Expert Tips to Create Financial Freedom

 1. Examine Your Overall Financial Situation  If you changed jobs, sold a house or expanded your family, you might need to add new insurance policies, adopt a more ambitious savings policy or rebalance your long-term investments. Evaluate your college savings plans, life insurance policies and overall investment portfolio. Make sure you have diversified your investments.  2. Insurance Review

Gilbert Giving Guide

We all know it’s that time of year again. The stress of finding a gift for a loved one can be overwhelming. Trying to figure out what a husband—who buys everything for—wants as a gift or the perfect gift for a mom when all she says she wants is to spend time with her family (we all know that's not true.) And…

Tale of Two Scrooges

Have you ever walked by the Hale Center Theater and wondered what was happening inside? Is it a movie theater? A comedy club? The '50s-style marquee always intrigued me, but, having moved to Gilbert only a few years ago, I had not really had a chance to investigate yet.  Walking into the theater on a Saturday morning, it felt like going through…

Wrapping Up the Year, the Gifts and the Decade!

As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun, and time sure has flown by this year. We can’t believe that we just sent to press the final issue of Gilbert Lifestyle for 2019!  It seems like we just blinked, and now it’s the holiday season. Are you ready? Have you decked your halls with boughs … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Accepting Nominations for the East Valley Persons of the Year Positive Paths, an Arizona nonprofit organization, is accepting nominations for the 2020 East Valley Man and Woman of the Year. The East Valley Man and Woman of the Year award aims to recognize individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and vision or introduced new and innovative … Continued

Chandler Lifestyle Celebrates Men & Women of the Year

Lovely evening with the Lifestyle Publications family to celebrate with our friend Joyce Selk, publisher of Chandler Lifestyle. Joyce and Chandler Lifestyle were recently awarded Micro-Business of the Year from the Chandler Chamber of Commerce. The entire AZ Lifestyle Publications team and her many longtime clients were on hand to celebrate the success of their favorite Chandler magazine. 

Fall Markets in Full Swing

The weather is finally cooling off. Gilbert's markets are a lovely way to spend an afternoon. Alternating Gilbert Farmers and Artist Market features artisans from across the city selling their unique handmade goods or homemade treats. Those aren't the only farmers markets in Gilbert. Every Wednesday evening, Power Ranch hosts its weekly farmers market, which includes specialty food trucks!

Tamale Time!

 Red Chile Pork Tamales  Ingredients  3-4 pounds pork butt roast 2 14-ounce containers frozen red chile, defrosted 1 bay leaf 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic granules 2 tablespoons salt 2 cups water 2 tablespoons lard 1/4 cup flour

Night at the Museum

A glamorous Night at the Museum is HD SOUTH's most anticipated event of the year. In 2013, the Gilbert Historical Society (HD SOUTH) debuted its first signature fundraising gala, A Night at the Museum: Gilbert Comes Alive. A group of community volunteers joined together to help raise funds to help the museum continue to preserve the history of Gilbert. That event…

New Years Nearby

 STAY:  Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass in Chandler is a beautiful, modern Four Diamond-awarded hotel that is perfect for a staycation or for out-of-town visitors looking for a fun-filled weekend getaway. Highlights include 242 newly refreshed guest rooms, flexible meeting space with amenities aplenty, seven adjoining restaurants, live entertainment and gaming. A popular destination for tourists and locals alike, the hotel and…