Tag: Scottsdale

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...

The Five Lessons I Learned About Child-Proofing

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It happened over night. I went from having a tiny immobile baby who sat nicely on a blanket and played with toys within reach,...

Discovering Our Desert

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One of my favorite things about living in Scottsdale is the beauty of the Sonoran Desert. I was born in Tucson, and remember going...

A Day In My Life… With Two Toddlers

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I'm at stay-at-home mom with two toddlers - Carter is 3.5 and Mackenzie is 1.5 years old.  I feel so lucky and grateful to spend every...

Spoil Yourself With A Spa Day That Won’t Break The Bank

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Picture this. Sipping on a glass of wine in a fluffy white robe, while soft music plays in the background and luscious scents fill...

Mommy SOS | Preschools in Scottsdale

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Originally published four years ago, this popular article is being brought back during the Season of Preschool Hunting as it includes over 100 comments...

Fun, Free & Outdoors: Geocaching With Kids

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When I first heard about geocaching, I pictured people combing the desert, armed with nothing but a compass, unearthing time-capsules. In other words, nothing...

A Parenting Fail Story

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  Hi moms! I’m Ann, the newest Scottsdale Mom’s Blog contributor. If your Christmas season is anything like most, you could use a little humor...

“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.

New in Town: Shona Salon & Spa

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    A couple of weeks ago, I had the rare opportunity to escape the house solo to try out the latest salon and spa to hit Scottsdale,...

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...

Beauty & the Barre! {Mom’s Night Out Event}

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Scottsdale Mom's Blog is bringing you a Mom's Night Out at Barre3! {Barre classes, beauty vendors, PRIZES!}  Keep your yoga pants on for this event ladies!...

Ahi Mahi: a Fresh Concept

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Founded in California, Ahi Mahi brings the coastal fresh fish vibe right to Scottsdale. Ahi Mahi advertises as a “healthy, California-inspired and South East...

Explore Scottsdale Hiking: Find the Perfect Trail

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September is here and you know what that means. . . Fall is in the air. Well, technically fall won't arrive for another month...

Cloth Diapers and Daycare

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Searching for anything about cloth diapers online can lead to a crazy amount of articles, but when I was preparing to go back to...

Time to Keep Calm and Get Pampered

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  You survived the summer, hooray! The kids are back in school and hopefully that means at least a few more moments to yourself. Take...

Nine Great Kids Parks in Scottsdale

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Parks were our saving grace when we first moved to Scottsdale. This post is mostly geared towards fellow newcomers to the area, but maybe...

We All Scream For Ice Cream

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My family LOVES ice cream. Hubs would have it every day if it didn't love his belly so much ;-) I was never a...

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.

Toy Spring Cleaning: Eco-Friendly Toys from Local Stores

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Open the windows, open the doors; it’s time for spring cleaning! Throw out your kid's bruised, abused, and broken toys and replace them with some...

Three’s Company: 3 Products to Make Date Night with a Toddler...

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When you have a toddler, you give up some privacy and luxuries. Date nights without the baby can be difficult to coordinate and expensive,...

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...

Who WOULDN’T Want Help During Childbirth?

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When I first heard about the world of doulas, I was blown away. Who knew that there were people out there who offer emotional support,...

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 Playgrounds in Scottsdale & North Phoenix {interactive map!}

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Are you new to the Scottsdale/Phoenix area or visiting from out of state? Welcome! Maybe your wee babe has grown into a busy toddler who...

Where to go to find Santa in Scottsdale

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Happy December! It's that time of year where we drag boots out of the closet, dust off snow hats and get into the holiday...

Fun Free Backyard Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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With the weather improving, it's finally time to get outside and play! Here are some of my kids' favorite backyard activities when they were toddlers...