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September - Arizona Lifestyle Edit

Welcome to your September 2023 lifestyle edit! I’ve carefully curated food, drink, and event suggestions for you. My picks? Winegirl for girls night out, Junk in the Trunk vintage market for shopping, and a refreshing tequila-based cocktail. So if you're local to Arizona or planning to visit, here's your guide through this month's must-do's & see's!



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Featured Arizona Restaurant


Winegirl

14205 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251


Are you in search of the ultimate girls’ outing location or the perfect place to celebrate a special birthday? Look no further than the Wine Girl in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona. Nestled in the picturesque Old town area of Scottdale, this wine bar offers an enchanting blend of luxury, fun, and of course wine.


Nestled in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona, Wine Girl wine bar is a hidden gem that beckons wine enthusiasts and friends alike. From the moment you step through the doors of Wine Girl, you’ll be greeted with an ambiance of cheer and feminine sophistication. The interior boasts tasteful wine inspired decor, a cheerful bar, and intimate seating arrangements. Whether you choose to sit at the bar, lounge in the plush booths, or gather around a table with your friends, you’ll instantly feel at ease.


Wine Girl wine bar is renowned for its carefully curated wine selection. Whether you're a seasoned wine connoisseur or a casual sipper, you'll find something to delight your palate. The wine menu spans a wide range of varietals, including reds, whites, rosés, and even Winetails (wine based cocktails). Their knowledgeable staff can guide you through the options, ensuring you select the perfect wine to suit your taste preferences. For those looking to elevate their wine experience, Wine Girl offers wine flights, allowing you to sample multiple wines in one sitting. It's an excellent way to discover new favorites and engage in lively discussions about your preferences with your friends.


No wine adventure is complete without delicious food pairings, and Wine Girl does not disappoint. Their menu features a diverse array of small plates, charcuterie boards, and delectable small sharing dishes designed to complement your wine selection. From artisanal cheeses and cured meats to gourmet flatbreads and dips, there's something to satisfy every palate.


Planning a girls' outing or a unique and memorable birthday celebration at Wine Girl is a breeze. Gather your closest friends, book a table, and get ready for an afternoon or evening of laughter, bonding, and unforgettable moments. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply looking for an excuse to catch up, Wine Girl provides the perfect backdrop for your gathering. There are also plenty of vignettes for fun photo opportunities to snap a few photos to capture the fun memory.


Wine Girl in Scottsdale, Arizona is more than just a wine bar; it’s a destination for creating unforgettable memories. Whether you’re planning a girls’ outing or a birthday celebration, this charming establishment offers an enchanting and playful ambiance, tantalizing wines, and delectable food to ensure that your girls' day or night out will be one to remember. So, gather your friends, raise your glasses, and savor the moments at Wine Girl wine bar - your perfect destination for wine, food, and friendship in Scottsdale.


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Drink Recipe

The simple cocktail to top off a twisted hot summer!


Twisted Ranch Water


Ingredients:


1.5 oz Tequila Reposado (I prefer Casa Azul but each to their own)

½ glass of Topo Chico

½ glass San Pellegrino Blood Orange soda water


Garnish:

Dehydrated blood orange



Directions:


Grab your favorite tumbler glass and fill with ice.

Add 1.5 oz of your preferred tequila reposado.

Fill half your glass with Topo Chico or any other sparkling water.

Top off with San Pellegrino Blood Orange beverage or other flavored soda.

Stir, not shaken!

Garish with dehydrated orange slice.


Cheers!


twisted ranch water cocktail recipe

twisted ranch water cocktail

Featured Arizona Event


Junk in the Trunk: Scottsdale's Premier Vintage Market Extravaganza

Location: WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Dates: September 15th - 17th, 2023

Admission: Tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the gate. Children 12 and under are free.


If you're a lover of all things vintage, unique, and one-of-a-kind, mark your calendars because "Junk in the Trunk" is making its triumphant return to Scottsdale, Arizona! This iconic vintage market extravaganza is a must-visit event for anyone with a passion for treasure hunting, DIY projects, or simply appreciating the charm of yesteryears. In this blog post, we'll explore what makes Junk in the Trunk so special and why you won't want to miss it.


What is Junk in the Trunk?


Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market is not just any ordinary market. It's a carefully curated experience that brings together an eclectic mix of vintage, antique, and handmade goods from local and regional artisans and collectors. Started by Arizona friends, Coley Arnold and Lindsey Holt, Junk in the Trunk has grown from a small backyard event to a renowned vintage market that attracts thousands of visitors.


What to Expect:

  • Unique Finds: Junk in the Trunk offers an extensive selection of vintage items, including furniture, clothing, jewelry, home decor, and collectibles. Whether you're a seasoned collector or a novice enthusiast, there's something for everyone.

  • Handmade Artisan Goods: In addition to vintage treasures, the market also features a diverse range of handmade and artisanal products. From handcrafted jewelry to locally produced foods, you can discover new and unique items that support local artists and entrepreneurs.

  • DIY Inspiration: The event is a goldmine for DIY enthusiasts. You'll find vintage and antique pieces perfect for upcycling or repurposing. Get inspired to transform your finds into something entirely new.

  • Food and Entertainment: Shopping can work up an appetite, and Junk in the Trunk has you covered. Enjoy delicious food truck offerings and live entertainment, making it a fun day out for the whole family.

  • Community Atmosphere: Beyond the shopping, Junk in the Trunk creates a sense of community. The event brings together like-minded individuals who share a passion for nostalgia, history, and creativity.

Why Attend Junk in the Trunk?

  • Support Local: By attending Junk in the Trunk, you're supporting local businesses and artisans. It's a fantastic way to contribute to the community and discover hidden gems you won't find in mainstream stores.

  • Unearth Hidden Treasures: You never know what you might stumble upon at this market. From vintage fashion pieces that become wardrobe staples to unique home decor items that become conversation starters, the thrill of discovery is a significant part of the experience.

  • Inspiration Galore: Even if you don't plan to buy anything, the market is an excellent source of inspiration. Witnessing how vintage items are creatively repurposed and integrated into modern life can spark your creativity and DIY spirit.

Junk in the Trunk is not just a market; it's an experience that celebrates the charm of the past while embracing the creativity of the present. If you're in Scottsdale, Arizona, this September, make sure to attend this remarkable event. It's a celebration of vintage, artistry, and community that you won't want to miss. Get ready to hunt for treasures, connect with local artisans, and immerse yourself in the world of all things vintage at Junk in the Trunk. See you there!



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Whether you’re a Phoenix or Scottsdale local or planning to visit Arizona, my restaurant pick and recommended activities are sure to give you an unforgettable experience! Stay tuned for my October picks coming soon!



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