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5 Cool Things about San Antonio and the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Weekly Link Up for Sept. 9 – 15, 2013

After last week’s link up post, where it came to light that some people have the wrong impression of San Antonio, I wanted to share my Five Cool Things about San Antonio list. These are just off the top of my head and, as anyone who lives here knows, there are TONS of other cool […]

Clever back-to-school meals and the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Weekly Link Up, August 26 – September 1, 2013

Back to school! Well, for some of us anyway. Private schools started a few weeks ago and homeschool families have various starting dates. But no matter what we all have school, in one form or another, on the brain. San Antonio mom bloggers writing back-to-school posts came up with lots of clever ways we can feed […]

San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Weekly Link Up, August 19 – 25, 2013

Wow! Last week’s San Antonio Mom Blog’s Link Up was our best so far. San Antonio mom bloggers linked up 31 posts! Your posts that I shared via my social networks reached a total potential audience of over 150,000 people and received 121 shares on Twitter and Pinterest. Not too shabby—and we’re just getting started! […]

Happy two-year anniversary, San Antonio Mom Blogs! And, the Weekly Link Up: Aug. 12 – 18, 2013

Wow! Time flies when you’re blogging like crazy. As of August 10, San Antonio Mom Blogs turned two years old! Back then, there were only 49 San Antonio mom blogs on the sidebar list. Today there are 174 and I find more wonderful San Antonio mom blogs to add there each week. Thank you to […]

San Antonio mom blogger Katie Fiegel with Texas Tigers Blog

This week’s San Antonio Mom Blogs’ featured mom blogger is Katie Fiegel. Want to be selected as a Fan of the Week? Like San Antonio Mom Blogs on Facebook and participate! For the last seven years, Katie Fiegel has blogged at Texas Tigers Blog about motherhood, her children, and family fun activities in San Antonio. And her photography […]

San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Weekly Link Up: July 15 – 21, 2013

The San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Weekly Link Up is picking up steam! Last week’s link up received 19 posts by San Antonio mom bloggers. I shared those posts on my Twitter, Facebook page, and Pinterest account and people are clicking through! Last week’s posts that I shared on Twitter received a total of 47 click-throughs […]

San Antonio mom blogger Kelly Xavier with Happy Accidents Happen

This week’s San Antonio Mom Blogs’ featured mom blogger is Kelly Xavier. Want to be selected as a Fan of the Week? Like San Antonio Mom Blogs on Facebook and participate! New to San Antonio, Kelly Xavier started her blog, Happy Accidents Happen, last spring as a way to document life with two small children, while also finding […]

Throwing myself a life raft: turning summer’s great expectations into good enough ones

Honesty time. I thought summer would be slower. I thought it would be more idyllic. I thought I would have plenty of time to plan crafts and activities and spend time enjoying them with my kids. And I would bake Pinterest-inspired banana cakes laced with creamy pudding, and tart lemon bars that I’d keep chilled […]

San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Weekly Link Up: July 8 – 14, 2013

We’re one month into summer. How’s it going so far? Surviving the sweltering temperatures? Taking family trips?Keeping cool in the pool? My family’s summer bucket list was delayed by illness but we’re healthy again and ready to pick up where we left off. We have Spanish camp, swimming lessons, a KLRN / Red, White, and […]

San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Weekly Link Up

Over the last two weeks, 34 posts by San Antonio mom bloggers have been shared on this new, weekly link up. For each link you post, I share it out on the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Facebook page, my personal Twitter account (and, in some cases, both). Although I try to read and comment on […]

Happy 8th blogiversary and the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Weekly Link Up

OK, technically, it’s not my blogiversary (the term for a blog’s annual anniversary), as this blog (one of several I’ve authored) is just under two years old. But eight years ago yesterday I became a blogger! I started The Delaney Diaries on June 23, 2005, just three months after I had my first child. I had […]

New! San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Weekly Link Up

I’m starting a new, weekly feature on San Antonio Mom Blogs that will post each Monday and run through the following Sunday (and thanks to Stacy for the idea!). San Antonio Mom Blogs wants to know: What are San Antonio mom bloggers writing? Share your blog posts here all week long on the San Antonio […]

Almost-free fun in San Antonio

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 […]

San Antonio mom blogger Laura Hernandez Aplin with PR Mommy

Each week on the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Facebook page a Fan of the Week is selected based upon their amount of interaction on the page. This week’s featured fan and San Antonio Mom Blogger is Laura Hernandez Aplin. Want to be selected as a Fan of the Week? Like San Antonio Mom Blogs on Facebook and participate! Laura and […]

Win a crib from Crib & Kids, San Antonio’s largest baby furniture showroom!

