Great Gifts, Home Decor & More: Shop This Small Beautiful Business Called Room and Porch!

I found a hidden Valley gem that you must know about for your gift shopping and home decor needs! This unique boutique is called Room and Porch and it’s packed with one of a kind items that will elevate both your gift giving and your home decor. I loved it so much that I showed […]

Road Trip with Rach to Jerome, Arizona!

Read on to see my Road Trip with Rach report to historic Jerome, Arizona. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your getaway to this interesting desert destination. Rich in copper mine history, wine tasting, ghost hunting and more…and wait until you see where we stayed! A haunted penthouse anyone?! Check out the many […]

Destination Super Bowl LVIII: My Vegas Tips & Picks

Who is lucky enough to be headed to Super Bowl LVIII in Viva Las Vegas?? I’m not, but I was extremely lucky enough to have attended Super Bowl XXVII in Atlanta, Georgia back in 1994. It was a fantastic experience that I will never forget! And the pals that attended the big game with me […]

Road Trip with Rach to the Meteor Crater in Arizona!

Have you been to the best preserved and first proven meteor crater on Earth? It’s an easy day trip from Phoenix and it’s worth it! The Meteor Crater, also called The Barringer Crater, is a sight to see. This famous natural national landmark is where a massive iron nickel meteorite, speeding down at about 26,000 […]

Road Trip with Rach to Winslow, Arizona!

Whether you are visiting Winslow to stand on the famous corner, watch trains go by or check into the lovely La Posada Hotel, this is a historic small town to know about. This place was once a bustling railroad town that was frequented by famous performers, politicians, world leaders and others of note who all […]

Road Trip with Rach to Marina del Rey, California!

Serene and beautiful, Marina del Rey, California ranks as one of my top favorites! You may be surprised to learn that LAX is only a 10 minute drive from the active yet peaceful Marina del Rey. Just four miles north of the busy LAX international airport, but without the overhead sounds of roaring engines. This […]

I Tried Parasailing! Road Trip with Rach to Marina del Rey Parasailing

I tried parasailing! Have you ever tried this fun and exciting water activity? Two weeks before my daughter turned 22 last November, I surprised her with an invitation to fly high above Southern California via Marina del Rey Parasailing on her birthday. I’m not much of a daredevil, but I love doing my travel reports […]

Shamrock Farms Festive Holiday Sips, Dips & Desserts

Tis’ the season for festive and delicious drinks, dips and desserts using Shamrock Farms high-quality, farm fresh scrumptious varieties! Watch this segment to see several easy recipes from the helpful Shamrock Farms website that your holiday guests will love! I showed AZTV7 show host Brad Perry how to make seasonal drink and food favorites using […]

Tis’ the Season for Mom Approved Wellness Remedies

It’s that time of year again that unfortunately go with the holiday months…cold and flu season. I had not been sick in a long time, but three weeks ago I had a painful sinus infection that took me down for a couple of days. I was so glad I had what I call my mom […]

Road Trip with Rach: 48 Hours In Las Vegas & Found Some Hidden Gems

Vegas is definitely on the map these days. With the new Sphere, Allegiant Stadium, upcoming Super Bowl and the scores of not only tourists, but families coming to the Neon City for kids’ tournaments and more, the city is hopping. I myself had not been to Vegas in over 10 years, so I was anxious […]

Road Trip with Rach to London

London calling and it called my name for sure when we planned our trip to Europe last year. Even though I had been to London back in 1994, I wanted to return to show my daughter this very hip and cool UK town. She loved it as much as I thought she would. I couldn’t […]

Road Trip with Rach to Paris!

Paris! The City of Light! The popular tourist hot spot that folks come to see from all over the world. Is it overrated? Did we love it? Was it worth the miles and money? To answer this, I did a travel segment The Arizona Mix morning show…   Paris Recommendations & Booking Links Listed In […]

La Brea Bakery & Managedmoms Sunrise to Sunset Back To School Meal Ideas

Hard to believe that back to school season has arrived, but here in Arizona our kids are in full swing with a new school year. This means creative, oftentimes quick, and tasty meal planning for busy parents. I have teamed up with the delicious artisan La Brea Bakery bread brand to bring you four meal […]

Road Trip with Rach to Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Our trip overseas to Amsterdam, The Netherlands was a huge success! From there we also traveled to Paris and London. Those posts are coming soon! Here is how we got to Amsterdam, where we stayed, what we did and what we ate. Take a look to see what I recommend to try in Holland’s active […]

Rachel Recommends Mom’s Day Gift Guide Ideas

Mother’s Day is coming right up on Sunday, May 14th so here is my Rachel Recommends gift guide to find the perfect gift for the mom personality in your life! I showed these items on my Arizona Daily Mix morning show. Gift Ideas Smart Stylish Stuff – My Sassy Bag is a lifesaver stylish purse […]