IKEA: Crayfish Party

Ever been to IKEA…ya know…that huge blue building at I-10/Warner!  It’s a destination for us…when we go we spend half the day there and of course always grab some meatballs for lunch or some cinnamon rolls for breakfast the next morning. Last week, I was invited to attend an event at IKEA. I didn’t realize […]

Grimaldi’s Coal Brick Oven Pizzeria

Wendy and I (Janice) recently had the pleasure of dining at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria.  We visited the San Tan Mall location and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The food was excellent, the environment was classy yet upbeat, and the staff was helpful and made us feel welcome. Grimaldi’s is perfect for a family dinner or a girls’ […]

Rancho Tonto Catch a Trout

Need a quick escape from the Valley heat?  Here is a day trip idea for your family that is only about 2 hours from North Mesa. We went last week and had a blast!  The kids had fun exploring, I enjoyed the cooler temperature, and everyone loved the fishing.  They even have berries growing on […]