With the long weekend just a few days away, how about planning a nice garden spruce up project? I can't say enough great things about the staff at Civano Nursery and they are all really eager to help you figure out what you need. Their website is a virtual gardening encyclopedia so check it out!
I'm a transplanted New Yorker who loves the Tucson climate. On New Year's Day I have a bit of fun calling my (snowbound) east coast friends to announce that I'm drinking coffee while sitting on my patio. (: