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VOTE for me: Best of Our Valley 2017

Happy Sunday friends! I hope you had a great weekend!I have a favor to ask. I’ve been nominated in four categories for 2017 Arizona Foothills Magazine, “Best of Our Valley.” I would really appreciate the love and support, so please follow the links below and VOTE! Please note…

Lola, What Baby Likes

My Baby Shower

Two weeks ago, I had the most beautiful baby shower a girl could hope for; surrounded by my close family and friends, and exactly as I’d picture it to be. All with the help of so many amazing local vendors and artists. The day couldn’t have been more…

Lola, What Baby Likes

The Mom I Want To Be

Everyone has a premature assumption of the kind of parent they want to be.  Whether you’ve already decided that she’s not allowed to date until she’s 18 or how much TV may be permitted, I’ve been told that all and more will probably change once you…


Goodbye Dealerships and Hello Vroom

I was recently talking with a friend who is in the process of purchasing a car. She stated a strong desire for a simple and easy trip to the dealership… “in and out,” she said. Ya, right. I’d love to meet someone who has ever had a quick and…


The big 3-0

This weekend, I turned 30. The big 3-0.I once imaged this large milestone would be spent partying and/or traveling to an exotic place. Neither of those things happened and I couldn’t be more happy about it. Being almost 7 months pregnant, partying is out of the…


No Answers to your Questions

I don’t know if its because I am turning 30 or that reality is starting to set in at 26 weeks, but I’ve been incredibly emotional this week. Other than the first couple of weeks (before I even knew I was pregnant) I was feeling anxious and overwhelmed…