Wednesday, September 30, 2009

FREE Vacuum Cleaner Bags

The Brady's had some extra vacuum cleaner bags (3 packages!) they left to give away when they moved. They are Kenmore ultraCare HEPA Filtration Synthetic Cloth VacBags (yes, that's a mouthful!). Designed to fit Kenmore 0. Replaces No. 50690.

If you have a vacuum that uses this type of bag, contact Amy Scott 626-5404 /

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Free ZOO Tickets!

Fry's VIP members get two free general admissions tickets at the gate at the Phoenix Zoo. Only in the month of September! And only on Wednesdays during the day!

For more information, see this article:

Phoenix Zoo Phone number: 602-273-1341

Good luck going! Remember they have a great water area for little ones to play!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

It's Show~Time!
Performing Arts Studio

Teaching Staff:

Director: Wendy Erickson
Wendy has taught Sunshine Generation for over 8 years. Now she brings her vast experience with music and children to directing the business at "Show~Time" studio.
For the Fall 2009 Season Wendy will be teaching beginning piano as Brenton's extra curricular life makes piano lesson scheduling difficult. He will teach piano when his schedule permits, but Wendy will be the main piano teacher this session providing lesson days and times you can plan on.
Wendy is so excited to be teaching "Voice Performance" classes. This will give her a chance to combine all of her experience into helping your child discover their "inner STAR quality" and find joy in their talents while they learn to "Entertain"

Teacher: Brenton Erickson
Brenton has been playing and enjoying the piano for over 5 years now. He has often been called on to accompany others in church, school and in his theatrical endeavors.
Brenton has been singing and performing in Musical Theater since the age of 9. We are fortunate to have his theatrical "know-how" as he advises our Voice Performance teacher and as he produces and directs our recitals.

Teacher: Alise Erickson
Alise is a very gifted dancer and choreographer. She has performed many dance and voice solos in her young career. She has been dancing for 10 years and choreographing for 4 of those years. She choreographed our most applauded numbers in Sunshine Generation. You will love to see your children grow in their dance ability and confidence under her skillful guidance.

Teacher: Ben Armstrong
Ben is a talented musician. He plays piano, trombone, clarinet and bass clarinet. He has been a vital member of his school and community band groups for 7 years. He loves working with children and really knows how to boost their self esteem. Band students will not only enjoy their classes with Ben , they will excel in their talents also.

Class Descriptions, Schedules and Fees
Dance Combo (DC)
Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced
Miss Alise will call and schedule you for your "assessment" time once you register for her class. (She will teach you some basic skills, have you demonstrate and then she can decide where your current dance level is and place you in the appropriate class)
Dance Combo Classes will be 45 minutes long and be held on Saturday Mornings
Beg DC 9:00 am, Int. DC 9:45 am Adv. DC 10:30 am
Children must be 7 years old or older to register for the Dance Combo classes.
Fee - $25.00/mo. This includes 4 classes a month.

Beginning Piano
We teach mostly from the "Alfred" curriculum. On your 1st lesson a slip will be sent home listing the book(s) you will need to purchase and where you can purchase them.
Beginning Piano lessons will be 30 minutes long and will be held on Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Class times will begin at 3pm on Thursday afternoons and begin at 9am on Saturday mornings. Children must be able to read and write to register for these classes. Fee - $25.00/mo. This includes 4 lessons a month.

Voice Performance
Children will love realizing their dream performing like their favorite Disney or Pop star or even sing a well loved spiritual for family and friends. Voice Performance students will have 30 minutes of one on one with Miss Wendy each week. During this time they will learn proper breathing technique, diction, voice and facial expression, how to perform with a microphone and basic music theory. Students, (who do not play the piano), will be taught how to read music enough to play the melody line, of songs they would like to sing. After the 1st few lessons songs will be selected to prepare for performance at our recital. Voice Performance lessons will be 30 minutes long and will be held on Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Class times will begin at 3pm on Thursday afternoons and begin at 9am on Saturday mornings. Children 4 years of age or older may register for these classes. Fee - $25.00/mo. This includes 4 lessons a month.

Clarinet, Bass Clarinet or Trombone Lessons
These lesson times are pending on how many students are interested in this class.
If you have an interest in these band instrument lessons contact us at 602-579-5570 and Ben will schedule these classes as soon as there are enough students.

