We have compiled a comprehensive list of the Best Fireworks in Phoenix and surrounding areas for the 4th of July. There are endless options and activities for your family to enjoy!  Tuesday, July 3rd Anthem's Independence Day Celebration *FREE* The event will...
School is officially out and we've got your list of activities to keep the kids busy this month! We've also included a few activities for date night or time with friends to help keep you sane.  Hope you and...
It has been all about creativity for me this month after reading Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert. I highly recommend this book if you are looking for inspiration and motivation in your life. This book...
The Shops at Norterra Kicks Off Their Annual Summer Reading Program The Shops at Norterra are helping Valley school children avoid the “summer slide” and keep up their reading skills during summer break. Running through August 6th, kids ages 6...
Everyone in Phoenix with kids knows summer means it’s crucial to have a swim suit and towel in your car at all times. You know, just in case you decide to wander into a luxury resort and dip your...
As summer quickly approaches, so do the scorching temperatures and with kids that means long days inside the house. In order to beat cabin fever, I have put together a list of my family's favorite indoor play areas in Phoenix! 1. Whipples...
With temperatures rising we all know that summer is upon us.  Whether you're waiting for a camp to start, need a date night, or are just looking for ideas to fill your days with kids, here are a few...
If you are new to sunny Phoenix—welcome! If you are a new mom—congratulations! Chances are that if you are reading this, you are starting your preparations for surviving the sweltering Arizona summer heat with kiddos. Hopefully you have been...
As moms ourselves, we know that finding the perfect summer camps mean fun-filled, and stress-free summers!  We are eager to present our 2018 Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in Phoenix, and hope it provides you some insight as you...
Well it happened. Fall is here. World Market released their new Pumpkin Spice coffee beans, saying "it's never too early to enjoy fall flavors." I've already seen Christmas decorations up at Hobby Lobby, and signs going up for where...
Summer may be winding down but the excitement is just heating up at The Shops at Norterra through August 31st!   If you spend a total of $200 or more in a single day at any of the shops, restaurants, service-providers, or...
Living in Phoenix, there are pools everywhere.  Every year we hear horror stories about kids drowning and I think we all believe it will never happen to us.  The fact of the matter is, it really can happen to anyone!  We all...
This summer my family and I set off on an epic west coast road trip.  We did a similar trip two years ago (you can read about that here).  This time we wanted to check out a few places...
This summer, enjoy a relaxing getaway to the historic Lodge on the Desert in Tucson, Arizona.  Summer rates start as lows as $99 per night and include a free breakfast buffet is included with each room for up to two...
Going to the beach is always fun, especially during the hot Arizona summer months!  A few days at the beach is a much-needed retreat from the scorching Phoenix temperatures. There are plenty of activities to participate in; building sand...
If you’re like me, the official start to summer in Phoenix begins when temperatures are topping out in the triple digits throughout the week... well before the rest of the country. As the mom to a newborn, I have...
Summer is upon us, which means two things: school is out and the temperatures are HOT! Families are in the midst of summer activities and are desperately trying to figure out how to keep their children from bouncing off...
Growing up,  my sister and I would always participate in the annual "summer reading challenge" at our local library, and it's one of my favorite summer memories!  I've carried this love of reading into adulthood and think that everyone can enjoy...
I am the smelliest sweaty Betty you are likely to meet. I work out regularly and I live in Phoenix, which might as well be the same as living on the face of the sun in the summertime. Needless...
As a part time teacher I have summers off to hang out with my kiddos, but on the flip side I also don't get paid as a teacher during the summer, so my family has to summer on a...
Someone suggested a summer activity jar to me as a way to combat boredom for my kids during the summer months. I was skeptical for a few reasons; the main one being that I'm extremely lazy and that sounded...
There are times (usually between the months of June and September) when I'm not quite sure why I live in Phoenix...our summers are not for the faint of heart. I like to consider myself someone who is fairly mild-mannered,...
Summertime in Phoenix is not my favorite. Every year I tell myself that summer isn't so bad, and then every year I complain all summer long. Now that I have little kids, I hate the desert heat even more....
This will be my 13th summer living in Phoenix and my 2nd summer in the Valley of the Sun with kids. Although it’s never easy, we always find a way to survive and make it to fall. Today I’m...
Summer is practically upon us here in the Valley of the Sun.  Do you know what that means?!  It means swimming, traveling, hiking, exploring, camping, you name it!  I am super excited about the adventures that await us this...

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