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Dia de los Muertos


Dia de los Muertos, while it may sound spooky, is actually just a 3 day Mexican celebration! Between Oct. 31st and Nov. 2nd friends, family and community come together to celebrate life and honor the dead with colorful processions, dancing, and grand festivals. The history of this celebration goes back over 3,000 years and it’s still going strong! […]

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Music Spotlight: YELLE


We thought we’d throw it out there and declare our love for the French band Yelle. This is the stuff that Electro-pop dreams are made of. Yelle is playing Crescent Ballroom November 3rd and we’ll be there, ready to dance!  

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What we’re excited about: Pumpkins!


It’s October, so of course we’re excited by all things pumpkin:  Pumpkin lattes, bread, the kooky heritage pumpkins (and pumpkin pancake mix, beer, etc.) at Trader Joe’s, and the pumpkin patch events in town here, here and (if you want to drive) here. More pumpkin stuff we’re loving: LGO’s Tammy Coe Bakery just started carrying pumpkin pie […]

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Style Guide: Stance Socks


Your socks don’t have to be boring.  They can add some color to your outfit, spark some wardrobe creativity, and express your individuality… all while keeping your toes nice and toasty!  Stance knows exactly what we’re talking about. They have been featured broadly- from Vogue daily, to NYLON, to Esquire… and beyond. We are thrilled to carry […]

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Ben’s Bells #BeKindChallenge


If you haven’t already heard about Ben’s Bells, it’s time to get on board. We are so proud to be hosting a donation-based workshop with them in November, but when we heard about their #BeKindChallenge we knew we could start making a difference today. This organization, born in Tucson, aims to “inspire, educate, and motivate people to realize the impact of […]

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Fall Baking: Decadent Desserts!


Sweet Paul never fails to delight us with his mouth-watering and beautifully presented recipes in his magazine. (Not to mention all of his DIY craft ideas!) His 2014 Fall Edition was no exception. We are very pleased to carry this magazine in store! This particular issue left us inspired to do some pre-holiday research baking. You know, […]

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What we’re excited about: the Arizona State Fair!


It’s that time again! We are so excited for this year’s Arizona State Fair for so many reasons… the rides, the games, the food (YUM,) the concerts… and could the weather be any more perfect for outdoor activities?! Some of the our favorite reasons to attend the festival: 1. Rides! There are options suitable for everyone, both […]

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Blog Giveaway: Live Inspired Journal


Want to win this Dream journal? Comment below and tell us what inspires you or how you strive to inspire others! The lucky winners will be notified via email and can pick up their prize at the shop. Live Inspired! Instructions: Hope, wish and dream daily as needed. “Record your holy-cow revelations. Answer the big ‘why […]

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Dried leaves. Yes, please.


Phoenix isn’t really known for its brilliant fall leaves — but DIYers are going to want to grab a rake because it looks like dead leaves are integral to the coolest center pieces and objects d’art. Case and point, the newest addition of Sweet Paul magazine (available in the store!) has an amazing hand-drawn leaf […]

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