See local Phoenix band Ruca Live at Whole Foods Market Tempe March 8, 2014

Free Music Event featuring Ruca at Whole Foods Market in Tempe, AZ

Discovering that  Whole Foods Market in Tempe carries vinyl records is just another reason to love vising the grocery store and market. My husband recently gave me a Norah Jones record with the song we danced to at our wedding. It is now framed in my office and I would love to add to the wall with a collection of discs with memorable moments. The market recently partnered with independent record label, River Jones Music and now carries vinyl records and CD’s from Read More... {Read More...}

The Color Run 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour comes to Tempe January 25 {giveaway}

The Color Run disclosure

My New Years resolutions always include fitness and spending more quality time with family. While I didn't officially make a New Years resolution this year, I certainly plan to maintain a healthy exercise routine and commit to arranging more physical outings for my family. The The Color Run 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour will be the first step in the right direction. Family fun while working on my fitness goals is the perfect way to start the new year! I participated in The Color Run Read More... {Read More...}

Discover the Dinosaurs (Phoenix event Jan. 3-5, 2014 ticket giveaway)

Discover the Dinosaurs disclosure

When I heard about the Discover the Dinosaurs event I knew my family would be attending. My daughter is fascinated by science and spending the day with dinosaurs sounds like the perfect learning opportunity. Enter through the stone arch and let the adventure begin! The event's goal is to create "a fun environment of learning and activity that explores the wonderment and mystery of our pre-historic past." The main exhibit, consisting of 8-10 different scenes, is full of animatronic Read More... {Read More...}

A Family Day at SeaWorld® San Diego

Sea World San Diego, Atlantis

My family has been to SeaWorld® San Diego many times and I always look forward to planning our next visit because each time is a unique experience.  We recently spent a few hours feeding the sea lions at SeaWorld and had a fun family day enjoying the rides, shows, and attractions. My daughter insisted on visiting the sea lions before we saw any other attractions. The Pacific Point exhibit is always our first stop when we go to the park.  She loves Read More... {Read More...}

Family Fun at the Circus that is Built to Amaze

Ringling Bros. & Bailey Presents Built to Amaze, family fun circus (16)

Last week my family attended the  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® circus to see the Built to Amaze presentation.  We had an amazing time and made unforgettable family memories. My husband and I have attended the circus before and knew it was going to be an event to remember.  We talked about the circus with my daughter for weeks leading up to the show's opening night.  She had watched several performance clips online and couldn't wait for Read More... {Read More...}

Learning about Water Safety at the Summer Splash Tour (Gilbert, Arizona)

Learning about Water Safety at the Summer Splash Tour (2)

This morning my family attended the Summer Splash Tour in Gilbert, Arizona.  We learned about water safety and played in the water for several hours.  The Summer Splash tour has several more stops around the Phoenix area this month.  The free family event offers a great learning opportunity while cooling off with many different water activities and games.   The free day of play included various water rides, family fun activities, conservation, and fun! My daughter Read More... {Read More...}