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Go Play in the Street at Síclovía!

Siclovia in San Antonio, Texas March 4, 2012

Grab your kids and go play in the street this Sunday, March 4th, for the second annual Síclovía. Held on a two-mile section of Broadway near downtown, and closed off to cars,  San Antonio’s Síclovía is modeled after the Ciclovias which began in Colombia three decades ago. This free event encourages attendees to get outdoors to enjoy […]

Weekend Roundup for San Antonio Moms, February 17, 2012

Bliss in San Antonio, Texas

It’s a three-day weekend! Here are a few fun things you won’t want to miss: This weekend, the Witte Museum’s newest exhibit, Darwin: How One Man’s Theory Turned the World on its Head opens to the public. From the description this exhibit sounds like might be best-suited for older children and adults. Although, according to […]

When Little People Make Big Sense

red pants

Our four-year-old son is in the throes of yet another phase. And when he commits to a phase, lookout. I have no idea where my kid gets his tenacity from but, strangely, my husband said he knows. His last phase was wanting to wear jammies All. The. Time. We couldn’t leave the house before he […]

Weekend Roundup for San Antonio Moms, February 10, 2012

Valentine's Day

Here are a few links to check out before you dive headfirst into your awesome weekend: Heading to the opening weekend of the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo? Before you go, read Debi’s SA Busy Kids post, Plenty of Kids’ Activities at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. With Debi’s super guide your […]

How to Survive Cedar Fever

Use nasal steroids at your own risk

It’s the scourge of South Texas. It’s the mosquito of trees. It serves no purpose on earth other than to make humans itch and drip each winter. It’s the Juniper tree, aka Cedar. And I’ve been fighting (and losing) a mighty battle with the dastardly bush for years. But, not any more. With the help […]

5 Cool Things for San Antonio Moms This Week

trade in your high chairs, strollers, cribs to get 25% off purchase of same items

We’re busy people, us moms. So you want your info to be quick and dirty (Or, maybe, quick and clean? Because who wants “dirty” info? This is a family site, people!). Here are 5 Cool Things San Antonio moms need to know about this week: 1. Check out new San Antonio Mom Blog: Blood, Sweat, […]

Hey, girl. One of our own is up for a Bloggie!

Ryan Gosling loves Red, White, & Grew

San Antonio mom bloggers unite! In fact, we need all of San Antonio (and beyond) to get together to support one of our own bloggers. San Antonio mom (and garden and homeschool and awesome Ryan Gosling meme) blogger Pamela Price and her blog, Red, White, & Grew, are up for a Bloggie! Pamela’s blog is up […]

Pin Tested: The Stickiest Mess of Deliciousness You’ll Lick All Year

chocolate popsicles

In September I wrote about my attempts at baking and crockpotting (yes, I’m sure that’s a word) recipes found on Pinterest with mixed success. In fact, I’ve got a whole Pinterest board called Eat It Up where I save recipes and food porn for my husband so he can cook them for me. My generosity […]

100 Days of School…100 Pieces of Spaghetti

kids, education, crafts, painting with kids

This week at Casa Pence we’re celebrating 100 Days of School. My six-year-old daughter wanted to create an art project using 100 pieces of macaroni but, in my expert pasta opinion, elbow macaroni is a completely overrated pasta in children’s art (Am I wrong? Um, no.). So I delicately suggested we do something cool with […]