Jessica Martinez

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
Guide to St Patricks

Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Albuquerque

Corned beef and cabbage, dodging pinches by wearing green, and looking for leprechauns. That is how I celebrate one of the most fun holidays of the year, St. Patrick's Day. Maybe you like green...
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,...
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...
Guide to santa sightings

ABQ Mom’s Guide to Santa Sightings

This year won't be the typical sit-on-Santa's-lap type of year. Instead, we get to try a new way of visiting Santa with the family. Some don't even require leaving the house. Check out below...
guide to cutting trees

ABQ Mom’s Guide to Cutting Your Own Christmas Tree

With all this time indoors, what a perfect time to find, cut down, and put up your own REAL Christmas tree. Who knows? It may even become a tradition for years to come. So...
Guide to Winter eats and treats

ABQ Mom’s Guide to Holiday Eats and Treats

We are so lucky in New Mexico to be able to experience all the different flavors that go along with a holiday in the Duke City. From savories like posole and tamales to sweets...
ULTIMATE guide to winter and the holidays, albuquerque, abq

ABQ Mom’s Ultimate Guide to Winter & the Holidays

As 2020 comes to a close, a lot of us might be breathing a sigh of relief. But while we are still here, there are plenty of ways to make the end of 2020...
lights and luminarias

ABQ Mom’s Guide to Lights and Luminarias

I can't think of a more perfect holiday activity than driving around and checking out the Christmas lights around town. And guys, ABQ has really stepped up thier game this year. There are so...
Guide to winter sports

Guide to Winter Sports In and Around Albuquerque

We are so lucky to live in a state that offers so many outdoor activities during the winter. And nothing is more social distance-y than being on a huge mountain with nobody else in...
guide to fall eats and treats

ABQ Mom’s Guide to Fall Eats and Treats

The flavors of fall are just a plentiful as the changing colors. There's the front runner pumpkin, crisp apple, cinnamon, caramel, and of course our very own New Mexico Green Chile. A treat for...
Guide to Fall Leaves

ABQ Mom’s Guide to Fall Leaves in and around Albuquerque

How lucky we are to live in such a beautiful, vibrant landscape. Our seasons are distinct and fall is no different. With all of its changing colors, New Mexico's fall leaves are not to...
Guide to Halloween

ABQ Mom’s Guide to Halloween

Halloween may seem even spookier and more mysterious than usual this year. But fun will still be had. I mean, it IS on a Saturday! Whether you visit one of these events or decide...
Ultimate Guide to Fall

ABQ Mom’s Ultimate Guide to Fall

New Mexicans, we made it through summer. We're passed hot temperatures, the beginning of school, and half of 2020. While fall in NM is going to be a little different this year, it will...
Guide to Pumpkin Patches

ABQ Mom’s Guide to Pumpkin Patches

There's no better feeling than walking through an open field of orange and picking out the most perfect pumpkin to take home and carve -- or decorate your porch with. Check out the list...