Westward Look Resort in Tucson

Westward Look Resort in Tucson: Our weekend away!

My husband and I recently enjoyed a weekend staycation at the Westward Look resort in Tucson. While resorts are typically busiest during the summer, our fall/winter getaway was awesome! The Westward Look is a Wyndam property located in North Tucson. Resort offerings include a spa, tennis, horseback riding, hiking and biking, and four specialty gardens. Dining options include two restaurants, Gold and Lookout, and a breakfast cafe. We spent time on the patio at Lookout listening to all of the fun…

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Grilled Romaine Salad with Greek yogurt and crispy garbanzo beans

Grilled Romaine Salad Recipe from Whole Foods Market

This delicious Grilled Romaine Salad Recipe is courtesy of the Oracle Road Whole Foods Market chef in Tucson, Arizona. As a guest of their media preview day before their Grand Opening this week, we were treated to a sneak peek of this amazing store! Grilled Romaine Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing and Crispy Garbanzo Beans Ingredients: 2 Romaine lettuce hearts Olive Oil Kosher Salt 3 Lemons 12 oz. Greek yogurt (I recommend the Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value brand) Feta…

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Monster Jam Tucson

Win Tickets To Monster Jam in #Tucson

Congrats, Peter H! Check your email! Monster Jam is coming to Tucson March 7 – 9, 2014 at the Tucson Convention Center! Six massive trucks will be part of the dirt-flying, car-crushin’ action at the Tucson Arena – this year’s truck lineup includes the Tucson debut appearances of World Champion Max-D℠ and Wolverine plus fan favorites Grave Digger®, El Toro Loco®, McGruff (driven by AZ resident Rod Wood) and Devastator.  Find more event information here. Here’s a discount code for you…

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Family Photos With Teenagers: Have fun and be creative.

Family Photos With Teenagers by Tucson Family Photographer: Cailey Shivers

Tucson Family Photographer We recently had a family photo shoot with Tucson family photographer Cailey Shivers. Trying to get family photos with teenagers (well, a teen and a tween) isn’t the easiest job in the world, and we were blown away by Cailey’s talent, fun personality, and ability to get these boys to smile. We all know that one uncomfortable teen or tween can break a photo session. The trick? Have fun and be creative. We had a blast with…

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Whole Foods Market Tucson Dressing Rehearsal Events

Whole Foods Market #Tucson Dressing Rehearsal Weekend

This post is sponsored by Whole Foods Market in Tucson.  This coming weekend is the weekend you want to head to Whole Foods in Tucson (5555 E. River Road) for their Dressing Rehearsal events! Here are the quick details: Friday, December 13th from 4-6 pm Sweet and Savory Sample some of this season’s hottest items from the Bakery Department and Whole Foods Market’s Top Ten Wines. Saturday, December 14th from 11 am to 2 pm Holiday Ham Tasting Is there anything else to say? My boys love…

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Tucson All Souls Procession

Tucson All Souls Procession 2013 {Wordless Wednesday}

If you can bear with my iPhone pictures, I have something to share with you… This year was our first All Souls Procession, which is part of Dia Des Los Muertos. Why we waited so long to take part in this event is beyond me, but I have a feeling we’ll be back next year. Jack wants to dress up! The All Souls Procession is a way to honor the dead. The floats are amazing, and some bring tears to…

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What To Expect When You Visit Rocky Point Mexico

Visit Rocky Point Mexico: Everything You Need To Know

This post is sponsored by Seaside Reservations in Mexico. The content is my own.  We recently went down to visit Rocky Point Mexico for a family getaway, and I wanted to share some of the amazing things we did and what you can expect when taking your family down! Traveling To Rocky Point By Car Rocky Point is about a 4 hour drive from Tucson. We purchased Mexican Auto Insurance for the weekend at San Xavier Mexico Insurance for approximately $60 and had…

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Disney On Ice Rockin' Ever After tucson

Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After #Tucson Giveaway and Discount Code

