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Santa Claus: What to Do, When You Don’t Do Santa Claus

The Christmas season is in full swing and Santa Clause can be found in every mall with lines of children waiting to sit on his lap. I never noticed what a large part Santa played in the holiday season until my husband and I decided not to do Santa with our kids. He’s pretty much unavoidable; […]

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What Mom Wants for Christmas- Albuquerque Moms Blog

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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Husband Approved Christmas Gifts from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Christmas Gift Ideas::Husband Approved Guy Gifts

“What do you want for Christmas?” This is the question I ask my husband over and over again trying to figure out what in the world to get my guy for December 25th. I enjoy gift giving, especially when it’s a surprise! Socks and underwear are a given, but I try to choose one thing each […]

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S.T.O.P: Your Friendly Reminder to Enjoy the Holiday Season

S.T.O.P: A Friendly Reminder to Enjoy the Holiday Season

S.T.O.P!  The holidays are here and I know you are racing through this blog post thinking of all the things on your to do list.  Who has time to sit down and read a blog, right?  The holiday season is my favorite but I hardly make time to enjoy it because I’m too busy rushing […]

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Advent Truth in the Tinsel Albuquerque Moms Blog

Advent: a Christmas tradition I want to pass on to my children

What are your favorite Christmas traditions from childhood?  One of mine is stockings.  Growing up we didn’t celebrate Santa, but we still stuffed stockings.  Our entire family would pick out small gifts to put in each other’s stockings.  On Christmas Eve we’d gather and secretly stuff everyone’s stockings and then open them first thing Christmas morning.  I […]

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Give Local Albuquerque from Albuquerque City Mom's Blog

Give Local Albuquerque: My favorite local shops

Give local! Give local, It’s a great way to support the local economy and ensure that you’re giving something a little bit special to those you love. Saturday the 26th is “Shop Local Day” but if you can’t get out on the 26th (or don’t want to), these local boutiques are open and filled with […]

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