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, ...Read more ›
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 ...Read more ›
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 ...Read more ›
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 ...Read more ›
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 ...Read more ›
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 ...Read more ›
Nutrient Rich Juicing offers energizing benefits, says local dietitian Kelli Morgan. Photos by Kelli Morgan. I began juicing regularly four years ago, and now, I don’t feel myself without my daily juice. I feel so energized after I juice! I love it first thing in the morning, but if I’m running short on time in the morning, I’ll have it in the afternoon. It’s a perfect pick-me-up at 3 p ...Read more ›
All the Right Moves: Local fitness mentor Michelle Steinke counts down the top 10 most common gym mistakes.
All the Right Moves Local fitness mentor Michelle Steinke counts down the top 10 most common gym mistakes. As a personal trainer, I see lots of people making critical mistakes at the gym. The simple advice I give below can make the difference between a solid day at the gym or just going through the motions. Before you know it, your gym time will be the best time of the day! 1. Not working out ...Read more ›
A Haute Night at the Movies: Local hair-care professional Martin Weston on the best styles for these Oscar-nominated actresses.
A Haute Night at the Movies Local hair-care professional Martin Weston on the best styles for these Oscar-nominated actresses. In 1971, after watching a favorite television comedy show where the main character does a screen test for a movie, I decided I wanted to be a famous actor. Nearly every year after that, I’d anticipate the Academy Awards. I’d watch the preshows and the after-show ...Read more ›
Corbin Blair Corbin Blair is a vibrant and talented 13-year-old boy. As an up-and-coming young performer, Corbin made his acting debut at the Musical Theatre of Anthem in 2009 starring as Mowgli in The Jungle Book production. Since then, he’s performed in a series of lead and supporting roles in theatrical productions, including Aladdin, School House Rock, Peter Pan, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Grease ...Read more ›