The Daily Scoop from Charlotte Shaff

CITADELLE CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS on December 6th November 28, 2008


The Citadelle Celebrates the Holidays
The new Citadelle at Arrowhead Ranch located at 19420 N 59th Avenue in Glendale will be celebrating a special holiday event for all ages on December 6th from 3 – 8 pm. The premiere West Valley destination for upscale boutiques, dining and spa and beauty services will offer exceptional, one time only discounts to shoppers, along with entertainment, food, and prizes.

Among the wonderful shopping opportunities, Beth McDonald and Little Vinny of KEZ 99.9‘s “Beth & Bill” morning show will emcee this holiday celebration and people can enjoy live music provided by Rhythm Edition and local high school choirs. Kids can meet Santa for photos, “Mrs. Claus” (J K Hope) will sign her book ‘The Night Mrs. Claus Took the Reins’ and everyone can enjoy hot chocolate and cookies from Next Coffee Company. Also, Elements Therapeutic Massage will provide stress relief for weary shoppers with a free chair massage. Other merchants will offer specials and surprises.

To remember those who are struggling this holiday, please bring a donation for Toys for Tots or St. Mary’s Food Bank. For every new, unwrapped toy or 5 nonperishable food items donated, you will be entered into the drawing for a chance to win $500 plus valuable gift baskets from the Citadelle Merchants. The drawing will be held at 7pm and you do not need to be present to win.

The Citadelle at Arrowhead Ranch is located on the Northwest corner of 59th Avenue and Utopia in Glendale. Contact Zethina at 623-979-4444 for more information about the event

Retail outlets and restaurants at the Citadelle include:
Mon Bebe Decor
Zethina Cosmetics & Skincare  
Haute C Boutique
Vivaldi Hair Salon
Oasis Personal Training
Oasis Juice Bar
Tutti Santi Italian Restaurant  
Corbin’s Bar and Grill
Next Coffee
Melting Pot (coming soon)
Bella Amie
Mad About Shoes
Una Bella Boutique
Varo Men’s Boutique
Sangria Luxe Lounge 
Glendale Insurance
Elements Therapeutic Massage 
AMG Custom Jewelry
Indulgence Salon and Boutique
BUSY BODIES Planned Play


Hawaii for under $300 July 8, 2008

The Massage and Esthetics Studio Scottsdale

The Massage and Esthetics Studio Scottsdale

If you have to deal with the heat and stay in AZ, you may as well go and treat yourself…July Specials from The Massage and Esthetics Studio.




Hawaiian vacation

How do you get to Hawaii for under $300 this summer?  With a Hawaiian spa vacation at The Massage & Esthetics Studio!  Close your eyes and imagine yourself at a beachfront resort.  Ocean sounds play softly in the background as your therapist relaxes away every ounce of tension.  Exfoliate and hydrate your back with a dry brushing and sea clay mask, while your feet are pampered with a coconut cream scrub and massage.  Finally, a customized facial with a Papaya enzyme and Seaweed mask will leave you with a glow and a sense of calm only a vacation can bring!  2 ½ hours $270


Desert Spa Retreat

Get a taste of what the Southwest has to offer!  Smooth and moisturize your skin with our Orange Blossom body polish.  A customized cactus-flower scented massage will address your every ache or pain and warm desert stone reflexology will soothe and relax you.  Finally, our Desert Rain Facial is super hydrating to combat desert sun and dryness.  You’ll leave glowing and relaxed!  3 hours  $295


Spa sampler

Enjoy just the right amount of all your favorite things!  A customized, 30-minute facial will address your specific skincare needs.  Then, discover baby-soft skin with our sugar body polish-  choose from one of our four luxurious scents.  Finish your day with a custom massage designed to target your tension areas and a heavenly, warm oil scalp treatment.  We just can’t think of a better way to spend an afternoon!  2 ¼ hours  $235

For more information go to

The Massage & Esthetics Studio


20511 N. Hayden Rd. #105

Scottsdale, AZ 85255


Sunscreen Soap June 18, 2008

bethesdaMy client, Margo Zelenski, who is the owner of The Massage and Esthetics Studio told me about this new product they carry and its been very popular. You can see more about it on Sonoran Living or you can read more about how to take care of your skin in the hot summer sun here on Margo’s blog. Oh, and a shout out to Ginger at YES for posting commentary on the soap, here too.


NEW PRODUCT: Introducing the World’s First All-Natural Sunscreen Body Bar with Multi-Vitamins that Nourishes the Body. Bethesda Sunscreen Soap contains a combination of healing and therapeutic properties that moisturizes as it protects the body from the harmful rays of the sun. The soap leaves behind an unnoticeable protective layer that provides daily sun protection. Talk about getting it all done in the shower! Cost: $8.00