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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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Featured on My Daily Tantrum

Check out Joy’s guest post on My Daily Tantrum!  Here’s a little sneak peak: The most difficult, the thing that goes against conventional wisdom and community planning, is getting out of the house and being apart of our community. Think about it, the way suburban American is set up: sleeping and family are shoved to […]

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MomSense: Struggles with Attachment in Adoption

mom·sen·se (mɒm sens) noun 1.  practical motherly intelligence that is sensible or reasonable 2. a mother’s mental discernment, realization, or recognition  – She has momsense. OR She used her momsense to determine that something was amiss.   ~~~~   The past few weeks we’ve looked growing your family through adoption and foster care.  Now, Cate J. has some considerations if you […]

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GIVEAWAY: Puddleduds Gift Card

In times like these who isn’t looking to save a couple $? I’m always very interested to hear of the newest kid’s clothing sale or a store that has cute unique clothes at a discount.  So imagine my excitement when a good friend of mine (a SMB Reader actually) told me about a designer second […]

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Pregnancy Fashion with Jenny

Pregnancy Fashion.  Oxymoron?  No!!!!  I know all you pretty ladies feel like maternity shopping, or post-maternity shopping, means that for the next year you’re going to be wearing really lame, plain clothes and nothing is going to fit your ever-changing shape and you won’t look hot for 9-12 months.  But this is soooooo untrue!  Pregnant […]

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Bloggy Boot Camp & Moms Night Out

It’s been quite the week for these SMB ladies! I just can’t get enough of how many awesome things there are to do in the Phoenix area. So – here’s another reminder mommies – get out of the house!! It’s too great of a city to be sitting inside all of the time. And although […]

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Free kids’ vaccines TODAY

Just came across this great opportunity in the AZ Republic… A free immunization clinic for children 6 weeks to 18 years old will be given today at Paradise Valley Hospital location of Baby Shots, 3929 E. Bell Rd, Phoenix.  The clinic will run from 3 – 7 pm and will repeat again July 1, Sept […]

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