Thrills and Drills: The Boulder Creek High School Color Guard is a crowd pleaser!

Thrills and Drills The Boulder Creek High School Color Guard is a crowd pleaser! By Irma Poznecki Obsessed with fitness but can’t fit it in with your homework and social schedules? Are you shy and wish you were more involved? Do you think you’d enjoy a standing ovation from a crowd of hundreds of people? The Boulder Creek High School Color Guard may be what you’re looking for. It’s open to both male and fem ...

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Lost and Found in Anthem: Roberta Gottlieb on the growing dilemma of lost pets in the area.

Lost and Found in Anthem Roberta Gottlieb on the growing dilemma of lost pets in the area.   Roberta’s mission is to educate people about responsible pet ownership and to raise the public’s awareness of animal neglect and abuse. She is a consultant to Anthem Pets’ board of directors.   Anthem Pets offers a unique service to our local communities––a volunteer lost-and-found pet phone hotline. Many ...

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A Part of Our Collective American Soul: Kristine Abrams Gresh explores the building of a local sports franchise in the latest selection in the 85086 Book Club.

A Part of Our Collective American Soul Kristine Abrams Gresh explores the building of a local sports franchise in the latest selection in the 85086 Book Club. “We each hold a baseball memory,” Len Sherman says. I wonder if that’s true for everyone. I know it is for me. I was a little girl in Brooklyn, and as my Dad watched Mets games, I would ask questions like “What does full count mean?” and “Was that a d ...

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Show Some Love: Local psychologist Chris Wylie offers suggestions on how to show your sons and daughters you love them!

Show Some Love Local psychologist Chris Wylie offers suggestions on how to show your sons and daughters you love them!   Fathers, here are a few ways you can communicate love to your daughters!    Write a note and enclose a gift. Give it to her before she goes to school. Do this when she isn’t expecting it! Keep it short and sweet. Let her know how much you love and cherish her. A few flowers won’t hur ...

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Treats to Remember: Barbara Stitzer takes a taste of Forget Me Not Cupcakes and More

Treats to Remember Barbara Stitzer takes a taste of Forget Me Not Cupcakes and More. Photos by Barbara Stitzer “Want a taste?” Forget Me Not Cupcakes and More owner Jennifer Tjorhom has just finished mixing up a fresh strawberry/vanilla-bean frosting to spread over waiting strawberry cupcakes and is holding out her industrial mixer’s wire whip to me. In an instant, all of the dieting, twice-a-day workouts, ...

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Entertainer’s Backyard: A beautifully appointed outdoor living space brings Anthem’s Matson family together.

Entertainer’s Backyard A beautifully appointed outdoor living space brings Anthem’s Matson family together. By Sondra Barr Photos by Michele Celentano Jeff and Holly Matson moved to Anthem with their children five years ago. They fell in love with their home because of the open layout and beautiful sweeping vistas from their outdoor living space. The Matsons’ living room opens up to the back patio to create ...

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Things to do…March

THINGS TO DO… MARCH By Alexandra Grunwald   1 Put a some vibrancy into your day at the Color Dash: Anthem. As participants run, walk, or even crawl the course, Dasher-Splasher volunteers splash them with special colorful dust, turning a white T-shirted community of do-gooders into a rainbow of color. All proceeds from the Color Dash: Anthem benefit Hands Across Anthem. The festivities start at 8:30 a.m ...

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6 BEAUTY PRODUCTS THAT REALLY WORK: How do we know? We tested each of these products out!

6 BEAUTY PRODUCTS THAT REALLY WORK How do we know? We tested each of these products out!       Moroccanoil Treatment, 3.4 oz. $43 @select beauty retailers moroccanoil.com Leaves hair healthier, shinier, and more manageable.   KORA Organics Three-Step Facial Care, $159.95, @koraorganics.com A three-step process that cleanses and nourishes skin without harmful chemicals.     PCA Hydra ...

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Allergy Avoidance: Fellow allergy sufferer and local pharmacist Tara Storjhann with some tips to combat seasonal allergies.

Allergy Avoidance Fellow allergy sufferer and local pharmacist Tara Storjhann with some tips to combat seasonal allergies. I love springtime in 85086. The weather is ideal, the desert comes alive with flowers, and my favorite scene bursts forth—the desert floor becomes covered in green carpet! It’s beautiful! This is the time of year that I especially love to be outside enjoying the desert, plus it gives us ...

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Acne––It doesn’t have to be a deal breaker, says beauty expert Jacqueline Starr-Hubert

Acne––It doesn’t have to be a deal breaker, says beauty expert Jacqueline Starr-Hubert Acne and other facial breakouts are the single most effective way to dramatically reduce anyone’s self-confidence. We’ve all been there at one time or another. The truth is, what works for one may not work for another. Consequently, those who are afflicted typically panic and spend a great deal of money to find the miracl ...

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