The Ultimate Stay 2 Play Giveaway for Summer!

Every night you stay at Hotel Valley Ho, Memorial Day through Labor Day, you will automatically be entered to win some amazing prizes, including a vacation to Cabo San Lucas!  The more nights you stay, the more chances you have to win.

GRAND PRIZE

Six-Day, Five-Night Stay in a Suite at Casa Dorada in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Round-Trip Airfare for Two on US Airways, Airport Transfers Read more

Take a Ride at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

If you are looking for a fun outing with the kids or just feel like being a kid again yourself, you need to visit McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in the heart of Scottsdale! I love this place.

The newest attraction is a 10,000-square-foot building that has model railroads and hands-on activities. You can actually visit it for free. Watching the trains and looking at the meticulously designed villages is a trip back to your childhood and a real imagination trip for the …

Take A Peek Into Chef Justin’s Summer Vegetable Garden

We overheard Executive Sous Chef Justin Pfeilsticker talking about his backyard garden in Chandler. Zucchini, tomatoes, artichokes, melon…all this growing in July? We were a bit surprised (and impressed), and decided to check out the garden for ourselves!

Chef Justin's Garden

When did you start gardening?
I’ve loved growing things ever since I was a kid. It might actually be cheaper for me …

Experience the New Butterfly Wonderland

Last week I decided to take my grandsons out to the latest great attraction in Scottsdale, Butterfly Wonderland.

I am now a lifetime member because I know it is a place we will visit often! It is not only educational, but an ideal place to spend a hot summer afternoon. It has the largest butterfly atrium in the country!

You can also experience a wonderful 3D movie, the Butterfly Emergence Gallery, and The Conservatory — a glass atrium housing …

Enjoy a Classic Steak at The Stockyards

If you are headed in or out of Sky Harbor Airport and are hungry for some beef, you have to stop at Arizona’s original steakhouse, The Stockyards!

It’s on Washington Street, east of 44th Street, built on land that used to be part of the Tovrea stockyards. The Stockyards restaurant opened in 1947 along with the Cowman’s Club, a restored bar built in 1889.

The Bar at The StockyardsRead more