Archives for July 2012

Senior Portrait Deal

  It is Senior Portrait time! Martha Hernandez Photography is giving away 25 free 2012-2013 Senior photo shoots. Pay $25 and receive a 60 min photo shoot, 5 fully edited images and a coupon for $25 credit toward your prints and downloads!!! Offer ends 8/31/2012 or after 25 High School Seniors take advantage of this […]

How you can stay safe during Monsoon Season

With monsoon season upon us, we all need to be prepared and aware of the dangers that the rain can bring. Is your family ready? Here are some monsoon season safety tips and ideas to help you get started. Sign up for local weather alerts. To stay ahead of the storm, you can get text […]

New Arizona Booster Seat Law is Here: Are You Ready?

Arizona parents may be surprised to find that in less than a week, on August 2, the Arizona child restraint laws are changing. Currently, Arizona law requires that a child be restrained in a child seat until age five. However, effective August 2, that age rises to eight. In other words, the law has extended the amount of time a child must be in a child  safety seat by three years. Arizona is one of the […]

Cool Off at the San Tan Village Splash Pad

The dog days of summer are here, and the start of school is still off in the distance. Do you have a handful of bored kids at home who want to get out during the day, but need to find a way to beat the heat? I’ve fallen in love with the splash pad at […]

Get fit in the cool indoors!

I have recently turned into an avid walker and it has just been killing me that it is way too hot to be outside. I have been walking the loop at Arizona Mills mall everyday and I have really enjoyed the air conditioning! It has also been fun to a part of a big group […]

My Very Happy Birthday Book

If your kids are anything like mine, then they LOVE anything that has their name in it.  But the Very Happy Birthday book is even better….it is completely personalized with their birthday and what birthday they are celebrating and more!  This is such a creative and unique gift for kids…I love giving books as gifts […]

“Fire in the Sky” – Gilbert Fourth of July Event

Central Christian Church will be lighting up the Gilbert skies for the Fourth of July with this year’s annual “Fire in the Sky” event.  This is not just a few sparklers and bottle rockets, but a full-blown display to dazzle the senses and celebrate our Independence Day. As we celebrate our nation, we are always mindful of […]

Hometown Fireworks and Independence Day Activities- Apache Junction

The City of Apache Junction has an old-fashioned day of events this Independence Day. There is swimming, watermelon, contests, a fun kid zone, and of course awesome fireworks! I love attending this event since it is a great show with less of a crowd than you get further west. Come check it out – the details are below.

Summer Playdates at Arizona Mills

Stay out of the heat and have fun with your kids at Arizona Mills Mall. They have two fun play date events coming up where your kids can make free themed craft projects. July 13 – Beach Party – 10am – 12pm Swim on over in your beach wear! Make a  sand castle magnetic frame […]

Ahwatukee Children’s Theatre presents Cinderella

Yesterday afternoon, my daughter and I had the privilege of attending Cinderella at the Chandler Center for the Arts.   This was our first time seeing a production by ACT and I can guarantee that we will be seeing more.   Even though, we were seeing Cinderella all the princesses were there for a photo and autograph session prior to […]