Breanna Bloomquist

Very shortly after their wedding in 2009, Breanna and her husband planted their roots in The Land of Enchantment from Seattle, WA. Aside from kissing boo-boos, blowing bubbles, and making funny faces with her two little girls, Breanna runs a few of her own businesses while her husband has his dream job at Sandia. Breanna is a full-time Maternity, Birth and Newborn photographer, a health advocate for Young Living Essential Oils, and owner of a marketing business. Running, coffee, and hiking are three things that make this mom happy!
paying off debt, ABQ Mom

Steps We Took To Pay Off $95k of Debt in Three Years

$95k in debt gone in three years. To be honest, one of the reasons why my husband and I moved to Albuquerque over 10 years ago was because it was rated the #4 place to...
flying with kids

Flying with Kids? Read These Airline Travel Tips First

I decided to be wild and adventurous, and take my family to Italy for three weeks. This includes me, my husband, my two-year-old, and four-year-old. Your eyes are probably getting big and you might...
morning routine

The Morning Routine That Changes My Whole Day

I have always been somewhat of a morning person. Meaning I am not grumpy in the morning, and I don't mind getting up out of bed. But please don't talk to me until I...
Pockets of Time For Self-Care

Pockets of Time For Self-Care

We all have pockets of times during the day, right? Have you ever noticed or looked for them? Is it the 5 minutes you get before your kid(s) wake up? Is it the walk to the...
Your Style Guide For Family Photos :: Tips From a Pro Photographer from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Your Style Guide For Family Photos :: Tips From a Pro Photographer

I have been a photographer for nine years now. I have seen my fair share of clothing styles and have been asked every single question you can think of when it comes to photo...
Chatter Paint, Albuquerque

My Chatter Paint Experience

Chatter Paint, Albuquerque's locally owned splatter paint studio, opened up in March, but then had to close down due to COVID. They recently reopened, and I knew I had to go check it out....
what is the enneagram, ABQ Moms

What Is the Enneagram?

This week, we have a short editorial series on the Enneagram. Check out the other posts in the series here and here. We’d love to know what number you are and how the Enneagram has benefitted you.  What...
New Year, have a word instead of a resolution

Have a Word for the Year Instead of a New Year’s Resolution

I have fallen into the, "Oh man, it is already March. My New Year's resolution was to go to the gym 3 times a week, and I haven't gone in two weeks" trap. This...
Getting Rid of the Food Dye, Albuquerque Moms

Getting Rid of the Food Dye

I am a pretty natural, holistic person. I use essential oils for just about everything, and just about everything in my house rates 0-1 on Once I researched the effects of candles and...
birth stories, Albuquerque Moms Blog

Birth Stories :: An Electively Induced Birth

I had an electively induced birth. Let me tell you why.  I should preface this post by saying that they say you labor most like your sister(s). Well, my twin sister and I labored the...
Spring Cleaning, Sandia Green Clean, Albuquerque Moms Blog

Toxin-Free Spring Cleaning

This week we are sharing a series of posts all about spring cleaning sponsored by Sandia Green Clean. We want to know: what are your best spring cleaning tips?  As parents, we are the gatekeepers...
The Power Hour :: How To Do All The Things Without Going Crazy from Albuquerque Moms Blog

The Power Hour :: How To Do All The Things Without Going Crazy

It used to take me six hours to get back to all of my work emails. I was constantly distracted. My notifications on my phone would keep going off. And I felt like everyone...
Working Mom from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Being a Working Stay-at-Home Mom is Tough

Being a Working Stay-At-Home Mom is Tough Before having my first child, I worked a 9-5 job, and built my photography business, and an essential oils business. My husband wanted me to stay home so...
Can We Stop Saying Breast is Best Please? From Albuquerque Moms Blog

Can We Stop With the Whole “Breast is Best” Please?

I was 26 years old when I had my first child. My labor and birth went great. As great as it can be, right? Shortly after my daughter was born, she was whisked away...