November is upon us and the weather should be cooling down this month. There's lots of fun to be had for families about town, so grab a scarf, a hot cup of coffee and get out there! Be sure to...
Summer break in Scottsdale is upon us and the extremely high temperatures can make for some of the LONGEST days with little ones. Sure, there are amazing local indoor attractions offered in Scottsdale, but outings are not something I'm...
One of our favorite ways to spend time during these hot summer days is at Wet'n'Wild water park, right here in the Phoenix Valley. This family friendly water park has big rides for your thrill seeking older children (and...
Summer is in full swing, the temps are heating up (115 last weekend, yikes) and the kids are already sooo bored. Ugh.  We are here to help you survive summer! Take a look at the SMB Guide to Surviving Summer...
What are you getting dad for Father's Day this year? At SMB, we are all about getting creative. Dad already has plenty of "stuff" - so mix things up and get him an EXPERIENCE this year. Four Seasons Resort...
Having visitors out here in Arizona is always a blessing! It gives us time to reconnect with distant family and lets our kids see how amazing our loved ones are.  After 8 years in the desert, we have a tried...
JUNE!   Half way through the year! It's true what they say, "The days are long but the weeks, months, & years are short." And this year just seems to be flying right on by. June kicks off the summer vacation schedule...
Summer brings a smile to a Mom’s face in most states, but here it’s the dreaded months where we have to find alternatives to the parks we love. Thankfully the Valley is getting better at offering indoor activities in...
I don’t know about you but when the temperature creeps up, I itch to get the heck outta town. My family has a cabin up north which has always been a great escape! Recently on a “Rhino” ride around...
I love to read and public libraries hold a special place in my heart. I remember going to libraries as a child feeling so proud that I got to select any book I wanted. The first time I toured...
Every year I find myself scrambling and trying to think of a simple Mother's Day gift to send my own mother/mother-in-law. I have the best of Pinterest intentions, but not the greatest execution. And I like to keep it...
With summer just around the corner, I know that many of us are on the hunt for Scottsdale sports and activities for our kids. While some people are searching for all day summer camps, some of us fall into the category...
We've made it to May, Scottsdale! You just have to finish up this month and then its summer vacay! You're so close and your friends at SMB are all rallying for you to finish strong. This guide has the...
One of my favorite summer activity is the staycation! I love the fantastic resorts we are so lucky to have here in Arizona. I love sitting by the pool with a cocktail and letting the kids play in the...
Our last family event was so popular, we decided to do it again! We want you to mark your calendars, prepare for some fun, and get ready to join Scottsdale Moms Blog and our sponsors at Children’s Learning Adventure - Scottsdale...
I have to admit: when I initially walked in, I was intimidated. Not because Rebecca, the owner of BURN Total Body Conditioning, made me feel anything other than welcome and capable. I flew solo to the class already worried...
Looking for a dining guide for Date Nights in Downtown Phoenix? Look no farther, these are some of my favorites restaurants in Phoenix and there is something to please everyone on this list.  Angels Trumpet Ale House 810 N. 2nd...
The best festivities, parades and so much more in the Scottsdale/Phoenix Valley!
As soon as my daughter could sit on the counter, we began baking together. We bake for play dates, for neighbors, for my husband's coworkers, and for ourselves. The value of baking with little ones extends far beyond the...
This holiday season, I plan to shop local by heading out to the markets for local finds! To be honest, I don't think I've been shopping at the mall in about a year and with the mad rush of Black Friday,...
Whatever outdoor fall decor look you're  going for, the color that pops out the most this season is teal. Teal is the color for food allergy awareness and while Food Allergy Awareness Month is in May, the month of October...
I have always wanted to take a drive up the east coast to see all of the amazing fall colors! It's on my bucket list. One day, I have dreams of my mom, daughters, and I driving from bed...
School hunting in Arizona is NOT easy. It can be one of the most difficult choices that you have to make. And there are so MANY choices here in the Valley! Choosing your child’s first (or next) school is a...
Looking for a fun way for the kids to spend an afternoon? iPic Scottsdale is offering Minecraft on the big screen! The new session starts October 19th and lasts for four weeks. iPic Scottsdale (located at Scottsdale Quarter) is hosting...
Ahh... fall in Arizona! Goodbye 100 degree temps, hello 90's, maybe 80's during a cold spell. While we don't see leaves changing colors, we do see the signs at Starbucks for the Pumpkin Spice Latte. That's what signifies the return of fall...
Did you know that Phoenix Fashion Week is becoming known as THE PLACE where emerging designers and models from all over the world LAUNCH their careers. They are changing the fashion industry! Phoenix Fashion Week 2016 is October 13 thru the 15...
Election mania is in full swing. Candidates are running commercials, social media is focusing on the latest comments from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and water-cooler talk at work might gravitate toward the question, "Who will be the next...
Every month our kiddos see me heading out the door carrying an appetizer or a bottle of wine to my book club meeting and they squeal about how much they want to come with me. And I get it,...
Welcome Lizette! She is a new contributor of ours, local native and mom of boys. We hope you enjoy reading her take on all things motherhood!  It's starting to cool down, and what better way to relax than across the border...
Fall is officially here! We will gladly welcome the 80 degree weather and pretend that it's boots and scarves weather while eating everything pumpkin. Here is a round up of October events to plan your month. First, download our free...

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