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Hanselmann Pottery Preserves Ceramics Tradition With Hand-Crafted, Custom Pieces For The Home Hanselmann Pottery Preserves Ceramics Tradition With Hand-Crafted, Custom Pieces For The Home

By Kelly Church

The Corrales, NM pottery studio and gallery is open every day of the week for customers to watch a working pottery studio, shop and place custom orders.

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A Park Above is Age, Disability and Family Friendly A Park Above is Age, Disability and Family Friendly

By Kelly Church

The vision of one woman in Rio Rancho Rotary, the park is an inspired, safe and all-inclusive place for families and individuals to play.

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Nina Glaser Hypnotherapy Gives Relief from Smoking, Stress, Pain and Other Challenges Nina Glaser Hypnotherapy Gives Relief from Smoking, Stress, Pain and Other Challenges

By Kelly Church

The Santa Fe, NM hypnotherapist has had success helping her clients overcome smoking habits and experience other positive benefits as the result of her hypnosis practice.

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ABQ Skin Care & Acne Clinic Clear The Acne Cases The Dermatologists Can't ABQ Skin Care & Acne Clinic Clear The Acne Cases The Dermatologists Can't

By Kelly Church

The NM facility helps clients achieve clear skin without antibiotics, lasers, prescription creams or Accutane. The company says they have a 98 percent success rate.

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Husband and Wife Work In Tandem to Get the Perfect Shots For Matt Blasing Photography Husband and Wife Work In Tandem to Get the Perfect Shots For Matt Blasing Photography

By Kelly Church

Matt Blasing works alongside his wife in Albuquerque, NM to commemorate weddings, or take care of any other photography needs on behalf of their clients.

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Razor Academy Crosstrains Barbers, Cosmetologists For Complete Training Razor Academy Crosstrains Barbers, Cosmetologists For Complete Training

By Kelly Church

School Manager Skyler Smith called the Razor Academy unique in that students learn more than just the traditional curriculum and many students grow a bond as close as family.

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New Mexico Escape Room Challenges Critical Thinking, Logic and More With Creative Live Action Scenarios New Mexico Escape Room Challenges Critical Thinking, Logic and More With Creative Live Action Scenarios

By Kelly Church

The facility was the first of its kind in the state and gives players three creative scenarios to choose from: find a treasure map, solve a murder mystery and find a hidden family jewel.

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SWEAT Yoga Treats the Body Holistically SWEAT Yoga Treats the Body Holistically

By Kelly Church

The studio has classes for 60, 75, and 90 minutes, and students experience an array of physical and mental benefits from classes.

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Nicole Bradshaw Photography Helps Memories Last a Lifetime Nicole Bradshaw Photography Helps Memories Last a Lifetime

By Kelly Church

After growing up with a love of photography, she doesn't believe in specializing in one type of portrait or event photography.

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Q's Cakes Brings Albuquerque Scratch-Baked Cakes, Cupcakes, and More Q's Cakes Brings Albuquerque Scratch-Baked Cakes, Cupcakes, and More

By Kelly Church

The New Mexico company has a long menu of offerings, ranging in flavors and shapes that are traditional to flavors and shapes that are unique to Q's Cakes.

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Albuquerque Martial Arts Studio Gives Students Focus, Drive and Life Skills Albuquerque Martial Arts Studio Gives Students Focus, Drive and Life Skills

By Kelly Church

Blackman Martial Arts Academy says their youth and adult programs are good for both body and mind, even calming hyperactive children.

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Family-Owned BikeSmith Tackles Every Rider's Biking Needs Family-Owned BikeSmith Tackles Every Rider's Biking Needs

By Kelly Church

The biking experts can guide any customer towards the right road or mountain bike, riding group, event or trailhead.

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Bike Sharing Company Makes Moves in Favor of Two-Wheeled Transportation Bike Sharing Company Makes Moves in Favor of Two-Wheeled Transportation

By Kelly Church

Zagster plans, builds and operates more than 140 bike share programs in big cities, on college campuses, business and real estate properties across the country. 

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Aveda Salon Mark Pardo Exceeds Guest Expectations Aveda Salon Mark Pardo Exceeds Guest Expectations

By Kelly Church

The full-service and award-winning salon is an Aveda salon that uses the latest Aveda products for an all-around great guest experience.

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Art Attack: New Mexico's Oldest, Locally Owned Pottery and Painting Studio Art Attack: New Mexico's Oldest, Locally Owned Pottery and Painting Studio

By Kelly Church

Art Attack gives people of all ages the chance to show their inner artist with more than 700 ways to create a masterpiece. Select from ceramics, mosaics and paintings, design them and let Art Attack take care of the rest. 

