With so many people moving to the Valley from the Midwest and East Coast, it’s no surprise these transplants crave the look of the lush, green lawn they remember from their hometowns. But putting in a lawn and keeping it green in the Sonoran Desert takes some extra work, including the annual ritual of planting a winter lawn.
Raising children can be a costly affair. There are your typical costs like food, clothing and shelter that you pay for throughout their entire lives. When they’re younger, this is compounded with the high costs of diapers, formula and even day care. As they get older, you start thinking about all of the money you’ll save when they’re potty trained, or in school and don’t need a full day in day care.