What It’s Like Traveling Away From My Kid

I love to travel. It’s one of my great joys in life. There’s honestly very little in my life that makes me happier than jet-setting across the country for work and play. The only thing that gets me down when I’m away though is not seeing my kid. I’m a single, work-from-home, small business owner, […]

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Everything That Happened During Phoenix Comicon 2017 – The Recap

Who’s with me when I say Phoenix Comicon 2017 was by far the most eventful? Everyone? Okay good. While yes, lots of not-so-fun stuff happened, the con overall was a ton of fun for everyone. It’s great to see the con grow and flourish over time and attract many non-geeks and nerds into the hustle […]

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Phoenix Comicon 2017 – Thursday’s Fiasco and Moving Forward

Needless to say, Phoenix Comicon 2017 was a mixture of the usual geekery, fun, long-night galavanting, and a bit of chaos that comes with going to a con with kids. When comparing PCC 2017 to previous years the crowds have definitely grown in size, and political stances. As you may of heard, on the first […]

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Health and Wellness Products From Young You – Worth The Try?

My personal health and wellness are incredibly important to me. As a single mom, I run myself ragged, just like the other single moms out there (I see you) and tend to neglect my desire to lose some weight and keep up with it. I’ve tried supplements, pills, ItWorks, dieting, low carb, and more but none of it has seemed to help much.

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Quickie Review on S’MOREgasbord Marshmallow Bar

Hey foodies! Marshmallows and s’mores are the absolute best…when done right. Fluff it marshmallows is gross TBH, but S’MOREgasbord is amazing. Watch our Quickie Review and our attempt to roast the marshmallows. Complete with artisian flavors, S’MOREgasbord offers vanilla bean, chocolate, strawberry, and espresso. Custom flavors like champagne, bourbon, blood orange, and lavender are also available. I […]

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Quickie Review on Odysea Aquarium

The Odysea Aquarium in Scottsdale Arizona is really one of the more amazing attractions in the valley of the sun. The only downside however, is the price. It’s really difficult to afford a membership at the aquarium, let alone take your entire family once a month or so to the aquarium. In my quickie review […]

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Your Ultimate Guide To A Family Weekend At Phoenix Comicon

your ultimate guide to a family weekend at phoenix comicon

Phoenix Comicon is just 14 days away and if you’re anything like me, you’re planning your days out to a “T.” Since being established in 2002 the Con has grown in size and most recently has expanded into more buildings in the convention center area. With over 700 exhibitors, more than 30 geek celebrity encounters, […]

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6 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Salt scrubs and “decadent” lotions are not what a mom wants for Mother’s Day. Even if you make them, or have your kids make them, moms still don’t want it. Why? Because we would love to see something made with more heart and soul than some beauty gift. That’s not to say a mom wouldn’t […]

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This is What Happens When Schools Take Away Lunch From Kids

This is what happens when schools take kids' lunch - school lunch policy

When I was seven years old my parents gave me money on a loaded lunch card for school lunches. I loved chicken nugget day. The smell of baking chicken would fill the school halls and I would ask for bathroom breaks just so I could sniff the air right before lunch. My parents never missed […]

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You’ve ALWAYS Been Able To Make These 12 Starbucks Frappuccinos

You've ALWAYS Been Able To Make These 12 Starbucks Frappuccinos

Starbucks Frappuccinos used to be so cool….when I was a kid. Now, they are an annoyance and it’s not just because I wait in long lines for non-coffee drinkers to sugar up. I worked at Starbucks for nearly five years. Stationed in the Swedish Medical Center Starbucks (among others) I met tons of amazing people, […]

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Local Adventure Series: Flagstaff, AZ

Travel Foodie Mom - Local Adventure Flagstaff

Flagstaff Arizona has been a Northern Arizona capital for pretty much ever. Located right off Route 66, road trippers around the country have been strolling through this hipster’s paradise since it’s inception in 1926. The cultural history surrounding Route 66, downtown Flagstaff, Northern Arizona University, and the city as a whole is astounding. Here’s everything […]

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10 Gift Ideas For The Geeky Mom On Mother’s Day Under $50

Mother’s day is in a few weeks and as a nerd mom, I’m not terribly interested in anything that involves flowers and candy. I know quite a few moms that are the same way. You see, we nerd/geek moms absolutely love to collect our little pop action figures, lightsabers, and random pieces of art. What […]

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