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Bump, Roll, and Flip Freely with Cottonwood Mall's Ridiculous Fun Bump, Roll, and Flip Freely with Cottonwood Mall's Ridiculous Fun

By Kelly Church

Jump into a giant bubble ball and roll around, bump into friends and flip however your heart desires with Ridiculous Fun, located in Albuquerque, NM's Cottonwood Mall.

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Acupuncture Physician Puts Full Body Health Before Symptom Relief  Acupuncture Physician Puts Full Body Health Before Symptom Relief

By Kelly Church

Eric Montoya is the lead practitioner at Nob Hill Community Acupuncture, a holistic health facility that operates on a sliding scale for payment so more people can receive services if they need them. Montoya is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and an empath, and focuses on the whole body, not just one area of pain.

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Optimal Health Management Through Holistic Mind and Body Treatment Optimal Health Management Through Holistic Mind and Body Treatment

By Kelly Church

At the Santa Fe Soul Center for Optimal Health, Dr. Robyn Benson doesn't just focus on one or two aspects of health. Benson has a holistic view of health, tackling problems by treating the body as a whole, including weight and pain management, sleep quality, hormone therapy, anxiety and even hair styling. 

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Visit Resonance Massage to Improve Your Overall Health and Well Being Visit Resonance Massage to Improve Your Overall Health and Well Being

By Kelly Church

Resonance Massage and Bodywork is Santa Fe, NM's local massage and wellness center owned by husband and wife duo, Pete and Amber Gurulé. The couple uses advanced massage techniques to stimulate the body's natural ability to repair itself and provide their clients with better quality of life.

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Farm-to-Table Restaurant Dr. Field Goods Brings Santa Fe Dishes with Fresh, Local Ingredients Farm-to-Table Restaurant Dr. Field Goods Brings Santa Fe Dishes with Fresh, Local Ingredients

By Kelly Church

Farm-to-table restaurant Dr. Field Goods is a Santa Fe, NM spot for comfort food that people can feel good about. Chef and Owner Josh Gerwin puts his effort into using local, sustainable agriculture as much as possible for his "New Mexico fusion meets the rest of the world" cuisine.

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'From Unique to Antique': Clovis' Best Antiques and Retro Items Found at Penny Lane 'From Unique to Antique': Clovis' Best Antiques and Retro Items Found at Penny Lane

By Kelly Church

Clovis, NM's Penny Lane is an antique store that has the largest collection of antiques in the area. It has consistently won Best of Clovis: Best Antique Store every year since 2012 and sells furniture, decoration and even British candy and groceries.

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Santa Fe's Favorite 'Sophisticated' Barbecue House Santa Fe's Favorite 'Sophisticated' Barbecue House

By Kelly Church

The Ranch House is a Santa Fe, NM restaurant that features barbecue favorites from another local (but now closed) restaurant. Considered to be more than just an average barbecue restaurant, The Ranch House has a extensive menu with smoked, grilled and baked favorites using many local, hormone-free meats and dairy products.

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Santa Fe Honey Salon Farms Local Bees for Fresh Honey Products Santa Fe Honey Salon Farms Local Bees for Fresh Honey Products

By Kelly Church

Santa Fe Honey Salon & Farm Shop is a Santa Fe, NM bee farm that sells raw honey and many other honey products, including honey drinks, skincare products, soaps, candles and beeswax blocks.

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A Weekend Getaway in Santa Fe with the Inn of the Governors A Weekend Getaway in Santa Fe with the Inn of the Governors

By Kelly Church

As one of Santa Fe, NM's most centrally located hotels, the Inn of Governors offers the works: complimentary internet, parking downtown, concierge, complimentary hot breakfast and drinks, and at less than three miles away from some of the state's most historic landmarks, it's a convenient way to explore the city.

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Feel Free to Explore the Subtle Energies of Yoga With Santa Fe's Donation-Based Yoga Program Feel Free to Explore the Subtle Energies of Yoga With Santa Fe's Donation-Based Yoga Program

By Kelly Church

Santa Fe Community Yoga is a center for yoga and wellness in Santa Fe, NM. With a wide assortment of classes, offered seven days a week and some on a donation basis, the facility is a nonprofit organization hoping to inspire holistic health.

