Holiday Toy Drives Tucson

Tucson Toy Drives 2014

Help spread a little joy this holiday season by donating a new toy to a child in need. There are lots of organizations hosting holiday toy drives with donation locations around Tucson. I want it easy to find the Tucson Toy Drives, so check out my list below! Kristi’s Kids Season 4 Hope Drive New unwrapped toys will be donated…

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Tucson Santa Claus Sightings and Holiday Events 2014

Who’s ready for Christmas??? It’s about 6 weeks away and flying at us faster than the speed of snow! Many Tucson places have already shared details for their holiday fun including visits with Santa, check out my list below! Santa Pictures in Tucson and Fun Holiday Events 2014 Foothills Mall Santa Arrives Friday, November 28rd at 10am For hours and…

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Tucson Halloween Events

Halloween Events in Tucson

Check out this list of fun Tucson and Southern Arizona Halloween Events during 2014. I will continue to add events as they are announced. For a look at the events we had last year check out my Tucson Halloween Events 2013 list, I think most will make a reappearance this year. Free Tucson Halloween Events Halloween Celebration – My Gym –…

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The Easy Miracle Marathon Helps Kids #MiracleMarathon

We’ve been back to school a month now and I am finally getting settled back into a regular routine. Last spring kicked off some crazy adventures for us that lasted all summer. I don’t want to admit that we overdid it but maybe we did. I didn’t have time for any regular exercise and I’ve been feeling the effects. It’s…

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Whole Foods Grill Cheese and Heirloom Tomato Sandwich

Whole Foods Grilled Cheese and Heirloom Tomato Sandwich

I had a chance to preview the newly rebuilt Whole Foods Oracle location last week and even sampled a few yummy dishes. You know I can’t pass up a good grilled cheese. They sent me home with the grilled cheese and heirloom tomato sandwich recipe (and a few ingredients) so I could make it too. I can’t make the sandwich for you but…

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5 reasons for a staycation at Hilton El Conquistador Resort

I am a big fan of staycations, focusing on local, Arizona fun. Ironically, we rarely take a true Tucson staycation. It was high time we explored a great Tucson resort so we jumped at the chance to check out the Hilton El Conquistador.  We spent a lovely weekend there recently and I wanted to share why I think you (and…

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Arizona Back To School Drives 2014

Arizona Back To School Drives 2014

It’s that time of year again. The stores are setting up back to school sections and some schools even start in a few weeks. As you buy supplies for your own kids, I’d like to encourage you to pick up a few extra supplies to donate to kids in need. Let’s help all kids start of the school year on…

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Oro Valley Aquatic Center

The Oro Valley Aquatic Center

We FINALLY made it over to the new Oro Valley Aquatic Center recently. I thought I share our experience and a few thoughts I had about the facility. 1. The water slide is 130 feet long. The water slide is the perfect kind for Quinn because it ends in a little trough of water instead of the deep end of a…

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Tucson 4th of July Fireworks 2014

Are you looking Tucson 4th of July Firework displays? Here is a list of Tucson area fireworks I’ve found so far… Tucson 4th of July Firework Events  Marana’s Star Spangled Spectacular Friday, July 4th, starting at 6PM Fireworks at 9 PM (weather permitting) Arizona Pavilions District at I-10/Cortaro – Crossroads at Silverbell Park – 7548 N. Silverbell Road Activities include jumping castles,…

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20+ Tucson Staycation Ideas

It’s the last week of school for most of Tucson which means you might be looking for fun things to do in Tucson this summer. I think it would be fun to plan a Tucson staycation, stay a night or two at a local resort taking advantage of their low summer rates and spend time exploring some of the fun activities and…

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