At Show~Time, we feel the best part is having the chance to "show off" all of your hard work! We will have a recital where students can perform what they have prepared twice a year. Our recitals will be in November and April each year.

Call Miss Wendy 602-579-5570 or email to verify class times you want are available.

Class fees are due the 1st class of each month. If fees are not paid at the 1st class of the month there is a $5.00 late fee you will owe in addition. Student may not attend 2nd class of the month if fees are not paid by that day for the month. We will give you a receipt as well as keep our own records for all payments received. If for any reason we cannot fulfill our commitment to you we will refund moneys for classes not taught.

Please call Miss Wendy @ 602-579-5570 or email her to hold your spot in our classes. Also please email Miss Wendy to request a class registration form and a liability form and bring it to class on your 1st day.
Thank you,
Wendy Erickson

Choral Group Try-Outs

East Valley Mormon Choral Organization will be holding auditions for high school choir, adult choir and orchestra tonight and September 16th (next Wednesday). It is an amazing organization that is really big in Orange County. The two directors have moved here and are starting over. They have choirs for ages 4-adult, and an orchestra. For further information, visit their website at

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Looking For Someone Who Can Fix Carpets

Hi, we are looking for someone in the ward who can fix carpet seams (carpet has been pulled up and needs to be put back together) please call Edwin at 480-734-6931. Even if someone from the ward has a great referral....

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Enrichment on Thursday!

Hey Ladies!

Grab your neighbors and friends and come to the "Happy to Be the Real You" Fiesta on August 27th (this Thursday) from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Dinner will be served promptly at 6:30 so please be on time! The presentation from our guest speakers will begin at 7:10 after which dessert will be served! Hope to see you all there!

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Massage Therapist in Queen Creek

I am a massage therapist that recently moved to Queen Creek. I offer $10 off fo first time clients. My website is

Friday, August 14, 2009

Moving Boxes Needed!

*We are in need of moving boxes of all sizes. If you have any available call (480-545-0168) and I’ll swing by to pick them up or they can be dropped off at my house anytime (39334 N Patricia Circle)

Thanks a bunch!

Susan Cook

{It’s official we are moving and are planning to head out on the 22nd. Anyone wishing to remain in contact please email me at or (I’ve started using this one more help with the transition because Mediacom is only available in Pinal county) I will send a link to our blog where I will soon post our new address and eventually a new phone number.}

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Couches to Give Away!

If you know anyone who needs a couple of couches, Gayla Mead has some to give away (since she insists on moving, much to our dismay!). One of the couches has a pull-out bed. For more information, contact Gayla at 480-516-6052

Thursday, July 23, 2009

8' Pool Table For Sale

8' Pool Table for sale. Solid oak, 1" slate in 3 pieces, leather pockets and burgandy felt. Beautiful condition. Includes balls, 2 racks, cue sticks with holder and brushes. $800.00.

Email- or call Tammy Kleinman 480-220-0404.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Congratulations to Mei Norried!

Mei will be graduating on July 18th from the University of Phoenix. Congratulations!
If anyone would like to view the ceremony live online, follow the link below:

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Cleaning Services

Wright Way Personal Helper is looking to expand in the East valley!

I am a reliable cleaning specialist with excellent references.

I can provide: Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Monthly, Move-In or Move Out and One Time Cleanings. No job is too big or too small. In addition to cleaning, I specialize in organizing; i.e. closets, kitchens, pantries, offices etc.

The relationships I’ve established throughout the years enable me to also provide discounted carpet cleanings, furniture cleanings, tile & grout cleanings, and even landscaping services! Bottom line......”One Stop Shop Personal Helper” and I’ll treat your home as if it were my own…each and every time!.

If you are in need of any of these services, please feel free to contact me to schedule a free in-home estimate. MY PRICES ARE GREAT, AND MY SERVICES ARE EVEN BETTER!!!

Thanks in advance for your interest, and I hope to hear from you soon!

Call Rosie today at:
(310) 628-3004 cell

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Mommy and Me Craft Day

Thanks for everyone who came and participated in the Mommy and Me Craft Activity today! It looked like the kids all really enjoyed it!

A VERY BIG thank you to Sister McLaurin for putting this all together for us!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Recyclable Trash Pick-Up!

