Author Archives: Sara Healy


Thirsty Thursday: A Round of EVO

EVO Drinks

This Thirsty Thursday is being brought to you by EVO where I will introduce to you four lovely drinks that will have you coming back for more! EVO is this hidden little gem in Old Town that opened in May. I just discovered it, and let’s just say I am in love. Everything from the… Read More →

Looks Fit for a Valley Winter, Pt. 3: Lindsay Lou

Lindsay Lou, WEB
December 17, 2013 by in Fashion | Local Shops | New You | Style

Wintertime in the Valley is one of the most enjoyable times of the year. There is a reason why the snowbirds flock to Scottsdale, and it may have something to do with the warm temps. Unfortunately, dressing the part seems to be a challenge for many, but thanks to Scottsdale Quarter’s Marketing Director Alison Goodman,… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Gingerbread Martini

Gingerbread Martini - Sandbar, WEB
December 12, 2013 by in Date Night | Dining | Lifestyle | Thirsty Thursday

For many of us, the holiday season means carrying on traditions our families have established. One tradition I vividly recall from my childhood was the decorating of a gingerbread house. This particular tradition sometimes took place a couple times a season. In elementary school, we would save our milk cartons from lunch and use them… Read More →

Looks Fit for a Valley Winter, Pt. 2: The GAP

Winter Fashion, The GAP
December 10, 2013 by in Beauty | Fashion | New You | Style

We have great tips for looking your best during the Valley’s most enjoyable time of the year.

W Scottsdale Launches CHILL Ice Rink

CHILL rink

One of the coldest nights of the season was the perfect setting for W Scottsdale to launch its CHILL ice rink. The only way to describe the transformation of the WET deck into the CHILL rink at W Scottsdale is a winter wonderland. CHILL is a 1,500-square-foot hybrid ice rink that covers the WET pool.… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Whiskey Row Cow Tipper

cow tipper, web

There were not a whole lot of opportunities to see cattle while I grew up in Phoenix. However, my grandparents lived in the White Mountains and every time we drove up for a visit, we would see farms with countless cows grazing in the pastures. I always thought it was the perfect opportunity to go… Read More →

The Ultimate Valley Light Tour: Arizona Helicopter Adventures

Night Flight

Last holiday season, I took a limo ride around the Valley to look at Christmas lights. This year, I decided to step up my game and took in the holiday lights of the valley by helicopter. Arizona Helicopter Adventures is offering a Holiday Lights Tour this season, and after experiencing it for myself it is… Read More →

Looks Fit for a Valley Winter Pt. 1: Free People

Free People Fashion

Wintertime in the Valley is one of the most enjoyable times of the year. There is a reason why the snowbirds flock to Scottsdale, and it may have something to do with the warm temps. Unfortunately, dressing the part seems to be a challenge for many, but thanks to Scottsdale Quarter’s Marketing Director Alison Goodman,… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Salted Caramel Martini

Salted Caramel Martini, WEB
November 28, 2013 by in Date Night | Dining | Lifestyle | Thirsty Thursday

Happy Thanksgiving, Scottsdale Living readers! I hope you are enjoying this precious time spent with family and friends. This Thirsty Thursday is being brought to you by the friendly faces at Sandbar. So Friday night, when you’ve had too much family togetherness and you need to get away, you can head to one of their… Read More →

Where to Shake Your Tailfeathers Thanksgiving Eve

Dance Club
November 27, 2013 by in Date Night | Events | Lifestyle

Did you know Thanksgiving Eve is one of the most popular nights of the year for the bar scene? It makes sense, since everyone is off work and have got nothing to do but eat, watch a parade from their couch and maybe participate in a game of Turkey Day football. The only question is… Read More →

Stop Making Excuses, Start Seeing Results

fitness
November 25, 2013 by in New You | Shape

Why aren’t you at your goal weight today? It’s not like you started your fitness journey yesterday…this has been a goal that you’ve been working towards for years. So why haven’t you achieved it yet? Listen really closely to all the reasons that are popping into your mind right now. Grab a pen and paper… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Low-Calorie Lime Lyte

Lime Lyte, Thirsty Thursday
November 22, 2013 by in Date Night | Dining | Lifestyle | Thirsty Thursday

This #ThirstyThursday is all about saving calories! We’re exactly one week away from the day when we will feast on a ridiculous amount of carbs, and now is the time to limit the amount you intake and fight the battle of the sweatpants. This whole week I’ll be kicking my cardio into high gear and… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Pumpkin Pie Martini

Pumpkin Pie Martini, Super Cut
November 14, 2013 by in Date Night | Events | Lifestyle | Thirsty Thursday

The holiday season is usually full of family traditions passed down for generations. This could consist of making grandma’s green beans with the bacon bits or auntie’s super-secret cookie recipe every year, but have you ever considered mixing up your holiday feast? A few Thanksgivings ago, my family traded in our turkey and mashed potatoes… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Holiday Drink Round-Up

Fall Drinks
November 7, 2013 by in Lifestyle | Thirsty Thursday

With the holidays quickly approaching, it is time to start planning those festive parties. Instead of spending hours searching for tasty cocktail recipes, you just have to pick your favorite from our holiday-party-approved #ThirstyThursday drink round-up! Holiday “Sauce” What you need: 1.5 oz. Hennessy V.S. .5 oz. Fresh Squeeze Lemon Juice Heaping Tablespoon of Cranberry… Read More →

#ThirstyThursday: The Movie Star

Movie Star

This #ThirstyThursday is being brought to you by Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill. This favorite happy hour spot of mine recently introduced a new drink menu and on it sits The Movie Star. It’s a tasty margarita with an added twist of pineapple and ginger. It is light and crisp, and I guarantee you won’t be able… Read More →