Style Unlocked: The Masters of Reorganization

Photo: Angela Zdrale, Afi Maita and Lisa Moore combined their skills to become a powerhouse wardrobe and beauty consulting team It’s fall, and you have places to go. But your closet has become a place of pre-pandemic dresses in dry-cleaner bags … or it is filled with a variety of sizes … or it is in […]

Nonprofit Pro: Tip of the Month – August 2021

Thanks to Stephanie Small of Synergy Partners Consultants for providing our “Tip of the Month” in Frontdoors Magazine! Are you a nonprofit consultant and would like to submit a “Tip of the Month” for consideration? Email publisher Andrea Tyler Evans at publisher@FrontdoorsMedia.com!

Open Doors: Come On!

This phrase is used by my new friend Phil Rosenthal, the host of the Netflix program “Somebody Feed Phil” and the creator of “Everybody Loves Raymond.” (He’s not really my friend, but I feel like he is after recently binging his global food series.) Phil utters the phrase “Come on!” in episode one, season one, […]

Open Doors: The 2020 Frontdoors Gift Guide

Once again, the Frontdoors team has been out and about (with masks on), searching for a local spin on gift-giving for the holiday season. Now more than ever, let’s take time to support the small businesses in our community so they can keep giving back too. HOSTESS GIFTS Hand-Poured Candles While we may not be […]

Open Doors: Fighting the COVID Slump

It’s all my friends are talking about — women and men. This “work-from-home, school-from-home, record-breaking heat wave” situation has us DOWN, and we’re over it. Yes, we were over it in May, but now we’re really over it. Our mental well-being is at stake. But lately, I’ve heard more and more about some of my […]

Open Doors: Our Hearts Need Art

So, here we are, 20-plus weeks into a global pandemic and the daily stress it has caused on all people, all places and all things. The flow of information for our local nonprofit arts and culture organizations has gone from canceled events to emergency funding announcements and now plans for “virtual” gatherings through the fall […]

Local Picks for Father’s Day 2020

Yes, today’s the day! Time to take a 15-minute break from your busy Zoom schedule to plan for Dad’s special day on Sunday, June 21. First, the gift. Has Dad returned to the office? Let’s make sure he’s looking snappy thanks to local Dad-preneurs. Tough Apparel was created in 2016 by two Mesa dads who […]

Valley Nonprofits Take Fundraising Virtual

It’s the topic every Valley nonprofit leader is talking about: virtual fundraising events. I have “attended” five virtual events since mid-April — each as unique as it would have been in person. There are some amazing local companies and new technologies being used to maximize the opportunity to raise funds, and in some cases, more […]

Open Doors: Let’s Plan With Hope in Our Hearts

The end of May is our time to evaluate things here at Frontdoors, followed by time I take each June to set goals for my personal life. This year, I find myself with more lead time to prepare for this annual exercise but, wow, there are so many questions swirling as I create the long […]

Open Doors: Let’s Plan With Hope in Our Hearts

The end of May is our time to evaluate things here at Frontdoors, followed by time I take each June to set goals for my personal life. This year, I find myself with more lead time to prepare for this annual exercise but, wow, there are so many questions swirling as I create the long […]