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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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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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A Concert and a Cold

If you read this blog, you know that we love music and even occasionally get out to a concert every now and then. This last Tuesday, we were able to escape for a date night to see two favorites who … Continue reading

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One Way to Help Lower the Unemployment Rate – Buy from a Local Business!

The high unemployment rate continues to be a top news story, a hot topic for political candidates, and even something that most of us are chatting about with neighbors, friends, and family. We personally dealt with unemployment back in 2007 … 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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Loyal to Our Car Repair Shop

First it started with a vague clunk when I shifted from park into reverse. It’s easy to ignore these random car sounds when you’re busy and have shouting kids in the car. Unfortunately, the noise has grown louder over the last … Continue reading

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A Unique Hair Salon for a Unique Customer

This last week, I went to yet another hair salon – not because the last one wasn’t good, because it was, but rather, because I want to showcase as many local businesses as I can this year.  I visited Salon … Continue reading

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