Tag: phoenix

Interview with Jakki Liberman – founder and president of Bumkins

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Did you know that right here in Phoenix, we have the home of a major baby and toddler brand manufacturer? I had the opportunity...

Surviving Arizona Summer As A New Mom

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I thought I hit the due-date jackpot. An April due date meant I didn’t have to be pregnant in the summer. I thought about...

7 Things I’ve Learned {the hard way} About Scorpions

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It was March 2010, about three months after we had moved into our current home. I was seven months pregnant with baby number two....

Guide to Pumpkin Patches in Arizona

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 There is not much more quintessential fall than taking your family out to enjoy a day at a pumpkin patch. And lucky for us,...

November Charitable Birthday Party Opportunity: Touch-a-Truck

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Want to host this fall's hottest birthday party? Want your party to benefit causes in the valley? Then have the ladies of the Junior...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for May 2018

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We are excited to introduce you to our SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events monthly sponsor!  OdySea Aquarium! It’s hot outside, come CHILL with the...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for April 2018

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Springtime in Scottsdale brings a lot of fun family friendly events for April! Scottsdale Moms Blog has all the fun outlined for you here...

Five Fun Family Outings to Visit in the Valley

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Spring break is here and the weather is looking amazing. After spending the last eight years in Chicago where spring break meant traveling to...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for March 2018

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March is the magical month, here in Scottsdale. It’s our reward for why we live here during the summer months. The weather perfection (nice & warm...

Moms About Town – SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for...

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

5 Reasons to Visit The Scottsdale Public Library With Your Children

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I love to read and public libraries hold a special place in my heart. I remember going to libraries as a child feeling so...

Moms About Town – SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for...

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With the average temperature around 83 degrees, April is a great month to get out and about with the family in Scottsdale. From Easter...

Moms About Town – SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for...

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March is the magical month, here in Scottsdale. It's our reward for why we live here during the summer months. The weather perfection (nice & warm...

Date Night Deals in Downtown Phoenix

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I'm a city girl, through and through and can't wait for a date night downtown. Any downtown. There's something exciting about getting dressed up,...

Meal Planning 101

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The older our little rascal gets, the more I appreciate the crock pot. I wish I could hug the inventor and thank them for...

Freebies and Fun at the Phoenix Open

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Thinking about going to the Phoenix Open? I say go for it, and don't let bringing your little ones stand in your way. I've...

“Holiday Spirit”: Your Holiday Lights BFF

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Local, friendly, honest and affordable: "Holiday Spirit" is an easy recommendation for your holiday light install and take-down! Who doesn't love supporting a great, local company in the name of holiday fun?!

“Seussical the Musical” in review!

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If you grew up rooting on Horton the Elephant for the sake of his precious Who's, while reviling the dreadful Wickersham Brothers and that mouthy Kangaroo mom/babe combo -- you'll so appreciate this storyline.

Your New, Very Favorite Chili Recipe

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Cooler temps, I just laaaaaaaahve you!! The sappy, googly-eyed, all-in, head over heels, Taylor Swift meets Nicholas Sparks kind of LOVE. And after October 14th handed me 102...

Favorite Local Finds on Instagram, Part 2

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I'm back with more favorite local finds on Instagram to share. You can visit my first post regarding local vendors on IG here. Take...

Mom’s Morning Out. AKA: Heaven on Thursday.

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Oh haaai, friend. Pull up a chair. La ti da. That? Oh, nothing. Just the remnants of a cinnamon bun that baby-in-the-tummy and I consumed without...

The Next Vacation You Need

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It's no secret. You guys know how I feel about summertime around here. And you can sugar coat it all you want with your talk...

An Open Letter to Summertime in AZ

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Don’t get us wrong, Summertime: It’s not that you’re an unwelcome guest. You SO VERY overstay your welcome. Anyone who comes on Memorial Day and leaves on Halloween without offering to help offset the increase in utilities is just plain rude.

Do You Want To Write For Scottsdale Moms Blog? {Open Call...

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We are expanding our team of regular writers again! We’re looking for local (Metro Phoenix area) moms who are passionate about our community and love...

Tips for Bringing Preschoolers to the Theater

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I love the theater! I grew up performing in shows since I was five, and spent all my spare money in college on tickets...

6 Phoenix / Scottsdale Indoor Play Destinations for Preschoolers

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What is with this WEATHER?!  Okay, the freeze may be thawing - and while this article was originally in May 2014 to help us during...

Best Scottsdale Hikes for Kids

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This post is was originally published in 2011 and is well-worth a revisit - it was actually being guest-blogged by a Scottsdale DAD!  Not...

One Day of Fake Fall in Phoenix

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The calendar tells me that fall is in full swing, and yet, as a Phoenix newbie, it's rather hard to believe. There are no changing leaves,...

Five great local spots for a Girls Night Out in Scottsdale!

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Are you looking to enjoy a girls night out in Scottsdale?  Why not consider an evening out at some of these local spots? Whether you want...

Maternity Leave on a Budget: 10 Things for New Moms To...

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Hi mamas! This post about maternity leave on a budget is so timely for summertime in the Valley, and since we recently met a...