Archives for April 2015

Mark Your Calendar For These May Events

May Events Now that the warm spring weather is here, it is the perfect time to spend more time with your friends and family in the local community. Make sure to mark your calendar for these exciting events in May that people of all ages will enjoy together. The Mom Expo is taking place on Read More

Day Tripping

If you thought Phoenix was surrounded by flat, sandy desert, you are in for a surprise. True, there is a desert here, but it is a lush desert where tall saguaro cacti tower over mesquite, ironwood, creosote, and many smaller cacti that bear vibrant blooms. Hillocks and mountains break the view, and distant mountains promise Read More

The Many Uses of Coffee Filters

Most people have coffee filters sitting around the house, just begging to be used in brewing up a nice cup of the finest dark roast. Little do they know that these little objects have the potential to help with so much more than giving us our daily caffeine fix. Put a filter on the bottom Read More


Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 medium carrots, diced or grated 2 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 cup dry quinoa (rinsed if directed on package) 3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt 3 large bell peppers (any color) 1 fifteen-ounce can no-salt-added black beans (drained and rinsed) 1 eight-ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce 1 Read More

Why Choose an Independent Agent?

Saks Insurance, LLC. is a family owned and operated independent agency, representing over 20 companies. We have been serving Arizona for over 20 years. We are a proud member of the Better Business Bureau and Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Arizona. Why choose an Independent Agent?  When shopping for insurance, most people are unaware Read More

Delicious Black Bean and Salmon Tostada Recipe

Spring Recipe Now that the warm spring weather is here, it is the perfect time to enjoy a light and easy meal in your backyard. Try this simple and refreshing black bean and salmon tostada recipe that the whole family will enjoy. You will need: 8 6-inch corn tortillas Canola oil cooking spray 1 7-ounce can boneless, Read More