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[Gallery] School Choice Week whistle stop at Sunset Station in San Antonio

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Last week, the National School Choice Week  whistle-stop tour visited Sunset Station in San Antonio for a rally that brought together groups representing many forms of school choice: charter schools, private schools, Catholic schools, virtual schools, homeschoolers, and more. There was … Continue reading

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[Gallery] Holiday lights and landmarks on the San Antonio Riverwalk

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Yesterday, I grabbed my kids, our friends and their out-of-town relative, and my pocket camera, and set out to enjoy the holiday lights along the San Antonio Riverwalk. Go be a tourist in your own city and enjoy this unique San … Continue reading

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CLOSED [Giveaway] Family pack of tickets to Holiday Magic with the San Antonio Symphony

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UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Back in October, the San Antonio Symphony invited my family and one of my readers’ families to attend a Halloween Family Concert, as discussed in this earlier post. This month, the Symphony is teaming up with the … Continue reading

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[Gallery] KIPP Un Mundo tour; KIPP San Antonio hosts education roundtable with Greg Abbott

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Earlier this month, I went to a  First Friday Breakfast at KIPP Un Mundo Academy; read more details about the event in this earlier post. The highlight of the visit was getting a campus tour from two first-grade students. This earlier post has dates and … Continue reading

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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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[Gallery] Inflatable Wonderland – new location at Wonderland of the Americas Mall

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UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Inflatable Wonderland, a kid favorite at Rolling Oaks Mall, has opened a second location at Wonderland of the Americas Mall, 4522 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio, TX 78201 (map). Would you like to win a set of … 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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