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Easter Traditions for the Family

Easter is easily one of my favorite holidays in the year.  Our family celebrates Jesus’ resurrection, the beginning of spring, and the world around us changing into a canvas of pastels as everything wakes up from the winter.  Easter is a time of new freshness as the cold and dead of winter gives way to […]

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Best Places for Pie in the 505 from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

Best Places for Pie in the 505

As I’ve said before, I’ve been on the hunt for the best desserts in Albuquerque. Today, in honor of Pi Day, I thought I’d share with you the Best Places for Pie in the 505. If you aren’t familiar with Pi Day, it’s totally okay (you can learn more about Pi here, and Pi Day here). […]

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St. Patrick's Day History from Albuquerque Moms Blog

St. Patrick’s Day History Lesson

How Well Do You Know Your St. Patrick’s Day History? Each year on March 17, the Irish and Irish-by-proxy participate in the world-wide observance of St. Patrick’s Day by wearing green, decorating with clovers, and enjoying corned beef and cabbage and green beverages.  The Albuquerque metro area is certainly alight with fun events to celebrate the Patron Saint […]

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Baby-Led Weaning Albuquerque Moms Blog

Baby-Led Weaning

  I love introducing solids to my babies. The looks on their faces as they taste their first “real” foods are priceless.  With each of my kids I have loosely followed a baby-led weaning philosophy.  My third baby, Zoey, is almost 6 months– she sits up pretty well, and is very interested in food so it’s time […]

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New Girl in the Desert

So, I’m new here.  I am not only a new Contributor on Albuquerque Mom’s Blog, but I’m new to Albuquerque, to New Mexico, to this side of the country…I’m new.  If I can help other moms who are new to the area, I’ll be happy.  If I can make native New Mexicans laugh at me, […]

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Oscar Worthy Popcorn from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

Oscar Worthy Popcorn

One of my favorite memories growing up was watching the Oscar’s with my mom. We would get comfy in our pj’s, grab some snacks, and watch celebrities flaunt their awesomeness in couture gowns and suits. We would critique the outfits and just all around enjoy watching the awards show. Since the Oscar’s are almost upon us, I […]

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Delicious Fish Dish in Albuquerque

Lent is upon us. That time of year when Christians from around the globe do penance in preparation for Easter and observe a common ritual of not eating fish on Fridays.  So where in Albuquerque can someone find a delish fish dish in the desert? The number one place in Albuquerque to get authentic fish […]

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Lent: A Lesson in Being Present from Albuquerque Mom's Post

Lent: A Lesson in Being Present

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. I grew up Catholic, so when you ask me about this season I begin thinking about fish on Fridays and no chocolate for forty days, though I don’t believe I’ve ever been foolish enough to give up something that difficult 😉 . But these were not traditions my […]

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Flying Star Cafe {Sponsored Post}

Disclosure: while we were compensated for this post, opinions remain our own (as always). Is Flying Star Cafe for moms? Are you a mom who wants to eat smart or one who likes to indulge? Either way Flying Star Cafe caters to you. I recently had the opportunity to visit Flying Star Cafe and check […]

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