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Teal pumpkins bring awareness to the dangers of food allergies.

Teal is the New Orange – Pumpkins Raise Awareness for Food Allergies

Whatever outdoor fall decor look you’re  going for, the color that pops out the most this season is teal. Teal is the color for food allergy awareness and while Food Allergy Awareness Month is in May, the month of October is also a time to bring awareness to this important subject.  The Teal Pumpkin Project, started […]

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Connecting in our Vulnerability

I think one of the most meaningful gifts you can give someone is a potted plant. But I’ve learned that potted plants are more difficult to keep alive than they look, and after lamenting to a friend that I’ve had dozens die on me, I was informed in order for certain potted plants to live past […]

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Mom Gets a Mammogram

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so let’s talk about those humps. The word mammogram for me has always come with mental images of flat pancakes, sans the butter or syrup that makes them yummy. I remember I used to think my first mammogram was decades away when I would be “old.” So, here I […]

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{Breast Cancer Awareness} : Your How-To Guide To Accessories Showers

I love October!! Fall is in the air (well….. in the Flagstaff air), crockpots come out, and football players don their pink shoes, armbands, and decals to honor a whole bunch of HEROS during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While the oncology nurse in me loves that we dedicate a whole month to honoring those affected by breast cancer, the […]

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The Valley’s Big School-Choice Education Fair

School hunting in Arizona is NOT easy. It can be one of the most difficult choices that you have to make. And there are so MANY choices here in the Valley! Choosing your child’s first (or next) school is a huge decision! Some of us get lucky. We stumble into schools that end up being […]

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