This is my favorite time of year in Arizona.  The weather is perfect and the flowers are just starting to show their color.  With the wet "winter" we had, I'm hoping that the desert will have colorful flowers. A great way...

Resource Find: Skype

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Let's hear it for technology - hip, hip, horray!  So happy we live in the 21st century!  One of my favorite mom-techy (if that's even a word) resource finds is Skype.  For those unfamilar with this, Skype (pronounced /ˈskaip/) is a software application that...
Just this past Tuesday, a little girl went home from Phoenix Children's Hospital.  Kate McRae, was diagnosed with brain cancer June 29, 2009.  She was just 5 years old at the time of her diagnosis.  Her recovery is not...
Winner of Phoenix Magazine's Best Restaurant Bars Award 2010 and holding an Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator, Caffe Boa obviously has a great reputation.  Although Caffe Boa has a Mill Avenue address, it's entrance is actually off of Fourth...
Picture it: A spacious room designed for testing out new skills like walking, crawling and banging into walls and filled with toy stations, playsets, jumping gyms and children.   Now, in this very large space, there is a boy, barely two.  His messy blond hair...
Although this little treasure might be visited more frequently come the 115+ degree weather, A and I find ourselves here year-round. In fact, we were just there Wed night (ah - gotta love time out of the house!). I'm not sure...
I realize that it is no mystery that Scottsdale has a public library (five in fact) but could you tell me five activities that the library has for children?  Stumped?  Okay name two.  Yeah, I couldn't either. Imagine my surprise and joy (hehe)...
Think of it, a secret world of hidden treasures in all the common locations you frequent: the grocery store parking lot, the flowerbed outside your gym, in the playground equipment your kids play on all the time, in some...
Upon moving to Arizona we were quickly introduced to Delux Burger (why no "e"?  I have no idea).  I was much like you and wondered to myself  "what is so deluxe about their beef"?  However, after our first meeting both...
Scottsdale is full of wonderful parks to explore with our kiddos.  It's so refreshing to retreat to green grass and trees to escape from, well, the desert.  Anytime I come upon a field of grass, my first impulse is to...
One of the things that I love most about Scottsdale is that people here love the outdoors. And to encourage that love (or as a result of it), our great city has created a wonderful maze of trails for us to enjoy.

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Family Friendly Events In and Around Scottsdale {February 2020}

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February is a great month to get out and about here in Scottsdale, AZ.  The weather is gorgeous and some really fun family friendly...

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