Category Archives: Daily Adventures

Dinner for Less than $15.00, in Less than 30 Minutes

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Rex Requests Lamb to Celebrate the End of the School Year

Rex officially completed second grade this week. To celebrate his big achievement, he requested that I make him leg of lamb. This kid would eat lamb seven nights a week if he could! It’s funny because my grandma used to … Continue reading

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Hungry for More!

This is my first blog post in 2012 for One Local Family I’m excited to once again be writing for the blog and look forward to sharing with you lots of information about cooking, food, and adventures with my two … Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday for One Local Family

If you’ve been watching any TV over the last few weeks, you’ve most likely been hit with the barrage of American Express commercials about Small Business Saturday. We were certainly inspired by last year’s event when we developed the idea … Continue reading

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Hallelujah! A Good Phoenix Restaurant with Good Bread!

If you’ve read a few of my blog posts, you know that I haven’t always been enamored by the dining options in Arizona. Yes, I’m spoiled when it comes to food! I cook a lot, grew up in one of … Continue reading

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A Fall Roundup of Local Businesses and One Local Event!

So, we’ve had family visiting the last two weeks, and I haven’t been as good about blogging. Of course, as a mom, writer, and business owner, time is always short, but it has been particularly busy lately! Yet, we’ve continued to … Continue reading

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Instead of Occupying Wall Street, Try Occupying Your Local Businesses and Banks

Being from San Francisco, passionate about civil rights, and just a tad more opinionated than most, I appreciate all that the Wall Street protestors are trying to achieve. I’m in agreement about their beefs with banks, monetary policies, and government. … Continue reading

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How a Toy Store Inspired One Local Family

The temps are finally starting to cool off here in Scottsdale, and it’s amazing how our little city is starting to return to life. More cars, busier restaurants and stores, and just an increasing number of people wherever you go. … Continue reading

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Another Local Dilemma – Boys Underwear

If you read our recent AP article, you learned that we had some challenges with buying the boys socks earlier in the year. Yes, my mother tried to solve the problem by mailing me some that she bought at WalMart. … Continue reading

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Date Night Local Style

Last night, we went on a rather rare date – meaning a night out on the town sans Rex and Judd.  Keeping it completely local, it required some investigative, preliminary research. So, I let Randy handle it. I do too … Continue reading

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