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How to spend Spring Break 2014 in San Antonio

Swimming with stingrays at Aquatica for Spring Break in San Antonio

The most family-friendly city in the country, San Antonio has more things to see and do than your Spring Break will possibly allow. With such a wide variety of things to do in San Antonio during Spring Break, you’ll need more than a week. May I suggest two weeks for fun and one to recover? […]

Almost-free fun in San Antonio

kids amusement park and indoor shopping center inspired by Latin street markets

Today I’m guest posting for Heidi over at Free Fun in Austin about the Top Five Free Things to do in San Antonio. If you’re joining San Antonio Mom Blogs from Free Fun in Austin, welcome! And hurry on down to San Antonio to visit us, y’all. Here on San Antonio Mom Blogs today, I’m […]

Pin Tested: Easy Banana Oat Muffins

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There’s always an abundance of over-ripe bananas at our house. I usually whip them up into banana chocolate chip bread but today I wanted something a little different. I found this pin which led to a recipe for banana oat muffins. What a perfect Sunday breakfast treat! The recipe was super easy: mix the dry stuff, mix the […]

The Lice Whisperer

Nit free terminator

Ladies and Gentleman, start your itch-ens! Last November we had our first up-close-and-personal (oh, so very personal) experience with lice. Blecchk Aaackk Blerrrgh! Just typing that makes my head itch and my skin crawl. Through the itchy, scratchy hysterical haze I did find a nontoxic, successful way to eradicate the little buggers from hair, heads, […]

Dear Dad

December 1999, nearly 2 years after my diagnosis

Your hug squeezed the breath out of me as tears slipped down your cheeks and onto my head, soaking my hair with your fears for my future. The surgeon had just told me, your 26-year-old daughter, that I had colorectal cancer. We’d caught it early, he said. I should feel lucky, he rattled off unapologetically. […]