Challenge Nation pioneered the urban-adventure race with a race season that includes visits to more than 35 cities across the country. Each scavenger hunt is personalized to the hosting city, exploring its many diverse neighborhoods with a series of clues that would test even the most skilled children's-book detective. The teams?composed of at least two people?vie for a $300 first-place prize. The Amazing Race?style competition rewards quick wits and wise planning over physical fitness, so the best way to prepare is by doing logic puzzles while eating Funyuns and lounging in a La-Z-Boy. The top 25 teams qualify, the top five receiving free entry, to compete in the national championship, which rewards winning teams with a $5,000 cash prize.
Splish Splash Pool Service has been a family owned and operated business in the Greater Phoenix Area since 1984. We provide the finest pool care for homes in Phoenix, North Phoenix, Anthem, Glendale, Peoria, Surprise, Scottsdale, Sun City and Tempe. We specialize in all aspects of swimming pool service,
A to Z Housekeeping’s expertly trained phalanx of mop-jockeys whip domiciles into the shippest of shapes with their boundless dirt-destroying know-how, eschewing industrial-strength chemicals for domestic cleaning products. Homesteaders can design a custom plan decreeing what rooms or surfaces they want squeaky-cleaned or just defer to their cleaning quartet's expertise. Chosen rooms are given a thorough once-over that includes wood-furniture polishing, wastebasket emptying, and cobweb removal from basement recreation crypts. Kitchen appliances and cabinets sparkle after serious spot cleaning, and soap scum and toothpaste graffiti are erased from begrimed bathrooms. Stale bed linens are swapped out while high-powered Sanitaire commercial vacuums evict troublesome dust, dirt, and particles of accidentally death-rayed henchmen from carpets.
Winner of the Phoenix New Times Best Exotic Nursery award, Tropica Mango nursery fosters a forest of tropical and subtropical fruit trees and oversees a wide inventory of plants suitable for desert climes. Take home a banana ($35–$45), pomegranate ($35), or avocado ($49) tree to provide shade and edibility in your back yard, or watch mango ($55) and guava ($49) trees flourish under the blazing heat of the Sonoran sun. If you have gardening inquiries, Tropica Mango can dole out advice on fertilizing, nurturing, raising fruit trees in a desert environment, and burying VHS tapes in an eco-friendly manner.
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