Chocolate Champagne Cupcakes

Chocolate Champagne Cupcakes

Yes, you read that correctly. I am going to show you how to combine two of the best flavors-chocolate and champagne!  What you’ll need: – Piping bag – I like the Wilton disposable bags you can find at Michael’s or Joanne’s – Large star tip – Cupcake liners – Silver (or any other color you […]

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Dear C-Section Mom - a Cesarean Birth Story

Dear C-Section Mom

Dear C-Section Mom…yes, you are brave, you are strong, you are beautiful. And you are not less than, you should not be ashamed…I’m not even sure when that notion began in our society. It is Cesarean Awareness Month. This is the first time I have heard about this time that we set aside to promote awareness about […]

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10 Best Family Friendly Restaurants in Phoenix

10 Best Kid Friendly Restaurants in Phoenix

Eating out tonight? Try one of these family friendly restaurants in the Phoenix area. These picks are places that my kids always ask to go to and we don’t mind taking them.  1. CRAVE Waffle Sandwich Creations This NEW restaurant is at the top of my family’s list for comfort food. While we’ve only had lunch there, they also […]

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Mantras for Moms | westvalleymomsblog.com

Mantras For Moms

Every mom that I know sometimes has doubts. Am I doing the right thing? Should I have reacted that way? Are my children eating good enough? Am I yelling too much? Am I spending enough time with them? Are they learning the right values? These are just some I have thought or heard but I […]

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Kid Fitness FEATURE

Making Fitness Fun For Kids

When I was younger I used to make sure that I always took care of myself, because why not, I didn’t have to worry about anyone else. But after getting married and becoming a mom I quickly realized that caring for myself was easily taking a backseat. However, after 10 years of marriage and 3 […]

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LEGO Party Ideas Round-Up

The sun is out, temperatures are rising, and party season is here! I have two boys with summer birthdays, so I’ve got my party planning hat on. But I honestly don’t know how we’ll top what we did last year! Carter is a huge LEGO fan, so for his 6th birthday, we decided to throw him […]

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DIY Spring Flowers Crown

I am really loving Arizona’s spring weather, aren’t you? We are trying to spend as much time outside as possible doing things like riding bikes, playing with chalk, going to the park, playing soccer, hanging out at the splash pad, and even crafting outside! The beautiful weather inspired this fun, kid-friendly craft. Today I’m going […]

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German Chocolate Bars

German Chocolate Bars

These German Chocolate Bars are a quick and easy treat that you can whip up in no time! A boxed cake mix and a can of frosting help make this recipe super easy! These bars are a real crowd pleaser! Hey, West Valley Mom Blog readers! It’s Jamie from Love Bakes Good Cakes. I’m sorry […]

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