Bringing not one but two lives into this world has been my greatest honor. Briana and Christian – you are what unconditional love is all
MAY 11 AND NEIL DIAMOND
May 11 is always an emotional day for my husband Doug, as it’s the day his mother passed. Neil Diamond was her favorite singer. Doug
BONO AT THE BEACON
May, 2023 Bono at the Beacon in New York City. What a night! U2 is my favorite band and I absolutely love Bono. But after
WHAT AN HONOR!
February 2023 What an honor I had co-hosting the red carpet with Cedric Ceballos at the Big Game Big Give Super Bowl party. The night
Jóse Cárdenas. If you don’t know him (and he knows just about everyone!), Jóse is a beloved pillar and leader in our community – and
MUSIC MAKES MY WORLD GO ROUND
January, 2023 Music makes my world go round. It has since I was a child. My mom was a professional singer for much of my
NEW YEAR, NEW WORD
January 2023 Happy New Year! I know, I’m a day late – but I really wanted to ruminate on what I would consider my best
December, 2022 WOW. JUST WOW! That’s the best way I can describe last night – and my daughter’s surprise birthday gift for me. When she
55 AND FEELING SO ALIVE!
December, 2022 55 and feeling so alive! My mom says she can’t believe she has a 55-year-old daughter. How do you think I feel mom?!
LOVE WHAT YOU DO AND IT NEVER FEELS LIKE WORK
You’ve heard the saying, “Love what you do and it never feels like work”? Well I absolutely love when work and finding synergy with someone
EVENT SEASON IS HERE!
Event season is here in the Valley of the Sun! And I had the honor of helping to kick it off last night as the
September 10, 2022 You’re looking at four generations of what I think are some pretty good genes! My girl and I hopped over to Orange
One of the biggest lessons I learned early-on in my career, is that the people who are the toughest on you, are often the people
The heartbreaking loss of a dear friend and a Valley legend
I am heartbroken. Shocked. Trying to find the right words to aptly describe what Kenty meant to me. I knew this day would come eventually.
ICONIC HOUR PODCAST
I had the great pleasure of being a guest on the Iconic Hour podcast with my dear friend Renee Dee. First let me say, what
I’ve been doing a lot of spring cleaning lately and came across all of my marathon medals piled on the floor in the corner of
What a Night for the Arts!
Oh what a night for the arts! It’s hard to put into words just how magnificent last night’s ARTrageous Gala Luminescence, Scottsdale Arts’ 2022 Gala
The Mission of St. Jude
You’ve heard of St. Jude – but do you truly know the mission? For the third time, I was honored to serve as the emcee
ICONIC NIGHT WITH ICONIC CHEFS
Renee Dee and I are calling this the Chef Sandwich! What a great time catching up with these two iconic chefs: Chefs Christopher Gross and
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
Happy International Women’s Day to all the fabulous women in my life. Including the strong woman who raised me. The powerful woman I raised. And
DEPRESSION, MENTAL HEALTH, AND WHY HEALING IS A LIFE-LONG JOURNEY
February 17, 2022 Years ago I went through a period of deep depression. It was so severe, I could barely get myself out of bed
A NIGHT TO HONOR A LIFE-CHANGING NONPROFIT
What a super night to honor and celebrate Kids in Focus and the at-risk children whose lives have been changed by this incredible nonprofit. I
OH WHAT A NIGHT!
Oh what a night! Bite Nite 2021 – under a beautiful Arizona evening sky – raising funds and awareness for the ALS Association Arizona Chapter
THE NUMBER SEVEN
October 27, 2021 The number seven has been my favorite since I was a kid. Not today. Today marks 7 years since God called Dave
FRANCE WITH MOM
“I’ll look back on this and smile because it was life and I decided to live it.” What an epic bucket list trip to the
I knew this day was coming but now that it’s here I’m feeling so many emotions on this day of new beginnings. We just moved
PRACTICE STRESS OR PRACTICE PEACE
“Every day brings a choice to practice stress or to practice peace.” – Joan Borysenko The day this photo was taken I was completely stressed
PROGRESS ISN’T ALWAYS ABOUT PERFECT
Progress isn’t always about perfect. For the last two months, six days a week, I’ve been practicing hot yoga. While I clearly have a long
FROM HOW IT STARTED TO GRADUATION DAY!
How it started… to GRADUATION DAY! Hard to believe that precious little infant I once held so tight, is now all grown up and ready
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION AND MY ROLE IN MY SON’S LIFE
One week to my son’s high school graduation and I’m reflecting on my role in Christian’s life. I’ve written a lot in the past about
MOTHER’S DAY LOVE
Happy Mother’s Day love to all you amazing moms who do an incredible job day in and day out! Chances are you make it look
STILL GREEN AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
Still green after all these years, It’s been 2 1/2 years since I started drinking celery daily. I drink a 12 – 16 ounce glass
A BILLBOARD AND BREAKFAST TO BENEFIT RYAN HOUSE
It’s been a few years since I’ve appeared on a billboard – and this one that you’ll see around town right now – is special.
BOYS WHO VOLUNTEER
This picture is the culmination of five years and nearly 70 hours of volunteering for my son through boys team charity. I’ve enjoyed watching him
DO IT. EVEN IF YOU DON’T LIKE IT
DISCIPLINE. Do it. Even if you don’t feel like it. I’ve never really loved lifting weights. But I’ve tried to be consistent with it through
SHARE YOUR STORY
March 26, 2021 “I love the person I’ve become, Because I fought hard to become her.” I spent a lot of time yesterday reflecting on
KNOW BOOK PHOENIX 2021
March 24, 2021 I’m so excited to be featured in the new 2021 KNOW Book Phoenix alongside nearly 100 other remarkable women! KNOW women are
DRESS FOR THE CAUSE
March 22, 2021 Finally… an opportunity to dress up and support the most beautiful cause at our first in-person event in more than a year!
BODY POSITIVE AT ANY AGE
March 27, 2021 “The body achieves what the mind believes” Just before my 50th birthday I had a brief but influential conversation with my friend
A LOVELY AWARD
March 16, 2021 I’m holding one of the loveliest awards I’ve ever received. It’s a painting that is also the Athena HAIL award for the
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2021
March 8, 2021 Happy International Women’s Day to all the badass women in my life who rise up, empower, inspire and continue to shine a
NOURISH YOUR SKIN LIKE YOUR SOUL
March 3, 2021 “If it doesn’t nourish your skin or soul, let it go” Fortunately for me, this beauty behind me (in the accompanying photo)
LEARNING TO CREATE BALANCE IN LIFE
February 24, 2021 Learning how to create balance. I’ve spent much of my life trying to find balance. Television news is a constant cycle of
LOVE WHAT YOU DO
February 18, 2021 “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” I love telling stories – whether it’s in front of a
February 9, 2021 Behind the scenes of the ATHENA HAIL Award recipients video shoot. We each shared a bit of our story and how we
AGE IS JUST A NUMBER
Live your life and forget your age, Just before I turned 50 I had a brief conversation about the impending 5-0 with my friend Kim
MY DAUGHTER, MY BEST FRIEND
When my daughter was much younger, I would hear mothers and daughters refer to each other as ‘best friends’ and I didn’t quite get it.
NEW YEAR GOALS
I’m not one for making resolutions (too much pressure). I do like setting goals. I also like choosing a word to help set my intention
WALKING INTO 2021
Walking into 2021 transformed by the lifequake of 2020. In a year full of more challenges and heartbreak than any of us expected, I feel
“Time is free, but it’s priceless” – Harvey Mackay I created a time capsule for each of my kids when they were born. I put