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Our favorite memory game

Friday, September 24, 2010    Gifts, Kids    Add a comment »

Our favorite memory game

I did a lot of memory match game research last year, and found the Plan Toys animal wooden memory game to be my top pick. So I was quite happy when Santa gave this game to the kids last Christmas. It has turned out to be one of our favorite games. I love the feel […]

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More Pinwheels

Thursday, September 23, 2010    Gifts, Kids    Add a comment »

More Pinwheels

If by chance you’re planning a pinwheel party, or just need some pinwheels, I spotted some adorable and affordable ones from Jackrabbit Creations (found them at LGO, if you’re a Phoenix local). The ones shown above are their Flower Pinwheels, and they come in 4 colors. You can get one of each color for $7. […]

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Pizza Blobs

Wednesday, September 22, 2010    Food & Drink    7 Comments »

Pizza Blobs

I was flipping through some old online photo albums and remembered that I haven’t shared this tasty recipe with you yet. I discovered it quite a while ago on the cooking blog Alice and the Mock Turtle. I’ve made these several different ways, and although this next pic with the fresh mozzarella looks quite pretty… […]

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Marshmallows + Toothpicks =

Tuesday, September 21, 2010    Activity, Kids    2 Comments »

Marshmallows + Toothpicks =

If you’re looking for a fun, creative activity for your kids, this one is a big hit with mine. I got the idea a few years ago from my son’s preschool teacher. All you need are two ingredients: marshmallows and toothpicks. Either the small or large size will do. A paper plate or paper towel […]

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Giveaway – flip & tumble minibag

Tuesday, September 21, 2010    Giveaways    4 Comments »

Giveaway - flip & tumble minibag

Flip & Tumble  would like to send one lucky FFFM reader their own minibag! To enter, just leave a comment on this post by midnight MST on Friday, September 24, 2010. Anonymous comments won’t count. The winner will be randomly chosen and announced by September 27. If I don’t hear back from the winner, another […]

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New Mini Reusable Bags

Monday, September 20, 2010    Gifts, Organizing    1 Comment »

New Mini Reusable Bags

Flip & Tumble reusable bags (the ones that roll up into a scrunchy ball) just introduced a cute new mini bag. They look like the perfect size for packing a lunch, toting a few things around, or giving your little person a tiny tote to carry his or her treasures. I can just imagine my […]

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Sweater Dresses

Wednesday, September 15, 2010    Fashion    3 Comments »

Sweater Dresses

This showed up in my inbox this morning, and now I’m dreaming of cooler weather and European traveling.  This might be the year I get some tall boots too – don’t they look great with this dress? See all the cute new Athleta sweater dresses right here.

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Phoenix Symphony Family Series

Monday, September 13, 2010    Activity    1 Comment »

Phoenix Symphony Family Series

This has got to be one of the best kept secrets in town. Fortunately for us, this is the third year my parents have treated us to tickets to the Phoenix Symphony Family Series, and the kids have thoroughly enjoyed it. I know the idea of taking young children to the Symphony may seem a […]

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Sarah Root Photography

Tuesday, September 7, 2010    Uncategorized    6 Comments »

Sarah Root Photography

I am so happy to tell you that my friend Sarah has just launched a new photography business. So if you live in the Phoenix area and have an interest in having natural, sweet and fun photos of your family, you should really check out her site at www.sarahroot.com. We were lucky enough to have […]

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Kids Bathroom Makeover – Part I

Tuesday, September 7, 2010    Decorating    3 Comments »

Kids Bathroom Makeover - Part I

We (and by we, I mean my darling and talented husband) are giving the kids’ bathroom a makeover. While I was out of town, my hubs and his little helpers made a lot of progress! I was going to show you a midway photo, but then decided to wait until it’s complete. For now, here’s […]

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