5 Family-Friendly Spring Festivals

These 5 annual family-friendly festivals are a great way to spend an Arizona spring day!  Spring has sprung in Arizona and for my family, that mean it’s time for some fun! Here are the 5 annual festivals we love to visit each year: Chinese Lantern Festival DATES: Feb. 19, 2015  –  Feb. 22, 2015 HOURS: […]

Varekai Review

Is Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai appropriate for the whole family?  Check out my Varekai Review below to find out if you should take the kids. Did you know Cirque Du Soleil is in town this weekend? The opening of Varekai is amazing as Icarus falls to the stage and loses his wings! Instead of dying as in the traditional Greek Mythology story, […]

Save $5 on Supercross Tickets THIS WEEKEND at Chase Field

Supercross is coming to Chase Field in Phoenix Jan 10, 2015 Save $5 on each kid ticket with code: BIGGIFT Buy HERE No double discounts Tickets $5 more day of show Discount valid on $22 tickets only Monster Energy® AMA Supercross One Exhilarating Show – Playing Chase Field! January 10th, 2015 Monster Energy Supercross is the […]

Save $5 on Monster Jam Tickets

    $5 off with code SMASH Valid on $20 tickets only No double discounts Tickets $2 more Day of show Kids tickets start at $10 (see special offer below) WHERE:         Chase Field – 401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ  85004 WHEN:           Saturday, January 24, 2015                         Party in the Pits from 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM* Event begins […]

Learn, Shop, and Play at Superstition Farm

One of our favorite places to go as a family on Thursday evenings is SuperFarm at Superstition Farm in East Mesa. Superstition Farm is one of the local dairy farms here in the East Valley. They offer school tours during the week (Tuesday through Friday with reservations), the farm market on Thursday evenings (4:30pm to […]

East Valley and Surrounding Arizona Farmers Markets

One thing I love best about Arizona is the farmers markets! East Valley and surrounding Arizona farmers markets are open seasonally (during the cooler months and not as much during the heat) and year round. I even found some indoor farmers markets! East Valley Agritopia Farmers Market Wednesday, 5:00pm to 8:00pm Saturday, 8:00am to 12:00pm […]

Circus Vargas is Coming to Arizona!

I have a small confession to make – I love the circus. I don’t know what it is, but I love the magical feel of the circus. I was privileged enough to attend Cirque de Soleil a couple years ago and while I have yet to find something that lives up to it – I’m […]

Moms’ Night Out {Movie Review}

Disclosure: I received a copy of Moms’ Night Out in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are 100% my own (and my husband’s in this case!) Moms’ Night Out Movie Genre: Family Comedy Length: 98 minutes Rating: PG All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation . […]

The Cookie Doughjo

One of our “summer bucket list” activities is making cookies, but I was seriously dragging my feet on this one. Why, you ask? Because as much as I love baking, I absolutely cannot bring myself to turn on my oven when it’s so dang hot outside! My kids and I were so excited when we […]

East Valley Splash Pads

In the summer, we like to stay cool, but still be able to run around and play. Fortunately, the East Valley has some great splash pads for the kids to run around and play in the water, and best of all, they are free! My favorite part is that all three of my kids can […]