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How To Throw A Magical Harry Potter Birthday Party

I love Harry Potter. I have all the books. I watched all the movies. I anticipated, with the excitement of a child before Christmas morning, each and every new release. So what does this Mom do when her now 9 year old asks for a Harry Potter birthday party? My response: “Oh yeah. Let’s DO this!”  […]

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The Butterfly Wonderland {Playdate Series}

From the Editor: SMB is excited to introduce our PLAYDATE SERIES, where you will get first-hand stories on how playdates go at different locations through town! Read along with our brilliant writers Kate & Renée who tackled the Butterfly Wonderland, located off the 101 at Via de Ventura. From Kate: Heading on an outing with […]

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Toy Spring Cleaning: Eco-Friendly Toys from Local Stores

Open the windows, open the doors; it’s time for spring cleaning! Throw out your kid’s bruised, abused, and broken toys and replace them with some of my favorite tried and true, and excitingly new, “green” toys. The best part is that they are all made of healthy and eco-friendly materials – and are all available at […]

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Spring Break in Arizona {what to do here}

If you are a local or you are planning a spring break visit to AZ, there are a ton of great things to do in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and surrounding areas. Here is our list of THE BEST activities for you to check out. Local things to do, for all ages: Spring Training Games: What better way […]

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Calling Fashionistas! Inside Scoop on Designer {LIVE GIVEAWAY}

You’re a fashionista, excited about Phoenix Fashion Week and the Spring into Style event coming up at the end of March. To get a head start – and the inside scoop – on an upcoming designer you may not have heard of yet, mark your calendars for the first weekend of March! Fashion designer Bethany […]

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