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Family Ski Trip Money Saving Ideas And Prep

Almost yearly, hubs and I take The Things skiing.  This is easily Thing 3’s favorite trip of the year, as he fancies himself a mountain man,  dreams of living in a log cabin somewhere remote…which if you know this child, you know how much he talks…this would never really work out for him I’m afraid.…

Magnolia Market From A Part-Time Fan

A little over a week ago, I went to visit Magnolia Market down in Waco, TX with two of my oldest and dearest friends…I kind of hate using that term, oldest and dearest….makes me feel like I’m calling my friends old, however, when you’ve been friends with someone for 30-ish of your 40 years of life…it…

Day 2 In Scottsdale

We Didn’t Die Look at this picture.  It looks fairly uneventful.  But I need you to really look at the picture.  Do you notice everyone, except for Pinky and Captain Impresso towards the right…I mean EVERY OTHER person in this picture is holding on to railing.  All the folks in this picture look fairly young…

Day 1 In Scottsdale

Girl Time Now the fun stuff…Girl Time!!!!  This is a rarity for me as Things 1-4 are all boys!  I love my boys, but not a one of them is interested in hanging out on a patio on a beautiful 75 degree day for girly, fruity drinks and appetizers.  Oh the inhumanity of going to…

Happy Healthy New Year in Scottsdale

Happy New Year It’s January 9th.  Happy New Year!!  I can still say that, right?  It’s not just a phrase reserved for December 31st and January 1st…at least I hope it’s not.  Are you still plugging away at your New Year resolution or have you already puttered out???  Me…I’m not really sure.  I haven’t actually…

Something Like A Pro…

So, as Thing 4’s basketball coach used to say…”I’m something like a pro”.  Let me explain.  Thing 4 played on a basketball team that traveled quite a bit for tournaments.  And as you could image, keeping elementary aged boys entertained on the road was a priority for all parties involved, kids and parents…those of you…