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2017 Guide to Holiday Events in Albuquerque

This time of year brings out that feeling that makes me want to experience some magic with people I love. And fortunately for us, our city provides so many opportunities to celebrate with holiday events, whether that be with music or shopping or performances or lights. Check out the list of things to do in [...]
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Adoption Unfiltered :: One Family’s Story & Some Adoption Myths

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. So to make all of us more aware of some of the issues and myths surrounding adoption, particularly international adoption, I interviewed a friend of mine, also an Albuquerque mama, who has three adoptive children of her own.  How did you all decide to adopt? What was the process […]

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Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Halloween Costume Contest

There’s no doubt that dressing up our babes in costumes has got to be one the highlights of parenting. They’re just so darn cute! So get ready to share the photos of your little pumpkins by entering Albuquerque Moms Blog’s very first Halloween Costume Contest for a chance to win the grand prize! What is […]

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2017 Guide to Halloween in the Albuquerque Area

Enjoy these more family friendly Halloween events in and around Albuquerque.    25th Annual Dia de los Muertos Marigold Parade and Celebration Barelas/South Valley, Centro Familiar and Isleta, Albuquerque, NM Nov. 5, 2:00-6:00 p.m. Boo-loon Mania Albuquerque Balloon Museum, 9201 Balloon Museum Drive NE Oct. 28, 4:00-8:00 p.m. Great Goblin Get Together Star Heights Recreation […]

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2017 Guide to Apple Orchards in the Albuquerque Area

Let’s keep the doctor away all season long by taking advantage of the crispiest, sweetest thing about fall.  Alary Farm 6322 Corrales Road, Corrales This tranquil orchard right on the main drag in Corrales updates their website regularly when different varieties of apples are available. You can even sign up for their newsletter to get […]

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When Tragedy Strikes . . . Thoughts After Vegas

When days like October 2, 2017 happen in Las Vegas, when the news blares about yet another mass shooting, when you see the death toll rising every time you check your phone, those are the days that feel raw and vulnerable and achy. Those are the days that seem senseless. But in reality those days […]

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2017 Guide to Fall Eats and Treats in the Albuquerque Area

Move over pumpkin spiced latte. Check out some of our contributors’ favorite local fall eats and treats.  Alchemy Confections Spur Line, 800 20th St NW, Albuquerque Get your Halloween and Dia de Las Muertas on by trying Alchemy’s Sugar Skull cookies. Bosque Brewing Company 8900 San Mateo Blvd NE, Ste I or 106 Girard Blvd SE, Ste. B, […]

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Guide to Fall Leaves in and around Albuquerque

Here are the best places in and around Albuquerque to catch some beautiful fall color.  Botanic Garden 2601 Central Ave. NW, Albuquerque Before the winter cold settles in, enjoy the gorgeous fall foliage of Albuquerque’s Botanic Garden.  Fourth of July Canyon Near Tajique, NM in the Cibola National Forest in the Manzano Mountains. See the map […]

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