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There are lots of places to take your date on Valentine's Day when you are in the Albuquerque area.  Whether you want a romantic dinner or a night out on the town, there is an abundance of things to choose from in the Albuquerque area.  Take a look at some of the ideas below: 

Grab your loved one and take one of the Valentine's Bike Tours.  This is great for those living a healthy lifestyle and want to get out in nature together.  

Go watch the hot air balloons lift off at the Friends and Lovers Balloon Rally.  

Enjoy a romantic dinner and wine pairing at the Valentine's at Los Poblanos.  

Do you and your love like to run?  Check out the Sweetheart Run.

Do you love music?  Miss the 90s?  Head over to the Rt. 66 Casino's Legends Theater to

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To an outsider looking in, they may be confused about why the streets are lined with little paper bags on Christmas Eve.  This is a tradition that New Mexicans have known for over 300 years.  The luminarias are little brown paper bags filled with a little sand and a candle.  The tradition started long ago to welcome baby Jesus into the world.  This was a way to light his path.  To this day, the tradition is live and well among New Mexicans each and every year.  

To make luminarias, you simply take a brown paper bag, fold down the top, add a few cups of sand then place a candle in the center.  The luminarias are normally placed outside the home lining the sidewalks.  

Many neighborhoods will come together to create large, beautiful displays of

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Happy Earth Day!  

I love the earth  ways to green your spring cleaningWe all want to to protect our planet and Earth Day is a great reminder that we need to be careful in our day-to-day activities.  It's good that Earth Day falls in the middle of everyone spring cleaning, so we can take time to "green up" our storage, organization and decorating.  In order to reduce your impact on the environment and spruce up your home this spring, try some of these strategies: 

1. Storage: When you look in your pantry or refrigerator, you will likely see a lot of plastic containers.  These are extremely common and convenient to store goods in, but they are also extremely harmful to the environment to make.  Think about switching to glass containers (or reusing jam and pasta jars) to store rice, nuts, popcorn,

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