Calling all local brands, makers, and creatives!

POP PHX is a collaborative retail concept welcoming local brands, and is set to open its doors along Roosevelt Row’s Art District in early January. Located on the south side of Roosevelt Street between 5th and 6th Street, The Blocks of Roosevelt Row will be home to some existing businesses and some newbies. Like the highly anticipated Tacos Chelo, and Trapp Haus BBQ, and cooperative merchandising space, POP PHX. The Continue Reading

Local Happenings Nov 17th – 19th

Happy Friday friends! This morning our house was c h i l l y y y y. We had left some windows open. I bundled our tiny human up and turned on Elf for her. I took note of the gloomy sky and took a sip of some coffee and BAM. It happened. My first official tinge of excitement for the holidays! I can not wait until next week.  We Continue Reading

Support Local This Weekend!

Recently, I had the opportunity to hear Kimber Lanning of Local First AZ speak as a part of a Sustainability Speaker Series put on by my company. She spoke of the importance of supporting local within our communities, and how dollars reach farther within our local economy when we support small. She discussed the concept of “shifting 10,” meaning, shifting 10 percent of your purchases to locally sourced goods and Continue Reading

Sonora Handmade Weaving Workshop

Makers gonna make. Recently, I reached out to Jenny from Sonora Handmade, a local brand weaving up the cutest wall hangings in the Valley of the Sun.  She had a workshop coming up at the darling and SCRUMPTIOUS A Bakeshop in the Uptown area, and I wanted in on it. A Bakeshop has a special place in our hearts, they catered the dessert bar at our wedding.  The funny part Continue Reading

The English Rose Tea Room

If you’re looking for a delightful and unique experience in the Valley of the Sun, let me introduce you to The English Rose Tea Room.  A little slice of England in Northern Phoenix. Established in 2002, the romantic and cheery atmosphere rivals the Ritz Hotel. Guests enjoy traditional tea time fare, and have a large list of loose leaf teas to choose from.  You can expect the full English experience Continue Reading