I have found a site that will pick up recyclables. It is $10 per month and it is picked up weekly. I have seen a few neighbors with these carts. Great way to cut down on the garbage.

Mei Norried

Teaching Supplies & File Cabinet Give Away

I have gone through my garage and I am getting rid of most of my old teaching stuff. If there is a teacher that would be interested in any of the files, books, decorations, borders, etc. I mostly have math stuff, but even though I taught middle school and high school, there is some elementary stuff too. I inherited some of it from my mom when she retired, and she has taught 1st-5th grade, so there may be stuff for those younger grades too, or for someone to use at home as extras!

You are welcome to drop by and take anything you want. Also, once the 3 file cabinets are empty, these are up for grabs also. I am also going to offer this to the teachers at Harmon if I don't have enough takers. I hate to throw out all of the papers, but I am very tired of the space they take up! The file cabinets have two drawers (so the short kind) and are metal (grayish in color). If someone wants just the file cabinet, I might be able to empty one of them, but I don't want all the papers/files sitting loose in my garage, or it will be a huge mess in a matter of days! Contact information: Cassie Schupp, 882-2669, 747 E Heather Drive, Feel free to drop by without calling, if I'm here, you can go through it anytime! If I'm gone, but my sister is here, feel free to ask her to open the garage to let you dig!

Thanks so much!!!


Monday, June 15, 2009

Preschool for 2009/2010

Preschool for 2009/2010
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
8:45-10:45 am
$90 per month
Skills they will learn:
Alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes,
Upper/lower case matching, classification,
Sequencing, matching pairs, alike/different,
Patterning, opposites, rhyming pictures,
Simple graphing, comparisons, name writing,
Music, art and science.
Contact Jami McGhan at 480 888 1953
0r e-mail
For questions or
To reserve your child’s spot

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Free Stuff

I have a 32" TV (not digital) ~and a large entertainment center with a curio cabinet attached, ( has light in it) and tons of storage space for DVD's~ and a big computer desk with lots of storage and a big black entertainment center with slide in doors, ( this has one ding that can be patched) and a small kitchen table. I am ready for anyone to come over and pick it up and haul it away by Sat. If not, it will go to goodwill. Feel free to call me or email with questions, but won't have a phone Fri afternoon.
Cell # 480-512-2453.
Thanks so much!
Katie Clarke

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Enrichment Night

Thanks to all those sisters who came and participated in our "Pioneer Budgeting and Ingenuity" night! We have several left-over folders with the pamphlets and sample budgeting sheets, so if any of you are interested they will be in Relief Society tomorrow! Sister Lundahl also has her presentation available through e-mail if you have not already received it from her through your e-mail yet.

Thanks again!

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Pioneer Budgeting and Frugality

Hey Sisters!

Come join us for a night of fun as we learn from our Pioneer Sisters and a few sisters in our ward about Budgeting! Did I mention dessert will be served???

It starts tonight at 7 pm and goes till 9 pm at the Gary building!

Hope to see you all there!

Monday, May 4, 2009

Home For Rent

We have a home in Gilbert that needs a great family to occupy it! It's located off Cooper/Guadalupe, close to I-60. Our current renters will be leaving the state at the end of May, so our home will be available June 1. Just a little about the house: it was built in 1997, it's about 2500 sq ft, 2 stories, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. It has been updated with new carpet, tile, and window blinds, the neighborhood is quiet, nice homes, and I understand that the ward is really great (we currently have an LDS family living there). The rent is $1300/month. No pool, no fireplace, and definitely NO PETS (we would like to keep the home nice)! If you have friends or family who are looking to rent a really nice home, please let them know about ours. Thank you.

Chrys Meadows
480 882-9329

Monday, April 27, 2009

Shopping Cart Cover

I am looking for a shopping cart cover and would love to buy one used that someone is finished with. Have one? Please contact me.

Susan Cook

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Treadmill to Give Away

from Aimee Cooper:

I have a nice, powerful, electronic treadmill that needs a good, loving home. It is good with children and will bring the right family many years of enjoyment and love.

Can you help me get it out of my house? I thought I'd give it away to somebody in the ward.

Please contact Aimee if you are interested.

Update: THE TREADMILL HAS FOUND A HAPPY HOME. The new owners are quite excited, so thank you, Aimee!

