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The “mommy” stories, moments and learned lessons that I have with my two girls… some happy, some frustrating, some wonderful, some “rip my hair out”, but all full of love! Welcome to Mommy Mondays!





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ASU Night of The Open Door and Sun Devil Rewards App

Last week, my family and I took a trip down to my old stomping grounds at ASU Tempe for the Night of the Open Door Event. I love that we can events like this that are happening all around the Valley using the Sun Devil Rewards App. This was such a fun, family orientated event, …

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Teaching Your Child About Grief and Loss

This past month, there have been a lot of changes in our household. The loss of my brother created quite a shift in the mood and the way that our house has been. When it comes to my children, I have not only been trying to navigate my own emotions, but also help them work …

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To The Woman Who Held My Baby On The Plane… Thank You.

You never know how one act of kindness can truly affect someone. To be honest, until the woman who held my baby on a plane, during the worst days of my life, I don’t think I truly understood the depth of a small act of kindness  towards a stranger. I recently lost one of my brothers …

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Christmas Traditions

Christmas is just around the corner! Today, we are talking all about Christmas traditions, old and new. Those may be family traditions, personal traditions, long-standing traditions or brand new ones that are just being started! Make sure to enter our giveaway if you haven’t already! It ends at midnight and the winner will be announced tomorrow!  …

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Holiday Attractions in Arizona

Today’s Blogmas topic is local holiday activities. Since we live in Arizona, I will be sharing all of the fun events that happen around here, Christmas decorated cactus and hot chocolate in the desert and all! There are actually quite a few holiday attractions in Arizona, and these are some family favorites that we know …

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Gift Ideas For Kids Ages 0-5

There are so many different gift guides of there right now, especially when it comes to gifts for kids. I love checking out all of the different guides because it gives me a ton of ideas, and plenty of things that I may not have thought of myself. On the 3rd Day of Blogmas, we …

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Fun & Sexy Gift Ideas for Him + Giveaway

The holidays are quickly approaching and it is time to start planning out who you are gifting what to. Every year, I try to do something special for my husband. I love getting gifts for everyone, but with him it is really fun for me to surprise him with a gift that he isn’t expecting …

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Macdonald’s Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ

Pumpkin patches are a must during the fall season. It has been a family tradition to go since I was young, and now we have gone every year since my children were born. Recently, we went to MacDonald’s Ranch in Scottsdale and it was so much fun. They had tons of activities that I will …

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October Family Favorites for Everyone

October was a fun month for us! It was full of birthday’s, the pumpkin patch, fun with family, and the weather in Arizona finally being slightly more bearable. With all of that, we definitely have a fun list of October Family Favorites to share. STANDARD FTC DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging …

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Disney Frozen Birthday Party for a 3 Year Old

Last weekend, we celebrated our feet middle daughter’s 3rd birthday! She is such a joy in our lives and has such a little personality. I could go on forever as a beaming mommy, but on to the party details. All she wanted for her birthday was an “Elsa party”. So, I figured out how to …

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