Sparkling memories of the 4th

When I was young my family lived down the street from Scottsdale Stadium. On the 4th of July we would walk down to the...

Fun ways to spend father’s day

It's not about the ties. Or the sports gear. Or the tools. Or the electronic gizmos. What dads cherish most on Father's Day is...

Mother’s Day breakfast in bed

One of the best things about Mother’s Day is breakfast in bed—unless what comes on the tray is burnt toast, gooey eggs and charred...

Homemade chocolate bunniesfor Easter gifts and baskets

When I was a child, I could always count on my mom to put a chocolate bunny in my Easter basket. I couldn’t wait...

Tons of fun

  All photos by Daniel Friedman

Bringing the Nutcracker to the children

Ballet Arizona sent some dancers to Cardon Children's Medical Center in December to perform some selections from The Nutcracker. For patients who couldn't make...

Tree shopping? Refresher on safety tips

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), an estimated 250 home fires involving Christmas trees and another 170 home fires involving holiday lights and other decorative lighting occur each year.

Why I love Halloween

Halloween is my favorite holiday. Whenever I make this statement, I am asked to explain. So here goes. First, it was my brother’s birthday. As...

Her choice, my challenge

A fish. A car. A bear. No, scratch that—Winnie the Pooh. A baby. A cowgirl. A bumblebee. A fox. A firefighter. These are the answers...



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