What to Consider When Buying a Holiday Home

eciding to invest in a holiday home is a big decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. If you are thinking about it, you’re not alone. In 2020, vacation home sales rose 16.4%, according to the National Association of Realtors 2021 Vacation Home Counties Report. But before you get out your checkbook, there are a few […]

Approaches to Investing

by Steve Schott, Financial Advisor, Schott Financial Management People often ask when the best time is to purchase stocks, get in the market or sell. Trying to time the market is not possible. There are a few items to consider when purchasing stocks — most of which hold true for mutual funds. 1. PROFITS — Does the […]

Sprucing Up your Serveware Collection

he ultimate hostess makes entertaining look easy, and with an eye for detail she can make her guests feel she spent hours preparing. But even the simplest last-minute hors d’oeuvres like sliced fruit, chips and dip or charcuterie of aged cheeses and meats are impressive when served on beautiful serveware. As a matter of fact, […]

What Constitutes Beauty in the Landscape?

by Alana Winston, Marketing Manager, ZebraScapes Landscaping he beauty of your outdoor living space is the product of your creative mind. It also is the design in which you can relax and enjoy a peace of mind. Beauty in the landscape is about creating unified, ecological landscape designs personalized to your property and aspirations, together […]

Pearls Cut to the Core

Pearls are what they are. Their smooth, iridescent surfaces hide nothing. People try to project their own images of them as fussy, outdated or existing only to be clutched, but their quiet strength has endured across the centuries to become more powerful than ever. “Pearlcore” is the latest of the “core-”driven aesthetics to enter the […]

Will Personal Style Help or Hinder The Sale of your Home

by Gwen Holloway and Elena Sanwick, REALTORS®, LUXE Real Estate Group – Luxury Prescott The benefits of home ownership are numerous, but one of the most desirable advantages is the ability to integrate one’s own personal style into each aspect of the home’s environment. Color choices, landscaping selections, interior fixtures, finishes and décor all give […]

Orchestrate Flowers to Make Your Space Sing

lower arranging is an art form that nearly anyone can pick up as part of their home design repertoire to make every day and occasion feel fresh and unexpected. The elements of a successful arrangement are more or less universal, but there’s so much room to play within those parameters! THE VESSEL The foundation of […]

Cleaning Services Help You Glide through Life

he struggle to keep your home clean is real. Whenever you have gotten it back to sparkling, life comes back in its wondrous messiness and sweeps through with dirt, dust and grime from outside and within. Every spill, spot, smudge and speck of dust sends you reeling, and your allergies won’t let you stop sneezing […]

Digestifs End your Evening on a High Note

by Blake Herzog Digestifs, or after-dinner drinks, were traditionally believed to aid digestion after a big meal with their herbal content and complex flavors. Science hasn’t been able to prove a connection, but the warm, convivial mood they add to the end of a multicourse meal or dinner party keep their devotees coming back for […]

Summer Fashion Flaring in Fun Directions

Summer Fashion Flaring in Fun Directions - Northern AZ Luxury Living Magazine

Settling on a single “look of the summer” is getting harder and harder as trends rise and fall with the speed of a TikTok reel and self-expression becomes the new cool. But some of our tendencies are coming to the fore and can be identified as in vogue as the weather heats up. Here’s a […]