When I became a stay-at-home mom six years ago, I took over the job of the paying the bills and keeping track of our finances. It became something I enjoyed and took ownership of. I created a spreadsheet and diligently kept track of all the things we spent money on. My husband was so proud […]
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We had a fun time at our Easter Egg Hunt on March 18th at Menaul School! Even though the weather drove us indoors, our spirits could not be dampened. There were so many happy kiddos making memories with friends and family. There were goodies from Whole Foods Market and water provided by Crystal Springs. Beautiful […]
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We are so excited to announce our first Easter egg hunt will be on March 18th at Menaul School. This event will be great fun for the entire family. There will be a kid’s fitness class, a face painter, fun spring activities, giveaways, food, and of course, an egg hunt! WHO :: All Albuquerque […]
Valentine’s Day approaches, fellow Albuquerque moms. The aisles at the grocery glow pink and red, bursting with chocolates and stuffed animals. Commercials show couples having romantic meals and walks, giving and receiving jewelry. Even a mom and dad deep in the trenches of parenting may hire a babysitter for a kid-free night. Just one problem. […]
Trust me. I am excited to have some down time after a lot of hustle and bustle during this Christmas season. But I also want to be careful that my kids don’t spend way too much time in front of screens while they are out of school during winter break. Sometimes I can err on […]
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 […]
I write this now that I am living back in my hometown, and with a 6 month old baby in tow. While this means I am always surrounded by family, there was a time I lived away from loved ones and experienced holiday loneliness. This made the holidays so much harder, since there were times […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Join students of the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program for a free family holiday symphony concert!
When I realized my first child was due in December, I felt the pressure of making the entire season perfect. Of course, she doesn’t remember a thing from her first Christmas, but I remember every time I thought I messed things up. I know it’s silly, but us mommas are pretty good at telling ourselves […]