Katie Sacoman

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Katie grew up in California and came to Albuquerque for college. She met her husband at UNM, and they spent the beginning of their marriage traveling and eating delicious food. They welcomed their sweet baby girl in December of 2017. After five years teaching elementary students, Katie now runs Sweet Pea Bakery out of her home. She loves exploring new places, reading in her (not so) spare time, and finding new places to eat in Albuquerque. Follow Katie on Instagram.
Meatless Meals :: Five Vegetarian Recipes to Try | Albuquerque Mom Collective

Meatless Meals :: Five Vegetarian Recipes to Try

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A confession to start: I do NOT live on meatless meals alone. I really love a good burger and grilled chicken. So I haven't taken the plunge to completely vegetarian. But as my husband and I...
5 Chores for Your Preschooler

5 Chores for Your Preschooler

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If you have a little one at home there's a LOT of work to do! Preschool kids come with a lot of cleaning and clutter. But just because they are little doesn't mean they...

Marriage in a Pandemic: 5 Things I Did to Save My Marriage

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Valentine's Day is approaching, and love is in the air! Join us every day this week as we post an editorial series of blog posts all about the topics of relationships, romance, and Valentine's...
mornings stay sane

Mornings with Toddlers :: The 5 Things That Help Me Stay Sane

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Mornings with toddlers can be hectic. It never fails. You think you've got plenty of time to get ready and out the door. And next thing you know your hot tea is all over your...
Shake Your Sillies: 10 Songs to Get Your Toddler Moving | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Shake Your Sillies: 10 Songs to Get Your Toddler Moving

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I don't know about your toddler, but mine definitely needs to get moving each day! Guidelines for toddlers suggest they should be active throughout the day. Some recommendations I found suggest they get at least...
Date Night

Valentine’s Day :: 5 Ideas for a Date Night at Home

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So it's Valentine's Day, and you're going to be stuck at home? With kids it's not always easy to get out. And Valentine's Day is prime time, so getting a sitter might not be easy....

Service and Scholarship :: Teaching Our Children to Serve Others

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Service isn't typically a word you connect with a child's time in school. Ask any parent, and they'll most likely agree that they want their children to be kind. Parents hope they'll be the kid...
Winter Family Bucket List with Free Printable (and 5 Bonus Ideas!)

Winter Family Bucket List with Free Printable (and 5 Bonus Ideas!)

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Winter is coming! It's my favorite time of year. Probably because snuggling under a blanket, hot tea, and reading a book is my favorite state. But I also love all the fun things you can do...
Type 1 Diabetes :: Signs and Symptoms in Children

Type 1 Diabetes :: Signs and Symptoms in Children

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As the daughter of someone with Type 1 Diabetes, I grew up learning a lot about the disease. But, I've learned others aren't as familiar with the disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, so it's...
Easy Crock Pot Green Chile Chicken Posole Recipe | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Easy Crock Pot Green Chile Chicken Posole

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Being a California girl, I didn't grow up with New Mexican chile. I had eaten and loved Mexican food my whole life. (Although I had never tried Mexican posole.) But, New Mexican food? It...

Social Emotional Growth in Preschool-Aged Children :: How Can We Help?

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As the parent of a preschooler, I constantly wonder if I'm doing the right thing. Especially when it comes to her social-emotional growth. I want her to be able to handle her emotions and...
Being Mom in a World of Hate :: Remembering September 11th

Being Mom in a World of Hate :: Remembering September 11th

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I remember exactly where I was that morning on September 11, 2001. I was getting ready for school when my dad called and told us to turn on the news. We watched as chaos...
Beet and Goat Cheese Salad with Crab Cakes and Lemon Dill Vinaigrette

Beet and Goat Cheese Salad with Crab Cakes and Lemon Dill Vinaigrette

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Do you ever eat something and think . . . I've gotta make that! That's the story of this beet and goat cheese salad. My husband and I visited family in California this summer. When...
letter from teacher to parents

4 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wants You to Know

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Summer is over! Can you believe it?! Hopefully your family had a chance to soak in the sun and catch up with loved ones. As a teacher, I enjoy the beginning of the school...