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.

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 […]

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