I realize that it is no mystery that Scottsdale has a public library (five in fact) but could you tell me five activities that the library has for children? Stumped? Okay name two. Yeah, I couldn’t either. Imagine my surprise and joy (hehe) upon learning about the FREE (well, kind of) resources available Monday-Saturday. This is a great way […]
Think of it, a secret world of hidden treasures in all the common locations you frequent: the grocery store parking lot, the flowerbed outside your gym, in the playground equipment your kids play on all the time, in some bushes along a path you didn’t even know was there. Scottsdale is full of thousands of […]
Upon moving to Arizona we were quickly introduced to Delux Burger (why no “e”? I have no idea). I was much like you and wondered to myself “what is so deluxe about their beef”? However, after our first meeting both A and I were hooked. We now consider it one of our favorite places to eat […]
“Don’t reinvent the wheel.” I love this little pearl of wisdom. I assume that at any point in my life, anything that I am attempting, someone, somewhere has figured out how to do it better, quicker, with more creativity or skill etc… Sometimes I don’t care (i.e. the best way to chop celery or to […]
Scottsdale is full of wonderful parks to explore with our kiddos. It’s so refreshing to retreat to green grass and trees to escape from, well, the desert. Anytime I come upon a field of grass, my first impulse is to take off my shoes and get tickled by the cold blades. I remember doing this hundreds […]
One of the things that I love most about Scottsdale is that people here love the outdoors. And to encourage that love (or as a result of it), our great city has created a wonderful maze of trails for us to enjoy.
Before kids I thought surely, date nights will be a HUGE priority. I’d heard it suggested by so many other veteran moms to get out with your hubby. Sounds great – I thought – we’ll do it! Now as all of you know – getting out after kids is not always that easy – right? Well, we’re going to try […]
Breastfeeding isn’t for the faint of heart. Though it is one of the most womanly and nurturing acts a woman can do, it is also challenging and tiring. A woman who chooses to breastfeed will do well to study up, seek support and remain determined.