. I love making memories and establishing traditions with my family. I love focusing just a little more […]

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