Fun with friends #PHXMomcation

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Every mom deserves a break. Whether you are working outside of your home, from home, or just being mom, motherhood is not easy. Last weekend I went on a little mommy break with close friends. I was home less than 24 hours later and felt completely refreshed. Our #PHXMomcation is just what I needed. We dined at the True Food Kitchen, stayed over at a Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak resort casita, then had breakfast at the resort's Rico's restaurant. Our casita at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Read More... {Read More...}

Get your kids active with a LeapFrog LeapBand virtual pet

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 I received free products in order to host the LeapFrog and CLIF Kid sponsored MommyParty. All opinions and ideas are my own. We celebrated Fit Made Fun Day September 6th by getting active with the new LeapFrog LeapBand and sharing healthy snacks, CLIF Kids Zbar Protein. The Fit Made Fun celebration was to inspire kids everywhere to get up and active. The new LeapBand is an excellent way to encourage active play while making fitness fun. The new LeapFrog Read More... {Read More...}

Disney movie themed after school snack ideas

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Check out Disney movie themed after school snack recipes by Brie Brie Blooms at Foodie.com My daughter has always been a picky eater but she will never turn down a fun Disney movie themed snack. I've seen so many cute Disney desserts lately but I was on a mission to find some healthier after school snack ideas. With recipes featuring characters from FROZEN, Muppets Most Wanted, The Pirate Fairy, and more I created a great Foodie collection of Disney movie themed after school Read More... {Read More...}

Mandarin Immersion Kindergarten, skill reinforcement at home with the T-Mobile free data plan

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. We recently transitioned to a new back to school routine with my daughter entering a Mandarin immersion kindergarten program. We're just a few weeks in but she wakes up very excited each day to go to class. She comes home so excited to share all the new Mandarin she has learned. My husband and I do not speak or know any Mandarin; keeping up with her has already been a little bit of a Read More... {Read More...}

Ice Cream Dessert Recipes

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Check out Ice Cream Dessert Recipes by Brie Brie Blooms at Foodie.com Living in Arizona means my family can enjoy ice cream all year. Summer brings longer, hotter, and sunnier days; a perfect reason to eat more ice cream! Keeping up with a demand for cold treats keeps my collection of ice cream dessert recipes growing. With more and more added each day, it will be hard to avoid eating ice cream every single day this summer! My ice cream dessert recipes on Foodie  includes Read More... {Read More...}

Kids Fashion: dressed sporty and having fun

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My daughter has been having fitness fun at Great Play of Chandler (Arizona) while also attending gymnastics for the past couple of months. Although proper attire for both activities is simply shorts and a t-shirt, my daughter has been asking for new "work out clothes" to wear like her friends in the classes. Last week my husband took her out shopping to purchase a few new leotards and gym shorts. They came home with the cutest Reebok girls apparel. The two piece matching outfits are cute, Read More... {Read More...}