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Embryo Adoption Story

“…Children of life are we, as we stand with our lives uncarved before us, waiting the hour when, at God’s command, Our life-dream shall pass o’er us…” Life Sculpture, George Washington Doane, 1799-1859 In childhood, I never once questioned what I wanted to be when I grew up.  Motherhood was always my life dream.  The […]

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GIVEAWAY – Moonbeams

This week’s GIVEAWAY is from our dear friends at Moonbeams. Like I said in their last giveaway – after being in far too many chain baby stores I was so thrilled to be introduced to Moonbeams Sleep Shop. Not that there is anything wrong with big stores, but you know us, we love supporting local […]

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Volunteering with the Elderly

Just about two months ago, Reagan and I started volunteering together.  You may think that 8 months old is too young to start volunteering, but I say we are never too young to learn “selfforgetfulness.” I have dedicated one lunchtime per week to “hanging with the ladies” at the nursing home right next to where […]

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Mother-Daughter Tea – Scottsdale Healthcare – May 22

Need something to do this weekend?  Here’s a little something I received from Scottsdale Healthcare’s event update emails… Mother-Daughter Tea May 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (check in time is 9:30 a.m.) Brady Conference Center Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center 9003 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale FREE Join Scottsdale Healthcare for a special event just for […]

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FuzziBunz Photoshoot at Just Kids Studio in Scottsdale

The sweet ladies at Brilliant Baby Products selected 10 Arizona babies to be the faces (and Bunz!) of a national marketing campaign with FuzziBunz cloth diapers!  My daughter Reagan (now almost 9 months old!) had the honor of participating in the FuzziBunz campaign shoot that took place earlier today. Projected Photo Shoot Time:  11:30am She woke up around 7am.  After she ate her breakfast, […]

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Do your grocery shopping at a Scottsdale Farmer’s Market

A great family friendly and refreshing activity is shopping your local farmers market for what you would normally purchase at the grocery store.  Personally, I’ve been frequenting the Old Town Scottsdale Farmers Market on Saturdays, 8:30-1pm. You’ll find quite the wonderful array of locally grown, pesticide-free, fresh, organic fruits and vegetables, grains and nuts at McClendon’s Select […]

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Volunteering with the Elderly

Just about two months ago, Reagan and I started volunteering together.  You may think that 8 months old is too young to start volunteering, but I say we are never too young to learn “selfforgetfulness.” I have dedicated one lunchtime per week to “hanging with the ladies” at the nursing home right next to where […]

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Puddleduds Giveaway WINNER

Thanks so much for all who entered our ScottsdaleMomsBlog Giveaway this week. Congratulations Dierdre W. for winning the $25 gift certificate to Puddleduds. Please continue to check back for other SMB giveaways.  There’s going to be lots of great stuff for all you momma’s out there.  You won’t want to miss it.

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