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3 Tips on Connecting and Reconnecting

I just got home from a 10-day rafting trip in the Grand Canyon with my husband. We were gone from work, cell phones, our kids and everything for 10 days! To say it was great is an understatement. Before we left, my husband and I joked about reconnecting on the trip. I thought, aren’t we […]

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To My Newly Turned Teenage Boy

Well, I never thought I would see the day but here we are! You are my 1st born, the one that made me a mom and the one that changed my life for the better, just over 13 years ago. It has been an amazing ride so far and I can’t wait for the teenage […]

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Quitting the Plastic Habit!

I am a wannabe environmentalist and a wannabe minimalist but I am a long way from perfection! These things are important to me so I keep chipping away at them daily and I love to share it! I recently took a Master Recycling class with the city of Flagstaff and that class got me re-inspired […]

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Get in the Photos, Mom!

I’m right with (some of) you, I do not love being in the photo! And trust me, it makes me cringe to share so many photos of myself here! I have heard it so many times before, “I don’t need to be in this one”, “I’ll take the photo”, “I’ll schedule family photos later when […]

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Our Food Allergy Story

I know I am not alone here! Food allergies are so common now. When I was a kid I had one friend allergic to cats and one or so allergic to pollen. I’m pretty sure the pollen one was just very annoying, but not life-threatening. But today food allergies are so common! I have a […]

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Guide to Birthdays in Flagstaff

As winter approaches I always start thinking about birthday parties, since my boys were born in November and December! We have had a lot of birthday parties in Flagstaff and I am always looking for new ideas. Here is a list of a few cold weather parties locations and a few warm weather ideas too […]

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How I Organize and Protect My Photos!

Photos and our memories are all we have left of the past! And while I am a great believer in living in the moment and not dwelling on the past or worrying about the future, there are just some times when I want to curl up on the sofa and relive some fun memories! My […]

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My Go-To Paleo Foods

Every ‘diet’ and ‘healthy eating plan’ out there agree on at least one thing, eat more veggies! That may be the only thing all eating plans have in common! But I believe it is true and I want to share my simple go-to menu along with some fun and more involved recipes for when I […]

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