I love to read and public libraries hold a special place in my heart. I remember going to libraries as a child feeling so proud that I got to select any book I wanted. The first time I toured a college, it was the library that pulled me in. I was in awe of its […]
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With the average temperature around 83 degrees, April is a great month to get out and about with the family in Scottsdale. From Easter egg hunts to free events at the museum, this guide has the mom about town covered for family friendly events around Scottsdale. Here are just some of the many local, […]
March is the magical month, here in Scottsdale. It’s our reward for why we live here during the summer months. The weather perfection (nice & warm in the day but cool at night) making it the perfect month to party! It’s also that special time we call Spring Break! March is jam packed for the mom about town […]
I’m a city girl, through and through and can’t wait for a date night downtown. Any downtown. There’s something exciting about getting dressed up, heading to the city with tickets in hand and having a night on the town. “But I have kids,” you say, “It’s too expensive,” you say. You set up the babysitter, […]
The older our little rascal gets, the more I appreciate the crock pot. I wish I could hug the inventor and thank them for the couple extra minutes it saves me throughout the day. Taking it one step further from the crockpot, I’m trying to get better at planning ahead. This means writing out a […]
I thought I hit the due-date jackpot. An April due date meant I didn’t have to be pregnant in the summer. I thought about the poor women who had to go through the hot summer months carrying around the weight of a bowling ball while the heat added misery to their swollen ankles. Not me! Nope. […]
Thinking about going to the Phoenix Open? I say go for it, and don’t let bringing your little ones stand in your way. I’ve been taking my kiddos for the past three years by myself and had a total blast each and every time. My first year was with my 18 month old, the next […]
Local, friendly, honest and affordable: “Holiday Spirit” is an easy recommendation for your holiday light install and take-down! Who doesn’t love supporting a great, local company in the name of holiday fun?!
If you grew up rooting on Horton the Elephant for the sake of his precious Who’s, while reviling the dreadful Wickersham Brothers and that mouthy Kangaroo mom/babe combo — you’ll so appreciate this storyline.
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 […]