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 Article Mindy Haskins  Matt and Carissa Krupski  Owners, MassageLuXe ChandlerMassageLuXe.com What is your most treasured item? Both: Our most treasured item is our children, Meagan and Hunter. Our family is very important to us.  The best thing to do in the summer is ... Both: With Meagan & Hunter out of school for the summer, we enjoy exploring new places and…

Bodie and his Dad, Erik

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Jasmine and her mom, Denise

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Native Knows Best

Chandler native Craig Rawlings is the owner/operator of AZ NativeScapes, a landscaping business that offers full design, installation and renovation services. With over 20 years of experience, he's learned the best techniques to visually create stunning yards that not only preserve the natural beauty of the desert, but can withstand the hot Arizona sun. He's sharing his top four tools…

Bridgette Balmes’ Picks

Bridgette Marie Balmes has been a lifestyle and wedding photographer in the Chandler area for over 10 years. At home, she and her husband Brendan stay plenty busy with their four kids. To see her work or book a session, visit BridgetteMarie.com.  

Lauren Snow Beauty’s Picks

Local beauty expert Lauren Snow shares her favorite makeup and skincare products. Her boutique located in Downtown Chandler offers facials, waxing, eyelash extensions and makeup for special occasions. Reach her at LaurenSnow.com.

August 2017 Local’s Choice

April Gould and Sarah Williams have changed thousands of lives. They’re told that constantly, and they feel it. In 2016, they made the offbeat decision to meld Gould’s love of animals and Williams’ yoga talent into AZ Goat Yoga, a program they say encourages positivity, fun and healing. “People always tell us that it’s the best day of their lives,”…

Corn Crusted Scallops with Tomato Jam & Truffled Crema

True foodies have surely heard of Elote Café. The Sedona restaurant, owned by renowned chef Jeff Smedstad, is known for its forward-thinking Mexican cuisine. And now, the secrets of his kitchen are available for purchase. Smedstad will release his newest cookbook, Elote Café Notebook, this month. It's a collection of his favorite recipes inspired by his travels across Mexico and…