Audra Powers

Audra is a stay-at-home mom to Wryn (2016), Swift (2017), and Roc (2019). She is also wife to her engineer husband, Sam. Audra enjoys her Albuquerque adventures after moving from the beaches of Florida in 2013, upon graduating from the University of South Florida with a degree in Journalism. Audra, a foodie and fitness instructor, is passionate about health and wellness. She loves to thrifting, hiking the foothills, and going to brunch with girlfriends. Follow Audra's adventures in motherhood on Instragram.
Disney+ Low Key Ruined My Childhood from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Disney+ Low-Key Ruined My Childhood

It felt like Christmas morning when Disney+ was finally released.  Frozen, Moana, Finding Nemo/Dory, and all the Toy Story you could ever want, right there on your TV! I mean, this streaming service has really...
I Mop the Floors Because I Love You from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Does Anybody Care that I Mopped the Floors Today?

That sticky soy sauce stain stares me down. It’s only been two days since we had stir fry, but the saucy spot taunts me. I grab my mop. Let’s do this. I fill the mop with...
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3 Cheers for My 2 Ta-Tas! Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

We’re continuing our celebration of World Breastfeeding Week 2019 The theme for this year is “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding.” Thanks to Lovelace Health System for sponsoring this World Breastfeeding Week Editorial Series.  I am a breastfeeding mom. But breastfeeding did...
Dear Husband, Please Read Before Baby #3 is Born from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Dear Husband, Please Read Before Baby #3 is Born

I'm 34 weeks pregnant with our third baby. It feels like only yesterday when I gave birth to my first baby. And it probably feels that way because it wasn't even three years ago when...
Game Day Party Ideas :: A Pinterest Round-Up from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Game Day Party Ideas :: A Pinterest Round Up

Are you hosting a party for the Big Football Game this year? We searched Pinterest and compiled a list of the very best game day party ideas from cute DIY decorations to games the...
I Just Can't "Kondo" Right Now :: Accepting My Messy House from Albuquerque Moms Blog

I Just Can’t “Kondo” Right Now :: Accepting My Messy House

I'm vacuuming popcorn kernels and piles of sea salt off my couch. I like my popcorn super salty and buttery. The toddlers got into my bowl while I wasn't looking and scattered my snack...
Self-Care Sunday Series :: 4 Tips for More Effective Exercise from Albuquerque Moms Blog

4 Tips for More Effective Exercise :: Self-Care Sunday Series

Here at Albuquerque Moms Blog, we care about your self-care! It’s so important as moms to make sure we are taking care of ourselves. Since it’s a brand new year, we want to get it...

The Best Biscotti Ever :: Super Simple & Oh So Festive!

Biscotti for the Holidays! Looking for an easy, homemade treat this Christmas? Look no further! This is the best biscotti ever. Biscotti looks like it's difficult to master, but let me tell you-it's SO simple!...
Husband Approved Guy Gifts for Christmas from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Husband Approved Guy Gifts for Christmas

"What do you want for Christmas?" This is the question I ask my husband over and over again trying to figure out what in the world to get my guy for December 25th. I enjoy...
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Thankful for All the Things :: A Mom’s Honest Thanksgiving Poem

Life with two toddlers can be quite overwhelming at times. And it's even more of a whirlwind now because I'm currently 21 weeks pregnant with baby number three! In all of the chaos, diaper...
Thanksgiving Traditions You'll Want to Try This Year :: From the ABQ Mom Team

Thanksgiving Traditions You’ll Want to Try This Year :: From the ABQ Mom Team

Traditions and Thanksgiving go together like turkey and taters! Speaking of turkey, one of my new traditions is ordering a smoked turkey from Rudy's BBQ instead of attempting to bake a bird in my...

Coronado Historic Site :: History, Nature, & Perfect Picnic Views

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out the Coronado Historic Site in Bernalillo!  History The historic site is the location of the Kuau Pueblo ruins, which were excavated in the 1930s. You can learn...
Water Safety Tips from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Water Safety Tips from the YMCA :: Safe Fun in the Sun

Summer is in full swing and the pools are open in Albuquerque. Here are some water safety tips for safe fun in the sun! 71% of the World is Water Children Are 100% Curious  Swim Lessons Swim lessons...
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Mr. Potato Head and Me :: The 1 Thing That’s Changed Because of 1...

Mr. Potato Head and Me Last Christmas, my husband and I did most of our shopping on Amazon. (Prime for the win!) One night while searching for toddler toys, Mr. Potato Head popped up on...