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Visit Summer’s Hidden Gem

Planning your family’s summer vacation plans? California is a usual spot for most Arizonans and my family loves visiting too. To shake things up, my family recently stumbled upon a new perfect summer vacay spot: Seattle! Make some time to visit summer’s hidden gem. Seattle hosts the exact polar opposite of our weather trends. When we are basking […]

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SMB Guide to Surviving Summer is Here!

Ok, summer’s here, kids are home, we are all stuck in the house.  We all NEED fun things to do to survive this heat! No need to worry because the SMB Guide to Surviving Summer is here, just for you! We included over 50 pages of games, crafts, local activities and outings, all mom-tested and used by […]

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20 Ways an AZ Summer = a MN Winter!

Our family moved to Phoenix from southeast Minnesota 1 year ago, making THIS our first full AZ summer — and all I can say is Holy Moley. This desert dwelling thing is no joke! If you find yourself in Phoenix sweating summer or in Minnesota braving winter, you’ll surely relate to these parallels … and you have […]

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Revolting But Effective: 5 Airplane Tricks for Toddler Travel

Ah, summer…  Here in Arizona, it’s the magical time of year when we who so shamelessly boasted about our wintertime awesomeness Zip-A-Lip and hunker down with 1 hand in the freezer and the other on the ceiling fan remote (This can’t be as high as it goes!!).  We sport our tank tops, schedule our pedi’s, […]

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