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Oleaceae is Santa Fe's One-Stop-Shop for Fine Oils, Vinegars, and Sea Salts Oleaceae is Santa Fe's One-Stop-Shop for Fine Oils, Vinegars, and Sea Salts

By Kelly Church

Oleaceae is a Santa Fe, NM storefront for olive oils, vinegars and sea salts from all over the world. Shop owner Samantha Bailey Smith has a staff educated in the health benefits and proper cooking methods of the different varietals of oils and vinegars, so you know you're getting a great recommendation every time you walk in.

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Baja Tacos: Santa Fe's Best Kept Local Secret for Mexican Grub Baja Tacos: Santa Fe's Best Kept Local Secret for Mexican Grub

By Kelly Church

Baja Tacos is a local Santa Fe, NM favorite. The menu is simple, but features authentic New Mexico chile that gives a special punch to this Mexican drive-through restaurant.

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Crossroads for Women: Breaking Cycles, Building Lives Crossroads for Women: Breaking Cycles, Building Lives

By Kelly Church

Crossroads for Women, founded in 1997 in Albuquerque, is a nonprofit offering housing, counseling, vocational assistance, and life skills education to those homeless and vulnerable. Resource Development Director Amanda Douglas describes the vital work that Crossroads does for at-risk women in the Albuquerque community.

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C.G. Higgins Chocolate Truffles 'Must Be Experienced' C.G. Higgins Chocolate Truffles 'Must Be Experienced'

By Kelly Church

C.G. Higgins is a Santa Fe, NM candy store, specializing in chocolate truffles with unique flavors. The owner, and namesake, uses New Mexico chilies in many of his recipes for indescribable flavor combinations.

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Santa Facials Provides More Than Just Relaxation Santa Facials Provides More Than Just Relaxation

By Kelly Church

Santa Facials is a Santa Fe, NM spa that offers superficial chemical peels and facials. Specializing in skin with discoloration, the owner also is trained to treat acne, rosacea and perform DNA treatments so her clients can see visible results in addition to having a relaxing treatment.

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Santa Fe Transit Organization Moves for City-Wide Improvements Santa Fe Transit Organization Moves for City-Wide Improvements

By Kelly Church

Santa Fe, NM's Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO, was created out of the need to accommodate a growing population in 1982. It has become one of the city's most essential organizations, improving road safety, efficiency and creating all-around better ways for the public to get around.

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Desert Plastics Challenges Industry with Close Relationships with Clients and Employees Desert Plastics Challenges Industry with Close Relationships with Clients and Employees

By Kelly Church

Desert Plastics is an Albuquerque, NM manufacturing company that works closely with other companies to design and engineer improved products. The handicapped female-owned company expects great work from their employees, but returns the favor with other benefits, including a flexible schedule that features a four-day workweek.

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Santa Fe Animal Shelter Responds with Compassion and Hope For a Lower Homeless Population Santa Fe Animal Shelter Responds with Compassion and Hope For a Lower Homeless Population

By Kelly Church

For the Santa Fe Animal Shelter, finding taking care of animals and placing them in proper homes is priority. With multiple programs and a dedication to placing animals in the right family, the nonprofit organization has a 95% success rate and is spaying or neutering thousands of animals each year.

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Ready, Set, Balloon Fiesta at Albuquerque's Annual Festival Ready, Set, Balloon Fiesta at Albuquerque's Annual Festival

By Kelly Church

Experience hot air ballooning at its finest by witnessing every step of hobby first hand. The event is catered to people of all ages and has sessions at nearly every hour of every day.

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Heart and Soul: Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery Heart and Soul: Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery

By Kelly Church

Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery is a Santa Fe, NM pottery gallery specializing in Native American pottery from pueblos all over the Southwest, the village of Mata Ortiz in Chihuahua, Mexico and select pieces from other areas of the United States. The gallery takes an in-depth look at pottery from the Native American culture, often displaying six generations of pottery within the same family.

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From Pottery to Photography: The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture From Pottery to Photography: The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

By Kelly Church

Through evolving exhibits with photography, paintings and three dimensional work, the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture in Santa Fe attracts visitors from all over the United States and the world.

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Revving Up in Deming: Arroyo Seco Raceway Revving Up in Deming: Arroyo Seco Raceway

By Kelly Church

Arroyo Seco Raceway is a Deming, NM racetrack for sports cars, racecars, and motorcycles. The racetrack is available for private rentals, by the day or the hour, so everyone has the chance to race.

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A Family Affair at New Mexico's Largest Amusement Park A Family Affair at New Mexico's Largest Amusement Park

By Kelly Church

Cliff's Amusement Park is a family owned and operated source of attraction for all ages in the heart of New Mexico. The park is open during the summer season only and is a time-honored tradition for generations of families.

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Kelly Church is a Staff Writer at New Mexico Homes.