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Thanks a Latte! FREE Fall Printable

You know what’s awesome? Fall.  The colors…The smells…The bulky sweaters that cover my apparently permanent “fall fluff”…Oh, and all the fall-flavored lattes we get to enjoy (see also sweaters to cover subsequent “fall fluff” from too many fall-flavored lattes. haha!).  I LOVE IT ALL!  And sometimes I want to share the love, which is why […]

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Pumpkin Spice

Our Love Affair with the Pumpkin Spice Latte

It’s that time of year again…when I earn “Gold” status at Starbucks, all thanks to one little drink: The Pumpkin Spice Latte.  I knew I wanted to write about it – but didn’t expect the #PSL frenzy that hit on social media and newsrooms across the country. Everyone’s writing and talking about it. Everyone’s coming […]

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I want a 1950s Friendship

I Want a 1950s Friendship

 I did it. I decided to stop using Facebook for in-town friendships.  If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably a lot like me. We meet people and one of you says, “Oh, are you on Facebook? Let’s be friends.”  No. More. That ends for me now. And here’s why: I am disgusted by how much […]

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Guide to Fall Color in Flagstaff

Drive around town and you know…fall has come to Flagstaff, Arizona.  It’s been playing peek-a-boo with us for awhile now, and amateur photographers everywhere (including myself) are walking up and down the city streets capturing the beautiful changes taking place.  The color transition is well underway. And honestly, I’m not trusting that whole “mid- to […]

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Heather Gearhart

Meet the Contributor: Heather Gearhart

Family: Married to my college sweetheart with two kids (one boy, one girl), ages 8 and 6.  Job: I spent the last 17 years in the marketing/communications industry and lived life as a full-blown workaholic. I was always checking my phone, and would not travel anywhere without my laptop in case of a client emergency. But I’m […]

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mom cave

We Need A Mom Cave

Late last night, my attempt to sleep away from the family (so as not to share my summer cold) officially failed. A tiny visitor had arrived on the couch some time in the night. That’s when it hit me: We need a mom cave! I mean really – we have man caves, but no one […]

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Summer Break Tips

You Need A Summer Bucket List – Free Printable

Pinterest is full of amazing ideas for making the most of your summers, including a summer bucket list. But as much as I pin ideas, I rarely execute them.  Pinning them is not enough.  My husband and I were recently discussing summer vacation ideas and the conversation shifted to all the places we want to […]

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Ready for S’more Summer Fun?

Summer is the season of friends and family get-togethers. But if you’re anything like me, that summer fun can add a lot of stress too. Before people set foot in my clean, but messy home – I have to do the following: Clean the house, prepare a menu, cook the food while keeping the house […]

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red white and blue treats and food

Red White and Blue: Treats and Food

It’s the 4th of July! And you’re feeling all patriotic and happy…and that’s when you realize…”It’s the 4th of July, and I need to bring _________ to today’s BBQ.” Or maybe you ran into so-and-so at the parade and in your moment of excitement, decided it’d be a grand idea to get together…today…last minute…on the […]

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