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Mom’s School Supply List

You’ve been to Target and Walmart, then went back home and filled your Amazon cart with school supplies. Backpacks bought. Pencils and pens procured. School shoes scored. The kids are all set for the first day of school, but what about you? Yes, mama, YOU need your own back-to-school supply list! Because let’s face it, […]

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Sunscreen Sanity Savers (13)

Sunscreen Sanity Savers

Sunscreen. The most used AZ summer product and for me the most frustrating one. The bottles end up super greasy and leak all over my bag. They’re also bulky. And I have the hardest time applying it on my kids! First there are protests. Then I wear them down, but getting them to stay still is […]

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Quick & Easy Father’s Day Gift Tradition: All About Dad Printable

  If you’ve been searching for a handmade, Father’s Day gift that would come from your kids’ hearts, be made with love by their own tiny hands, and show dad just how much he’s loved… here’s fun, quick, free idea! An “All About Dad” printable personalized by your little ones! What started as something fun and easy […]

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Last-Minute Online Gift Ideas

Procrastination. Too much to do. Mom brain. Toddler turning your shopping list into “art”. Just a few of the reasons why we might forget to buy a gift. Of course, we never realize that we left someone off our gift list until we’re wrapping presents or on our way to a holiday gathering, and suddenly we’re faced […]

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#TreatYourself: 7 Pumpkin Indulgences

Ahh… fall in Arizona! Goodbye 100 degree temps, hello 90’s, maybe 80’s during a cold spell. While we don’t see leaves changing colors, we do see the signs at Starbucks for the Pumpkin Spice Latte. That’s what signifies the return of fall for those of us in the desert and the return of all things pumpkin! What started […]

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10 Reasons why I like Target more than costco (6)

10 Reasons Why I Love Target More Than Costco

Target. Costco. Two words that send moms into declarations of love while conjuring up gleeful images of roaming the aisles with reckless abandon, scoring deal after deal. While both stores offer large quantities of family items, from floss to furniture, all at reasonable prices – moms seem to pledge their allegiance to just one. #TeamTarget or […]

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A Reality TV Series About My Reality?

I’m probably one of the few people on the planet who doesn’t watch Dance Moms. It’s because I grew up dancing and spent time in the competition scene, and the show is nowhere close to my reality. But if it wasn’t so extreme no one would watch it. That’s what makes great reality TV… drama. When I heard about the new Bravo […]

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