Plan a Phoenix Staycation For Under $40 a Person

By Michelle Gardner

It is summer and I am totally in the mood for a vacation! Aren't you? Unfortunately, a family vacation out of state is not in our near future, but a fantastic and affordable STAY-cation is thanks to our new adventures with Pogo Pass. We can have a blast without leaving the state for under $40 a pers... Read More

10 Things to Do in Phoenix Before School is Out

By Melissa Choate

The last day of the 2013-14 school year for my children is May 22nd. When the school bell rings that afternoon it will be an end to classes and the beginning of a long, hot summer vacation in Phoenix. A little preparation can make an average summer awesome. Here is a list of 10 things to do in Phoen... Read More

Arizona Spring Training Guide 2014

By April Johnston

Spring Training in Arizona attracts people from all over the country who want to watch their favorite teams in warmer weather to escape the cold.   You will see a lot of retirees and people on vacation flocking to the games.  However, this is a perfect opportunity for those of us who live in Ariz... Read More

Celebrate Phoestivus 2013 in Downtown Phoenix

By Melissa Choate

“Festivus for the rest of us!” That was the slogan of Frank Costanza's made-up holiday on an unforgettable Seinfeld episode. George might be ashamed of his family's wacky tradition but you'll enjoy celebrating this alternative holiday in Downtown Phoenix at the fourth annual Phoestivus 2013. It ... Read More

The Arizona Polar Express Experience

By April Johnston

My family recently made our first trip to the Polar Express in Williams.  My son absolutely loves trains, but he wasn't that familiar with the story behind the trip.  It was never a story that really connected with our family, but trains was a whole other matter!  We decided to stay overnight o... Read More

Arizona Things To Do October 2013

By April Johnston

It's starting to move out of the hundreds and people are opening their homes for the cooler night air.  It's a great time to start doing more outdoorsy things with your family without getting heatstroke!  Here are some really cool things to do in October: Crafty Kids-October 16, Glendale Main Lib... Read More

Websites to Bridge Learning Part 1

By April Johnston

As a parent and someone who works in the education field, I understand and appreciate the value of continually expanding your horizon.  Although my son is  5 and not very far in school, I want to fill his vacation time not only with fun and childhood memories, but also with continuing knowledg... Read More

15 Things to Do With LEGOS

By Melissa Choate

My husband took our four year-old son to LEGO Kids Fest last weekend. If you missed it, the event was held at the University of Phoenix Stadium and featured over three acres of LEGO displays and hands-on activities, including The Big Brick Pile. Our son laid down in it and buried himself with LEGOS.... Read More

Flipside in Chandler Arizona

By Monica Jamer

I recently went to Flipside in Chandler with a big group of our family. We had ages 8-15, Adults and my toddler. I had so much fun, I can't wait to go back with a big group of our adult friends! Oh and kids like it too. At Flipside they have quite a few fun things. We really liked playing in th... Read More

AZ Things to Do May 2013 Part 2

By April Johnston

Everytime I think I can stop looking for activities, I end up finding more!  Here are more fun events happening this month to keep you and your family busy, happy, and learning. Free Science Saturdays - Chandler.  Tumbleweed Ranch.  2nd Saturday, October -May (excluding November and March).  ... Read More