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Archives for September 2012

Hunger Action Month: YOU made a difference!

Thank you to everyone who entered the Zoës Kitchen giveaway last week. Heather H. was our lucky winner. But the real winner was the San Antonio Food Bank. I pledged to donate $1 to the SA Food Bank for every entry received. There were 36 entries. Today, San Antonio Mom Blogs donated $50 to the San […]

Why did I weight?

I’ve battled obesity for most of my life. It’s in the genes, I guess. And the puffy Cheetos. And the spicy Thai curries. When I was in my mid-20s, I lost 30 pounds. I looked great but I didn’t feel great. The secret to my weight-loss success? To eat only one meal a day and […]

Zoës Kitchen: Review & Giveaway

Disclosure: My family received two free meals at Zoës Kitchen for review purposes but the opinions in this post are mine. Giveaway: September is Hunger Action Month. Please see the details for my Zoës Kitchen giveaway at the end of the post. For every entry received, San Antonio Mom Blogs will donate $1 to the San Antonio […]

Save my 40-something skin!

After empathizing with Stephanie’s skin troubles and reading about Elizabeth’s cool list of her favorite skincare products, I thought I’d share what’s making my skin clearer, better, and younger-looking.* I’ve struggled with my skin since I was a teenager. I get large, thick, painful cysts that turn into massive zits. When I was 19 I started […]

5 Cool Things: How You Can Ensure No Kid (Goes) Hungry

We talk to our children, regularly, about how important it is to help others who are not as fortunate as we are. Every year our family donates frozen turkeys and money to Food4SA, a San Antonio Food Bank initiative, through a partnership with Security Service Federal Credit Union, that aims to collect a million pounds […]

Free art classes for kids at the Southwest School of Art

I can’t remember who first told me about the Saturday Morning Discovery program at the Southwest School of Art (I think it was a fellow blogger. If it was you, remind me because I’m forever grateful!). I remember being surprised that free, month-long art sessions were offered in San Antonio and I’d never heard about […]

Babies R Us: The Great Trade In Through Sept. 16

Has your baby outgrown her carseat? Is your highchair growing things that should be investigated by scientists? Never fear. Twice a year participating Babies R Us stores offer a 25% off coupon for select new baby and toddler items when you bring them your old car seat, stroller, high chair, travel system, infant swing, entertainer, play […]