Martinique on Fleek

In the Camelback corridor/Biltmore area lies a little mid-century gem we pass by frequently. The Martinique was built in 1960 and remains today with lots of the original detailing on the exterior and grounds. Without being too creepy, we paid a visit the other day to walk around and get a better perspective. We loved…

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Bar Crudo

A short walk away from our place is one of the best happy hour spots in Phoenix. Crudo, an award-winning concept restaurant from chef Cullen Campbell, hardly needs an introduction as it has won multiple awards over the years and has been featured in countless media spots or “top restaurants of Phoenix” lists. The restaurant…

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Classic Denim Jacket

In preparation for our rather mild Arizona winter, we’ve been on the hunt for “cold weather” staples to add to our wardrobes. A while back, Evan found a denim jacket that was perfect on all fronts – the wash, the distressing, the fit. It’s a perfect third layer that helps to elevate the look of…

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October Blooms

Autumnal flavors and colors of the season are popping up in markets and groceries everywhere. Coffees and desserts with maple, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice abound (not to mention the ever-popular pumpkin!). As far as Fall colors, wardrobes, decor, and flowers all begin to showcase deep wines and burgundy reds, spicy cinnamon and turmeric shades, 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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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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