Andrea

Andrea
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Andrea, wife to Tim and mama to Tatum (September 2012) and Silas (June 2015), has lived in Albuquerque the majority of her life. She attended UNM where she earned a degree in print journalism and is currently working part-time as a fitness and marketing coordinator at a local gym. Andrea’s favorite things are her family, coffee, hiking, home organization, reading, binging a good TV show, and anything creative. Her main goal in life is to be a good human raising good humans. She thanks her lucky stars daily for her two incredible kiddos and the privilege of being their mom.
Little Moments Make The Biggest Impact

Little Moments Make The Biggest Impact

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It's the little moments. Sometimes I grant a request to bake brownies on a Tuesday afternoon in an already messy kitchen. Sometimes I'll play a few rounds of Uno or Guess Who, even though I'm not...
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Make a Paper Kite That Really Flies!

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I recently took my kids to one of the Balloon Museum's Stories in the Sky. And the theme that day was wind. If you haven't done story time at the museum with your kids, it's...
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To the Brave Mom I Encountered In the Grocery Store

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To the brave mom I encountered in the grocery store: I'm still thinking about what happened, even though several weeks have passed. I wish that I had said or done something--ANYTHING--while I had the chance. You...
Buque kid problems

Top 15 Burque Kid Problems :: It Ain’t Always Easy Living in the 505

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It's pretty easy to see what's great about living in Albuquerque. If you've resided in Albuquerque for even a few months, you've probably discovered its charm. Unfortunately, it's not exactly difficult to come up...
health journey, ABQ Mom

Health Makeover: My Journey to Improved Nutrition, Weight Loss, and a Healthier Lifestyle

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I eat a few vegetables every day, so I'm healthy... right? I have been in major denial about my unhealthy eating habits for a long time. Like many mamas, weight gain and low energy have...
Cozy Workout Gear and Lounging Favorites to Keep You Warm This Winter

Cozy Workout Gear and Lounging Favorites to Keep You Warm This Winter

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In winter, I have two go-to looks: sporty or relaxed. I want something warm to exercise in because I like to take walks and bike rides year-round. At home, I live in leggings and...
Fun Ideas for a COVID-Safe, Socially Distanced Halloween

Halloween 2020: Fun Ideas for a COVID-Safe, Socially Distanced Halloween

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Who loves Halloween? *raises hand and jumps up and down* I do! I do! Our family always makes the most of Halloween. We decorate the house for the holiday by late September. In past years,...
Listening to This Podcast Makes Me "Happier"

Listening to This Podcast Makes Me “Happier”

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I am always seeking ways to better myself as a human being. Discovering simple ways to live "happier" is one way that I can do that. People always say that it's hard to make others...
Andrea Scarberry, ABQ Mom

Re-Introducing Returning ABQ Mom Contributor Andrea

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Yes, that's right - I'm a returning contributor. And I am oh-so-happy to be back! I'm Andrea Scarberry, married to my husband of 10 years, Tim. We met in high school and dated 10...
Halloween candy, Albuquerque

What to Do With Your Kids’ Halloween Candy Leftovers

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Anyone else out there just SO over their kids' Halloween candy obsession? After a day or two of the constant, "Can I have a piece of candy?" requests, I'm ready to just throw it...

Fun Family Camping on a Budget (Checklist Included!)

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Last summer, my husband and I took our kids camping for the first time. We had been on a few camping trips of our own before kids came into the picture, but camping with...
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Change on the Horizon :: A New Season in Motherhood

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A couple of days into the new year, it hit me like a ton of bricks. 2018 is going to be a big year for our little family. My 5-year-old daughter will start kindergarten...
pampering, self-care | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Pampering at Home: Five Simple and Low-Cost Ways to Treat Yo’ Self

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Self-care. Such a simple concept, but for me so, SO hard to commit time to. It became especially difficult once kids came into the picture. These days I consider myself well cared-for if I...
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Conserve, Reduce, Re-Use :: Lead by Example and Start ‘Em Young

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When I was growing up, my parents were always very conscientious when it came to things like energy conservation, water usage, and recycling. Now that I'm an adult, conservation is deeply rooted in me....