The morning air is crisp, the smell of pumpkin spice is everywhere and flannels are upon us. Fall is finally here and that means my family's favorite holiday is so close--Halloween! Our son has loved Halloween since he was...
Bento lunches are commonplace among Asian households. These adorable boxed lunches can be seen as an extension of love in the form of edible art. It has been said that a mother's love can be measured by how elaborate...
Growing up in the United States, I came to associate death with scary things like illness and separation. Also, my parents never really observed Día de Los Muertos. (My parents are from northern Mexico, where this holiday wasn't historically...
There are so many ways to celebrate or participate in Halloween activities. From crafts to baking, there are loads of great ideas to choose from. Here are five fun activities that you and your family can do before Halloween. 1. Pumpkin...
Busy Busy Busy You have probably heard of overnight oats. Maybe you have even tried them yourself. They ran their course of popularity last year, and today I want to try to bring them back into your kitchen. Do you...
Halloween is almost over, and it’s time to do something with those frumpy-looking pumpkins that have been sitting on your porch for a month. Instead of throwing it away, turn it into a learning opportunity for your kids! You can...
Y'all, I absolutely love fall! The cooler (but not cold!) weather, the changing leaves, and—of course—the food. Here in Albuquerque, we all know that it's not fall until you smell that green chile roasting. We love to use that green...
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You’ve Been Booed!

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Use the month of October to "boo" your friends, family, and neighbors! Imagine what a blast it would be for you and your kiddos to put together a bag or basket of spooky goodies, sneak up to your friend's houses,...
Owning a home has many well-known benefits for a growing family. Purchasing a home is the principal way most American families build wealth. A 2019 report by the Federal Treasury showed that homeowners have a much higher net worth...
Fall in New Mexico is my favorite time of year. The heat finally begins to give way to cooler temperatures, and the smell of roasting green chiles fills the air. I don't think there's a smell more intoxicating than...
Thanksgiving, Albuquerque

Thanksgiving Round-Up

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Thanksgiving conjures up all the homey smells and feels of fall and family. Whether you celebrate big or small, we hope we can provide you with lots of ideas and to help make your Thanksgiving a memorable one. We’d like...
Hispanic Heritage Month is always so exciting to me! I grew up in a predominately Hispanic neighborhood. It was uncommon to not speak some sort of South Valley slang, and even substitute some of our English words with Spanish words....
When the air gets chilly and the leaves get crunchy, do you get the urge to turn on your oven and bake or maybe pull out the crockpot for a good soup? Well, so do the contributors for ABQ...
I don't know about you and your family, but we are all about that street corn! Several years ago, my hubby and I decided to try our hands at making our own elotes, as we couldn't find it served...

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Magic on the Mesa :: An Annual ABQ Mom Holiday Event

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ABQ Mom in partnership with Westway Homes is excited to announce our upcoming event to celebrate the holidays with Magic on the Mesa, an annual...

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