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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 this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities make […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Election Night and Beyond

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 Morgan. As the election returns came in and we all realized […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Morgan, my 13-year-old baby

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. Morgan is 13-years-old now and pretty confident that she knows a lot more than me and her daddy. Thirteen has been challenging for all of us. When […]

Village Artisan Handmade & Sustainable Fashion at HEB Blooms #aglobalstoryofchange

**Full Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Global Purpose but all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Each woman is different. We all have a story of our very own and no two stories are the same. While my story doesn’t include much in the […]

Where to Find Bluebonnets Near San Antonio

**Full Disclosure: I test-drove the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback for seven days for review purposes.  No compensation was received.  All opinions are my own.  As you probably know, bluebonnets are the Texas state flower and serve as a popular backdrop for photos each Spring. They can be found along highways and in patches all over from March through about […]

Free in San Antonio: April 2017

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! April is the best time of year in San Antonio. The flowers are blooming, the weather is fine, Fiesta and a flurry of free events are happening all over town to entertain […]

Settle Down Without Settling Down: Vasectomies Are Great For Families

This post is sponsored by Austin Urology Institute. Thank you for supporting the brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Birth control is one of those things that never stops being kind of an awkward hassle. Before you have kids, you’ve got to either fumble with condoms, take a pill that messes with your hormones or go […]

Paid focus group for San Antonio women, ages 24-55

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: Upcoming research study in San Antonio on Friday, January 22 Think Group Austin has an upcoming study in the San […]

Back to School Events and Free School Supplies: where to donate and where to receive

School starts again in just a few short weeks! Here’s San Antonio Mom Blogs’ list of places to donate school supplies and/or cash donations and our list of Back to School events, including wellness fairs and where to receive free school supplies: Drives to Collect School Supplies Monday, July 27, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. […]

Culinaria events the whole family will love

Disclosure: I received compensation for this post in the way of tickets to some of Culinaria’s events. However, all opinions are mine. Don’t miss the giveaway below for four tickets to the Food Truck Event on Thursday, May 14! **** UPDATED TO ADD: The Food Truck Event will now be held at North Star Mall – […]

Free fun for Mother’s Day 2015

This Mother’s Day, spend lots of time with mom, but not lots of money! Here are some free, fun things you can do to celebrate Mother’s Day in San Antonio this weekend. Know of others? Share them in the comments. Saturday, May 9, Wonderland of the Americas, 4522 Fredericksburg Road, 78201, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. […]

Free in San Antonio: May 2015

May’s going to be a busy month full of fantastic FREE fun your whole family will love. Be sure to check back often as I’ll continue to add awesome free events as I find them. **** Recurring free events: Take a trolley around downtown San Antonio for free! Take the E, a free trolley that stops […]

Free in San Antonio: April 2015

Check out San Antonio Mom Blogs’ list of FREE, family-friendly fun happening this April and don’t miss our very special post with all of the FREE, family-friendly fun you can have at Fiesta! **** Recurring free events: Take a trolley around downtown San Antonio for free! Take the E, a free trolley that stops at one of […]

A week of Spring Break giveaways!

Sure, next week boasts more than 50 fun, entertaining, educational, and family-friendly things to do in San Antonio for Spring Break. But wouldn’t it be cool to win FREE tickets to some of them this week? San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Week of Spring Break Giveaways runs this week, from March 2 – March 6! We’re giving away tickets […]

Free in San Antonio: March 2015

March welcomes spring to San Antonio with tons of free, family-friendly events and activities. Enjoy the weather and the free fun, all month long! DON’T MISS OUR: 50+ Things to Do During Spring Break in San Antonio post!  Free fitness events across San Antonio from the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department. San Antonio Blogger Geekette […]

Meet The Bra Chick: Your New Breast Friend

Disclosure: I received a complimentary bra fitting and one complimentary bra for the purposes of reviewing this experience. All opinions are mine. Your BRA. Yeah, I said it. It’s something you probably don’t think or talk much about anywhere with anyone. Am I right? I know I don’t. Although, I used to find myself tugging […]

Spring 2015 consignment sales in San Antonio

Pretty soon we’ll pack away our, say it with me, “winter” clothes and pull out our colorful shorts, tank tops, and bathing suits for the approaching warmer weather. If you’re in need of spring and summer kids’ clothes, baby care items, toys, and more, check out one of these six upcoming consignment sales in San Antonio […]

San Antonio Mom Blogs Featured on Park Bench

When you visit 20 parks in San Antonio in one year, people start asking questions. “Where did you go?” “Which park was your favorite?” “How did you get started?” “Does San Antonio even have 20 parks?” (Yes! San Antonio has hundreds of parks and greenways!) When the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department learned about the SA2020 […]

Weekly Link Up: What San Antonio bloggers are writing, Sept. 22 – 28, 2014

Thanks to all of the San Antonio bloggers who’ve been linking up their posts here each week. Last week more than 30 posts were shared! Here are just a few of the highlights from a week that was filled with great writing, creative ideas, and helpful resources from those San Antonio bloggers: Now that Halloween’s […]

Free in San Antonio through June 22, 2014

Free in San Antonio is published each week on It’s not an exhaustive list but, rather, a curated list of free (and almost free) events and activities families will enjoy. Check back throughout the week as more free events and activities may be added. FREE swimming at San Antonio public outdoor pools: The season runs […]

Weekly Link Up for Jan. 20-26, 2014

San Antonio Mom Blogs wishes you and your family a beautiful Martin Luther King Day. As you may know, San Antonio’s march is one of the largest in the country, with over 100,000 people expected to attend today! This week share your MLK-inspired posts, and all of your posts, here on the Weekly Link Up. […]

Weekly Link Up for Jan. 13 – 19, 2014

Thanks to everyone who linked up last week! 36 posts were shared on a variety of topics but many of you wanted to divulge your goals and resolutions for 2014. With nearly two weeks of 2014 under our belt and with so many creative and thoughtful posts from San Antonio mom bloggers, we’re off to […]