Treasure Hunt: Part puzzle, part scavenger hunt, and a whole lot of fun! Eric Olson dares you to become a THunter.

Treasure Hunt Part puzzle, part scavenger hunt, and a whole lot of fun! Eric Olson dares you to become a THunter.     Eric Olson, a nine-year resident of Desert Hills, is vice president of marketing at a video analytics company in north Phoenix. He enjoys mountain biking and has been a “THunter” for over 15 years   Have you ever pictured yourself running around the world on The Amazing Race or han ...

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FABULOUS FINDS: Each month, we highlight the unique wares that local folks are selling. Check out these interesting things you can buy from your neighbors.

FABULOUS FINDS Each month, we highlight the unique wares that local folks are selling. Check out these interesting things you can buy from your neighbors.   By Sondra Barr   For Yolindi de Gouveia and her mother Teresa van Aardt, their vision has always been to create a resource that allowed them to feature and sell handmade items. Originally from South Africa, the duo has lived in various states ...

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When Opposites Attract: Barbara Stitzer chats with a Desert Hills duo who bring out the best in each other.

When Opposites Attract Barbara Stitzer chats with a Desert Hills duo who bring out the best in each other. Photos by Barbara Stitzer At first glance, Lynnette and Randy Guinn are the two least likely people to be married in any room. Lynnette, an East Coast former model, turned corporate IT Leader, turned skin-care-business owner (she’s an independent consultant and a Level V Leader with Rodan + Fields Derm ...

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Ready. Set. Relay!: The community comes together for the eighth annual Relay for Life.

Ready. Set. Relay! The community comes together for the eighth annual Relay For Life. By Irma Poznecki Community members and cancer survivors of all ages spread the word about the Relay For Life event while rallying for our veterans. Join in an evening of joy, laughter, hope, entertainment and memories at the eighth annual Relay For Life event held on April 26 at the Anthem Community Softball Fields. Open t ...

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Play Ball: The 85086 Book Club takes on a local team favorite

Play Ball The 85086 Book Club takes on a local team favorite. How did everyone like Gone Girl? I give it an eight on a scale of one to 10. But if I could rate just the middle of the book, it would get a complete 10––that was the best part. It was a dark and maybe a bit warped page turner. The end? Well, it wasn’t my favorite. I don’t want to spoil it for those who haven’t read the book, but I was hoping for ...

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Dare To Be Bare: Beauty expert Jacqueline Starr-Hubert explores IPL Hair Reduction.

Dare To Be Bare Beauty expert Jacqueline Starr-Hubert explores IPL Hair Reduction. Itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny bikini weather will be here before you know it. Do you dare to be bare? is the question, and how to achieve it is an even bigger question. The conventional methods consist of razors, wax, or depilatory creams. It seems that everyone wants to throw away their razors and do away with shave bumps, ingrown ...

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Spring Savings: Take advantage of the savings tips below, to help extend your budget, says local budget-savvy mom Judy Weston

Spring Savings Take advantage of the savings tips below, to help extend your budget, says local budget-savvy mom Judy Weston. March Is Frozen Food Month It may be hard to believe, but there actually is a frozen food month (okay, it’s also the Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month––but I couldn’t tie that into savings). Every March for the last 31 years, supermarkets celebrate their frozen products by offering tr ...

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Preservation of a Landmark: Local Jeffrey Cody on the efforts to protect Daisy Mountain

Preservation of a Landmark Local Jeffrey Cody on the efforts to protect Daisy Mountain. Recently, two different articles brought awareness of Daisy Mountain to the readers of 85086 Magazine. The first came from Jim Oliveri and dealt with the history of Daisy Mountain and Gavilan Peak. Meanwhile, Anthem resident Joseph Wisniewski recently related a harrowing experience while hiking this distinctive mountain, ...

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Whiz Kid: Anthem’s 16-year-old Joey Hudy is inspiring everyone from President Obama to Intel CEO Brian Krzanich

Whiz Kid Anthem’s 16-year-old Joey Hudy is inspiring everyone from President Obama to Intel CEO Brian Krzanich. By Anissa Stringer Photos by Tammy Martin Photography, tammymartinphotography.com Joey Hudy is a Maker. If you’re not familiar with the term, he describes it this way: “A Maker is a person who makes anything. It doesn’t matter what it is.” It sounds simple enough, but at the age of 16, Joey makes ...

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Outdoor Trends––Outdoor Trends Give your backyard a spring makeover with Arizona Iron Furniture

Outdoor Trends Give your backyard a spring makeover with Arizona Iron Furniture By Anissa Stringer Arizona Iron Furniture is dedicated to supporting locally owned businesses while offering the best value in the industry. Visit any one of their three Valley locations, and then enjoy your newly made-over backyard! 1. Made with the finest natural stones, like red onyx and natural travertine, these heirloom-qua ...

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