Summer escape: Fairytale Fiesta exhibit at the Witte Museum

How will you escape the heat this summer? Two of my favorite ways are swimming in the pool and going to air-conditioned museums. The Witte Museum has plenty of air conditioning, as well as free covered parking in the shady Brackenridge Park garage. And, to… Continue Reading

Children's and young adult authors at the San Antonio Book Festival on April 5, 2014

The second annual San Antonio Book Festival, on April 5, 2014, will feature free activities and author showcases from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Central Library and the Southwest School of Art. I am looking forward to bringing my kids for the fun… Continue Reading

CLOSED [Giveaway] Family pack of tickets to DISCOVER "New World" Symphony with the San Antonio Symphony

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. One of the fun things about homeschooling is when different subjects overlap in surprising ways. This is happening now with a recent visit to the San Antonio Museum of Art and an upcoming event… Continue Reading

Cash prizes for young fiction writers at San Antonio Book Festival

First of all: Grab your calendar, find April 5, 2014, and mark down the San Antonio Book Festival. It will be here before you know it. Next, ask yourself: Do I know any promising young writers who are currently in… Continue Reading

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

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

CLOSED [Giveaway] Family tickets to Halloween Spooktacular with the San Antonio Symphony

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. “My mom wanted me to have the ability to find something beautiful.” —Akiko Fujimoto, Associate Conductor, San Antonio Symphony Remember my earlier post about my birthday date night at the San Antonio Symphony? I also… Continue Reading