Archives for June 2012

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey DRAGONS Review

  My family and I got a chance to see the circus opening night, last Wednesday.  I was expecting it to be pretty much the same acts as all the other Ringling Bros & Barnum and Bailey circuses.  Yes, it had a lot of the traditional circus acts, but there were some great new acts […]

Remembering Duchess – Phoenix Zoo

One of my favorite places to visit at the Phoenix Zoo is the orangutan habitat, especially since the remodel. The orangutan family is so interactive and I have really enjoyed watching the young Kasih grow up. On our last visit to the zoo, we noticed that Kasih’s grandmother, Duchess, was not as active as usual. Just […]

Coupon Code: Circus

The Circus is in town…it open’s tonight.         Wednesday, June 27 – Monday, July 2 Wednesday, June 27   7:00 PM Thursday, June 28      11:00 AM & 7:00 PM Friday, June 29           11:00 AM & 7:00 PM Saturday, June 30      11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM Sunday, July 1            1:00 […]

Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park

Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park has several locations including two in Arizona (Chandler and Glendale). Each location has huge jumping areas, dodge ball on trampolines, eight individual batting cages, inflatables, indoor practice fields, Earthquake – an exclusive safe and fun area for kids 7 and under, as well as private party rooms. They really do offer […]

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Summer Fun

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador is offering guests a fun and educational summer getaway with the “Edutainment” event series. Held throughout the summer weekends – June 9 thought September 3, 2012 – these exciting and enlightening activities will create lasting memories for the whole family. “Edutainment” offerings include Native American story telling, desert discovery tours, visits […]

Cirque du Soleil Kooza Review

  Cirque du Soleil’s touring production KOOZA has hit Phoenix, and Kids* can get tickets on select performances for as little as $25!  Keep reading for my review from last night’s show.Cirque du Soleil is pleased to announce that it has returned to Phoenix with its big top touring production KOOZA. KOOZA is now performing for a limited engagement under […]

11 Great Staycation Spots in the Valley

Sometimes we all need to recharge a little and take a vacation, but don’t necessarily have the time or funds for all that a vacation entails. We live in one of the most gorgeous places in America, so why not take advantage of the fabulous resorts here in the Phoenix metro area? We’ve compiled a […]

Westin Kierland Resort and Spa (Part 2)

I was able to experience the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa too with my family!   I don’t know where to begin…this resort is so beautiful!  It is located in North Scottsdale, so it’s only a short drive from anywhere in the Valley. This was my family’s second time staying here because we love it.  If you’ve […]

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort

Last week I had the absolute pleasure of staying at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.  I cannot  say enough good things about this resort! Saying they spoil you would be a huge understatement.  From the minute we arrived we felt like we were the only ones there.  The staff opened the car door […]

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak

Welcome to Day 2 of the East Valley Mom Guide Staycation series! My family had the pleasure of staying at the Point Hilton Squaw Peak in Phoenix. I have a six year old and a four year old. From the moment we got there, until the second we left they just wanted to swim! I […]