Angela Barako

Angela Barako
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Angela Barako has loved living in Scottsdale for the last 20 years with her husband, Tom and three daughters (plus two dogs). Angela is the co-owner of North Phoenix Moms and Scottsdale Moms. Plus she had been a member of the Scottsdale team as a contributor since 2011. She reads lots of books, is a big college football fan (Go Big Red and Sun Devils!), likes cooking, is training for a half marathon, sometimes attempts to garden, and loves reality TV.

Avocado Hack (Removing the Pit Without Losing a Finger)

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Honestly one of the things getting me through this quarantine, stay-at-home, socially distancing time is a healthy supply of avocado toast. I really do love avocado toast and I have a million ways to...
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Watermelon Slushie {A Win for Every Member of the Family}

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One of my kids favorite summer treats is a watermelon slushie. It is so easy to make and super healthy.  Here are the steps so you can make a pitcher for your family. Cut up...

Customizable Wedding Invitation Templates for your Big Day

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If you are planning a wedding, have you seen Basic Invite's unique and completely customizable wedding invitation templates? Wedding planning is stressful enough, but Basic Invite makes selecting your invitation, customizing it for your...

A fun way to hangout with friends while staying home

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Being a mom during these times is so exhausting. We are suddenly full time cooks, teachers, house cleaners, activity coordinators, and expert online shoppers. Managing our household has now been taken to a level...

Surviving Summer Guide 2020

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We are so excited you found the Scottsdale Moms Guide to Surviving Summer. This is our 8th year of bringing you tips, tricks and things to do, all written to help YOU survive summer...
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Local Restaurant Delivery & Pickup Guide

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Avoid the long lines and empty shelves at the grocery stores and order dinner for pickup or delivery from one of these local restaurants. We want to see all of our favorite local places...

Mom’s Night Out {The Vig} re-cap post

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Thank you to everyone who attended our Mom's Night Out last week! We celebrated 10 years of Scottsdale Moms and all of you for being supporters of our writers and events. The weather could not have...

Gift Guides 2020

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Grandparent Gift Guide Gifts for Babies & Expecting Parents Gifts for Little Kids (2-4) Gifts for Kids (ages 5-7) Gifts for Older Kids (ages 8+) Gifts for Moms Gifts for Dads Gifts for Teachers Little Luxury Gift Guide All about Arizona Gift Guide 2019...
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10 year anniversary for Scottsdale Moms {and 10 top articles}

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Over here at Scottsdale Moms we are celebrating 10 years of being the resource for all things Scottsdale. We are celebrating the millions of page views, thousands of articles, and dozens of events. And...

New and Noteworthy January {Angela’s List}

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All the things we are talking about this month! One of my favorite things in life is exploring our fantastic city and trying the new restaurant that just opened, discovering the perfect gift at some...

Tickets for our Noon Year’s Eve Party are now live!

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We are hosting a Noon Year's Eve Party for the whole family to celebrate the new year! We are so lucky to have Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics and Dance Center host all of us. What...

Holiday Gift Guide 2019

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019 Shopping for the holidays can be tough! We are here to help you find all of the gifts for everyone on your nice list! Also follow us on Instagram because we are hosting a...

Arizona Halloween Activities for Older Kids

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How to do Arizona Halloween Fun with older kids! After spending years going to pumpkin patches and other fun Halloween events all around the Valley, my kids have just outgrown the little kid activities. But...

Come Write for Scottsdale Moms Blog! {Open Call for Contributors!}

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We are looking for new & diverse contributors to expand our team of regular writers! We need local (Metro Phoenix area) moms who are passionate about our community and love to share stories and...

Local AZ Pediatric Guide is Now Live!

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We are excited to launch our newest guide, the Local AZ Pediatric Guide. This guide includes only local pediatric providers that our contributors recommended. We hope this guide helps you in finding doctors, dentists...

Arizona Sunrays Summer Camp {sponsored post}

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Are you looking for an active summer camp for your child?! We’ve got the place for you! Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics and Dance offers the highest quality summer camp available with SUPERCAMP! Whether you want...