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New Mexico Mini Vacations :: Taos

I was lucky enough as a kid to spend many summer days exploring the beauty of Taos, New Mexico. My Aunt and Uncle live in Arroyo Seco. So my sister and I frequently spent long weekends there. We enjoyed walking Taos Plaza, hiking in the mountains, and fly fishing- all while fearing what would actually […]

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Guide to Date Night | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Guide to Date Night in Albuquerque

Between work, kids, and daily household chores, a date night can fall by the wayside. They can feel overwhelming to plan. Who’s going to watch the kids? Don’t worry; we’ve got it handled. Our friends at ABQ Sitters make hiring a sitter nearly effortless and guarantee a great experience. They simplify the process of hiring a FUN, […]

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Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Introducing Paige Pacini

Hello, all! My name is Paige Pacini. I am so excited to be a new contributor for Albuquerque Moms Blog. ALBUQUERQUE I am a Colorado native who now calls Albuquerque home. After college, my husband got his first “real” job at Sandia National Labs. We excitedly packed up and headed to New Mexico. We’ve found […]

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Fun Family Camping on a Budget (Checklist Included!)

Last summer, my husband and I took our kids camping for the first time. We had been on a few camping trips of our own before kids came into the picture, but camping with a 2-year-old and a five-year-old was completely uncharted territory. Lucky for us, we went with a group of friends who were […]

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Dear Old Dad :: Memories Made, Lessons Learned

Dear Old Dad My dad was a good man. He always wanted the best for his family. He was a hard worker- an immigrant from Sicily. Moving from the Big Apple at the young age of 25, he taught himself to read and write English. Dad honed his craft as an iron worker. He eventually […]

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Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Introducing Joy Hocker

Hello and nice to meet you! My name is Joy Hocker. I am a Texan turned New Mexican, wife, mommy, worship leader, runner, and writer. I’m loving life with my family in Albuquerque! ALBUQUERQUE I have been in Albuquerque for over 10 years. My family moved to Albuquerque from the Dallas area when I was in […]

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