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All Abilities Marketplace event in Phoenix features young entrepreneurs with disabilities

Fall weekends are filled with festivals and markets leading up to the holiday season, but this one will surely stand out. On Saturday, Nov. 16,...

Comedians of #IMomSoHard coming to Scottsdale for two shows on July 27

To stressed-out moms everywhere, Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley are internet rock stars. The co-creators of online comedy act #IMomSoHard have gotten about 15...

Free innovation curriculum offered to Arizona middle and high school teachers

Fifty teachers and 1,600 students in Arizona public schools can try out a free new curriculum aimed at creating more entrepreneurs and creative problem-solvers...

5 questions with Danielle Wurth about getting organized

RAK featured Scottsdale mom Danielle Wurth in an August 2011 web-exclusive story. Her business, Wurth Organizing, served a growing list of clients who craved...

Work-life balance: Mesa couple creates family-friendly networking events

We’ve all been there: After grinding through another long work week and tackling an even longer list of household chores, you get invited to...

Rafterhouse: Two Phoenix families’ HGTV pilot to air on Wednesday, April 12

A few years ago, builder Chris Liles and real-estate agent Austin King were quietly transforming midcentury ranch homes in the Arcadia neighborhood of east...

Girl power! Phoenix teen is ready to change the world

Wearing a sleeveless navy-blue dress and white low-top Converse shoes, Aleena Valdez stood behind the microphone and adjusted her glasses. “You’re never too young to...

“Milk. Beer. Wine.” is a networking event for parent entrepreneurs

MORE — a local start-up created to help time-starved parent entrepreneurs — is launching a series of family-friendly happy hours called “Milk. Beer. Wine,”...

“Raising an Entrepreneur” offers tips to nurture a child’s creativity, independence

When business and parenting are mentioned in the same breath, or in the same book, the bottom line usually involves encouraging the parent to...

Smart Cookie: Original—and easy!—cookie creations

Christi Farr Johnstone, of Phoenix, impressed family members and friends with her chocolate-covered pretzels with sprinkles on top. “It isn’t rocket science,” she told...

Phoenix mom launches Artful Giving

"Like a lot of women, I tried for years to find my niche at local non-profits," says Phoenix mom Peggy Baze. The self-described "empty-nester,"...

Mom-daughter entrepreneurs support arts in schools

Scottsdale mom and daughter Jen and Ariana Silver are working together to support arts education in Arizona and beyond. Ari, then just 8 years old,...

Mom-daughter artists raise cancer awareness

Scottsdale mom and art teacher Rachel Householder has been known to drive around town with a stack of torsos in the back of her...

Dad and daughter share interest in Phoenix history

Robert Melikian’s interest in Phoenix history lead him to publish Vanishing Arizona (Arcadia Publishing, 2010), a book of historical photographs of buildings in Phoenix...

Making time for mom

RAK staff members Jenny Gillespie (graphic artist), Tina Gerami (advertising trafficking) and Brandy Collet (circulation). Photo by Daniel Friedman. As a mom and an entrepreneur,...

Fitness works out as a business

As one of three owners of AZ Pro Physiquesin Gilbert, Whitney Jones of Chandler is proof that working out and proper nutrition yield results....



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