Adelita's Blog – December 2016 Archive (12)

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Friday, December 30

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Added by Adelita on December 30, 2016 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

5things: Family Friendly NYE Celebrations

Recently on Twitter, Katie Stone, of KUNM's The Children's Hour,  lamented that about.com quit doing city event guides including the one for Albuquerque.  Best Weekend Bets were geared…

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Added by Adelita on December 28, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

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Friday, December 23

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Added by Adelita on December 23, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Handmade by Mom

I'm not ashamed to admit I was a spoiled kid. I was lucky enough to have parents who indulged both my and my sister’s artistic endeavors. When we entered UNM, we each were able to go to Langell’s Art Supply and buy…

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Added by Adelita on December 22, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

5things: Lights and Luminarias

The other evening my sweetie and I drove around Rio Grande Blvd. in search of spectacular light displays.  Needless to say, we were a bit disappointed.  Don't get me wrong, there were a few houses that had some pretty cool displays including one with a vintage truck decked out…

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Added by Adelita on December 21, 2016 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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Friday, December 16

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Added by Adelita on December 16, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Dear Adelita: Luminarias vs. Farolitos

A timely Throw Back Thursday! 

Dear Adelita,

Please don't laugh, but every year when my relatives from Northern New Mexico come to visit for for the holidays we argue about silly stuff.  One of the things we don't agree on is the…

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Added by Adelita on December 15, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

5things: Sweets for the Sweet!

I have a terrible sweet tooth.  My father was a dentist so we didn't have a whole lot of candy at the house. My mom always had a hidden stash of chocolate bars and we all knew where to sneak a piece! Every year my dad would special order fancy Jordan Almonds for me.  I've never been able to find …

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Added by Adelita on December 14, 2016 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

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Friday, December 9

  • 22nd Annual UNM Print Sale - Informal group exhibition/sale featuring work by alumni, current students and faculty at UNM and Tamarind Institute. Get great works…
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Added by Adelita on December 9, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

5things: Tamales!

Who doesn't love tamales?  They are a traditional holiday food in New Mexico and everyone has a favorite type of tamale.  A couple of years ago I wrote about the tamale making tradition in our family.  This happens to be one of…

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Added by Adelita on December 7, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

STOLEN!

This is the time of year when artists and crafts persons depend on big sales. For me, making jewelry is a hobby.  For others, it's their livelihood.  I was scrolling through Facebook and saw a post that made my heart sink and gave me a sick feeling.  Fellow jeweler …

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Added by Adelita on December 5, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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Friday, December 2

  • Old Town Holiday Stroll- Set the holiday season in motion with entertainment, dining, shopping, and more! Enjoy holiday specials at the shops throughout Old Town and…
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Added by Adelita on December 2, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

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