Beth

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Beth is an Arizona native, small business owner, freelance writer, wife and mom of two. She loves to relate to parents through humor and restore sanity with creative ideas for home organization – labeling is her therapy. When Beth is not moving children or trying to make time to write, she can usually be found digging in her garden with Baylor (2009) and Auggie (2012).

THEME WEEK | What’s for Dinner? Romantic Dinner In

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THEME WEEK | What’s for Dinner?  Your guide to a romantic home cooked menu We're coming to the end of our  "What's for Dinner?" Theme Week and we thought it would be great to bring...

{Pregnancy Week} Creating a Shared Space for Boy/Girl Siblings

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It's Pregnancy Week here on Scottsdale Moms Blog! If you are just tuning in, be sure to read the rest of the week's posts here. I have always had a vision of how my daughter's...

Stain Fighting 101: My 7 Favorite Laundry Secrets

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Laundry Secrets When it comes to kids, the only thing as sure as meltdowns are the stains on their clothes. Be it jelly, paint or a mystery, I think it's safe to say that we've...

Read All About It! Favorite Books for Littles

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I have a ferocious reader on my hands. She is always asking to be read to, "reading"  to her stuffed animals or asking when we can get to the book store or library. That said, I'm...

The Amazing Kid Car Wash!

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How to make a kid car wash. I am a total sucker for backyard birthday parties. So when it was time to plan my daughter's third birthday, I headed to Pinterest to browse, pin and...

GIVEAWAY | Dependable Divas Home Organizing

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Today's the day to get organized! Erika and Kerry from Dependable Divas, featured in last Friday's post, are giving away 6 hours of their time (3 from each of them!) to help you clean up the...

Local Business Spotlight | Dependable Divas

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I recently had the chance to sit down with the owners and creators of Dependable Divas, Erika and Kerry. This mother and daughter team have built an amazing business all around getting organized. If you're...

Archives Week! My Favorite Post of Angela’s

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It's Archives Week here at SMB and I was asked to comb through Angela's past posts and pick my favorite. I had to narrow it down to three and then choose blindly because this lady...

Summer Decorating

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Now that the heat is upon us, it's time to bring summer indoors. We break out the toys that have been stored away while the weather was too pretty not to be playing outside....

Chalk It Up: 3 Ways to Use Chalkboard Paint

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  If I had to pick a go to item in my craft closet, it would be chalkboard paint. It's fast. It's fun. And it has the possibility to bring clarity to a space. Not...

New! Helping Moms in Need through Mom’s Night Out

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I am SO excited to announce that we are adding something new to the next Mom's Night Out event on May 10th at the Ice Den. WHAT?! You don't have your tickets yet?? Well chop...

3 New Ways to Hunt Easter Eggs

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I did a little trial egg hunt with my almost three-year-old last week and realized that she doesn't quite get it. She was all for me hiding the eggs, but then the "go and...

Mommy SOS | Ms. Manners

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Dear Mommas, My almost three year old has decided she is now "shy" and won't speak to people. I'm not asking her to have a conversation, but I am trying very hard to teach her...

DIY Cake Stands

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I have a slight obsession with cake stands. I love their elegant look. I love the height they create in a table-scape. So naturally when I came across do it yourself instructions to make...

How Does Your Garden Grow?

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There is something incredibly therapeutic about digging, sowing, planting, watering and fertilizing. Getting your hands dirty, the scent of wet earth and the satisfaction that your hard work has paid off in the form of green...

Happy Closet, Happy Momma

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I always loved watching when Oprah would give tours of her home and office. Colin Cowie would be walking with her and pointing out how her closet was not only organized, but beautiful. Every...

DIY Holiday Wrapping Paper

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Cripes wrapping paper is expensive! And the cheap stuff rips and tears. Let's be honest, how a gift is wrapped, matters. When I receive a present where the wrapping is as good as the gift inside,...

A Very Crafty Thanksgiving

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With Thanksgiving literally around the corner, what better way to keep the kiddos busy than with some quality time and crafts. Especially crafts that make your home and table feel festive!  The Thankful Turkey I love...

DIY Chair Cushion Reupholstering – Big Bang for a Little Buck

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This is a great project to give your existing furniture an inexpensive update - or give a new piece your own style! Our kitchen bar stools get a lot of use and therefore quite dirty. My daughter...

Invisible Vegetables – A Recipe Even Picky Eaters Will Love

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I was so excited when Baylor started to eat solid foods because it meant I could start to use my handy little appliance, the Beaba BabyCook. I gently steamed and pureed a month's worth...

Three Fun Halloween Craft Ideas

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Paper Pumpkins: Easy and Fun to do with Little Ones I love this craft because it is so simple and I could create these fun little gourds with my two-year-old! What you'll need: 1. Heavy paper - scrap book...

DIY Kids Calendar

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A few weeks ago I set out to find a calendar for my two-year-old daughter, Baylor. I wanted her to be able to see what was on our calendar each day and learn the...

Tips,Tricks and Where to Shop for the Perfect Nursery

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I was so excited when I learned my husband and I were having a daughter. We were elated to pick out her name, wonder what she would be like, buy frilly pink dresses and of...