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[Gallery] Holidays in Bloom at the San Antonio Botanical Garden

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The San Antonio Botanical Garden is decorated for the season with the Holidays in Bloom exhibit. This year’s decorations use more natural materials, like burlap and pine cones. There’s a great photo op at the tall, glittery Christmas tree on the path between … Continue reading

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F.T. reviews “Nutcracker” with the San Antonio Symphony and Ballet San Antonio

Did you get a chance to see the San Antonio Symphony/Ballet San Antonio production of The Nutcracker? (The Symphony gave me a set of tickets for my family, and a set to give away; read more in this earlier post.) My kids, F.T. (age … Continue reading

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CLOSED [Giveaway] Nutcracker with the San Antonio Symphony and Ballet San Antonio

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. The San Antonio Symphony and Ballet San Antonio are teaming up again this year to present a holiday classic: The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Performances began Thanksgiving weekend and continue next weekend, December 6-8. The Symphony and the Ballet … Continue reading

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[Gallery] Learning and giving at From Me To You c/o Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas

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Last week, my blogger friends and I got a sneak peek at From Me To You, a seasonal retail store operated by Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas. My son, F.T., got a chance to learn about budgeting, shopping, and giving. … Continue reading

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CLOSED [Giveaway] Holiday Olé Market 2013 offers unique shopping and supports education through Junior League of San Antonio

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UPDATE: This giveaway has ended. The Junior League of San Antonio invited me to visit last night’s Sneak Peek event at the Holiday Olé Market 2013 (also on Facebook), running through October 5 at the Freeman Expo Hall, and they provided me with a … Continue reading

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Family fun: Hill Country Holidays at Westin La Cantera

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The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort is hosting Hill Country Holidays, starting now and running through December 24. My son and I got a little preview of the festivities. Some highlights: Visit the North Pole (in the Westin Kids’ … Continue reading

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