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Surviving Baseball Season in Flagstaff

Five years ago this April, I eagerly ushered my then 4-year-old onto a soft green field for his first year of T-ball. I donned a tank top, baseball cap, and flip-flops, and prepared to enjoy a blissful baseball season – soaking up the sun after a long winter while my son played his heart out […]

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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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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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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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