16 Fantastic Books For Tween Girls

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3 Stargazing Apps For Every Smartphone

Stargazing App Summer is a time to relax and put the schedule aside. It doesn’t always work that way, though. And at the end of the day your mind goes over the 872 things you did that day and the odometer on the car that seems to spin like you’re looking for the $1.00 space […]

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Sun Care Tips For A Painless Summer

To kick off summer, Whole Foods invited me to the store by my house to learn first-hand about the sun care products they carry. Phoenix has already had its first 100-degree day for 2014. It came and went with a few people taking note. For most of us, though, it was just another day. While fall, winter, […]

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Summer Fun Ideas Around the US

Whether you’re staying home and need a little staycation summer fun or you’re heading out-of-town and want to make the most of every minute, you’ve found the holy grail of fun things to do around the US. Everyone knows the major attractions, but what about those fun places only locals know about? Choose your location […]

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Things To Do In Scottsdale Arizona

Things To Do In Scottsdale Scottsdale, and the surrounding metro-Phoenix area are HOT in the summer, I’m not going to lie. While many people get away during the summer, many more of us don’t. For so many reasons, plenty of us stay put during the summer months. And, as crazy as it may sound, many people actually […]

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When Our Life Story Changes

Mother’s Day is upon us and I just celebrated my 45th birthday. These type of milestone birthdays tend to bring about reflection. Add in Mother’s Day and thinking about being a mom and not having had a mom for over half my life, there’s a lot of opportunity to heave heavy sighs. Like many little […]

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30 Ways Smartphones and Mobile Devices Have Changed the Way We Live

According to the Pew Research Center, as of January 2014, 90% of American adults have a cell phone. Of that 58% of American adults have a smartphone. Add in tablet ownership and we’ve got a lot of people using mobile devices in the US. And when it comes to the ways these devices can help […]

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Why I Can’t Go On Disney’s Carousel of Progress Again

  One of the iconic attractions at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Florida, the Carousel of Progress takes you through the 20th century to see how technology changes and improves our lives. It’s one of my most favorite non-ride attractions (yes, I do  have to get that specific) at Magic Kingdom. It debuted at […]

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Family Travel With An Only Child: Pros and Cons

There’s a million and one articles about family travel, and most don’t really speak to me. As the parent of an only child, family travel for me looks very different than what most people talk about. I’m not juggling multiple kids, managing different food preferences, or playing peacemaker among my tribe of small people. No, […]

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The Statue of Liberty Up Close

Statue of Liberty

I’ve been to New York City a lot. CycleGuy used to live there. I’ve traveled there for work. And vacation. I’d been there many times before September 11, 2001. And every time I just figured there would be a “next time” to go see the Statue of Liberty. It’s hard to miss “seeing” her. The […]

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