Summertime SMB

Favorite Summertime Memory {Contributor Corner}

Can you believe it? In a few weeks, kids will be back in school! Before our contributor moms get back in the hustle and bustle of the fall, we asked them one important question. . . “What is your favorite summertime memory?” Check out some of their answers: Rebecca: Apart from our 2 trips to San […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Logo-w-Circle-QOM copy 25 p

Queen of Maids {free house cleaning giveaway!!}

Which valley family doesn’t need help keeping the house clean, especially those of us with one, two or three munchkins running around? No one I know! My kiddos can’t walk into a room without leaving a trail of debris, add in a dog and it is impossible to keep the house clean all by myself! […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
healthykids

Kids Eat Healthy Too: Where to Take Them in Scottsdale

My husband and I really enjoy going out to eat… …and even though attempting to get two squirmy children to sit still for an hour is a pain, having someone else prepare and cook us a delicious meal more than makes up for it. I try my best to feed my family healthy, nourishing meals […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }
Kate Eschbach Photography-7

Pinspiration Mom’s Night Out {Recap}

We had such a great time at the Mom’s Night Out on Monday night! We love Pinspiration and we are so glad that you all love them too! A heartfelt thank you to Pinspiration for hosting all of us, letting us create a fun craft and providing the wine and drinks!! Also we owe a huge […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }
wishing a

The Summer List

Have you ever made a summer bucket list? It is so fun to do with the kids! I think the very first time I saw one was over on Meg’s awesome blog back in 2008. At the time, I worked outside of the home, so summer days were not mine to plan. Last year was […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

The F Word

Food. In our house, we do not just have a picky eater. We have a four-year old son who has 4,863,628 things he would rather do than sit down and eat a meal. I should clarify that this has been a challenge for us since day one. We brought our bundle of sweet sleeping joy […]

Read full story Comments { 6 }
Back to School Kids

Back to School: Find Bargains and Help Kids

Half price, BOGO, Spend $5 and get these for a PENNY, Red Line, Flash Sale, Clearance, Sidewalk Sale…BARGAINS. This is my lingo. This makes my heart jump. It’s finally here…back to school savings! With school starting in the upcoming weeks, the savings have begun. Everywhere I look, I see the ads and promotions. My inbox is bombarded […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
slide2

Slide Across America {A Super Summer Giveaway}

Who is looking for a fun, super family-friendly event? What better way to cool down on these hot summer days then the LARGEST INFLATABLE WATER PARK in America?! Mark your calendar for August 7th & 8th! Salt River Fields is hosting Slide Across America featuring more than 25 water slides, food trucks, live entertainment, and […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Jail (2)

The Citation for Parenting

Jail is not my biggest fear for my kids. However, it is a great starting point for several of life lessons. 1. You cannot hit your sister/brother, even if they hit you first. You might end up in prison someday when you are older for fighting. It is better to give a soft answer by […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }
smp

Be My Friend Blondies {Sunday Meal Planning Series}

Over the years, I have gotten used to being “the new girl.” When I was younger, my family moved quite a few times. Now that I am older, due to my husband’s job, we have a few cities under our belts. I have come to terms with the fact that I am a transplant, and […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }