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Holidays

Holiday Party Dresses that will Make You Feel Festive

I love December—full of holiday baking, parties and decorating. I also love the opportunity to buy a flirty and feminine…

How to Make Easy Christmas Tree Brownies using a Cookie Cutter

I love to bake. It is so therapeutic and a really great stress-reliever. The holidays can be so stressful and…

Cilantro-Lime Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

About a year ago, my hubby decided to make grilled sweet potato wedges with cilantro and lime dressing as one…

The Doralto: The Little Known Alternative to the Margarita

Why Do We Need an Alternative to the Margarita? We started thinking about what would be a nice alternative to…

Toddler Girls Spring Dresses Under $25

Are you ready for Easter? I'm not. I just realized this past weekend that I need to get organized! I…

Zoo Birthday Party Theme

Gigi loves animals. She consistently asks us to read her the same animal book over and over.  When we were…

My 2016 Goals

I’m really looking forward to 2016 and my 36th year on this planet (my birthday is this week). The next…

Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

During the holidays, I always search for Italian-inspired recipes to try, as a way to connect to my heritage. Last…

10 Healthy Thanksgiving Sides

For me, Thanksgiving dinner is really about the sides. The turkey gets all the hype, but I could not care…

8 Ideas for Leftover Halloween Candy

My husband and I don't eat very much candy. Our kids don't eat much candy either -- not just because…

Phoenix Staycation Ideas for Toddlers

For the long 4th of July weekend, we considered a road trip to escape the heat to Sedona or Flagstaff,…

12 Red White and Blue Dessert Recipes

How are you celebrating this 4th of July? We're planning a pretty low-key long weekend at home with trips to…

9 Adorable Baby Girl Birthday Themes

My daughter turns one next month. So, I've been digging around on Pinterest, looking for cute first birthday ideas. I…

Etsy Christmas Decorations

For me, the day after Thanksgiving isn’t just about scoring deals at the mall, it’s about getting out the Christmas decorations.…

Phoenix Zoo Lights Sneak Peek

Last week, our friends at Toyota invited us to the Phoenix Zoo to get a preview of ZooLights, and also…