May 142017
4 Places for Family Fun in Scottsdale

It’s been so much fun for us to explore new places in and around Scottsdale, and it’s been especially fun when we have visitors to show around. There are many things to do for residents and visitors of all ages and abilities. Here are a few tips on places that will have something for the whole family to enjoy.

Mar 182017
First Impressions: Sanctuary on Camelback Resort and Spa

As new residents of the Valley of the Sun with a home in Scottsdale, Arizona we are eager to learn about the great places and activities in our new community and surrounding area. We’ve been pleasantly surprised that there is so much to see and do! Recently, we got a glimpse of the beautiful Sanctuary on Camelback Resort and Spa in nearby Paradise Valley. Take a look.

Feb 132017
The Sweeneys in Scottsdale Part Two

Scenes of Scottsdale on Instagram Mr. TWS and I are finally settled in at our new home and loving it here in Scottsdale. We’ve been enjoying the sights, activities, and places of our new hometown and have much more exploration to do. It’s easy for us to see why Scottsdale is a desirable destination for travelers […]

Dec 092016
The Sweeneys in Scottsdale

Mr. TWS and I have been pretty quiet on the blog recently, but our personal lives have been bustling with activity and new adventures. For the past few months, we’ve been immersed in preparing for and beginning a new chapter in our lives by relocating from the San Francisco Bay Area to Scottsdale, Arizona.

Nov 142014
By the Time I Got to Phoenix

By the time I got to Phoenix, the car was covered in dust from blowing desert sands and highway construction. I was a bit dusty myself. I was also hungry — traveling always whets my appetite. And I was happy. Road trips make me smile, and arriving at a place where I’ll be visiting loved ones makes me smile, too.

May 262011
Cool Place in a Hot Town: Arizona Falls

While visiting family in Arizona, my sister took me to a very unusual place in Phoenix that I hadn’t seen on previous trips. She and her husband came across it unexpectedly while out for a bike ride one day. I’m guessing that most travelers and a large percentage of residents don’t know about this interesting site either.