Zucchini Pie

Holiday dinner invites are rolling in quickly, and if you need a dish to bring to a family gathering or a work potluck, here’s a deliciously easy side dish! If you simply don’t care for the traditional Green Bean Casserole, like myself (yes I just said that), then this is the perfect replacement! Don’t get […]

West Valley Guide to Halloween Fun

  Halloween is just around the corner and, if you’re anything like our family, you are wanting to pack in ALL THE THINGS. We adore the holiday season in Arizona with the beautiful weather and exhaustive list of fun events. We wanted to give you an easy to read guide to find a way to […]

Easter Happenings Around the West Valley

Looking for some Easter events to take the family to this year?  We have a great roundup of West Valley events right here for you!   Sunday, April 7: 10:00 – 11:30 AM at Park West.   Sensory Friendly Bunny event. Visit with the Easter Bunny for free during a 15 minute time allotment with […]

‘Tis the Season. Give Yourself the Gift of Enjoying Food | Childhood Obesity Awareness

/* custom css */ .tdi_3_dd1{ min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .tdi_5_5e3{ vertical-align: baseline; } ‘Tis the Season. Give Yourself the Gift of Enjoying Food A friend of mine once told me, “more than half of parenting is figuring out how to parent yourself.” As a mom to two small girls, this is something [...]

Sure, My Man Makes Dinner. Why Is This A Celebratory Holiday?


Flipping through the National holiday calendar I found a doozy. Apparently ‘Man makes Dinner Day’ is an actual holiday. To me, this just feeds into the silly notion that our partners are not our equals; but more of a glorified built-in babysitter that occasionally cooks for his family. Get out. Seriously, just leave. You’ve had […]

Girl, Wash Your Goals!

Girl, wash your goals?! I have a horrible confession. I may lose friends if anyone finds out who wrote this. It’s the reason I contemplated writing this anonymously, because I may get threats for saying this. It’s caused embarrassment and so many awkward situations for me. Ok, here it is goes…. I LOVE Rachel Hollis. […]

A Little Self Love Goes A Long Way: My Day At Spa Botanica!

/* custom css */ .tdi_17_d0d{ min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .tdi_19_ded{ vertical-align: baseline; } Full disclosure: I've never been to a spa of any kind. I'm not really the type to sit around all day pampering myself. Isn't that awful? I think that may need to change after my day at Spa Botanica. [...]

Keeping An Arizona Baby Chill with B-Safe Ultra Cool Flow Collection

/* custom css */ .tdi_31_5ed{ min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .tdi_33_0ee{ vertical-align: baseline; } When we found out that we were expecting our third baby girl I quickly got into research mode as I’ve been out of the infant game for a while now! Safety has always been a top priority so Britax [...]

How Fire Changed Our Lives: Part 3…6 Years Later

/* custom css */ .tdi_45_44e{ min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .tdi_47_dea{ vertical-align: baseline; } It’s been 6 years since that accident rocked our little family. I wish I could say everything is better and back to normal, but its not. And that’s ok! I have so many things I want to say, so [...]

How Fire Changed Our Lives: Part 2


To read Part 1, go here. “Molly, this is Brian. Todd uh, he’s been in an accident at work and he got burned. They are taking him to the hospital in Trenton, and he’s in the ambulance now.” Ummmm, what? By this time, my phone was at 2% battery and I still couldn’t get my […]

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