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Shop Local: Favorite Spots for Moms

I love discovering “small shops” in Phoenix and Scottsdale. We have an awesome local and handmade community with lots of places to score unique finds. I recently took a day–for important blog research, of course–to hit up a few of my favs in search of some great gifts. Check out these gift ideas from some of my favorite […]

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Shop Local: Furry Friends Edition

With all the craziness that occurs during the holiday season, we can sometimes forget our fur babies! For us, Andy (our Border Collie mix) was our first baby. We adopted him when he was 5 and he has truly been the best dog ever. He watches (and herds) his sisters and gives everyone in the […]

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Graduation Gifts for Every Personality

Graduation season is upon us. Are you having a difficult time deciding what gift to get? We suggest buying a present reflective of the graduate’s personality. Here is a roundup of Scottsdale Mom’s Blog recommendations for graduation gifts: The sporty graduate For the graduate who loves everything sports, there are a number of options. Assemble […]

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20 Awesome Gift Ideas Under $20

If you are like me, you have a laundry list of people to buy for, but are trying to avoid breaking the bank. Buying an awesome gift doesn’t mean you have to spend a small fortune. Whether you need stocking stuffer ideas for the kids or a gift idea for your hard-to-buy-for uncle, here are my top 20 gift ideas […]

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Kids Imaginative Dinosaur Figures {REVIEW}

There is nothing more popular at our house than dinosaur figures. My kids were so excited to receive this set of dinosaur figures from Kids Imaginative to review! The set came with twelve figurines that were just the right size. The dinosaurs also come in a variety of bright colors and a good mixture different […]

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SMB Holiday Gift Guide {KIDS}

Featured Gift: Micro Kickboard I love gifts that keep the kids active and playing outside. Micro Kickboard has every age covered from the mini-2-go for as young as 18 months to products for teens and adults. In our house, we LOVE the Micro Mini Scooter. It’s perfect for kids from 3-5 years of age. The three […]

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Summertime Hostess Gifts

This summer, we have been so fortunate to spend time with friends! We’ve been in town most of the summer, since my daughter Mary Alice made her debut in April. My kids have been welcomed into friend’s homes for pizza and swimming. These moms welcomed chaos and noise and my kids always came home exhausted and […]

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Baby Gear for Your Guy

Dads do a lot for us; they take out gross garbage, kill spiders, fix stuff and everything in between. So often in the baby world we tend to focus our attention on the expecting or new mother. In the spirit of continuing to celebrate father this month, I thought about all of the products that […]

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