So excited to see this article today on the money coming into Old Town Scottsdale. That part of town is a real gem, and so many people who live in North Scottsdale don't venture down that way. There is so much charm and history, art and culture, not to mention great bars and eateries. Read this article to see what great plans … [Read more...] about Downtown Scottsdale Getting a Boost
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It seems at every year end we try to reinvent ourselves in order to erase bad habits and embrace a clean slate. We belong to Lifetime Fitness in Scottsdale, where you can do just about anything. So I decided to pull their calendar of classes and try a few different things: Step Aerobics (missing my leg warmers from the 80's), … [Read more...] about Working out the New Year
40 degrees in Scottsdale? No worries. We just layered ourselves and put on some gloves. What a beautiful way to start off our New Year's Eve. My sister and her husband were in town from Boston, and we wanted to show them the beauty of the McDowell Mountains, despite gray skies. For those of you who enjoy hiking, the Gateway is … [Read more...] about Happy New Year’s Eve from Gateway Saddle!
Years ago my mom taught me how to preserve Christmas messages from friends and family in a unique and creative way. Some of us receive hundreds of Christmas cards, and most toss them after the holiday display is taken down. So what to do with all of these cards? All you need is a pair of scissors to create beautiful gift tags … [Read more...] about Recycling Christmas?
A RETURN TO THE 60's I suppose there are several things that have prompted me to write on this topic, not the least of which is our Sunday night ritual watching MAD MEN on AMC. A sexy show piled high with decor, props, and clothing (along with all-day cocktails and endless cigarette smoking), this one really encompasses the … [Read more...] about Revisiting MODERN