This post is sponsored by North Italian Farmhouse in Arcadia, a Fox Concept Restaurant. So I just turned 30 and it was kind of a big deal…in my head. I don’t know how you spend your birthday but I tend to avoid them. The last real party I had was my quarter century bash. I [...]
First off, where’s my reward? Juusstt kidding! Its really my hubby who deserves a reward for handeling me with love and grace in those first few months of no sleep! But really, it is absolutely insane to me that my baby boy is now one. A whole year old. I feel like I blinked and [...]
It’s already May, which means that in my book, summer is here. While some may measure this by the temperature outside or by the last day of school, I measure summer by what time the sun rises in the morning. It wasn’t long into having my first child that I realized just how very painful [...]
I don’t feel like I have a big family. I find myself answering the question, ‘how many children do you have?’ with “just 5.” I suppose I am surrounded by lots of much larger families so I feel average. I completely understand, though, if you have one or two that five seems like a lot. [...]
Thanks to Arizona Restaurant Week for sponsoring this post. The most edible time of the year is back for seconds! Arizona restaurant week is happening May 18th to May 27th and we want to give you a chance to win a signature prix fixe meal to Pig & Pickle. You can try one or [...]
I will never forget the day when my daughter was about 8 months old and her pacifier dropped on the floor and my mother-in-law picked it up and “cleaned” it by sucking it and popped it back into my daughter’s mouth. I think my jaw dropped in shock because all I could think about are the germs [...]
It was so much fun to see so many lovely faces at Mom’s Night Out last week! We couldn’t do these events without the amazing businesses that partnered with us to bring you a night full of food, fun and freebies. Please visit their websites, like them on Facebook, and support their businesses if you [...]
We have a lost library book problem at my house. My twins read about 20 books a month between the two of them. Their interest and reading levels change constantly, so we go through a ton of books. Because of this, we go to the library to check out books on a regular basis. And [...]
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