Author Archives: Hannah Hayes


In Honor of National Tequila Day, a Recipe:

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July 24, 2013 by in Lifestyle

Ben & Jack’s Steakhouse Prickly Pear Margarita is a refreshing blend of tequila, agave nectar and fruity juices. When you taste it, you will feel immediately replenished from those scorching summer days. Prickly Pear Margarita 2 ounces Reposado Tequila 1/2 ounce agave nectar 3/4 ounce lime juice 1/2 ounce Prickly Pear Puree Pink salt (for… Read More →

Meet the Models: Julyah Rose (Courtier Talent and Model Management)

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July 24, 2013 by in Profiles

Meet the Models spotlights each and every model featured in Scottsdale Living — so you can get to know them better. How did you start modeling? I always had a deep instinct that modeling was a career that was very suited for me, as I have always had an affinity for the performing arts and… Read More →

Historic Chandler Wedding Venue Opens as Hip SoHo63

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A historic Valley wedding and event venue will reemerge in a few short weeks with a fresh look and a brand new name under its new ownership. SoHo63, formerly the Inspirador, will host its first event in late August as a modern, multi-purpose venue for both weddings and corporate events. SoHo63, located at 63 E.… Read More →

A Relaxing, Quiet Stay at The Scottsdale Resort

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July 23, 2013 by in Escape | Lifestyle

Nestled in a quiet corner of McCormick Ranch beneath and surrounded by rolling golf greens, the Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center is an idyllic southwestern hacienda. My mother and I decided a quick, spontaneous staycation was imperative this weekend, and with sweet summer deals, the Scottsdale Resort, on a weekend of what we describe as… Read More →

A Relaxing, Quiet Stay at The Scottsdale Resort

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July 22, 2013 by in Eat | Events | Stay

Nestled in a quiet corner of McCormick Ranch beneath and surrounded by rolling golf greens, the Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center is an idyllic southwestern hacienda. My mother and I decided a quick, spontaneous staycation was imperative this weekend, and with sweet summer deals, the Scottsdale Resort, on a weekend of what we describe as… Read More →

Arizona Costume Institute Nouveau Fundraiser Raises the Fashion Bar in Phoenix

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Love fashion? Love the fashion exhibitions at Phoenix Art Museum? Then grab your kitten heels and support our state’s notable institution with at the Arizona Costume Institute Nouveau (under-35) division’s ridiculously swanky, 1950s-themed fundraiser at 7 p.m. October 11 in the Great Hall at Phoenix Art Museum. Poet Elizabeth Winder of Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia… Read More →

Arizona Costume Institute Nouveau Fundraiser Raises the Fashion Bar in Phoenix

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July 22, 2013 by in Events | Play

Love fashion? Love the fashion exhibitions at Phoenix Art Museum? Then grab your kitten heels and support our state’s notable institution with at the Arizona Costume Institute Nouveau (under-35) division’s ridiculously swanky, 1950s-themed fundraiser at 7 p.m. October 11 in the Great Hall at Phoenix Art Museum. Poet Elizabeth Winder of Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia… Read More →

Meet the Model: Bree Collins

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Meet the Model spotlights each and every model featured in Scottsdale Living — so you can get to know them better. How did you start modeling? I started modeling at 20 when a friend encouraged me to start doing some fashion shows and photo shoots with her…I started to really get involved with bikini and… Read More →

Kale: a Superpower

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Think kale is just a trendy foodie food? Let’s be honest. Kale has always been a farmer food, packed with energy-providing nutrients and detoxifying properties, but has just recently become an extreme frenzy in the health and diet world. However, in addition to simply being a healthy part of your diet, kale has numerous health… Read More →

Counter Intelligence

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Let’s face it: traditional granite countertops are out-dated. Kitchen designers guide us through the available countertops that are taking its place, from stunning quartz to personalized resin designs: Standard granite countertops are quickly becoming obsolete. With innovations in technology and design, a push towards environmentally sound practices and the growing trend to customize a home… Read More →

Home, Green, Home

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An environmentally-friendly remodel is a life-changing undertaking, both for your personal health and the health of your home. It involves a thorough assessment of toxic emissions from both inside and outside of the home and what can be done to lessen the home’s carbon footprint and any effects it has on the health of its… Read More →

Meet the Models: Malloy Sells (JANI Model Management)

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Meet the Models spotlights each and every model featured in Scottsdale Living — so you can get to know them better.  How did you start modeling? I have always been interested in modeling, but after I suffered an ankle injury and could no longer play volleyball, I decided to finally pursue my dreams and apply… Read More →

Save the Date! A Stylish Spay/Neuter Fundraiser

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Join emcee Nicole Crites, CBS 5 Morning News Anchor, and other professional women at a stylish fundraiser for Spay Neuter Initiative Funded by Fashionistas from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. The evening will take place at Gainey Ranch Golf Club. Guests will enjoy delectable hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a silent auction featuring chic… Read More →

J&G Steakhouse Serves Up Summer Small Plates (and Cocktail…Kits?)

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July 9, 2013 by in Eat

Casual dining meets cocktail culture this summer at J&G Steakhouse in Scottsdale. Dubbed the Summer Social Menu, this collection of sharable small plates is bringing the bold, comfortable flavors of a gastro-pub to this fine dining steakhouse located atop The Phoenician Resort. Inspired by Culinary Concepts Hospitality Group’s gastro-pub concept, Cook Hall (located inside W… Read More →

J&G Steakhouse Serves Up Summer Small Plates (and Cocktail…Kits?)

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July 9, 2013 by in Lifestyle

Casual dining meets cocktail culture this summer at J&G Steakhouse in Scottsdale. Dubbed the Summer Social Menu, this collection of sharable small plates is bringing the bold, comfortable flavors of a gastro-pub to this fine dining steakhouse located atop The Phoenician Resort. Inspired by Culinary Concepts Hospitality Group’s gastro-pub concept, Cook Hall (located inside W… Read More →