From Cooling Outdoor Space to Creative Cakes to Mule Cup Rentals & More…My Top Phoenix Party Rental Picks

Hard to believe but graduation party planning season is once again upon us.  Not to mention birthdays, showers or other events on the calendar. If you are party planning for a graduation or for any kind of celebration, check out my top local Phoenix party rental picks.  I have put several to the test several […]

Fun & Fabulous Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day happens on June 17th, so here are some gift ideas that I showed in my segment today on the Your Life Arizona morning show.  Many are sold at local retailers for good last minute ideas.  I also found some unique ones that can be ordered, so take a look at this now so […]

AZ Local: AJ’s Thanksgiving Dinner PreOrder: How It Works

A few year ago, I tried the AJ’s Fine Food’s holiday dinner pre-order meal plan and it worked well, tasted great and happily fed all.  And no one guessed that I had a little help from AJ’s Fine Foods.  If you are considering cooking Turkey Day dinner, but need a little help, check out this […]

Quick & Easy Foods To Bring To A Holiday Dinner

Manic:  You have been invited to a friend’s Thanksgiving dinner but you don’t have a lot of time to prepare something elaborate.  Or perhaps you have a long road trip planned to get to your family’s Christmas celebration.  In both cases, you want to bring something festive and fun, but you don’t have a lot […]

Dad’s Day Gift Ideas!

Father’s Day is this Sunday so if you need some gift ideas, check out my recent morning show segment on KTVK’s “Your Life A to Z” show.  This aired last week so there are some excellent last minute ideas, but also a few that it may be too late to order, but most of these […]

Terrific Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas & Grad Gifts, Too

Not only is this week teacher appreciation week, but the school year is coming to a quick close, so here are some sweet ideas for gifts for that special teacher that you and your child want to appreciate.  There are also a couple of grad gift ideas as well.  And to get the awesome mug […]

Great Grad Gift Ideas

The graduation season has arrived so I found some cool and unique gifts for the graduate on your list and I’ve got stuff for all ages, so take a look….

Easy Meal Ideas for Dinner

Manic:  This time of year is crazy busy with all of the activities that come with the end of the school year, so finding time to cook a good homemade meal is not easy! Managed:  Implementing several ideas that have worked for me in the past when I needed to feed my busy family fast, […]

My Favorite Quick Dinner Idea

     Manic:  Want to cook dinner, but don’t have the time (or the desire) to make it from scratch. Managed:  Grab my favorite prepared, but not cooked, chicken dish from AJ’s Fine Foods.  As soon as I get home, I pop it in my oven for a quick and delicious dinner.  My family loves this […]