Friday, May 13, 2011

:: Come Along With Me To Arizona ::

Hello everyone! It has been quite a while since I have made a blog post! I missed all of you. I was on vacation…a week in Arizona with my Sister Jen! We had an AMAZING time and I wanted to share! Between the two of us we took hundreds & hundreds of pictures. I hope you don’t mind…I am sharing A LOT of photos today! …a lot….I hope you enjoy!

Ready??…let’s go where it is warm, sunny & beautiful!

There was a massive amount of this going on….

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My Starbucks Shaken Black Ice Tea by my side at all times!

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Ahhh…beautiful & so relaxing!

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We went to the Arizona Women’s Expo and took in a fashion show…

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Saw Patricia Heaton from Everybody Loves Raymond & The Middle.

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And Susan Lucci!

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Book signing!

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This was breakfast…right off the tree, my Sister made fresh squeezed OJ!

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Every morning the sun beamed in!

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And here is the beautiful evening sunlight.

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Statues on Main Street. Downtown Mesa. This is only some of them, they were on EVERY corner!

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After snapping photos on Main street we were off to the Chicago Cubs vs. Diamondbacks baseball game!

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Pool in the outfield!

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Awesome stadium!

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Some of the Cubbies!

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Take us out to the ballgame!

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Our steamboat cruise and scenic Apache Trail drive along the way.

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Tortilla Flats, an old West town.

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Our Steamboat…Dolly.

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View From The Steamboat

Time for golf!

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Arizona scenery. We took the golf cart around the neighborhood & I snapped some photos!

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A cactus that looks like a bird! :)

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Here’s where we spent our nights.

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It was the most fabulous week away! My Sister’s hospitality is always top notch! We had the perfect mix of go, go, go & chillin’ out & doing nothing! Thanks Jen! I love you! Can’t wait until next year!

And thank you to my wonderful hubby for keeping the kiddos home so that I could go away & recharge, refresh & renew! It was just what I needed! I was ready to come home to big hugs & kisses from everyone!

I hope you didn’t mind ALL of the pictures! I know there was A LOT of them! Maybe so many that you didn’t stick around until the end of this post…Haha! Believe it or not, there are still a ton that I didn’t share. I was snappin’ away every minute!

Have a thankful Thursday everyone!

Until next time, take care.



  1. Looks glorious Sarah!! Thanks for sharing!


  2. Great photos..that pool and the glass of orange juice look very inviting.

  3. Great pictures, Sarah. Where exactly did you stay? Were you in Mesa most of the time?

  4. Ooooooo I am loving this post! I lived in Scottsdale for years..and it made me a bit homesick..despite not missing the heat! Maybe we will have to take a trip on down with the kids!! Beautiful photos..everyone! Looks like you had a wonderful time!! I do miss the fresh orange juice!! Yummmmm!! Sarah :)

  5. Looks and sounds like the perfect week for a busy mom and wife!! How nice you got to spend it with your sister too. The Steamboat cruise sounds like a lot of fun. I love boat rides like that. So glad you enjoyed your time away (I need to find me a long lost relative with hospitality like that! :-)

  6. Loved all the pictures Sarah, so glad you could get away and be with your sis. Arizona looks beautiful. My FIL lives in Phoenix now and we have never been there. Enjoy your weekend!!

  7. Seems like I have spent forever looking at your wonderful photos, Sarah. Time WELL spent! Cheers to your husband for "kiddo" sitting so that you could have a change of scenery.

  8. You hope we don't mind the pictures? Are you kidding? They were great. Gave me a good feel for where you were,whick I don't know alot about Arizona. I love bare feet, pools, and a cold drink at the pool tho....that sure all looked great!
    Good for you for having a nice get away, and a wonderful Sister to share it with.

  9. my husband grew up in Mesa... what fun to see some pics there! Now if I remember right Tortilla flats is or has a restuarant that is incredible out in the middle of nowhere? Glad you had a wonderful time.

  10. Just looked at all your photo's....beautiful! Glad you got to spend some awesome time with your sister.....making memories.
    Hugs, Winona


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