Yearly Archives: 2011


Reminder: FREE Ride Home Tonight


FREE One-Way Ride Tow Home AAA Arizona’s service Tipsy Tow offers complimentary service during holidays. Tipsy Tow is a free one-way ride tow home, up to 10 miles, for drivers, and one of their passengers, who have been drinking. New Year’s Eve December 31st, 6:00pm – January 1st, 6:00am To get a “tipsy tow” for […]

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Painted Desert Trail


Our family enjoyed a nice hike through the Painted Desert Trail today.  This is our second time hiking the trail and I think it’s so great, I want to share!  The Painted Desert Trail is part of the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge and is located out past Yuma Proving Ground close to Lake Martinez.  The trail is about 1.3 […]

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Sew In


 “Sew In” Tuesday January 3rd, 2012 from 12:00pm – 5:00pm Wellton Library, 29790 E. San Jose Ave.  Join Stormy for her “Sew In”! These ladies and gents are making pillow cases that will in turn be donated to the Phoenix Children’s Hospital, cancer and burn ward unit! CONTACT INFO (928) 785-9575  

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The Lighthouse Coffee Bar & Bistro (formerly Esther’s)


The Lighthouse Coffee Bar & Bistro (formerly Esther’s) has moved to a new location and is now at 330 S. Main St. (between the Prickly Pear and Yuma Office & Equipment), announced owners Frank and Fran Sharples. With the move, the establishment now has a full espresso bar, along with sandwiches, homemade soups, salads and […]

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Share your New Years Resolutions!


I’m such a list geek and I love setting goals for the New Year.  I especially love the challenge of sticking to them.  I know…. I’m crazy.  Last year, my big New Year’s resolution was to walk/run 500 miles in 2011 and I kept track of my miles every month using RunKeeper.  I’m excited to do […]

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We CAN Win!!!


Yuma’s Best Contest is going on … And there is a Quality of Life section that asks to vote for the best web site and we are NOT on there! BUT there is an “other” category … so please put in YumaMom.com and help us win the BEST WEBSITE IN YUMA!! CLICK HERE TO VOTE!!   Now through December […]

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Taco Bell coming to the Foothills


Taco Bell is coming to the Foothills near the Chevron station on Fortuna! Stay Tuned…

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Creative Playground “Castle Park” upcoming closure


Creative Playground “Castle Park” – upcoming closure This park is a family favorite.  I know many friends that love to picnic and play here as a family on the weekends.  Please note the closure dates as to avoid disappointment. Parkgoers and fans of the volunteer-built Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative Playground at West Wetlands Park should […]

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Christmas Tree Recycling


Tuesday, December 27 through Friday, January 6 Natural Christmas tree recycling at 265 W. 13th St. (13th Street and 2nd Avenue). This is the same location where you may drop off other recyclable items, from paper and cardboard to aluminum, clear plastic and metal. Please be sure to remove all lights, ornaments, and tinsel. Artificial […]

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Mark Twain Tonight


Hal Holbrook in “Mark Twain Tonight!” Coming to Yuma  KAWC at Arizona Western College is celebrating Arizona’s centennial by bringing Hal Holbrook, America’s greatest humorist to Yuma. You can take a trip back to the territorial era when “Mark Twain Tonight!” comes to the Gila Ridge Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at […]

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