About Wendy

Wendy is married to her high school sweetheart, is a mom to 2 children, and lives in Mesa! She shares her family friendly recipes at Around My Family Table. Live threw her a curve ball after a life threatening dairy allergy and wheat allergy emerged in 2012, so now many of her recipes are gluten and dairy free. When she's not cooking find her on Pinterestor Instagram!

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Monster Jam is coming to Phoenix

Monster Jam® is headed to Phoenix this February!  If you haven’t been to a monster truck show before you are in for a treat.  It is a great family activity, check out the discount offers below, and some of our previous reviews….EVMG is a HUGE Monster Jam fan!   Big Boys and Their Toys Is Monster […]

Date Night Fun with Murder Mystery Company

I was invited to attend a recent Murder Mystery Co dinner with my husband.  We had never done anything like this before so we had no idea what to expect, but considering they were held at either the Old Spaghetti Factory in Mesa or Phoenix it had to safe and fun. We had tickets that […]

Best Irish Pubs in the East Valley

You don’t have to be Irish, like I am, to enjoy a good beer and traditional Irish pub fare.  These are some of my favorite and the best Irish Pubs in the East Valley. So whether you are looking for a place go out for ladies night or want a fun place to party on […]

The Good Dinosaur Movie Review

Earlier this week, I was able to take my 6 year old son to a media preview of the The Good Dinosaur.  Make sure to keep reading my The Good Dinosaur Movie Review to find out why I don’t think it’s appropriate for really young children. Official Synopsis: “The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What […]

Boy’s Fashion Trends

I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKosh B’Gosh. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. My son is super excited this year because denim is IN!  It’s hot and totally back in style and he couldn’t be more thrilled.  So I took my little man […]

4th of July Recipes

Here are 6 of our favorite 4th of July recipes!        

Tomorrowland Movie Review

  OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s riveting, mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place […]

Krazy Air Birthday Party

Last weekend we celebrated my son’s 6th birthday party and partnered with Krazy Air Trampoline Park to experience one of their birthday parties. Krazy Air is a 28,000 sq foot trampoline park in Mesa, AZ.  They are open 6 days a week and offer open jumping time, private events, and party packages.  Krazy Air has advanced Ninja […]

Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Review

The next installment of the blockbuster Avengers series is hitting theaters this weekend.  Find out if it’s appropriate to take your kids and what this Marvel fan family thought of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Our family is a fan of the Avengers movie series, we’ve seen them all several times and always look forward to […]

Cinderella Movie Review

I already loved the story of Cinderella, I mean really who doesn’t love Cinderella, but this story was absolutely beautiful.  You get to meet and fall in love with Cinderella’s parents..after all that’s how she grew up to be kind and loving.  The step sisters were cruel, but the stepmother was just plain ol’ evil. […]