fall 2011 Archives

Spa Avania, Xona Resorts Suites Gain Exposure

Spa Avania - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

Ahhh, Spas: One Scottsdale spa destination — Spa Avania — gains national exposure, while another — Xona Resorts Suites — strives for more with marketing efforts National Exposure: One of the Best Spa Avania at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa has been named by Travel + Leisure Magazine readers, in its 16th Annual World’s… Read More →

Talking With Aging Parents About Moving Into Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

The toughest decision: How to talk with aging parents about moving into an assisted living facility It’s an expected shift, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy task. The roles are reversed. Parents who have raised their children are now being cared for by the adult children they raised. And if you’re in the “Sandwich… Read More →

Develop Strategies To Detect Breast Cancer Early

Breast Cancer - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the U.S, making breast cancer the second-most-common cancer among American women, after skin cancer. Despite those gloomy statistics, there are strategies women can use to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. “It is… Read More →

Green Living Tips From Desert Star Construction

Green living tips - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

Save Money by Saving the Planet: Tips for incorporating sustainable and green living elements into our homes Living green has been a priority for Americans for more than a decade as we strive to improve the environment and preserve our natural resources. During these tough economic times, living green is also important when it comes… Read More →

Transform Your Backyard Into A Paradise

Backyard Paradise - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011
by in Garden | Landscaping | Pools & Spas

Backyard Paradiso: Transform your backyard and entertain your guests outdoors. Any patio can be turned into luxurious space given the right attention. But as you’re looking over your backyard, and possibly underwhelmed by its charm, try focusing on these three areas to create a fresh experience for you and your guests. Relaxing Scents There is… Read More →

Dolce Salon & Spa's Hot Chocolate Stout Shave Rejuvenates

Dolce Salon & Spa

How Sweet It Is: An afternoon at Dolce Salon & Spa has this guy relaxed and rejuvenated OK, men. Let’s sack any talk that spending an afternoon at a spa is well … unmanly. After all, in these tough times, aren’t all we all a bit more stressed out than say, 10 years ago? That… Read More →

A Wisconsin Lake House In Scottsdale By Regency Custom Homes

Regency Custom Homes - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

The Great Escape: The Roesches, with the help of Regency Custom Homes, build a Wisconsin lake house in Scottsdale Instead of wishing it was summer every day, the Roesches made it happen, and brought their Wisconsin lake house to the Scottsdale desert. Yes, it’s possible — save the lake, of course — and the Roesches… Read More →

Tips To Whiten Your Teeth — And Keep Them White

ScoWhiten Your Teeth - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011
by in Essentials

Two Scottsdale-area dentists give tips and advice about how to whiten your teeth — and keep them white. Dr. Jeffrey D. Clark of Scottsdale Dental Excellence has some advice about how to whiten your teeth. For the best results, here is what he recommends: 1. Whitening immediately after your dental cleaning. 2. If you need a power… Read More →

Brighten Your Look With A Smile Makeover

Smile Makeover - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

Sometimes, those daily affirmations in front of the full-length mirror or a new shade of lipstick aren’t what you need for that extra boost of confidence. What might have a bigger impact and a longer lasting effect on your physical and emotional state is a smile makeover. When you pair your beauty products with a… Read More →

Transform Your Bathroom With A Lot Of Imagination And Little Money

Transform Your Bathroom — Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

From boring to breathtaking: All it takes is a lot of imagination and a little money to transform your bathroom into a relaxing space Spending time de-stressing at spas can get expensive. Luckily, you don’t need to travel to a resort to unwind and relax. There are several ways that homeowners can turn their lifeless… Read More →

Homeowners Opt For A Personalized Remodel To Enjoy For Years

Personalized Remodels - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011
by in Remodeling

Investing thousands of dollars into sprucing up a room or two in a home may seem fruitless when the housing market is down and people aren’t buying. However, homeowners are continuing to remodel their homes, but for different reasons than in the past. A personalized remodel can create a home people will love and enjoy… Read More →

10 Anti-Aging Skin Care And Beauty Tips

Skin Care - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

Fight the wrinkles Retinol – a form of vitamin A – is one of the most potent anti–aging skin care ingredients on the market, promoting normal cellular turnover. EmerginC Vitamin C + Retinol Mask removes dead skin cells and renews skin, leaving it looking younger instantly. With an additional boost of vitamin C, wrinkles don’t… Read More →

Changing Your Spots With Photo Genesis and Photofacials

Photo Genesis - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

Photo Genesis and Photofacials help even your skin tone and make you look younger. After three months of chasing the kids through water parks, lake outings, afternoons lounging by the pool and daily outdoor exposure, sun damage is inevitable for many of us in the Valley. And with the holidays nearing, this means having to… Read More →

Easy Kitchen Remodel With Details In Mind

Kitchen Remodel - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

It doesn’t take a lot for a family-friendly kitchen upgrade; keep these improvements in mind. The kitchen has always been a focal point for connecting with your family, so it’s important to transform your kitchen into a food- and family-friendly haven. But this doesn’t mean you have to completely remodel the room. There are a… Read More →