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Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort Offers More than Just a View

There is no denying that Arizona has some fascinating views.  Whether it's 5,500 feet in the air or right from your room at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, there is no shortage of breathtaking views. Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort is set into the granite bluffs of Phoenix Mountain Reserve which provides an extraordinary array of … [Read more...]

Tocaloma Spa and Salon

Thank you to Tocaloma Spa and Salon for complimentary services so that I could share my experience with you. Please see below for full disclosure. When I was in Arizona last month for a girlfriend getaway with a few of my friends, we had the pleasure of getting a couple of spa services.  Since I had just given birth and pregnancy causes havoc for … [Read more...]

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch

When I'm planning family vacations, one of the most important features I look for in choosing locations is the amount of family friendly activities the facility offers and those in the surrounding area. A few girlfriends and I visited the Scottsdale, Arizona area a couple of weeks ago and while it was supposed to be a girls weekend, I couldn't … [Read more...]

Dining with a Different Pointe of View

During my trip last month to Arizona, I was invited to dine at Different Pointe of View at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort.   It was truly a dining experience that I'll never forget along with the memories shared with five of my closest friends. During its 25 year history, Different Pointe of View has evolved into a succulent dining … [Read more...]

Unique Dining Options at Salty Sow

I'm the type of person who pretty much orders the same entrees when dining out.  I have my favorite entrees from each restaurant and just to stick to what's familiar. When I was invited to try out the offerings from Salty Sow in Phoenix, Arizona, I'll admit I was a bit nervous when I took a look at the online menu.  Bone Marrow.  Liver Mousse.  … [Read more...]

Relaxation and Pampering at Spa Avania

Do you ever have days where you wish you could just not think about anything at all for five seconds?  Just five short seconds. Sometimes I feel like my head is going to explode because of all the things constantly on my mind.  Husband. Children. Deadlines. Emails. Clients. Laundry. Bills... Some days it takes all I have not to get in the fetal … [Read more...]

Musical Instrument Museum in Arizona

Music is a very important part of my life considering it is what brought my husband and I together.  We met while singing karaoke and we've been singing together ever since. When I was in Arizona for my girlfriend getaway a couple weeks ago, we were invited to the Musical Instrument Museum. The Musical Instrument Museum MIM offers a immersible … [Read more...]

Flying High with Rainbow Ryders

When I was in Arizona last week, I had the opportunity to cross an item off of my bucket list. I took a ride in a hot air balloon!  It was something that I thought I'd never actually do, but hey, sometimes I surprise myself. I'll admit that I was incredibly nervous about taking a hot air balloon ride.  It's not really comforting to know that you … [Read more...]