Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and while I love having friends and family over and cooking (and outsourcing) a big meal, it is a lot of work. Because my kids don’t seem to care that I am spending a good portion of the day prepping for the Thanksgiving meal, I have come up […]
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Who is ready for a night our with fellow mamas?? Uncorked Wine Bar is hosting us on October 25 and we would love for you to join us.
It’s the return of cooler temperatures and that means it’s time to take the kids outdoors! Join us as we “hop” around Scottsdale area parks all season long. These are super casual, but fun events for you to meet other moms and let the kids play and socialize. Whether you can come to one or all, […]
Our favorite things is sponsored by all of these amazing businesses. Thank you for helping us spoil our contributors!These are SMB’s favorite things for 2017! These amazing sponsors helped us spoil our contributors with gifts and giveaways and we want to share them with you too. Check out these amazing products and services.
We are expanding our team of regular writers again! We’re looking for local (Metro Phoenix area) moms who are passionate about our community and love to share stories and wisdom with others. This is a volunteer position, but there are some really fun perks to make it all worthwhile. Note: you do NOT have to be a blogger to apply! […]
Feeling Crafty this summer?! I have been saving small pieces of crayons for awhile with the intention of melting them into new crayons. We finally had enough pieces ready and I thought it would be a fun activity for the summer – but the thought of turning the oven on was dreadful. The house is […]
This post is in partnership with Wet’n’Wild. One of our favorite ways to spend time during these hot summer days is at Wet’n’Wild water park, right here in the Phoenix Valley. This family friendly water park has big rides for your thrill seeking older children (and adults) and mini versions of rides, like the Tiny […]
This post is in partnership with DockATot. I didn’t get good sleepers. My middle child wasn’t so bad, but the other two? They were refuse to close my eyes – I’m going to cry for hours – why do you torture me by putting me in this crib? – kind of sleepers. We did everything […]
This post is sponsored by Four Seasons at Troon North. Thank you for supporting SMB!What are you getting dad for Father’s Day this year? At SMB, we are all about getting creative. Dad already has plenty of “stuff” – so mix things up and get him an EXPERIENCE this year. Four Seasons Resort at Troon […]
We can’t believe that Bloom is already over! We had such a wonderful time with all of the moms that attended and introducing them to some amazing businesses
Every year I find myself scrambling and trying to think of a simple Mother’s Day gift to send my own mother/mother-in-law. I have the best of Pinterest intentions, but not the greatest execution. And I like to keep it simple, I know they don’t need anything crazy or extravagant, but we still want them to […]
We were so happy and thankful to partner with Perk Eatery for our SMB Bloom event this month. As always, all opinions expressed are our own. There is nothing like a good breakfast to start your morning off on the right foot, and Perk Eatery is one of our favorite local spots. This is a […]
I was able to attend one of Marian’s workshops in exchange for this post, all opinions are my own. When is that last time you did something for you? Yes, pedicures are wonderful, and no one should pass up the chance for an hour long massage…..but what about something for your soul? This is where […]
Just a little over a week away until our Bloom event! This is a national event happening in over 50 cities across the country. All of us at City Moms Blog Network are working hard to create these events to support new and expecting moms on their journey. The moms will get helpful resources from […]
Wondering what your are going to do all summer with kids? From places to go, summer camps, activities inside and favorite recipes, we have all you need to have a FUN summer this year.