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3 Foolproof Sides You Want At Your Next BBQ

Know what’s wicked? AZ summers. She been sayin’ it for 4 years, and Mama ain’t gettin’ tougher. #preggo #dueinAugust #wasntthinking But know what’s wicked yummy?  Summer BBQ’s!! And not like healthy, skinny people, I’ll-just-stick-with-the-veggie-tray BBQ’s.  We’re talking YOLO BBQ’s. Burgers and dogs on white buns, potato salad, slaw and homemade ice cream BBQ’s.  If a veggie tray shows […]

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5 Reasons To Overpay Your Best Babysitter

All hail the great babysitters!! {we’re not woooorthyyyy!!!} If you (like me) have no extended-family help within a day’s driving distance, then extra Cheers. I see you and I feel your pain. Somewhere around the birth of my second babe, I arrived at a simple conclusion: a great, reliable sitter who my kids love, is […]

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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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Easy Glitter Play-Doh for Us Less-Pinteresty Types

So, it’s still hot out. (That’s the jist of how I start every blog post for SMB. You’re welcome.) Some of us have preschoolers who don’t begin school for a few more weeks… The bigger siblings who might be marginally helpful at entertaining said preschoolers are headed to the classroom and mamas be like: What do I […]

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My Sweet Boys, You’re Making Me A Better Woman

Darling boys, you are still little. And though you couldn’t possibly know it yet, you’re making me so much better. I’m a better wife. …because I am praying for yours. May I model the woman you might one day seek out: – One who loves her husband and brings him honor, speaking well of him in his absence and building […]

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Down With “Should”

Dear “Should”, I am so over you. “Should“. You are a burden. You are intrusive. You are the source of Mommy Wars and exhaustion, laughably high standards and soul-deadening guilt. You are wearying. You are unwelcome. “Should“. I am so much more than your bleak message. We moms are strategic, intelligent, purposeful, caring, giving and raw. […]

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Your New, Very Favorite Chili Recipe

Cooler temps, I just laaaaaaaahve you!! The sappy, googly-eyed, all-in, head over heels, Taylor Swift meets Nicholas Sparks kind of LOVE. And after October 14th handed me 102 degrees – at 34 weeks pregnant – those feelings only deepened. [We haven’t forgotten, so-called “Fall”…….] It’s weird, too.  3 years ago, I was living in SE Minnesota, where for half the […]

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Mom’s Morning Out. AKA: Heaven on Thursday.

Oh haaai, friend. Pull up a chair. La ti da. That? Oh, nothing. Just the remnants of a cinnamon bun that baby-in-the-tummy and I consumed without sharing a single bite with anyone else. And the mug? It held in its loving care the coffee I sipped at my leisure while still hot. Yes, for real. I know. […]

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