Michelle Plazek's Blog Posts

If We Sell Now, Where Will We go?

If we sell now, where will we go?Good question!!!  This is a concern many home sellers have in this market.  For good reason.  Our housing inventory is low so making the decision to

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Weekend Tips: April Showers Bring May Flowers!

April ends with it's famous showers, but soon comes May flowers! Finish April with a Barbie visit, test your SA knowledge, decorate the sidewalks, and more! As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!

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Weekend Tips: Fun Without Fiesta

Fiesta might be postponed because of the pandemic, but that doesn't mean you can't have a party of your own! From butterflies to mysteries and more, there's plenty to do this weekend. As:

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Weekend Tips: Stroll in the Sky!

As the weather gets warmer, try and get outside and make the most of it before summer rolls in completely! Check out the recently opened Skywalk, take a tour of Earth's inner workings, and more!As

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Weekend Tips: Hoppy Easter!

Happy Easter! A weekend full of hope, hops, and spring shenanigans. Hunt for eggs while staying cool in your car, take in the indoor sky at the Doseum, and more!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!

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Weekend Tips: Dragons Invade!

Something old, Something new...San Antonio is a mix of both! Check out visiting dragons & dinosaurs at the zoo, take a scenic ( and tasty) wine walking tour, and more!As Always: Stay Strong, San

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Weekend Tips: It's Springtime SA!

Spring is here! Take in the flowers, art, and treasures San Antonio has to offer with my Weekend Picks! Cherry Blossom festivities, Flea Market Finds, and more!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!

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Weekend Tips: Craving Some Fun?

Craving some fun? Satisfy your appetite with scrumptious burgers, Japanese cuisine, or something else entirely!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!-MichelleBURGERS ARE BACK!More than 30 local

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Weekend Tips: Shake off the Snow!

Shake off the snow and explore! There’s plenty to do and see in San Antonio: a commemoration of the Alamo, peeking at planets, and culinary delights!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!

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Weekend Tips: Snowed In?

This week has been surprising in more ways than one! Unwind this weekend with our snow day activities the whole family will enjoy. Bundle up and stay warm!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!

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Weekend Tips: Love and Luck in the Air

Time to celebrate new beginnings and old loves! Ring in the year of the Ox with Lunar New Year celebrations, or celebrate your sweetheart with romantic evenings. There’s no lonely hearts in

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Weekend Tips: Forecast calls for Fun!

Forecast calls for rodeos, valentines, and a lunar new year! Prepare for the upcoming holidays or celebrate early with our own weekly roundup! As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!-MichelleA

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Weekend Tips: Dinosaurs spotted in San Antonio!

Are your weekends feeling a little stale? Spice things up with mischief, blooms, dinosaurs, and more!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!-MichelleMISCHIEF MANAGEDYou can never have too many laughs!

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Weekend Tips: New Year Resolution– Relax more!

Are you trying to stick to your resolutions this year? Or perhaps, just looking to make this year go better than the last? Whether you’re looking to learn new things or just relax, there&rsquo

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This Land is Our Land

Imagine a stretch of nature that connects the great cities of San Antonio and Austin. Seems impossible? Well, at the Great Springs Project, the impossible is becoming reality. The preposed park

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Weekend Tips: And A Happy New Year!

It’s finally the New Year! Let’s make 2021 the best year yet. Kick off this year with wishes, songs, treasure hunts, and more!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!-Kim &

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Have a Holly Tamale Christmas

'Tis the season for tamales! If you've waited until the last minute to get this San Antonio holiday classic, we have the list for you. If you want the best of best, check out This Article and snag

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Weekend Tips: Weekend Winter Wonderland

There is a chill in the air, but not in our hearts! Enjoy the winter weekend with festive activities for the whole family, or treat yourself to some well deserved me time!As Always: Stay Strong, San

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Fun under $5

One of the perks of living in a populated area is that there so much more do! unfortunately, sometimes the prices can run a little too rich for your blood. However, the River City is full of cheap

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Weekend Tips: Christmas has Begun!

As Thanksgiving trots out the door, Christmas is eager to sweep in! Celebrate the holiday weekend and the start of the most magical time of year with our fun weekend picks. Enjoy Ballet, go,

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San Antonio Home Sales Are Up!

Despite all that's happened in the last year, the San Antonio Housing Market is booming!According to the San Antonio Board of Realtors, there were 20% more deals closed on homes than last year.

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Weekend Tips: Life's a Circus

Feeling blue? Have some fun with family this weekend! Write poetry, join a circus, and more!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!-Kim & MichelleO Captain, my Captain Poetry is the food for

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Plants on The Rise

In the midst of this pandemic, many businesses have had to shut their doors for good. However, some small businesses are still going strong! Take local plant store Burgeon Plant Co., who's shop is

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Are You Looking for Tricks or Treats This Weekend?

It’s finally Halloween! There are loads of ways to celebrate the spooky season, from the Cute to the Creepy! Call all your favorite monsters and treat yourself this weekend… if you dare

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A Coyote For Halloween?

Halloween is going to look very different in 2020. We can't celebrate it like we usually do, in large groups or going door to door. If your family is forlorn at the prospect of a quiet Halloween,

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Weekend Tips: Can You Solve the Mystery?

