Here’s to Strong Women

May has always been one of my favorite months of the year. Back east, it was just about the time you could count on not getting any more snow! Summer was just around the corner with Memorial Day weekend in sight, but it's Mother's Day that has always been a long time favorite day of mine (other than birthdays!) It's…

Lifestyle Publications and Eddie Merlot’s Meet & Mingle

An evening of food, fun and conversation was graciously hosted by North Scottsdale’s Eddie Merlot’s restaurant. Lifestyle Publications' partners and guests got an opportunity to connect in a casual, but elegant atmosphere on the restaurant's patio.

Colleen’s Dream Foundation Golf Tournament and Gala

It was a weekend made for miracles at the 4th Annual Colleen’s Dream Foundation Golf Tournament and Evening of Dreams Gala. Both events saw celebrities, prominent community leaders and guests all gather together to support ovarian cancer research. Photography Good Vibe Media

Fifteenth Annual Teaming Up for Girls Luncheon

Over 750 guests gathered at the JW Marriott Camelback Resort for Florence Crittenton’s signature event, featuring a delectable meal, Visionary Award recipient Darlene Shephard, and heartfelt testimonies from Simone Biles and Jen Bricker. Marion Rhoades & Ben Arnold Photography

Eighteenth Annual PANDA Luncheon

An incredible 1,100 supporters showed up for PANDA’s “Children Helping Children” Fashion Show and Luncheon at The Phoenician. The “It’s a Small World”-themed event featured a cocktail hour, delectable lunch and 55 child models strutting their stuff on the runway.

The Hermosa Inn VIP Reception

The resort hosted this fabulous event at LON’s Last Drop Bar to reveal a host of new and newly-remolded casitas, while guests enjoyed Arizona-inspired bites and cocktails, live entertainment and picturesque views. Debby Wolvos Photography

May 2017 Around Town

Spring is in the air, and J&G Steakhouse has welcomed the arrival of Phoenix's most spectacular season with a new spring-inspired menu bursting with flavor and vivid shades of color. J&G's spring menu includes Asparagus Risotto with Parmesan and Herbs; Roasted Striped Bass with Sea Beans, Asparagus, Shiitake and Sesame Vinaigrette; as well as Seared Diver Scallops with assorted Spring…

Romance In The Desert

Stylist Lana Gerimovich, Bespoke Designer, Alis Fashion Design / Photographer David Apeji, Assisted By Steven Fellheimer / Model Hanna Bee / Model Subyn Wadsworth / Editorial Design Danielle Accovelli / Makeup Helen DeMun, Ohana an Aveda Concept Salon / Hair Simone Hall, Ohana an Aveda Concept Salon / Cars Scottsdale Ferrari and Maserati, A Penske Automotive Group Dealership / Location…

Fostering a Community

Nicole M. always knew she wanted to help foster and possibly adopt children. She can remember writing about it in a journal when she was 12 years old. The time finally presented itself. Over a short, but intense, three to four-month period, Nicole and her husband took foster care classes and went through the licensing process to become foster parents.…

Inspirational Women of Paradise Valley

Cathy Kleeman has been involved with Fresh Start Women’s Foundation for nearly two decades. She has served on its Executive Board and was a part of the lead capital campaign team to build the Jewell McFarland Lewis Fresh Start Women’s Resource Center. As a board member for Fresh Start, Kleeman chaired several fundraisers, including the foundation’s Fashion Gala in 2002…

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Angela Keller, Style Expert and Blogger at Mom Style Lab, Shares How to Refresh Your Summer Style

For The Love of Leggings

Livia Margulies grew up on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, where movement is a way of life. She walked to the beach, hiked the coast and played in the ocean almost every day. She walked to school, roller-skated for fun and started exercising at the gym when she was 12. People in Rio wear moisture-wicking clothes built for an…