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Pumpkin and Chili Party at Schnepf Farm

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Since Halloween  2014 is on Friday, your family will probably want to celebrate through the weekend.  Lucky for us Phoenicicans, the Pumpkin and Chili Party at Schnepf Farm is all weekend long.

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Growing up in Chicago, fall has always been a favorite of mine.  And in the Valley, I celebrate fall with Hot Pumpkin Spice...

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Minute with Mom from Brenda Warner

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Author. Philanthropist. Motivational speaker. Former nurse and Marine. Brenda Warner wears many hats. The wife of former NFL football player Kurt Warner, Brenda has had an exceptional life filled with challenges and successes. But despite the many titles, there are two that are the most important to her: wife and mother. Before Brenda married Kurt, she was married to a fellow Marine she met in boot camp. The couple had two children, Zack and Jesse. One day, she received a call from her husband saying there was something wrong with Zack. He eventually admitted he had dropped the baby, which had done serious...

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Is Charter School Right for You?

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When it comes to deciding if you should send your child to charter school, the question isn’t necessarily if charter school will fit your child, but which charter school will fit your child.

“Every child is right for some charter school,” says Peter Bezanson, Basis.ed CEO. BASIS Schools operates charter schools within Arizona.

A charter school is a public school that offers freedom when it comes to curriculum, teachers, textbooks, classes, etc. As a public institution, charter schools have no tuition or admissions criteria. This...

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10 Things To Do This Weekend in Phoenix: Family Edition

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altIt’s nearing the end of October, which means it’s the last weekend to enjoy Halloween happenings in the Valley. For the last time this year, get spooked at Fear Farm, graze through a pumpkin patch and finish it off celebrating Dia de los Muertos. Here are our top picks for the weekend of Oct. 24-26.  

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Harvest Fest at Pioneer Living History Museum

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In the Valley, temps in the 90’s are associated with fall, Halloween and outdoor fun. If you’re like my fam, you’re probably looking at all the fall festivities that are kicking off in Phoenix this month. Since it’s my six month old daughter, Mia Valentina’s, first fall ever, my husband and I are eager to take her to the family friendly events in town. 

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This past weekend, we trekked to the Pioneer Living History Museum for their Harvest Fest. Located in North Phoenix, the museum showcases 90 acres of an old 1800's town. You will see authentic buildings and historically accurate reproductions including the Opera House, look through a rifle port in...

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