Friday, April 10, 2009

Get To Know You Night!

Hey Ladies!

Just wanted to post some pictures of our "Get to Know You Night!" We had a lot of fun. We played some fun games, had some good conversation, and ate WONDERFUL fruit pizza! Thanks to all who came and to Sharree for putting it all together! :D

"Loud" Lisanne and "Disco" Denice strikin' a pose!

Yummy Fruit Pizza!

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Vote for New Board Member!

The Pecan Creek Community Association is holding an election for board members. You should have received a ballot in the mail. And there is still time to vote! IF you send your ballot in the mail by this Thursday. Otherwise you are welcome to bring your ballot in the sealed yellow envelope to either meeting on April 9th at Jack Harmon at 6:30 or it can be dropped off at Jodi Lewis's house and she will make sure it gets turned in.

We need everyone possible to vote so that we don't have to waste time and money on a second election if there are not enough ballots turned in the first time!

Thank you!

Swim Lessons

Stacey Noel will be teaching swim again at the Wilson's this summer.


I am doing it a bit different. I will only be doing six day sessions. I will start on June 1st and the cost will be $45 per session. Please feel free to forward on to anyone you think would be interested. Each class will be 30 minutes. I don't have times right now because I'm waiting to see who signs up and fill in from there. The classes will be between 9-11am. Thanks!

Session Dates

June 1-4,8,9
June 10,11, 15-18
June 22-25, 29,30

If you have any questions feel free to email me or call 626-2476.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Looking for Room to Rent in Salt Lake

From Rosie Wright, who can be contacted at

My brother works for a refinery company and will be staying on a project in Salt Lake City by the Chevron refinery for about 5 to 6 weeks. He was asking me if i new anyone out there that would rent him a room for a few weeks as opposed to staying in a hotel. I believe he is going out March 28th.

Thank you in advance for your help.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Idea for Free Family Fun!

Starting April 1, check out a Culture Pass for free at a participating library. Pass admits four for free to the Phoenix Art Museum, the zoo, the Arizona Science Center and more. Passes limited. Click here for complete details.

Fundraiser for Former Community Member, Ken Fort

Ken Fort has fought diabetes for 30 years and as a result, is in need of a kidney transplant that is scheduled for April 22, 2009. Ken and Sharon have 5 children and lived on Heather.

Their fundraising efforts can be supported by donating garage sale items that they will use in a Garage Sale/Auction/Raffle to be held on April 11, 2009. Please contact Tim Hirst(882-9562)if you have items to be picked up for the garage sale.

Thank you for your generosity!

Moving Boxes Needed/Entertainment Center Giveaway

Katie Clarke needs moving boxes, so if you have any stashed away please contact her at 882-2636.

She also has an Entertainment Center that she would like to give away to anyone interested.

Loan Modification Services

A message from Chrys Meadows:

These are tough economic times and I know that many of us are really hurting right now - some have lost jobs, some have decreased working hours, many of us are self-employed and are watching our business dwindle, and some are on the verge of losing their homes to foreclosure/short sales.

I'm an agent for a loan modification company that enjoys a very good track record in negotiating modifications of terms, interest rate, and/or principal reduction. We have proven professionals, including in-house attorneys, who have successfully modified every type of loan with every type of lender. We offer a "No Loan Modification - No Fee Guarantee." Yes, a homeowner can try to negotiate a modification with their bank or mortgage company themselves, but the going is tough, time-consuming, and too often unsuccessful.

If you or a family member or friend are in foreclosure, short sale, at risk for imminent default, or have too many expenses left after the income has been spent, we can help. E-mail or call for a free pre-qualification, no obligation consultation. or 480 882-3870.


My daughter, Jessica Kucenski, is a certified Massage Therapist and is looking for some clients that want massages on the weekends.

She is available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. She is doing them out of her home located in Laredo Ranch or she could come to your house.
Her phone number is 480-882-2969 or her email address is

She can do 1 hour or 1/2 hour time slots. She is very good! She has helped alleviate my arthritis pain! Her rate is $40 per hour or $20 per 1/2 hour. She can make adjustments to the price if necessary. If you are looking for someone or know of someone who wants or needs a massage, please give Jessica a call.

You can call me at 480-329-7327 if you have any questions. Thank you very much.
Jennifer McLaurin