Kelli Northey

Kelli Northey
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Kelli Northey moved to Scottsdale, after marrying her college sweetheart in Wisconsin. They haven’t missed the cold, snowy winters yet! She is mom to one very sweet and curious daughter. Kelli loves being with family and friends. She enjoys volunteering, party planning, making crafts, trying new recipes, traveling, and going on family hikes.

Love Notes: Valentine’s Day Door Affirmations

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As my daughter got closer to school age, I started to notice more and more stories of bullying and child suicide in the news. Kids are picked on for how they look, who they...
Celebrate our state

Happy Birthday, Arizona: 5 Ways to Celebrate Our State

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February 14th isn't just Valentine's Day. It's also the day that Arizona, in 1912, became the last of the contiguous states to achieve statehood. Whether you're looking for ways to bring our state's rich...

5 Secrets for Organizing After Christmas

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About the time the tree comes down and the decorations are put away is when I start thinking of my New Year's resolution...usually something along the lines of: SIMPLIFY and ORGANIZE! To me that...

Pajama Day

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Who’s ready for a Pajama Day? Wrapping up a season of wonderful and fun holiday activities, then transitioning back into the routines of school and work can be exhausting. If you’re noticing the days...

Best Gifts for Older Kids Shopping Guide

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Today we’re highlighting a few of our favorite items from the Best Gifts for Older Kids Shopping Guide. Whether you're buying for your own children or a distant relative you barely know, our Shopping...

Elf Party: food, entertainment, and more!

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If you're hosting a holiday party this year, consider an Elf theme! You can be as extravagant as you want with the decorations - just ask Pinterest! We kept it pretty simple, decorating with...

Best Gifts for Kids Shopping Guide

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Today we’re highlighting a few of our favorite items from the Best Gifts for Kids Shopping Guide. Whether you're buying for your own children or a distant relative you barely know, our Shopping Guide...

Best Gifts for Little Kids Shopping Guide

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Today we’re highlighting a few of our favorite items from the Best Gifts for Little Kids Shopping Guide. Whether you're buying for your own children or a distant relative you barely know, our Shopping...

Best Gifts for Babies Shopping Guide

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Today we’re highlighting a few of our favorite items from the Best Gifts for Babies Shopping Guide. If it’s been a few years since you've bought a gift for a baby, you’ll be amazed...
Sensory Path Garden

Sensory Processing Awareness Month: an interview with an occupational therapist

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October is Sensory Processing Awareness Month. In recognition of all the kids out there struggling with sensory input, we interviewed an Occupational Therapist to get the inside scoop on what Sensory Processing Disorder is...

Montessori Made Easy

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If you’ve spent any time exploring preschool options in the area, you’ve probably come across a few high quality Montessori options. If you aren’t familiar with this method of teaching, you may have been...
celebrate grandparents' day

Celebrate Grandparents’ Day

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Grandparents Day is celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day. This year, it falls on Sunday, September 8. Whether your child's grandparents live down the street or around the globe, it's nice to...
make reading fun

Make Reading Fun: Adventure Awaits!

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    The kids have been back in school for a few weeks in Arizona. If you have an elementary student, they probably have a daily reading assignment. If you're looking for a way to...

Celebrate Sharks with “Jaw-some July” at OdySea Aquarium

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  Shark Appreciation Day was July 14. To celebrate and raise awareness about these special creatures, OdySea Aquarium has re-named the entire month "Jaw-some July!" The take-away from this month-long event is for people to better understand...

Top Ten Arizona Day Trips

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You've probably heard of a "staycation" - a vacation within driving distance of your home that doesn't require a hotel stay. Whether you're short on vacation days, trying to build up your savings account,...

MantraBand: The Perfect Gift {Giveaway!}

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A few months ago, I went out for brunch with a friend who really gets me. She's the kind of friend who can tell when you're having a bad day before you even start...