Discover Lost Egypt at Arizona Science Center

One of my family’s favorite places to visit is the Arizona Science Center.  We have a family membership, so we go often and love to explore the new traveling exhibits.  There are over 300 hands on activities for the kids and the ASC is always bringing in fun new demos for special events.  In addition […]

Disney On Ice presents 100 Years of Magic Review

There is something to be said about Disney magic! I felt like a rock star mama tucking my boys in last night. Visions of Disney characters were skating in their heads after going to see Disney On Ice presents 100 Years of Magic. Our special night started with a quick stop at Target where I […]

Is Monster Jam Family Friendly?

We’ve attended dozens of Monster Jam and other monster trucks events over the last four years….we love it.  (Read more here & here.) We even had a monster truck birthday party for my son a few years ago.  When I tell you we are huge fans…I mean it! Never in a million years would I have […]

Visit Yuma & Yuma Lettuce Days

Last year, I was asked to attend the Yuma Lettuce Days event in Yuma, AZ.  I actually had no idea that there was so much produce grown right in our own backyard.  But let me tell you…it was awesome to see the variety of crops being grown here in Arizona. Yuma Lettuce Days is held every […]

Disney on Ice Dare to Dream Review

  Last week, my family attended the newest Disney on Ice show to hit the Valley, Dare to Dream. The show was so much fun and it was so nice to have a show featuring two of the newest princesses, Tiana and Rapunzel.  Of course, Cinderella made an appearance during the show and all the […]

New Year’s Eve – Local Destinations and Ideas for a Night at Home

The East Valley has a lot to offer families who are looking for family-friendly destinations. If you are like me, you will be staying at home and I have included fun ideas for an evening at home below.  But before we get to those, here are a couple local destinations that you might enjoy.   Mill Avenue’s New Year’s […]

Breakfast with Santa at Rico’s American Grill

Last weekend, my family had breakfast with Santa at Rico’s!  It was truly an amazing experience.  First…an all you can eat delicious breakfast buffet.  Fruit, cereal, oatmeal, eggs, bacon, sausage, muffins, potatoes, etc…YUM!  Then, Mrs. Cluas made her rounds and gave the kids coloring books before Santa stopped by each table.  Santa invited the kids […]

Clifford The Big Red Dog: A Big Family Musical

Clifford The Big Red Dog LIVE! A BIG Family Musical Saturday, October 27 Comerica Theatre Two Shows: 1pm & 4pm Scholastic’s Clifford The Big Red Dog®, in conjunction with his 50th anniversary celebration in 2012-2013, comes to life on stage in an all new family musical,Clifford The Big Red Dog LIVE!. Tickets for the Phoenix […]

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 […]

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 […]