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Pop Up Projections

Preparing for a new school year involves a checklist of all the essentials: backpacks, school supplies and new clothes. While there’s no doubt these items are important, Janice Johnston, M.D., medical director for Arrowhead Health Centers, says there’s more to consider as you get your kids ready to start the school year. Dr. Johnston reminds parents of the following back-to-school safety tips. Read more…


Crazy Cuisine

We know that heading back to school after summer break can be a hectic change of pace, especially when dinner time rolls around. As you readjust to busy workweek routines, filled with school, sports, music, theater and more, we suggest keeping a stash of everyday freezer and pantry staples at the ready as an easy way to ensure dinner can always be whipped up in 20 minutes or less! Read more…


Stranger Danger

Parents are always looking for ways to not only keep our kids safe but also make sure our children know how to protect themselves should they end up in a dangerous and scary situation. Awareness is obviously the number one key to safety, but there are also other ways children can keep themselves safe and away from stranger danger. Read more…


College Planning

High school freshmen already need to plan for college. Truth is if you plan now those four years are going to be so much easier and you will not miss many important dates, deadlines or to-dos. We are here to help you with a small list that will break it down with the four years of high school and how you can best prepare your student and yourself for the daunting task of college applications and admittance. Read more…


Pet Adoption

Whether it’s a spunky kitten, a mellow lap cat, a playful puppy or a fun-loving dog, your local animal shelter is bound to have the perfect pet for your lifestyle. Adopting a pet should be a family decision so make sure everyone (including kids and other pets) are ready for the commitment of sharing their life with a pet. Read more…


Opendoor Guarantee

Opendoor.com, the online residential home buying and selling company buying hundreds of valley homes every month, is now looking to make the process easier for valley families, thanks to a new program which offers a money-back guarantee. The new program offers a money-back guarantee for buyers of Opendoor’s online inventory of homes.
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Camping

Summer isn’t over till the end of September for us Arizonians, but with kids back in school we start thinking about those three day weekends and fall breaks. Some of us want to avoid crowds during these times. Really after working all week, kids pratices, meetings… the best people to be around is your own family. Camping by tent or RV might be what you need. Read more…


Recipe of the month

Julie Moreno, Jewel’s Bakery and Café, provides us with this month’s easy to make recipe. Read more…

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