One of the biggest challenges on the total elimination diet is finding baked goods and easy-to-grab snacks that taste good. "Always on the run" is part of the lifestyle with kids and in order to adhere successfully to this limited diet, it's important to stock items that you can have at the ready or take to activities and in the car. These muffins fit the bill -- and they are dairy-free, nut-free, gluten-free and egg-free. I like to bake a big batch and freeze half, so we always have them on hand. This is one of our favorite snacks, plus they're perfect for a quick breakfast too. ...Read more.
Summer beach season is so close we can almost taste the salty air! The temps in Phoenix have already crept over 100 degrees and the California beach scene with its cool breezes sounds dreamy. Even if you're staying in town, you'll want to channel beach vibes by the pool or maybe on your favorite staycation. We have the latest beach styles from World Market and Mae & Marie boutique. Angela and her models have the looks and how to wear them on Channel 12’s Arizona Midday. ...Read more.
It snuck up on us... Mother's Day is Sunday, May 14th! Wasn't it just Valentine's Day?! The big day is only 10 days away. The good news is that there's still time to shop and order the perfect gifts for the moms in your life. And, don't forget to start your own wish list. If you need a little inspiration, we have some terrific ideas for under $100! You're welcome and Happy Mother's Day!! ...Read more.
The Met Gala is one of the major red carpet events of the year -- the "see and be seen" must-attend fête for both the fashion and celebrity crowds, which have virtually become one and the same these days. Since the gala is for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, designers and celebrities are given free license to get creative if they chose and embrace the event's theme, which this year honored the avant garde style of Comme des Garçons' designer Rei Kawakubo. We saw stars like Riri, Kerry and Katy owning their haute couture creations, while others went for a more wearable, ...Read more.
Summer days are quickly approaching and before we know it, school will be out. I'm already dreaming of family beach vacays and weekend getaways in the months ahead, and while they are a ways off, I am channeling vacation vibes with brights, embellishments and flirty styles. And, I am thrilled to have been asked by Paradise Valley Lifestyle magazine to share a few of my favorite things for refreshing your summer style! The magazine is hitting mailboxes in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area this week (or check it out online), and you can shop the items featured right here. Cheers to the crazy, lazy days of summer! ...Read more.