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Breakfast with Santa {Event Recap}

  Last weekend we hosted our first ever Breakfast with Santa event at the lovely NOAH’s Event Venue, and it was incredible!  We overheard so many guests comment about how fancy the venue was. They were right! NOAH’s is just gorgeous, inside and out. The staff there was so helpful and accommodating, not to mention extremely […]

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Too Many Toys, Not Enough Spirit

We are blessed. Our family is super generous at Christmas time to our children. After years of saying, “No, it’s too much,” or “You don’t have to,” and “They really don’t need any more toys, ”I’ve discovered nobody listens. Does anyone else feel overwhelmed Christmas morning? Do you also have piles of new toys, clothes, […]

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Embracing Tradition :: A Guide to Where to See Luminarias in Albuquerque

What is your favorite part of the holiday season? I’m what most people would call “Christmas Obsessed.” Christmas music begins playing in my house on November 1st. We play movies like Elf and Home Alone on repeat as soon as we put the Halloween movies away! It takes all of my self control to wait until Thanksgiving is over […]

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Fun Fall Road Trip :: Taking the High Road to Taos

The High Road to Taos is quintessential New Mexico at its best. Old adobe houses in lush river valleys, local art galleries and rustic produce stands. A desert painted with yellows, reds, greens, and oranges. Picturesque villages known for weaving and crafts, forest roads to explore, restaurants to try, and beautiful Catholic churches to photograph. […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month :: Celebrate & Learn with Your Family

September 15, 2017-October 15, 2017 is Hispanic Heritage Month.  I remember growing up with the Spanish channel Univision on our TV all the time. In our home, evening activities included eating dinner and doing homework. Then we would sit together to watch the “good novela” at 8pm. And on Saturdays we’d watch Sábado Gigante. During the commercial […]

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Grandparents: Helping Children Feel Cherished from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Grandparents :: Helping Children Feel Cherished

When I was growing up, I lived in the same neighborhood as my grandparents. I loved walking to their house. No matter what I did, whether it was baking bread, “sewing” rags, or dusting, my grandma made me feel amazing. Like I was a prodigy. (There are prodigy dusters, right?)  But it was more than […]

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Simple Ocean Party :: You Don’t Serve Pinterest, But It Can Serve You!

Children can be oddly specific about their birthday parties, from a “fairy princess rock star party,” to a “purple and pink penguin pizza party,” to a “deep sea” party.  My son just turned 5, and although I didn’t quite meet the level of a deep sea party, we definitely had a fun and simple ocean party.  It […]

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