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Events You Can’t Miss Out on this March

March is well under way and Tempe is bursting with exciting things to do! Here are some of the fun things to do around town this month.   Catch a baseball game. If you haven’t already, catch a baseball game before spring training is over! With over 15 teams playing in and around the Phoenix area, you won’t find another opportunity to see this many professional baseball players in one place! See the schedule and buy tickets online here.   Buy a new plant for your home. Head over to the Desert Botanical Garden March 15th through the 17th for

Weekend Getaway: Sedona

Sedona has become of the country’s favorite vacation destinations, and it’s easy to see why. You’ll find breathtaking scenery, beautiful weather, and a myriad of activities that will keep you coming back for more. Luckily in Tempe, this spiritual mecca is only a few hours away, so it’s the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. Here’s what you can explore in and around Sedona.   Play Outdoors Sedona is surrounded by 1.8 million acres of national forest, wilderness areas and state parks. It’s the perfect area for biking, fishing, horseback riding, running and more! There is no shortage of outdoor

A Guide to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

A new year is a great chance to make changes in your life, whether in your career, health or personally. However, making lasting change is hard, which is why so many people give up on their New Year’s resolutions within a month. In fact, only eight percent of people are show to keep their resolutions. Here are some tips on how you can make successful goals for 2019 and keep them.   Pick the Right Resolution – and Keep it Simple Many people start the new year with these grand resolutions that aren’t really realistic. That is their first downfall.

Easy Treats Perfect for the Holiday Season

One of the best parts of the holiday season is all the tasty treats you get to indulge in! Here are some easy treats you can make for your next holiday gathering.   Homemade Fudge Fudge is a treat that dates back to the late 1800s and hasn’t lost it status as a family favorite during the holidays. It’s simple recipe allows for different flavors and textures to be added in, creating a myriad of possibilities! Start with sweetened condensed milk, then add in chocolate chips, salt and vanilla until it’s melted and thick. Let it sit in the fridge

Can’t Miss Events this Holiday Season

Tis the holiday season which means the city is bustling with markets, activities and events. Here are some events worth checking out this holiday season.   TCA Presents “A Christmas Carol” Tempe | Tempe Center for the Arts The Tempe Center for the Arts presents a Broadway musical adaption of the classic Charles Dickens’ novel, “A Christmas Carol”. Follow Ebenezer Scrooge as he takes ghost-guided journeys through is past, present and future to learn the importance of family and friendship. You don’t want to miss this holiday classic of hope, love and redemption. See showtimes and purchase tickets here.  

Tempe’s Art Museums

Tempe’s art culture is ever changing and ever growing. You’ll find creative and authentic paintings, sculptures, ceramics, photography and even film in the city’s local art museums, but you’ll find artists’ expressions displayed around the city as well. Even if you’re a regular at in Tempe’s museums, the exhibits are always changing, so there is always something new to see. Here’s what’s current:   ASU Art Museum 51 E. 10th St The ASU Art Museum, named “the single most impressive venue for contemporary art in Arizona” by Art in America magazine, is recognized for its cutting edge exhibits and innovative programming that

A Guide to Grooming Your Dog

If you have a dog, or are thinking of welcoming a pet dog into your life, it’s important that you know about grooming and bathing care. Bathing and grooming your dog will not only keep them clean and healthy, but you and your home as well. Try grooming your dog at home with these DIY tips!   Bathing Your Dog Bathing your dog to get rid of any unpleasant odor or dirt is good, but there are even more important reasons to do so. Regular washing helps keep a dog’s coat and skin healthy and clean, and can help prevent

Oktoberfest Around the Valley

Oktoberfest celebrations are already underway around the valley. Here’s whats on schedule in the next few weeks.   Old World Oktoberfest Peoria, October 5 – 6 Peoria is hosting it’s Oktoberfest celebration in true German style, with live music straight from Germany and loads of German food, including brats, pretzels beer and more. There will also be fun competitions including stein holding and dancing.   Downtown Phoenix Oktoberfest Phoenix, October 6 Phoenix is hosting its first Oktoberfest celebration on October 6th, complete with traditional food, beer and music, including a Bavarian dance floor and live polka music!   Oktoberfest at

Four Peaks Oktoberfest

Next weekend the Four Peaks Oktoberfest returns to the Tempe Town Lake for the 46th year. This is one of Tempe’s signature annual events, and the largest Oktoberfest celebration in Arizona! This fun celebration benefits the Tempe Sister Cities, a student exchange, global culture and humanitarian works program. Here’s everything you can find at this crazy 3-day celebration: Beer and wine gardens Opening parade and keg tapping Races Beer Tasting Great Food Live Music Polka dances Carnival and much more! Admission for the festival is free, and is always a great time for the whole family! Learn more and busy

The Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has become a trending item in recent years, and for good reason. It has been found to have some health benefits and is a very versatile oil, able to be used in everything from cooking to beauty to pets! Unlike most vegetable oils, coconut oil is solid at room temperature. However it reacts to its environment – in the colder months it can be hard as a rock, and in the warmer months (or climates, like Arizona) it can be completely liquid. It doesn’t matter what form it sits, its uses don’t change!   In the Kitchen Coconut

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