Queen Creek, AZ | U-Picking at Schnepf Farms

All that needs to be said about this small weekend excursion? I’m lucky enough to have an other half that’s up for almost anything – even driving an hour to a farm in…

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Payson, AZ | Fishing & Picnicing at Woods Creek Canyon Lake

“What makes you happy?” I asked him. “Say the first thing that comes to mind.” “FISHING,” was the automatic response. We could make that happen. It didn’t take long…

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Sedona, Arizona | Ballooning Over the Red Rocks

Today, we’re celebrating seven years of more than our fair share of love, laughs, excitement, adventure, personal growth and just pure happiness. Seven years of marriage. In true Fuller…

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Williams, AZ | Hiking the Grand Canyon

With Scottsdale’s temps inching up to three digits (in mid-April!), we jumped at the chance to spend a weekend in the mountains with cold air, campfires, and a climb into …

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Flagstaff, AZ | From Cacti to Snow Covered Pines

General rule of thumb: When it rains in Scottsdale in the ‘winter’, chances are good that it’s snowing just north of the valley. Hello ski season! We had our doubts…

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Surprise, AZ | Picking Our Own… Citrus!

At the risk of yet again exposing my inner nerd… I LOVE Pick Your Own produce. You just can’t get a fresher taste than straight off the tree. And what’s more, you get to spend…

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Tucson, AZ | A Pretty Little Spanish Mission

Shortest post to date? Yea, its indicative of what Tucson had to offer. We did take in a GREAT U of A basketball game (yes, those words did come out of my mouth!) and a fabulous…

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Scottsdale, AZ | Desert Riding in the Mountains

Something has changed in the past month. I feel settled, content. Oddly enough, I think it has to do with my parents coming out to visit us, followed by Rachie a few weeks…

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Wickenburg, AZ | Beef: It’s What’s for Dinner

Protein. MEAT! We’d nearly given up on it while we were in Asia because anything store-bought either tasted terrible (don’t even think about touching the chicken!) or cost…

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Barlett Lake, AZ | A Mirage in the Desert

While I still find myself looking, listening, and even trying to smell the ocean that just SHOULD accompany this stiffling heat, we have discovered there is water in Arizona…

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