Cover Story: Music is the Muse

Rosie’s House hasn’t had its own permanent home since 2000. But that hasn’t stopped its incredible growth. Rosie Schurz believes in magic, at least when it comes to creating it. “The initial goal for Rosie’s House was to give a child who could not afford it a chance to take music lessons, something the war […]

Kitchen Doors: Health and Flavor Come Together, Happy Lunar New Year and More

Health and Flavor Come Together Sapiens Paleo Kitchen offers nutritious, delicious options Sapiens Paleo Kitchen opened in North Scottsdale in 2019 to provide food that is not only nutritious but tastes good. The paleo diet highlights fresh, whole, unprocessed foods and eliminates grains, legumes, sugar and most sources of dairy to promote optimal digestion and health. […]

Next Doors: A Place to Be Well

notMYkid helps young people battle addiction and the effects of the pandemic It was just one pill. But it created one of the most heartbreaking tragedies imaginable.  Megan Macintosh’s 18-year-old son Chase went to see friends one night in January 2021. She didn’t fully understand the ramifications at the time, but Chase had started experimenting […]

Nourishing Mind, Body and Soul

Nonprofit provides food, clothes, employment help — and hope Organization NourishPHX Leadership Executive DirectorBeth Fiorenza Board ChairArturo Moreno, CPA Origin: NourishPHX got its start when an interfaith coalition joined forces in the late 1960s. The Community Clothing Bank (the clothing arm of the original St. Mary’s Food and Clothing Bank), North Phoenix Corporate Ministries and […]

A Day With Dr. Kris Volcheck

CEO + Founder, Brighter Way Institute 5 A.M. >> A MORNING’S TRANSFORMATION I wake up early because I am not a morning person. While that sounds counterintuitive, I spend an hour by myself reading, so no one has to interact with me when I’m in a morning mood. This spares everyone around me — my […]

Modern Home Office: Create a Stylish and Functional Working Space

Andrea Moseley, the president and CEO of AWE Corporate Interiors, has more than 37 years of success in the commercial furniture industry. Her long association with the industry and the local market prompted her to create AWE Corporate Interiors in 2004. She combines her knowledge of furniture products and applications for a variety of budgets, […]

Men in Blue

Featuring fashion from: Saks Fifth Avenue, Biltmore Fashion Park Dior, Scottsdale Fashion Square Neiman Marcus, Scottsdale Fashion Square Sportive  

Style Unlocked: Bundle Up and Red on White

Featuring fashion from: Neiman Marcus, Scottsdale Fashion Square Saks Fifth Avenue, Biltmore Fashion Park Prada, Scottsdale Fashion Square Saint Laurent, Scottsdale Fashion Square Pax Philomena Nordstrom, Scottsdale Fashion Square  

A 2nd Act: Doing Good and the Value of the Helper’s High

The mission of the magazine you’re reading is to “celebrate the people and groups who give generously and work to build the future of our community.” Valley of the Sun residents give to such an extent that their stories fill every issue throughout the year. And we aren’t alone. Despite a worldwide event unprecedented in […]

Bookmarked: Sophie Allen-Etchart

Founder and CEO of Read Better Be Better  RECOMMENDS: “The Daughters of Erietown” by Connie Schultz “This book was recommended to me by an intelligent and thoughtful friend and supporter of Read Better Be Better, so I immediately knew it was going to be good. It is a story that beautifully illustrates human complexities. While […]