Disney On Ice Rockin’ Ever After is coming to Tucson! Get ready to rock out with some of the most magical idols of all in Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After, an all-new live production coming to Tucson! A cast of world-class skaters brings your favorite moments from Disney•Pixar’s BRAVE, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast to life in a musical showcase that features the hottest tunes and talent from across the kingdom. Jam to a…

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1D: This Is Us

ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US #Tucson VIP Screening Passes Giveaway! #1DThisIsUs

Update: Winners from this giveaway have been notified – check your email! I won’t be posting the winner’s names for security reasons :) I have a fun and quick giveaway for my #Tucson readers! How does a family four pack of VIP screening tickets to the new One Direction movie sound? Here are the details: Date: Thursday, August 22 Where: Century El Con Time: 6:30 PM Opens: Friday, August 30th in 3D Rating: PG for mild language I’m giving away SIX Family four-packs of VIP…

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Spin Into Action

Spin Into Action! We’re Heading Back To School With #Spinbrush4Kids

Our kids started school on July 15th and we are back in the swing of things around here! Our local food bank recently put out a call for school supplies to help the families who are struggling to purchase items on the supply list for their child’s classroom. We always buy extra supplies to send to the school and we thought this would be a great addition to our yearly routine of donating supplies. Spinbrush sponsored this amazing shopping and…

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10 Things To Do In Tucson With Kids

Featured On Scary Mommy Travel Guide For Tucson!

You’ve heard of Scary Mommy, right? I have been reading her blog for almost as long as I’ve seen blogging, and finally had the chance to meet her last year at the Disney Social Media Moms Conference in Florida. Scary Mommy’s not scary at all, she’s actually very nice. She also has a few books out–you should head over to ScaryMommy.com and check them out! Jill (that’s Scary Mommy’s real name) recently started a Scary Mommy Travel Guide (AKA How Not to…

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Big Time Rush Tucson

Big Time Rush Tucson Summer Break Tour #Giveaway

Update: Congratulations comment #13, Amy! Big Time Rush Tucson Summer Break Tour With Victoria Justice Image courtesy VictoriaJustice.com Tween band Big Time Rush is touring with Victoria Justice this summer and stopping in Tucson in just a couple of weeks! I’m excited to bring you an  opportunity to win tickets to spend the evening with Victoria, Kendall, Logan, James and Carlos on Wednesday,  June 26th at Ava Amphitheater! Actually, you’re not just winning tickets. You’ll have access to the sound check,…

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Come See The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus In #Tucson Next Week!

Come See The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus In Tucson Next Week! We love the circus–all four of us! The animals, the stunts, and even… the clowns! The circus is a great place for everyone to feel like a kid again. Last year I took the boys, and it was even fun for the tweenager in the house! Don’t Forget About The Pre-Show And Animal Open House! Make sure to attend the all access pre-show, which starts 1…

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10 Things to Do in Tucson with Kids this Weekend

Welcome to Tween/Teen Tuesday at My Crazy Good Life! This week, Maggie Fitzgerald is guest posting on behalf of Nationwide Insurance and sharing fun things to to in Tucson with kids. Thankfully, these things are great for tweens too – we are plugging through our last week of school before summer break and can’t wait to do the things on this list that we haven’t gotten to yet! ________________________________________ With unmatched desert landscape and warm, sunny weather for the majority…

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Dear Tucson, {Love Letters To Tucson}

A little more than six months ago, Rachel began a project – a documentation of a city she loves: Love Letters To Tucson. She looks for people across the city to interview and photograph, and then asks them to write a love letter to Tucson. There are many similar projects around the country and the globe, but I doubt any have a leader as passionate as Rachel. This past week I was number 19 to tell my story – to…

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Concerts With Tweens. Not What You’d Think.

This summer, I have had the opportunity to take both of my boys to concerts – separately, because Michael wouldn’t be dragged into Demi Lovato and I wouldn’t let Jack anywhere near Pitbull. My observation? Concerts with tweens are tricky – Concerts attended as an adult are completely different than concerts attended as the adult. Jack and I saw Demi Lovato and Hot Chelle Rae. Hot Chelle What? I love those boys. We were having a blast and then, the lead singer…

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