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Author Archive | Daniella Murphy


Friday Favorites Vol. 1

Happy Friday, Flagstaff! School is back in session and we’re all just a little spent from a long few days of getting back into the routine! Today we’re sharing some of our current favorites, handpicked by the FMB Team! Enjoy.  Sienna is loving this blog and this easy recipe for homemade pickles!  We think this […]

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Tips for Easier Weeknight Dinners

The kids have been back to school for literally a day and we’re trying to pace ourselves. The after nap, post-school pick up, homework, pre-dinner chaos is real. We try to eat at home as much as possible. It’s better on our bellies and our budget. But, without a plan for feeding the family it […]

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Back to School Essentials

Back to School Essentials: For Mom

Because Mom needs a little something too 🙂 Sweater: Not quite dressed for the day? This is a perfect “almost” dressed look for carpool.  Pop Socket: If you haven’t joined the craze, now it the time! Your texting will never be the same. Instant Pot: The hype is real and making school-night dinners will be so […]

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How to Celebrate National Teddy Bears Picnic Day

July 10 is National Teddy Bears Picnic Day My beloved Grandmother was a Kindergarten Teacher for 27 years. She loved to celebrate all holidays and welcomed any opportunity to include her students in the fun. Each year she would coordinate the special day where her students were invited to bring their very own Teddy Bears […]

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Finding Flagstaff Friends

So what happens when you move from a big city with a huge variety of people and many drastically differing opinions to a small town with a seemingly overwhelmingly singular point of view? You feel out of place, that’s what. Our family moved to Flagstaff almost three years ago and although we love so many […]

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That One Time I Cried in the Grocery Store Parking Lot

This post was created in partnership with Frontier Co-Op, all opinions are our own. A few weeks ago I hauled both my little boys to our local natural grocery store on double coupon day. I was doomed to fail from the beginning. The night before I had combed through the online advertisements to cross-check the […]

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#SisterSiteConf18 Recap {Part 1}

Last month, Amanda and I traveled to Destin, Fl to attend Sister Site Conference 2018. We’d be kidding if we said getting away for that weekend was easy, but it was 100% WORTH IT.  We began our journey bright and early on Thursday, heading down the mountain on I-17 just as the sun was starting to rise. […]

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Cookie Decorating Workshop [ Recap + Photos ]

Thank you to all of the families who joined us at Whole Foods back on December 3! Whole Foods had the perfect setup for our Cookie Decorating Workshop! The long tables were prepped with plates, frosting, icing, and candy for decorating. The bar was set with an amazing display of fresh coffee, vegan doughnuts, fruit, [...]
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Tinkergarten [ Recap and Review ]

*This post is in partnership with Tinkergarten. All experiences and opinions are my own.  If you’ve visited Foxglenn Park on a Wednesday morning this Fall, you may have seen a group of parents and children exploring and playing. Maybe you’ve wondered what all the fuss is about? Well, Flagstaff now has it’s very own Tinkergarten […]

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#MeToo [ A Former Hollywood Insider Speaks ]

I spent the better part of a decade employed by the film and television industry. It paid my bills and provided health insurance coverage so amazing that I only paid $100 for my child’s hospital birth. The industry was good to me. I worked alongside numerous Emmy and Oscar Award Winners. And, although my overall […]

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