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2021 Easter events in Arizona

Events fill quickly. Please call ahead or register in advance to avoid disappointment. We will be adding to this list as we discover more...

This Valentine’s Day, celebrate you!

There’s a disturbing trend I’ve noticed becoming more fashionable over the years. I call it the scourge of the Valentine’s Day Grinch. You’ve probably...

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Toys and family games have become more important than ever to keep us occupied and laughing throughout an unforgettably difficult year. We think everyone...

Taking holiday traditions virtual

I may have cracked the virtual holiday code. That is, figured out how to conduct all of the rituals and traditions for this pandemic-plated...

Balance family screen time with old-school holiday traditions

We all know the holidays will be different this year. From smaller family gatherings to Zoom calls with relatives who live far away, celebrating...

Tips for safer trick-or-treating during COVID-19

Dr. Cara Christ suggests "trick-or-treating can be done safely, but it’s no time to let down your guard since COVID-19 is still active in our communities."

15 ways to celebrate dads on Father’s Day: Sunday, June 21

On Sunday, June 21, we will celebrate dads and all they do. Here are a few ways to be festive with food, fun and...

Mother’s Day: The Coronavirus Edition

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and we all know brunches, spa days and many of the usual traditions and gifts are not going to...

Families get creative to observe, and celebrate, the spring holidays

It was a Passover Seder like never before for the Sacks family of Phoenix. In past years, the family has hosted this meaningful tradition in their own home, gathering loved ones around them. This year, the setting was Zoom video conferencing.

Celebrating Easter while social distancing

Easter 2020 won't be traditional, but it can still be special. Here are a few ideas for things you can do to create a memorable celebration.

The joys of minimalism — at Christmas and beyond

When she saw the $20 bill I had folded and put in front of her, her eyes grew three sizes. She needed a minute...

Holiday stress for teens is real; here’s how to cope

The holidays can bring up feelings of anticipation and apprehension for anyone. That’s particularly true for tweens and teens, who already are in an...

Sari on Science: DIY bath bombs make great gifts

What’s more fun than bathtub bubbles? With DIY bath bombs you can customize all your scents and colors for custom science gift-giving.

5 affordable holiday traditions to help celebrate Christmas

‘Tis the season of excess. Whether it be glitz, gifts or experiences, it’s easy to feel the pressure to open up your wallet in...

Local shopping guide: Holiday gifts for kids — plus stocking stuffer ideas

Local stores are filled with holiday treasures right now. It's hard to believe, but there is only one weekend until Christmas. Here’s a sampling...

Blue Star Museums offers free admission to military families May 18-Sept. 2

A national nonprofit called Blue Star Families, along with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Department of Defense, helps military families enjoy...



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