Fall continues to be full of fun! This Weekend, Solve a Crime, Watch Butterflies, and Enjoy the Hula. Plus more!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!-Kim & MichelleThe Art of Thievery 

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San Antonio is Home to Top Hotel!

It should come as no surprise that San Antonio has some of the nicest places in Texas. Magazine Conde Nast Traveler has ranked our local Hotel Valencia as one of the best in the entire Lone Star

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Weekend Tips: October Arrives!

October is here! Ring in fall with a symphony, mini golf, or a musical! Plus, a Breast Cancer Fundraiser, a Book Festival and more!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!-Kim & MichelleSimply

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San Antonio Ranks 4th most Friendly in the Nation!

If you've ever taken a walk around town, it should come as no surprise that San Antonio is ranked as one of the friendliest cities in America! A recent study compiled by the app OfferUp, ranks the

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Weekend Tips: Horse Around!

Get out while staying safe! This Weekend, peruse oversized origami, horse around, and say boo to the zoo!As Always: Stay Strong, San Antonio!-Kim & MichelleOrigami²What’s more fun

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How to Live Like a Local: SATX Style

Are you new to San Antonio? Do you feel like a bit of an outsider in your own city? Fear not!One of the wonderful things about San Antonio is that it's a big city with that small town feel. The

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Weekend Tips: It's Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day Weekend! This holiday calls for rest and relaxation, and given the year we’ve all had, you deserve it in spades! Feast on barbecue, catch disco fever, and be impressed by

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A Send-Off for Summer

Summer is almost over! The warm days are waning, and school has started for many kids. But don't let summer slip away without a proper farewell! The Realistic Mama has provided 5 easy ideas you can

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Weekend Tips: Light Up the Night!

Summer is in it’s twilight hours! This weekend, celebrate a holiday of star-crossed lovers, enjoy a western gunfight, or attend a philanthropic pizza party! Don’t forget to check to

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Kiss the Cook: The Best Online Cooking Channels

There's a lot of reasons to seek out a cooking video. Maybe you are stuck at home and looking for ideas, or looking to improve your chef skills. Or perhaps, you just enjoy watching people cook, but

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Weekend Tips: Quash Quarantine Blues!

August continues to bring happy surprises! Go to the zoo, enter a raffle, or sing your heart out! Plus, a citywide prayer, exercise classes, and a free online holocaust museum tour.As Always: Stay

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Wheelie Great Bike Trails

San Antonio is home to many things– the Alamo, the Riverwalk, and many great parks. So many, in fact, it might be hard to choose which park is the best when you are feeling like a nice bike

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Weekend Tips: Celebrate your Summer Sojourn!

Zest up your weekend without leaving your house! This week, attend an art soiree, learn the science of the future, and try your hand (or foot, rather) at the Korean sport Jokgu. Plus, the best

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The Not So Great Train Robbery

The last train robbed in the west was right here in San Antonio, 50 years ago. However, this train robbery was less legendary and more laughable– The train robbed was no other than the Eagle

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Weekend Tips: Avast, Adventure Awaits!

Looking for an Adventure?The days have turned a bit dull for many of us. Now that Independence day has passed, the next major holiday is far away (unless you count Tax day, ugh). Well, tell those

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San Antonio, as told by the people who love her

Why do we love San Antonio?It's a easy time to forget about the good things in life. There's a lot going on– a pandemic, protests, and unease can make your heart wilt. We may have be off the

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Book your Weekend with Fun!

There's plenty to do without having to go out in the blazing sun! Join a online book club, make refreshing drinks, or venture out to make a floral self portrait! Plus, fun interactive online

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Flowers without Showers

Want Flowers that can take the heat?The Texas summer heat is back again! If your yard is wilted already from the sun, consider planting flowers that can take the heat! There are plenty of plants

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Weekend Tips: How to Stay Cool this Weekend!

This week has brought the intense summer heat we all know so well. If you are looking for a way to get outside while avoiding heatstroke, we have the scoop for you! This weekend, explore caves, make

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Cement your Style with These Concrete Projects!

Looking for a stylish, afforadable, and feasible project? Check out these cool concrete projects! Concrete is durable, versitile, and inexpensive. This article has DIYs ranging from planters to

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Weekend Tips: Make Your Mark!

Julius Caesar once said "Creating is the essence of life"! Get creative and make your mark with one of our fun activities! Improve your writing, paint the town, and make your own Hanko!

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The Peach Truck is Enroute to San Antonio!

Who Doesn't Like Peaches?If you do, be sure to catch The Peach Truck when it visits San Antonio! Preorder your fruit before May 28th and then pick up your sweet treat June 2nd. And if you aren't a

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Start Of Something New!

There's always something new you could learn! Consider getting back to basics with gardening, or get moving by learning a new dance. And if you have kids at home, we have a zippy craft that may

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Drive Thru Zoo!

Let's get wild! In light of the pandemic, The San Antonio Zoo is doing a once in lifetime event where you can visit the zoo without leaving your car. See the sights in style, this weekend only!Click

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Weekend Tips: Fill up on Fun!

Many things are uncertain right now, but you can certainly still have a good time this weekend! Activities for the kids, local carry out, and Ancient Egyptian art are all on the table this weekend.

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