Extra, Extra, Read All About it!

This holiday season, give the gift of words—whether to yourself or others. From motivational advice to engaging tales, these books are captivating.

The Sporting Life

Sports have always played an integral role in Denise Seomin’s life.

Mark Tarbell

On a typical day, Chef Mark Tarbell is up bright and early.

Happy Holidays and See You Next Year!

It’s hard to believe we have reached the end of 2019. Where does the time go? The good news is that this is a magical time of year that most of us absolutely cherish! We get to enjoy the cool crisp air, wear our cozy sweaters and boots, drink hot cocoa, and revel in the festive … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

National Handwashing Awareness Week Just in time for flu season comes National Handwashing Awareness Week. Held the first week of December each year (this year, that’s Dec. 1-7), the event was designed to remind people that clean hands help prevent illness. Experts recommend washing your hands with soap and clean water for a minimum of 20 … Continued

Childhelp Drive the Dream Gala Kick-Off Party

Childhelp, the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit advocating for abused and neglected children, celebrated the Childhelp Drive the Dream Gala Kick-off Party on Oct. 16. Ivy Ciolli, this year’s chair, along with vice-chairs Dru Hammer and Jacqueline Nerguizian, hosted the event at the OTTO Car Club. The gala will be held on Feb. 15, 2020, at The Phoenician. … Continued

2019 National Quarterback Club Awards Dinner and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

On Jan. 17, 2020, Arizonan Bill Shover will receive the 2019 Legacy Recognition Award during the 2019 National Quarterback Club Awards Dinner and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at The Scottsdale Resort McCormick Ranch. For information about the club, the awards dinner and the ceremony, visit NationalQBClub.com. Photography by Mike Harvey of Peak Image

Paradise Valley Lifestyle and North Scottsdale Lifestyle’s ‘The Social’

"The Social" was a fun gathering of community for both Paradise Valley Lifestyle and North Scottsdale Lifestyle magazines. A special thank you to Lincoln Steakhouse for hosting, Nicole Anders for being the event coordinator, and Scottsdale Ferrari for providing beautiful vehicles, creating a perfect red carpet entrance. Photography by Whitney DiNota, Lindsay Jenks, Josh Weinberg

Phoenix Fashion Week

The three-day event, held at Talking Stick Resort, drew more than 5,000 attendees, featured more than 24 runway shows, and showcased 10 emerging designers from across the country who launched their collections. Thursday evening was the Fashionably Pink celebrity runway show to raise breast cancer awareness and benefit local charity Don’t be a Chump; Check for a Lump. 

2019 Heart Ball Addressing Luncheon

Heart Ball Chairman Kristine Thompson and her executive team recently brought the Heart Ball Committee, made up of 100 volunteers, to Mountain Shadows for the Addressing Luncheon. The Committee spent the morning assembling the Heart Ball invitations. During the following luncheon, the Badgley Mischka Resort Evening Collection was presented by Neiman Marcus, with a special appearance … Continued

Cheers to the Holidays!

 Last Drop Ornamentini  "Beyond the wildly imaginative presentation and pour, the house-made syrup combines traditional holiday flavors (cranberry, orange and cinnamon) that are perfectly balanced with the Purity Vodka and fresh lemon juice to create a smooth and refreshing martini. Holiday cocktails often lean towards super sweet peppermint drinks or nightcaps, so we wanted to create a cocktail that started the…

Fourth Annual Sip, Shop & Style

Saks Fifth Avenue and Mom Style Lab hosted this event to celebrate what’s new and fashionable for fall. It included a fashion show, styling advice, beauty update and shopping. Angela Keller of Mom Style Lab shared how to build an intentional capsule wardrobe, and celebrity makeup artist Lisa Moore demonstrated on how to reboot your look and skincare routine.

PANDA

When Robyn DeBell lived in Tucson, she witnessed her neighbor and friend, Louise Thomas, rise from the ashes after losing her young son, Michael, to a blood cancer. Louise raised the money to build the Steele Children’s Research Center. Their goal is to improve children’s health. Robyn, in turn, was inspired.