Disclosure: I received a personal tour of Crib & Kids along with a goodie bag that contained a baby loveie and a pacifier clip. I was not compensated for this post and all opinions are mine. San Antonio Mom Blogs is giving away a crib from Crib & Kids! See details at the bottom of […]

Meet Bernadette Noll, author of Slow Family Living: 75 Simple Ways to Slow Down, Connect, and Create More Joy

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mama to four, Austinite, and co-founder of SlowFamilyLiving.com, Bernadette Noll just released her latest book, Slow Family Living: 75 Simple Ways to Slow Down, Connect, and Create More Joy. I first heard Bernadette speak at the Texas Conference for Women last fall when she and her SlowFamilyLiving.com co-founder Carrie Contey spoke on the topic of […]

San Antonio mom blogger Christina Coker with Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget

Each week on the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Facebook page a Fan of the Week is selected based upon their amount of interaction on the page. This week’s featured fan and San Antonio Mom Blogger is Christina Coker. Want to be selected as a Fan of the Week? Like San Antonio Mom Blogs on Facebook and participate! Christina Coker is […]

San Antonio mom blogger Grace Berios with The Chirp (at Little Bird Vintage Designs)

Each week on the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Facebook page a Fan of the Week is selected based upon their amount of interaction on the page. This week’s featured fan and San Antonio Mom Blogger is Grace Berios. Want to be selected as a Fan of the Week? Like San Antonio Mom Blogs on Facebook and participate! Grace Berios is […]

Woodlawn Lake Park

Located on San Antonio’s West Side, Woodlawn Lake Park has something for everyone: run, play, climb, walk the trail that loops around the lake, feed the ducks and geese, eat raspas from a truck. With plenty of room for kids to run, a recently updated, three-level playground for older kids, and a play structure next […]

San Antonio mom blogger Heather Hernandez with Geekette Bits

Each week on the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Facebook page a Fan of the Week is selected based upon their amount of interaction on the page. This week’s featured fan and San Antonio Mom Blogger is Heather Hernandez. Want to be selected as a Fan of the Week? Like San Antonio Mom Blogs on Facebook and participate! Heather Hernandez is […]

Pin Tested: Easy Banana Oat Muffins

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 […]

San Antonio Mom Blogger Lori Stromberg with My Six Ring Circus

Each week on the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Facebook page a Fan of the Week is selected based upon their amount of interaction on the page. This week’s featured fan and San Antonio Mom Blogger is Lori Stromberg. Want to be selected as a Fan of the Week? Like San Antonio Mom Blogs on Facebook and participate! Lori Stromberg writes […]

San Antonio mom blogger Ellen Evans with Bloom Maternity and The Hip Vegetarian

Each week on the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Facebook page a Fan of the Week is selected based upon their amount of interaction on the page. This week’s featured fan and San Antonio Mom Blogger is Ellen Evans. Want to be selected as a Fan of the Week? Like San Antonio Mom Blogs on Facebook and participate! Upon first […]

Getting to know Rachel and Brittany with Kids Closet Connection

Disclosure: Kids Closet Connection is a sponsor of San Antonio Mom Blogs. Brittany Giddens and Rachel Brown are the new owners of the San Antonio area Kids Closet Connection, a consignment mega-sale that brings hundreds of families in San Antonio together to help consignors make money by selling their gently used children’s items and to help […]

Pin Tested: Lemon and Dill Chicken

I’m on a roll with Pinterest recipes! This one required me to touch raw chicken (Ick! Eeew!) but I’m getting better at doing that. I don’t even wear gloves. It’s amazing what a little therapy can do. *Ahem* This savory, lemony chicken dish is a total win. Here’s the Lemon Dill Chicken pin that led […]