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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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 […]
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.
Hello, 100 degree temperatures! Okay…..maybe not right now…..but they are coming. Easter is right around the corner as well and as soon as school is out, kiddos will be looking for lots of fun to keep busy at home. This means it’s the perfect time to invest in some new toys to keep the little […]
Dear Blue Bell, What? Did you really think I forgot?? When a teensy, weensy listeria outbreak forced us apart in April of 2015, I choked down Blue Bunny in a rebound attempt. It’s been nearly 2 years, and I’m not too proud to admit it: I……. never got over you. We grew up a mere 90 […]
Rewind back to May 2016, and try to remember being on the brink of summer break. If you had struck up a conversation with me at that time, it likely would have centered around me being terrified of summer. Do I have enough activities planned for my kids so they aren’t bored? Do I have […]
You may have read my litany of reasons why I should hate Costco, but can’t. This week, Costco made that juuuuust a little easier — and I’m here today with a warning: The next time you go, you too will likely encounter a villainous, lying item: “The Giant Craft Jar.” You will be there without your 3-year-old, and The […]
The kids are home from school and it is easy to use them as an excuse as to why you’re not exercising. Let’s face it – there are so many reasons why we avoid it: not enough time, too much to do, lack of child care or too tired to muster the energy to hit […]
No one is interested in turning on the oven or lighting up the grill during an Arizona summer. Here are some of our favorite simple summer recipes.
Summers are hard. We all have grand plans in the beginning, but we’re now halfway through and it’s time to get real. Embrace what’s working so far, drop anything that’s not, and take a glance at these tips to simplify your summer activities. Have everything within arm’s reach. After a few summers of scrambling to […]