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Non Dinner Dates: ideas to mix it up in Albuquerque

Don’t get me wrong, I love a nice dinner date.  Especially the kind that involves just a bit of dressing up and some delicious local food. But sometimes it’s nice to mix things up and try something new and different.  My husband also enjoys doing something instead of just eating and talking.  So here’s to trying something other […]

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MUNDANE MOMENTS | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Making the Most of the Mundane Life Moments

I recall daydreaming of different adventures I would take throughout my life.  When I was young, I thought adulthood encapsulated the most exciting part of life, and I couldn’t wait to grow up.  Part of my 20’s was characterized by this lavish idea of adventure as I traveled the world after college.  I turned 30 […]

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Water Park: 411 on ABQ’s Hotel Cascada

Hotel Cascada boasts New Mexico’s one and only indoor water park. Until I had the opportunity to experience it with my family, it had always been surrounded by mystery amongst my mommy peers and I. We wondered: Do you have to stay there to play there? Is it expensive and will my preschool aged children enjoy it? […]

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Ladies Night Albuquerque Moms Blog

Ladies’ Night – Five Fun Ideas

Metro-Area Ladies’ Night Ideas for Busy and Tired Moms How many of you moms remember Ladies’ Night with the girls?  Dinner, drinks, dancing, laughter.  Wasn’t it magical? Sporting the latest fashions and trendy make-up. Sharing piles of appetizers, fattening desserts, work gossip, and tawdry secrets. Throwing back rounds of margaritas, low-carb beer, and 1/2-price Jaeger […]

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Dont quit Exercise Albuquerque Moms Blog

Don’t Quit, Mom Fitness

I already know what it feels like to quit. What would happen if I don’t quit? About a year ago, my kids kept asking me if I had another baby in my tummy. With a 6 month old and two goofy 3 and 4 year olds, I struggled to keep up, and my weight was the […]

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun AlbuquerqueMomsblog

Fun::Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

When you read the title, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, and you’re like me, you are thinking of Cindy Lauper and singing the tune already. { I will leave it here for you in case you want to go back in time}.  If you’re not like me….Then I have no clue what you’re thinking.  This […]

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Discovering Joy in a Day of Rest

“Take a day of rest.” Regardless of beliefs or faith, we’ve probably all heard of this. Many faiths and cultures call for days of rest – Babylonian rest days, Buddhist Uposatha, Cherokee “un-time,” Hindu Ekadashi, and Wiccan esbat, Christian and Jewish Sabbath day. Primarily, these days were established for religious observance through abstinence from work. But I found […]

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