Jessica Martinez

Jessica is a born and raised Albuquerque mama who loves spending time with her husband Phillip, her son Myles, and her daughter Kyla. The most important things in the Martinez household are faith, football, and family. Her tools for surviving motherhood include Jesus, Bravo reality shows, and a whole lot of coffee. Engaging and connecting with other mamas in our great city through ABQ Mom is something that she loves to do. Follow her on Instagram @jessicaleanney
National Donut Day

Guide to Albuquerque Area Donut Shops

I mean, what's greater than a donut? Cake? Good. Sprinkles? Good. Frosting? GOOD. And because the donut is such a tasty treat, it needs its own holiday. Friday, June 3rd is National Donut Day....

Guide to Parks in the Albuquerque Area

Because we're raising littles, we all know the importance of parks. And finding a good park that fits your family is a parenting necessity. Luckily for us, Albuquerque is FULL of parks ready to...
Easter egg hunts, Easter, Albuquerque

Guide to Easter & Egg Hunts in the Albuquerque Area

Are you looking for some Easter fun in Albuquerque? Are bunnies & egg hunts up your alley? There are few things more exciting for your kiddos than searching for and finding those candy-filled colorful eggs....
Guide to St. Patrick's Day in Albuquerque

Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Albuquerque

Corned beef and cabbage, dodging pinches by wearing green, and looking for leprechauns. That's how some of us celebrate one of the most fun holidays of the year, St. Patrick's Day. Maybe you like...
Guide to Brunch Spots in the Albuquerque Area

Guide to Brunch Spots in the Albuquerque Area

Brunch is the ultimate mom date. Brunch is not too early and has delicious food and drinks. Whether you are meeting your girlfriends, bringing the whole family, or treating your mom on Mother's Day,...
guide to cutting trees

Guide to Cutting Your Own Christmas Tree Near Albuquerque, New Mexico

All locations require a permit and a small fee in order to cut down your own tree. They also have limitations and certain specifications regarding the size of your tree. Click on each place...
Guide to Adventuring in NM 2021

Guide to New Mexico State Parks, Lakes, Hiking, & More

We live in a beautiful state. There are so many different parts of New Mexico that have so much to offer, and the list below has a bunch of options that you can reach...

Guide to Moving to Albuquerque (With Kids)

We are excited to present our readers with the ABQ Mom's Guide to Moving to Albuquerque. This guide aims to be a one-stop-shop for our families out there who are moving to our favorite...
ABQ Mom Guide to July

ABQ Mom’s Guide to July

How has the summer's halfway mark hit already? There are still lots of sunshine-y days left to enjoy this summer, so make sure to make the best of them. We have a list of...
4th of July

Guide to 4th of July in the Albuquerque Area

As we finally get back in to the swing of things we have a bunch of Fourth of July fun for you-- whether you plan on spending it inside or around town. Check out...
drive in movies albuquerque

Guide to Drive-In Movies in the Albuquerque Area

There's nothing like a good throw-back like a drive-in movie. There was not much that was great about 2020, but the come-back of the drive-in movie theatre is one of them. Take a look...
Patio Dining

Guide to Patio Dining in the Albuquerque Area

Nothing is quite as lovely during warm weather than dining on the patio. Luckily for us, Albuquerque is full of some of the most beautiful spots to enjoy your dinner outdoors. Put on some...
Vacation Bible School

Guide to VBS in the Albuquerque Area

Some parents choose to send their kiddos to Vacation Bible School over the summer. The Albuquerque Area has a ton of options to choose from with dates all summer long to choose from. Check...
Britney Spears, ABQ Mom, Framing Britney

“Framing Britney Spears” :: A Fan/Mom’s Review

Over the weekend, I sat down to watch the newest documentary on someone who I've been a lifelong fan of, Britney Spears. Framing Britney Spears, available on Hulu, chronicles her rise to fame, her...