Part of living in the Sonoran Desert is designing your landscape to withstand harsh summer temperatures and frequent drought conditions. Most people opt for xeriscape that includes yards made of rock and low-maintenance, drought-tolerant … [Read more...] about Natural Grass or Artificial Turf? That is the Question!
On average, Americans consume 23 gallons of ice cream a year, contributing more than $11 billion directly to the national economy. So, it’s no surprise that President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream month in 1984. Fountain … [Read more...] about 3 Fountain Hills Locations to Enjoy National Ice Cream Month
When Fountain Hills was designated as the world’s 17th Dark Sky Community in January 2018, the Fountain Hills Dark Sky Association committed to educating residents about the importance of protecting our night sky. Many people don’t realize how … [Read more...] about 3 Easy Ways to Protect Local Wildlife from Light Pollution
While kids are enjoying the summer splashing in the pool, sleeping late, participating in community activities, and working a summer job, it’s already time to start thinking about getting them enrolled for the next school year if they’re not … [Read more...] about Fountain Hills Unified School District: Now Enrolling!
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." ~Declaration of Independence Have a … [Read more...] about Happy Independence Day
The Town of Fountain Hills is making sure that kids still have something to do this summer so they can get out of the house. Two great recurring events are Wacky Wet Wednesdays and Summer Games for Every Age. … [Read more...] about Two Great Town Events to Drive Away Summer Boredom
In Arizona, about 30 children a year are lost to drownings. Arizona children, ages 1 to 4, are at higher risk and drown at a rate of nearly twice the national average. Because of this, the State of Arizona and most counties and cities within the … [Read more...] about Pool Barriers Save Lives: Know the Laws
Fountain Hills knows how to celebrate Independence Day with flair! Pack a bag with sunscreen and a blanket or lawn chairs and head to Fountain Park for Fourth at the Fountain. Festivities begin at 6:00 PM on Thursday, July 4th. DJ Steve Grosz will … [Read more...] about Fourth at the Fountain 2019
Should you buy a home or rent? Your co-workers, parents, and favorite restaurant owner will all have an opinion on this question. But what do personal finance experts have to say? David Bach, the author of the recent NY Times bestseller The … [Read more...] about Should I Rent or Buy a Home?
As a fellow pet owner, I know how much our pets feel like members of the family. Unfortunately, home buyers do not feel your attachment and may be turned off to your home because of your furry friends. If you want to get top dollar for your home, … [Read more...] about Got Pets? How to Get Your Home Sold