Raejean Roberts loves to spend time with her family celebrating life! She's always looking for a way to turn an everyday event into a party. You can read more of her adventures on her personal blog Easy as PIE.

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Arizona Butterfly Wonderland

By Raejean Roberts

My last article featured some of my favorite Arizona attractions. I found another one – the Butterfly Wonderland! The best part of chaperoning school field trips is finding cool new places. Almost a year ago, Scottsdale became home to this new attraction. We started our tour with a 3-D IMAX experience. The kids (OK, and […]

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9 Things To Do With Kids In Arizona

By Raejean Roberts

With temperatures in the 70’s, this is the best time to live in Arizona! Before those of you who have been dealing with freezing temperatures and copious amounts of snow think I’m bragging, just remember this is our reward for surviving our 120 degree days in July. So how do we take advantage of this […]

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Giving Tuesday: Arizona Chandler CARE Center

By Raejean Roberts

“Mom, what are we doing next Saturday?” my 13 year old daughter asked. Is it just me, or does this question make every mother in the country a little nervous? Before I could get too worried, she finished with “I want to help pass out food to families at the Chandler CARE Center.”  I love […]

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Last Wave of Summer

By Raejean Roberts

I was sad when a recent move ended four years of working with Cub Scouts. It didn’t last long; since I was just asked to be the Wolf leader for our local Cub Scout Pack. Yeah! My new role inspired me to look back at some of the fun activities I enjoyed with my last […]

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Squirrels Used to be Cute

By Raejean Roberts

Even though squirrels are in the rodent family and can carry all kinds of scary diseases, they’re generally considered ‘cute’. They are furry and scamper around the campsite. Totally cute. They seem to have their own unique personalities — think Chip and Dale.  Then I ran into a squirrel that had a little too much […]

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Pinterest Love: Cleaning Drains and Floors

By Raejean Roberts

My bathtub drain was clogged. Being the modern girl that I am, I turned to my Mecca of problem solving ideas – Pinterest. A quick search led me to a page of ways to unclog said drain. Number one on the list involved baking soda, salt and cream of tartar. Coincidentally, I had all of […]

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Summer Bucket List Challenge

By Raejean Roberts

We officially kick off summer vacation this weekend. (I won’t mention all the fun we had last weekend to get us pumped for summer.) After last year’s summer bucket list fiasco, I’m ready to jump in and maximize this year’s fun! Fortunately, The Happy Family Movement provided just the spark I needed. To start this […]

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Spring Into Action with Cub Scouts

By Raejean Roberts

Spring has sprung here in Arizona. In fact, the time is short between the official start of spring and temperatures soaring to triple digits. Before the heat hits in full force, here are some fun ways to spring into action with your Cub Scout – or really any child.   Plant something Nothing says spring […]

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Airman Family Book Club

By Raejean Roberts

Airman by Eoin Colfer made a high flying family book club! It is set in the era of the first aeronautical innovations on a small sovereign island country supported by diamond mining. The brilliantly clever Connor Broekhart faces down the evil conspirator who took the lives of his king and his mentor. Besides his love […]

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Paper Bag Kites

By Raejean Roberts

Spring has sprung, so it’s time to head outside while you can. There is no better time or place to let our imaginations take flight while enjoying a high flying activity with our kiddos by building paper bag kites! This project is more challenging than the flight activities I shared last fall. We made kites […]

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