Be Sure To Enter: The 23rd Annual Production Of The Arizona Nutcracker Ticket Giveaway Drawing Is This Week’s Freebie Friday!

Get ready to take the family to see the 23rd annual production of The Nutcracker presented by The Arizona Nutcracker!  I am super excited to share that we have 2 sets of 4 tickets to give away in our Freebie Friday drawing this week!! See below for the drawing details!  This particular Valley production of The Arizona Nutcracker stars […]

Watch This Video To Learn About Grand Canyon Railway, Polar Express Experience & Where To Stay & Dine In Williams, AZ

Watch the video below to get part 2 of the lowdown on visiting Williams, Arizona. Yesterday I published part 1 of my Arizona Daily Mix morning show segment all about Williams, Arizona. Here is part 2 with details about riding the Grand Canyon Railway from Williams to the Grand Canyon and information about the very […]

Watch This Video To Experience AZ Mountainside Roller Coaster, Mountain Tubing & Ziplining!

Watch the video below to feel like you are riding Arizona’s first and only truly unique mountainside roller coaster! My recent Road Trippin’ with Rach morning show segment that I did live on The Arizona Daily Mix show gives you a glimpse of the action packed fun! Plus get information about the Route 66 Zipline […]

Road Trippin’ with Rach: 10 Reasons To Wander To Williams, AZ

Road trippin’ has become my jam in my empty nester chapter. I especially love sharing tips about great getaways in Arizona. With today’s article, I invite you to go road trippin’ with me, Rach to Williams, Arizona. You won’t believe just how much there is to do, see, eat, sip and ride in this historic […]

Unique Gift Idea To Send Your College Student To Kick Off New School Year

Here is a fun gift idea for your college student that is a unique way to wish your kid a wonderful year ahead. I did this last year for my daughter and she loved it. She was so surprised and touched to receive this creative care package. Our loving box made her tear up and […]

Dillard’s Scottsdale Back To School Fashion Show on Arizona Daily Mix Morning Show

As seen in my Arizona Daily Mix morning show on AZTV Channel 7 this morning, below are the styles and links I showed in the adorable back to school fashion show. And be sure to attend Dillard’s Scottsdale Kids Day on August 6th starting at 1pm located in the downstairs mall entrance. There will be […]

Guest Post: Summer Break Fun Top 10 Easy Science Experiments For Kids

For those of you with kids (and grandkids, too) on summer break, check out these top 10 science experiments for the kiddos. When today’s guest writer asked to share this top 10 list, I readily agreed as I remember trying to come up with fun activities for my kids to do while on summer break. […]

Guest Post: Guide To Your Teen’s First Car

I get sentimental when I think about my son’s first car and my daughter’s first vehicle. It was such a bittersweet time.   A number of my blog readers have kids (and some have grandkids now!) preparing to acquire the milestone first car and there is a lot to consider, so when I received a […]

My Arizona Daily Mix Morning Show Montezuma Castle & Montezuma Well Arizona Day Trips Segment

From my awesome Arizona day trip article, 15 Exciting Day Trips From Phoenix:  A Local’s Guide that is published on the international travel website, twowanderingsoles…here is my recent segment on the Arizona Daily Mix morning show about two of my day trips plus the best Italian restaurant I’ve ever found. You won’t believe where it […]

My Three Favorite Spring Cleaning Organization Tools From My Arizona Daily Mix Morning Show Segment

My first spring cleaning get organized segment went so well that the AZTV Arizona Daily Mix show had me do another one! Spring cleaning season has arrived and less clutter equals less stress. See my top three favorite spring cleaning organization tools in my segment below. I asked the show’s host Brad Perry guess what […]

Guest Post: How To Aid Your Bullied Child

Although my children are now grown, when I received an email with the infographic below about how to aid your bullied child, I agreed to publish this helpful information. Today’s guest post comes from Kids Car Donations… This infographic was created by Kids Car Donations, a local car donation center         This […]

Guest Post: 5 Reasons Why Concerned Parents Use Teen GPS Trackers

Since a number of my blog readers have kids with a brand-new driver’s license, this guest post is timely.  I’m happy to now have young adults.  We survived the nerve-wracking teen driving stage.  Twice.  It’s a bittersweet time.  I loved when my two children started driving because it made life easier, but I didn’t love […]

Look Back: My #1 Hands Down Favorite 2021 Moment Was My Son’s Perfect Picture-Postcard Engagement!

My #1 hands down favorite 2021 moment was my son’s perfect picture-postcard engagement to the love of his life.  In case you missed it, here it is.  It went so well in beautiful snowy Vail, Colorado that a national TV show carried the proposal nationally.  A big shout out to Jack’s little sis for her […]

Quick Tip: Baby Stain Removal Tried & True Techniques

Lucky me, I have some new babies in my life since several of my relatives have recently had babies and are about to have a little one join the family.  So fun!  So, when guest post writer, Kay Escobia asked to share her tried and true techniques for all kinds of baby stains from spit […]

To My Friends Sending Kids Off To Young Adulthood…This!

As I watch so many of my pals tearfully send their babies off to college…or to the military…or to another path as adulthood has somehow crept up so quickly, I considered what I might share in this blog post.  With my oldest turning 24 in a few short months, enjoying his sports journalism career and […]