Arizona Restaurant Week

  Arizona’s Restaurant Week is upon us! From today until September 24th, restaurants around the Valley will be offering thoughtfully curated courses and pairings at discounted prices. Last year, we used the opportunity to try a new restaurant with friends, and it was such a fun experience! We’re hoping to do the same this year (and…

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Gracie’s Tax Bar

Last week, we got to try out Gracie’s Tax Bar. Everything from the location to the building to the drinks to the ambiance was amazing. First of all: the location. Gracie’s is in an urban neighborhood off of 7th Avenue, just south of Roosevelt. Being so close to downtown means that it’s also within walking distance…

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Pueblo

We started off this weekend the exact same way we did the last: toasted coconut pancakes and cold brew. Afterwards, we quickly got ready and hopped in the car to take advantage of the sunny but slightly overcast lighting. We snapped a few photos, scoped a few new sites, and stopped in at Lola’s for…

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Chicago

Earlier this summer, we took a trip to Chicago to see family and enjoy all the fun things the Windy City has to offer. The last time that we had gone to Chicago together was in 2014, right before we found out that Evan’s cancer had returned for the first time. Evan actually had to…

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Futuro

This past weekend was filled with everything good – time with friends and family, good food and coffee, productivity, and rest. We found ourselves returning to not one but two coffee shops that we hadn’t been to in a while, one of these being Futuro.   With limited art and color on the walls, one’s…

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Farmers Market Meals

Few things are better than slow, weekend mornings at home. We enjoy sleeping a little longer, not having to rush to get ready for the day, and cooking breakfast together with music on and sunlight pouring through our windows. Even though we like to take these mornings a little slower, we still manage to do…

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Sunday Funday

Sundays are the best days: sleeping in, relaxing, reflection of the previous week and preparation for the week that lies ahead, and the opportunity to breathe life in more slowly. Our Sunday consisted of making homemade pizza (smoked mozzarella, sautéed brussel sprouts, ham), continuing our Harry Potter movie marathon (currently on #3), enjoying fika with…

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