Enjoy a family meal at T.C. Eggington’s in Mesa, Arizona


We were recently invited to dine at T.C. Eggington's, a family restaurant serving a diverse menu of breakfast, brunch, and lunch selections in Mesa, Arizona. The family owned restaurant was established in 1985 and features award winning hand crafted recipes. Both of my parents worked though my childhood and we rarely had family breakfasts together during the week because of busy schedules. One of my favorite childhood memories is when my uncle would visit from the ARMY and come over early in Read More... {Read More...}

Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic comes to Phoenix April 10-13, 2014 (ticket giveaway)


Disney is celebrating with over 65 characters in their new Disney On Ice 100 Years of Magic show. The show shares 18 magical Disney stories with special appearances by all of your favorite characters. 100 Years of Magic will be in Phoenix at the US Airways Center April 10-13, 2014 and we are excited to be giving away a family four pack of tickets to opening night Thursday, April 10. We've seen Disney on Ice performances several times and my daughter has always enjoyed Read More... {Read More...}

DownEast Home Mesa, AZ Grand Opening March 28, 2014


The new DownEast Home in Mesa Arizona is celebrating their grand opening March 28, 2014. I visited the store the evening before the opening and was impressed by the selection of home goods and furniture. The store is full of unique pieces that could happily redecorate my entire home. The pretty home goods, clothes, and accessories provide an eclectic changing collection at great low prices for a fun shopping experience. I enjoy shopping at the DownEast Home store in Read More... {Read More...}

Learning Workshops for Early Childhood Educators at the Arizona Science Center

Learning workshops for Early Childhood Educators at the Arizona Science Center

We visit the Arizona Science Center frequently but I just recently learned about their free workshops for early childhood educators. The monthly workshop classes fill quickly because of the great learning opportunity for teachers and educators. The unique experiences provide the opportunity for educators to play with new materials and learn how to introduce them in the classroom. Discussions are centered around how children develop scientific thinking through engineering play and Read More... {Read More...}

Make your party magical with Fairytale Events

Make your party magical with Fairytale Events (Arizona)

I knew the very first time we met a princess from Fairytale Events I would be planning a party at some point to include Arizona's premier princess party company. My daughter has a daily growing collection of favorite fairy tales and princesses. Inviting a princess to our home was a dream come true for both of us. Our Disneyland Party & Family Game Room debut was magical with the appearance of a princess from Fairytale Events.We attended an event at As You Wish Read More... {Read More...}

Spring Camp at Great Play of Chandler (March 12-21, 2014)

spring camp at Great Play of Chandler, March 2014

With spring break in full swing, some families are traveling but others are busy with staycations having fun taking a break from normal work and school routines. More than a few days at home can leave children bored resorting to lazy afternoons on the couch. Instead of spending time in front of the TV, let your children spend their breaks having fun at Great Play of Chandler. The spring camp days are full of fun activities to keep your child engaged while learning about physical Read More... {Read More...}