Thrift shopping is one of my favorite hobbies. I love finding unique items at a great price. It’s also a budget friendly way to clothes shop for your kids. I have found some pretty awesome second hand stuff in the Duke City, from designer clothing to vintage furniture, and even brand new baby clothes! The […]
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If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to save more and spend less, here are some ways to help you become a smart shopper. I consulted retail analyst and author of Black Market Billions and former Albuquerque resident, Hitha Herzog to make sure we were shopping smart. Apparently smart shopping means knowing the best […]
This post is sponsored by all the wonderful, local small businesses that helped make this party one we won’t forget!Recently the Albuquerque Moms Blog team got together to celebrate the holidays with some of my favorite things. It’s so nice to see each other in person, since we often only get the chance to connect […]
This is a sponsored Holiday Gift Guide compiled of some gift suggestions we are excited to showcase for you. Every last one of these recommendations has the Albuquerque Moms Blog “stamp of approval,” and we personally solicited all companies for inclusion.
Want to save some money for your family? Take advantage of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County’s Public Library! Electronic Collection at the Library My favorite resource is the electronic collection. You can check out your book, audiobook, or movie without leaving the house! Let’s consider just how fantastic that is. Need the next audiobook in a […]
We had an absolutely fantastic time at Mom’s Night Out last week. And by the look of these gorgeous photos from Licht Photography, you all did too! If you weren’t able to join us this time, we certainly hope to see you at a future event. First of all, thanks to Smith’s ClickList for sponsoring […]
Ok, so I know there are other adventurous moms out there who decided it would be fun to have kids back to back, such as myself. Having 3 kids in 3 years has definitely been an adventure, but not always a fun one. For example, when I leave the house. Leaving the house is literally […]
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One of my all-time favorite movies is You’ve Got Mail. In the film, Joe Fox tells Shopgirl in an email, “Don’t you love New York in the fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly-sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address.” There’s no getting over […]
This post is sponsored by Smith’s ClickList; however, the writer’s thoughts, words, and exhaustion due to an overdue baby are her own.It’s official, I’m overdue. Yesterday was supposed to be the end of my internment pregnancy, but alas, Baby T is apparently a little too comfy to face the harsh reality of life on the […]
Being pregnant for the first time and preparing for your first baby is full of surprises! Who knew your breasts could get this big in such a short time?! And there are how many styles of cloth diapers?! Some jogging strollers aren’t meant for going off pavement (Seriously? This is New Mexico for Pete’s sake!) […]
This post is sponsored by Smith’s ClickList; however, the writer is a loyal customer and all opinions, thoughts, and children involved are her own.I’m excited to tell you that as a busy mom in Albuquerque, you are now able to grocery shop online with Smith’s ClickList, while still in your pajamas. First, though, I’d like to give […]
I try to be as minimal as possible when it comes to “stuff.” I’m not great at it, but living in a small home really helps curb your shopping/accumulation appetite. When the question, “Where will I put this?” is always coming to mind, you have to really consider whether or not you love it or […]
House plants can transform a space. Look at any home décor magazine and you’re sure to see a few plants in each spread. I’ve always had orchids in our home but the last 8 months saw a sudden demise for all of them (a few were over 7 years old and three were the grown […]