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Flagstaff Holiday Activities and Events

With the holidays just around the corner, local families and visitors alike are starting to plan fun holiday activities. And luckily, Flagstaff offers a lot of original local holiday events. I have compiled a list below of some of the best (but certainly not all!) holiday attractions in Flagstaff and the surrounding area. Grand Canyon […]

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Yes, You Can Foster!

Happy National Adoption Awareness Month! My husband and I have been on a stop and go adoption journey for over two years. Having issues with infertility we decided to adopt through foster care. After having our biological daughter,  we kept pursuing adoption as a viable option for siblings. We became foster parents instead of attempting […]

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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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Recycling in Flagstaff

I recently took a very educational class offered by the City of Flagstaff called the Master Recycler class. I have always been interested in helping save our planet so I was excited to learn more! Click here to take a quiz to see how much you know about recycling in Flagstaff! You have probably heard […]

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Yes Your Diet Affects the Planet: How to Eat Locally in Flagstaff

How Does Diet Affect the Planet? A recent study concluded that if every American could cut beef out of their diet (just beef) we could reduce our greenhouse gas emissions significantly enough to reach the emissions reductions goals that our country had agreed to in the Paris climate accord. I’m not allowed to write about […]

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10 Go-To Bedtime Stories

Some days are good and some days are bad, but both the girls and I look forward to a snuggle and story time before bed. If your kiddos are anything like mine they tend to pick the same book night after night. Here are a few of our favorites that might ease your cringe when […]

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Where is my Minimum Wage?

Have you heard about the minimum wage increase in Flagstaff?  If you haven’t then come on out from the rock you were under because it’s REAL.  Small town political campaigns were staked on this issue.  I’ve spoken with local single moms who are over the moon now that they can better care for their family […]

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SEPTEMBER GUIDE

The Guide: September

School is back in session and Fall is creeping in. Routines are becoming familiar and the days are getting shorter. Watching the colors change is one of our favorite seasonal things about living in Flagstaff. And the crisp air pairs so well with a tasty fall-themed beverage.  We compiled a list of our favorite family-friendly […]

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