What Is Dia De Los Muertos? In Mexico, Dia De Muertos (the “los” is mostly used in the U.S), is a pre-hispanic Aztec tradition that took place on different dates. After the Spanish came, they incorporated their religion with this...
Every Halloween season there is a fresh new controversy over what is or isn't an appropriate costume. What is cultural appropriation? It's complex and confusing, to say the least. Let's start with a definition: Wikipedia says that "Cultural appropriation is the...
Hey,Flagstaff! It’s me, ya girl who procrastinates and writes her articles in between other things. What’s up? Well, it is almost the end of September/beginning of October, and I have kept pushing out my article. Why? Well, I have wanted...
Sweet baby girl, Your great-grandfather died today. We were rushing around the house this morning trying to get a few things sorted out and quickly packed so that we could take you and the dogs and drive to Tucson. The...
Gift guides are one of those things that I love to put together and read. The ironic thing is that my love language is not gifting. I prefer quality time and acts of service. But I do enjoy searching for...
Flagstaff families may not be able to attend some of our favorite Easter egg hunts this year, but with a little help from our local community, we can go on an Easter egg hunt while still practicing social distancing. Similar...
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be about chocolate and flowers or even about the love between two partners.  Consider the following  experiential gift ideas the whole family can enjoy... in Flagstaff! Make a Meal Together- I’ve always loved the...
Holiday gift-giving with five kids is one crazy challenge for this momma. Don't get me wrong. I love celebrating Christmas. I love shopping and I love giving gifts to my family, so this season of surprises is super fun...
While minimalism may be trending this holiday season, and many folks are advocating for giving experiences instead of things is the way to go, I'm here to make the argument that a good book is a whole experience. Here...

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Hi FMB Readers, In years past, my boys have been blessed by the generosity of others at Christmas. They have received new clothes and toys from Salvation Army, Toys for Tots, or the Flagstaff Police Department. These presents have helped...
    You may be seeing a lot of posts recently about intentional gift giving and making the holiday season more authentic and less materialistic. Many families are overwhelmed with the busyness of the holidays. Between gift buying and giving, decorating,...
As the Holidays approach, many of us are beginning the yearly process of gift buying for loved ones. If you’re like me, the holidays have a new meaning since becoming a parent, whether that is the joy of continuing...
If you're like me, sometimes it feels as though everyone else's needs in the family come first. It's the reality of parenthood. Obviously, children need us to attend to their wants, needs, and to keep them alive and thriving....

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Introducing Wee Scotty Sewing & Craft Boutique: Your new downtown source...

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Lynne Gallagher, Wee Scotty owner, and master seamstress formed the idea for Wee Scotty while sewing on her machine with her infant daughter sitting...