Celebrate Fine Wine and Bountiful Beer

I’ve personally been lucky enough to experience the winemaking process first-hand while in Italy, and the experience was one that I will not soon forget. It was a crisp, chilly mid-September morning; the sun was just peeking out over the hills, casting a golden glow over the whole city. I sat in the back of the van, wrapped up in…

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. Operation Fill-A-Backpack

This year, the company's campaign well surpassed that of last year, providing over 600 homeless children living in A New Leaf's Valley emergency shelters with much-needed back to school supplies.

Second Annual Enchanted Pumpkin Garden

Halloween spirit once again washes over the Valley in the form of whimsical pumpkin carvings from master sculpture Ray Villafane, who brings these gorgeous gourds to life in a spellbinding display.

October 2016 Around Town

We at Amazing Lash Studio Tatum & Shea would like to introduce our client, Alyssa Quinn. She is currently Miss Paradise Valley Teen USA and has entered the Miss Arizona Teen USA Pageant 2017, which will be held this October. She is representing our town of Paradise Valley and we are excited to sponsor her locally in her efforts to…

Coming Full Circle

As the morning sun breaks through the lazy fog rolling down from the Chiricahua Mountains a peaceful hush falls over the land surrounding them. Down below, drops of fresh dew glisten off lush green leaves sprouting from seemingly endless rows of grapevines. A closer look reveals bunches of plump grapes, ripe for the picking and ready to share their plentiful…

Tailgating Treasures

Phoenix is in the midst of a craft brewery boom, and Helio Basin Brewing Company is the latest arrival on the scene. Located on the corner of 40th and Thomas, Helio quietly opened in mid-July and has steadily been establishing a foothold in the area ever since.

Winds of Change

Who would have guessed that only an hour or so drive to Florence, Arizona would uncover a cozy, country-chic winery so picturesque that it has become a must-visit destination venue for corporate meetings and weddings.

Cooking with Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was certainly a man for all seasons. An avid patriot and statesman, he wrote the Declaration of Independence, served as the first Secretary of State, was our third President and founded the University of Virginia. However, not many people may know that he was also a devoted culinary enthusiast.

Right On Target

What motivated you to pursue your passion for writing? Well, I’ve had two pervious careers. First, as an emergency room nurse, then after 10 to 12 years of that, I decided I needed a change of pace. I had always loved looking at homes, so I decided to sell real estate and became very good at what I did and…

Cocktail Essentials

What motivated you to pursue your passion for writing? Well, I’ve had two pervious careers. First, as an emergency room nurse, then after 10 to 12 years of that, I decided I needed a change of pace. I had always loved looking at homes, so I decided to sell real estate and became very good at what I did and…