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FAMILY FUN FRIDAY: 4 Additional Fall Activities!

Hello, HOPE-lovers and Happy Family-Fun Friday! Unfortunately, we in Phoenix have been flirting between Fall and 100° for the past week.  “But it’s already October!?” you may say.  I know.  Believe me, our minds (and sinuses) go a little nuts during this indecisive limbo.  It happens every year. But the Christmas decor is already out at Costco, so cooler weather …

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FAMILY FUN FRIDAY: Another 4 Fun Activities to Enjoy Fall!

Hello, HOPE-lovers and Happy Family-Fun Friday! When you live in Phoenix, Andy Williams’ classic, It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, is not just a Christmas tune!  Anything under 100° makes us Phoenicians full of wonder. As we continue to celebrate the Earth’s rotation, let’s re-open the windows, sing some Andy Williams, and go have some family fun! Last …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: 4 (MORE) Fun Activities to Enjoy Fall!

Hello, HOPE-lovers and Happy Friday!  Today is officially Fall, and in Phoenix that’s like a holiday!  Highs in the 80’s bring us desert-dwellers out of our “bunkers” like bears returning from hibernation. So in honor of the Earth’s rotation, let’s rotate those wardrobes, get with the family and have some fun! Last time we decided to go for a hike, …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: 4 Fun Activities to Enjoy Fall!

Hello, HOPE-lovers and Happy Friday!  The temperature is dropping so let’s connect with family and have some fun! 1)  Go For A Hike But Sister, they are just niños trying to release their wiggles. ~ Ignacio (Nacho Libre) There is nothing better for children than the great outdoors.  The benefits for them, and us, are incredible.  For those of us …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: 4 Ways To Sacrifice OR Save Our Kids

Hello, Hipsters and Happy Friday to you all! Usually, I have elements of fun with the family in these posts, however, I feel an overwhelming compulsion to take us down a serious path today. There will be plenty here regarding the family, but this post will be more funereal than fun. Preface: My children are addicted to screens.  Any parents …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: FUN IN PAYSON

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” ~ Anita Desai Hello, Hipsters and Happy Friday!  Let’s connect with family and have some fun. As I shared last time, our family loves to travel.  During summers in Phoenix, we especially enjoy getting out of the horrid heat to rediscover the beauty of God’s earth. And although we often lose our …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: FUN AT The Grand Canyon

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~ Augustine Hello, Hipsters, and happy Friday!  Let’s have some fun. We love to travel. During summers in Phoenix, my family and I especially enjoy getting out of the heat and rediscovering the beauty of this earth. Although it can be difficult with three young …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: Flying Kites

“I remember the time an older man asked me when I was young, ‘Do you know what you are doing now?’ I thought it was some kind of trick question. ‘Tell me,’ I said. ‘You are building your memories,’ he replied, ‘so make them good ones.’” ~ Ravi Zacharias Hello, Hipsters, and happy Friday! Let’s have some fun. As I …

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FAMILY FRIDAY: The Zoo

Hello, Hipsters, and welcome to the first ever: “Family Friday!” Let’s have some fun! “I remember the time an older man asked me when I was young, ‘Do you know what you are doing now?’ I thought it was some kind of trick question.  ‘Tell me,’ I said.  ‘You are building your memories,’ he replied, ‘so make them good ones.’” …