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2017 Arizona Diamondbacks Promotions

  The 2017 Arizona Diamondbacks Season is in full swing! The Dbacks know how to treat fans and there is always a fun promotion going on. Bookmark this page to keep up to date on specials and promotions from your Arizona Diamondbacks. And don’t forget to read my post on how to have a fun and […]

Universal Studios Hollywood: Tips and Must-Dos for the Movie Lover’s Theme Park

I love movies. If you know me, you know that I quote movies (and TV shows) a little too often. I am not sure where this love started. Maybe it was with my earliest movie memories (E.T., Cloak and Dagger, Smokey and the Bandit). Most likely it was during my first visit to Universal Studios […]

Arizona Diamondbacks Games: Tips for Affordable Family Fun

My family loves sports and attending sporting events is always a treat. However, it seems like most of the teams in my part of the country make it difficult for hard-working families to attend a game. Parking is very expensive at many locations, outside food and drinks are a no-no, venue food items are pricey, […]

Monster Jam 2017

I remember going to watch monster trucks battle it out when I was a kid. It was some real rip-roaring excitement and was always fun. Today I enjoy taking my family out to Monster Jam events, too. Monster Jam is coming to the Phoenix area where I live, but also has many shows planned around […]

Pie Face Showdown

This post was sponsored by Hasbro as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Sibling rivalry can be such a difficult minefield to navigate. I honestly believed that because my children were four years apart, they would never fight because of the age difference. […]

Four Reasons Why Big Surf is Arizona’s Best Waterpark

I am an Arizona native and I have spent all but a few of my 40 plus summers in the Arizona desert’s scorching sun. I have been here long enough to know that, unless you plan to stay indoors, there is not much you can do to cool off. Spending my summers indoors was never […]

Positive Hits Tour 2016

If you are a fan of Christian music like I am, then the Positive Hits Tour needs to be on your family’s to-do list this summer. Awakening Events, Air1, and K-Love are pleased to bring you some fantastic performers this year including Kristian Stanfill & Passion, Danny Gokey, Capital Kings, and Hollyn. But it’s not just […]

Five Indoor Activities for a Hot Summer Day #SweeterTogether

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SweeterTogether #CollectiveBias As a native Arizonan, I have something to confess; I suffer from summertime envy. When I see social media posts of people playing on sunny days, picnicking in a sunny park, and grilling in the hottest […]

Shark Week Crossword Puzzle Activity

Sharks are loved and feared by people everywhere. They are the ultimate killing machine, yet there is something really intriguing about them. Maybe you disagree, but I bet your kiddos think sharks are pretty cool. I made this shark crossword puzzle to celebrate Shark Week. Feel free to print it out and use it for […]

Summertime Weekly Calendar (Free Printable)

  Summer can rush by fast and all those goals you have might get pushed aside. I find it effective to use a simple weekly calendar to plan out our days. I recently made this one for my kiddos and it includes a motivational Bible verse. Feel free to print it out and use it […]

Cashflow For Kids – Board Game With a Lesson

Managing money can be a difficult part of family life. In a culture that pushes debt, spending, and excess, how do we teach our kids to be wise with their money? An old proverb says that the best teacher is experience and I know that most of the financial know-how I have came from making big […]

8 Rules for Taking Your Toddler to Other People’s Homes

I no longer have a toddler in my home. Both of my babies have grown and I now have a grade schooler and a middle schooler. But it only seems like yesterday that I was dealing with tantrums and potty training. I thoroughly enjoyed those days, but I do not miss them. Toddlers can be […]