Completed in 1932 as a 50th wedding gift for William Wrigley, Jr’s wife, today the Wrigley Mansion offers tours, a restaurant, and private event space.  Constructed for $1.2 million, the 6,000 square foot home was the smallest of the Wrigley family’s six homes.  This is a closer shot of the ornate foyer ceiling.

Of all the things to do and see in the desert metropolis of Phoenix, The Children’s Museum is one of our favorites.  From the three story, surprised-filled jungle gym to the pizza parlor, from the pool noodle forest to the interactive grocery store, it’s quite a fun time.  I think my older kids are happy […]

While waiting many hours for my delayed flight home from Phoenix, I watched this airplane pit stop in motion. You Might Also Enjoy: Hotel Valley Ho Turtle Dove in a Palm Tree Nest Solar Eclipse

Four years ago, I started this blog as a 365 project.  I pushed myself to take and post a photo a day throughout 2012 in order to make time to pursue a hobby that interested me.  There were some days without posts in 2015.  Okay, sometimes it was longer than that.  Yes, I’m looking at […]

On the last day in Phoenix over Thanksgiving, we went to the Queen Creek Olive Mill.  The brief tour of the facility was interesting, but if you visit be absolutely sure to eat there.  Plus also, I highly recommend the bacon olive oil.  I have been using it to make my scrambled eggs in the […]