Slumber Party at Hotel McCoy

In a nutshell: Next time you’re looking for a cute place to stay in Tucson, do yourself a favor and ditch the overdone resort for the uniquely restored and totally retro: Hotel McCoy. One mile away from the best spots in Downtown Tucson A FUN place to stay that won’t break the bank Lucy Agave:Continue reading “Slumber Party at Hotel McCoy”

Beaming and Blooming at the Tucson Botanical Gardens

In a nutshell: What a relaxing oasis indeed! We’d recommend planning your visit around breakfast or lunch to enjoy a meal at Edna’s Eatery. What we ate: the Arizona Orange Smoothie and the Avocado Toast. Our Plant Scavenger Hunt Challenge for you: Try to find… The “scaredy cat” plant,… the plant that smells exactly likeContinue reading “Beaming and Blooming at the Tucson Botanical Gardens”

Top 6 Favorite Breweries in Tucson

Lucy Agave: Disclaimer: there are definitely more than six excellent breweries in this city BUT if I had to pick MY favorites, here are my top six and here’s why… 1912 Brewing Co. : I fondly think of this brewery as “my first favorite” brewery in Tucson in that it was the one on thisContinue reading “Top 6 Favorite Breweries in Tucson”

Top 5 Favorite Brunch Spots in Tucson

Saguaro Sam: As a life-long brunch lover I was excited at the chance to write this blog post.  What do I look for in a great brunch place?  Well delicious food -obviously- but also the right type of atmosphere and HUGE bonus points if they have a beautiful outdoor seating area.  I can’t help it,Continue reading “Top 5 Favorite Brunch Spots in Tucson”

We Want More AZ Hops & Vines

In a nutshell: Totally worth the drive down to Sonoita, Arizona Women-owned, women-operated Winery Beautiful location, wonderful wine and entertainment options Our favorites: Yia Mas & Drag Queen Lucy Agave: “This is not what I expected the winery to be like…” our friend visiting from San Diego admitted over a glass. We understood where heContinue reading “We Want More AZ Hops & Vines”

Our interview with Shannon, Co-Owner of AZ Hops & Vines

“ sister is a horticulturist, a viticulturist, a vinologist and she was like ‘why do I feel like I’m less than?’ And we thought, we never, ever want anyone visiting us to have that experience ever.” What are three things you want people to know about your winery? The winery is women-owned and operated. We’reContinue reading “Our interview with Shannon, Co-Owner of AZ Hops & Vines”

Our Colorful Stay at “The Saguaro Hotel”

In a nutshell: Centralized location within walking distance of Old Town Scottsdale A bit pricey for what you’re getting… but still worth it. Met some people from Minnesota… or Colorado? They seemed confused in how to respond about their place of origin. Where we ate: Cornish Pasty Co. & The Montauk Lucy Agave: Given theContinue reading “Our Colorful Stay at “The Saguaro Hotel””

Little Farm in the Big City: The Farm at South Mountain

In a nutshell: Picturesque farm surprisingly close to the city (Phoenix)! Family-friendly outing & breakfast spot Green! Lush! Even better than a trip to the park. What we ate: Pork Belly Tacos and the Chicken Enchiladas Sam Saguaro: What’s the best way to end a two-day vacation in Phoenix, AZ?  Visit The Farm at SouthContinue reading “Little Farm in the Big City: The Farm at South Mountain”