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Unplugging for the Holidays :: See You in 2018!

My go-to strategy for getting electronic equipment that’s not working properly to work again is unplugging it and then plugging it back in. And guess what? It almost always does the trick! (Just call me a technological genius.) I think our bodies and our psyches work just about the same way.  We at Albuquerque Moms […]

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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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ABQ Moms Blog 2017 Favorite Things Party (Plus Holiday Table Talk Free Printable)

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 […]

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Bar B Q Salmon

Bar-B-Q Salmon

What kind of salmon? I know the title of this recipe sounds a little strange. But trust me, you are going to LOVE it! I will admit that I have been a seafood naysayer in the past. In fact, I didn’t try a bite of seafood until I went off to college. Even then my […]

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The Top 5 Reasons to Attend Breakfast with Santa

Our Breakfast with Santa event is less than a week away, and we couldn’t be more excited! There are so many great reasons to attend, but we’ve narrowed it down to the top 5 reasons you should attend Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 9th.  5. Breakfast The thought of getting one morning off from […]

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Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Introducing Andrea Jacquin

Hi I’m Andrea and I was born and raised in New Mexico. Albuquerque I love Albuquerque’s beautiful mountains, our gorgeous blue skies, and Balloon Fiesta! Yes, I’m a local who goes every year to Balloon Fiesta with my whole family. (I don’t even mind the traffic . . . it’s just part of the experience, […]

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