Just Tweak It

Phoenix duo take a minimalistic approach to interior design By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Cassidy Lundgren and Whitney Layton had an epiphany.  The Phoenix mothers thought they could help people redesign their home by repurposing what they already owned.  Lundgren and Layton gave their company an appropriate name—Just Tweak It. “We reuse things from other rooms in ways they hadn’t thought of before so they ...

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Designing Woman

Anthem chamber intern stitching her way to the top By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Abby Davis is one of those multihyphenate talents. She’s an intern with the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce. She is an ASU powerlifter and a fashion student. The incoming sophomore easily balances it, using powerlifting as her stress reliever.  “Fashion is the one thing that’s been so consistent in my life,” the 19-year-old Ant ...

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Art for the Masses

Thunderbird Art Works sets up shop in Elevate Coffee Co. By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Thunderbird Art Works is revving up to collaborate with North Phoenix businesses to show pieces by area artists.  The program begins Friday, July 12, with the goal of bringing art out of the studios in which it is created and into public spaces.  We’re really excited,” says Kait Ahlschwede, Phoenix Center for the Arts adv ...

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Aging Beautifully

The Arizona vintners are making their mark thanks to the Wine Growers Association By Scott Shumaker In the 1970s and 80s, agricultural scientists and prospective winemakers realized that many parts of Arizona boasted très bien conditions for growing wine grapes—good soil, elevation and dramatic daily temperature swings. However, state laws regulating wineries at the time remained stubbornly restrictive for ...

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The Skinny on B12 Injections

The vitamin’s deficiency can cause myriad problems By Dr. Kelly Collins, Owner of Premier Wellness & Aglow Med Spa B12 deficiency isn’t a rare or mysterious disease. It’s written about in almost every medical textbook. B12 deficiency is far more common than most health care practitioners and the general public realize.  Data from a Tufts University study suggests that 40% of people between the ages of 2 ...

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Quit Bugging Me!

How to prevent and treat bites and stings By Katherine Reeves, Pharm. D and Tara Storjohann, Pharm D., BCGP, FASCP Summer is here! This means hot weather, days at the pool and, unfortunately, more of those annoying (and painful!) bug bites and stings. Often, these can be treated with over-the-counter medications. However, in other cases, it may be more appropriate to seek medical attention. So, do you know ...

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It’s Serendipity

Sawana Grimmett opens The Salt Spa with the help of Hair.n.Dipity By Heather Maxwell, Executive Director Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce Sawana Grimmett was working out of a local dentist office when, through mutual acquaintances, she met Rochelle Decker, owner of Hair.n.Dipity salon.  Grimmett then saw her business, The Salt Spa, take off.  “In 2016, a treatment room at her hair salon became available and ...

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DVUSD Theatre Rocks

Students are spending the summer on stage By Jadyn Fisher Summer is finally in full swing, which means students get to spend more time doing what they love and catching up from the busy school year. For most, this means sleeping in and getting those well needed Z’s, but for Deer Valley Unified School District’s “Theatre Rocks!” campers, it means being at school at 8 a.m. and spending the day learning the ro ...

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Building a Dream

Dignified Home Loans opens Anthem location By Alison Stanton Deborah Hartwick was inspired to choose a career in the mortgage industry for two key reasons — she loves numbers and she’s a people person.  “I like walking my clients through the challenges each borrower can go through on the journey to homeownership,” Hartwick says. With 30 years’ experience in the mortgage lending industry, Hartwick is the sal ...

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Lexus RC-F V-8 Coupe

This car is a ‘blast’ to drive Story and photos by C.A. Haire There are plenty of two-door sport coupes on the market, but very few are powered by a V-8 engine. Lexus has one it would be glad to sell you, called the RC-F. Under the hood is a potent modern 5.0-liter V-8, cranking out 467 horsepower, and 389 pound/feet of torque. It’s hooked to an 8-speed direct-shift automatic transmission. Gears can be sele ...

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