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7 Tips for Getting a Great Halloween Costume at the Goodwill

Goodwill San Antonio is your Halloween headquarters!

This Halloween post is written by San Antonio blogger Haeley Giambalvo with Design Improvised and sponsored by Goodwill San Antonio. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Introducing our family rock band - this year's Halloween costumes thanks to a trip to our local Goodwill store! Finding the perfect Halloween costume doesn't have to be a time consuming and expensive endeavor. This year, skip the big box stores and online searching and head … Continue reading

Five reasons to take your kids to Zoo Boo!

Five reasons to take your kids to Zoo Boo at the San Antonio Zoo!

As a Zoo Troop blogger, I receive free admission to the San Antonio Zoo and other perks and experiences throughout the year, including attending a recent preview of Zoo Boo. However, all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands, … Continue reading

Costumes, Community, and Candy: Bringing Halloween Back to the Simplest of Childhood Pleasures

Go to Goodwill San Antonio for great Halloween costumes!

This Halloween post is written and sponsored by Goodwill San Antonio. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Halloween has changed from a one-day event to a full-on season. “October… It’s already … Continue reading

Our map to San Antonio pumpkin patches

A map and listing of all San Antonio Pumpkin Patches for 2016

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Free in San Antonio: October 2017

Free in San Antonio, October 2017

Ready or not, Fall is here! The weather is finally nice enough to get outside and enjoy all of the events that are free in San Antonio this October! We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some … Continue reading

Where Kids Eat Free in San Antonio

Where Kids Eat Free in San Antonio - by San Antonio Mom Blogs

We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities may make changes without notifying us. We recommend contacting them first before visiting to be sure that their offerings and … Continue reading

Perfect family entertainment for all ages: Alice! A Ballet Wonderland

Alice! A Ballet Wonderland

This post about Alice! A Ballet Wonderland is written and sponsored by Alamo Arts Ballet Theatre. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Imagine a darkened theater. The music starts, the curtain … Continue reading

Free (& almost-free & not free) Halloween events for families (2017)

Free Halloween events for families in San Antonio

This year, the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Free (& almost-free & not free) Halloween events for families (2017) is brought to you by our presenting sponsor, Goodwill San Antonio, your one-stop-shop for Halloween with costumes under $10! Find a … Continue reading

Free festivals in San Antonio this fall (2017)

Free Fall Festivals in San Antonio 2016

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Fall temperatures are just around the corner (Aren't … Continue reading

Free movies in San Antonio this fall (2017)

Free movies this fall in San Antonio

What better escape from back-to-school and the hustle and bustle of daily life than to see free movies in San Antonio this fall? There are plenty of free (and almost-free!) movies to keep you and your kids entertained. And, many of them are outdoors … Continue reading

Free in San Antonio: September 2017

Free, family friendly things to do in San Antonio this September

School may be back in session but there are plenty of fun free (or nearly free!) things to do! Check out this awesome list of Free in San Antonio! We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some … Continue reading

Free Things in San Antonio for Hurricane Harvey Evacuees

Free things in San Antonio for Hurricane Harvey evacuees

The images I'm seeing from Hurricane Harvey show mostly devastation but, through that, I'm seeing love. People helping people. Texans loving Texans. If your family has evacuated to San Antonio, there are a few things you can do for free (or a … Continue reading

Beat the Heat at Natural Bridge Caverns

Beat the heat at Natural Bridge Caverns!

This post is written and sponsored by Natural Bridge Caverns. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Every summer about this time moms go online, turning to social media for ways to escape the … Continue reading

Paid focus group in San Antonio for women, ages 25 – 54

Think Group Austin has paid market research opportunities in San Antonio

This post is sponsored by Think Group Austin.  As a prior participant in a Think Group Austin focus group in San Antonio in 2014, I wholeheartedly recommend working with them. Here’s their latest study for which you may qualify: Think Group is … Continue reading

Free in San Antonio: August 2017

Free in August in San Antonio: fun for families!

Are you thinking about back to school? It's time! But there's still plenty to do with your family so check out this awesome list of Free in San Antonio! We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some … Continue reading

Free art classes for kids at Southwest School of Art: Saturday Morning Discovery

Free art classes for kids in san antonio at Southwest School of Art

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. I've written about the wonderful experiences my kids and I … Continue reading

Taking a high-tech Texas summer road trip in the 2018 Chevy Equinox

Texas road trip in the high-tech Chevy Equinox

One of my favorite things about summer is the ability to spend time reconnecting with my sister and her kids. Although we live in the same town, our busy work schedules and kid commitments during the year make it tough to get quality time together. … Continue reading

Free in San Antonio: July 2017

Free in San Antonio July 2017

Summer is in full swing! If you’re looking for ways to enjoy the season with your family, you’ll want to check out this awesome list of Free in San Antonio! We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some … Continue reading

Free 4th of July fireworks and celebrations in and around San Antonio (2017)

This 4th of July, 2017, take your family to one (or more!) of the many fantastic Independence Day celebrations in and around San Antonio. Check back soon as we’ll add more as we find them. Happy 4th of July! We’ve made every effort to ensure that … Continue reading

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Election Night and Beyond

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Keeping a clean home

As a result of recent election results, this will be my final blog entry. I will be focusing on my more important job of being Morgan's mom, instead of mayoring. This change in status gave me the opportunity to share some important lessons with … Continue reading

SeaWorld’s new heart racer, Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster

Wave Breaker, SeaWorld's new Rescue Coaster in Texas

Please note: My family and I received complimentary admission to the SeaWorld San Antonio VIP preview party for the purposes of riding and reviewing their new roller coaster. However, all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the organizations … Continue reading

Free days and times for San Antonio museums

Free days and times for San Antonio museums

  Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs' newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Updated: June 2017 San Antonio is home to … Continue reading

70+ Vacation Bible Schools: mapped for easy search

70+ Vacation Bible Schools in San Antonio, mapped for easy search!

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs' newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Today, San Antonio Mom Blogs welcomes local blogger and guest … Continue reading

Free in San Antonio: June 2017

Free fun in San Antonio this June!

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! With the nice weather we've been having and the school year rapidly coming to a close, it's time to get out … Continue reading

Free summer reading programs

Free summer reading programs

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs' newsletter to get our Top … Continue reading