The Back Story

Fernando and Alexis Cortez are surprised when Antonio's crew show up with dump trucks, excavators and any heavy duty equipment you can imagine, to give them a new backyard.

Meet the Guest Stars
Carla Turco | @Turquitatweets

Carla Turco was born in Argentina and moved to the New Orleans in 1985, where she graduated from Louisiana State University receiving her bachelor’s degree in Architecture. In 1994 Carla began working as a graphic designer. Currently Carla is Principal of Nontextual Matters – a design studio where she offers creative, professional graphic design, web site design and social media management based in Tucson, Arizona. In addition to her graphic design work, Carla has been part of Within... (full profile)

Within Studio | @WithinStudio

Within Studio, founded in 2005, is a full-service interior design studio in Tucson, Arizona. Principal Florencia DeRoussel, who holds NCIDQ certification, believes design is an interactive experience, with the design team and their clients collaborating to achieve powerful and extraordinary spaces that honor the environment, the end users and everything Within. Some of Within's more visible projects include Habitat for Humanity Tucson Headquarters, Sonoran Institute Tucson Headquarters,... (full profile)

Cortez Family | @

Alexis Cortez- Born and raised in Tucson, AZ. Registered Nurse, graduated from the University of Arizona. Worked in pediatrics and now a School Nurse.

Fernando Cortez- Born and raised in Tucson, AZ. Graduated from ITT Technical Institute. Software Engineer.

Ayana Cortez- 13 years old, student in 8th grade. Has been playing Softball since she was 5 years old!

Dante Cortez- 5 years old, student in Kindergarten. Loves to play all sports. He started playing T-ball and is... (full profile)

Civano Nursery | @

Civano Nursery has been open since 1999 and we have gone through a lot of changes over the years. Running a business can be a challenge, but it has been one that we have enjoyed every step of the way. Now gone from single, to married, to driving kids in a minivan! Life has taught me the importance of having a place that you can shop at that has a little something for everyone. That’s why we have a play area for the little ones, a putting green for the older ones and an abundance of... (full profile)

All Terrain Landscape Creations | @

First established by the owner David Ormsby in 1994, All Terrain Landscape Creations, Inc. has grown to be a premium Landscape Design/Build firm. Since making his debut appearance pulling up in an old Dodge convertible with the wheelbarrows and rakes in the back seat, All Terrain has excelled to become one of the top service providers in the Tucson area.  We take pride in being a one-stop-shop company. From complete landscape design/build to basic yard clean-ups, monthly and weekly... (full profile)

The Synthetic Grass Store | @

The Synthetic Grass Store will beat any local competitor’s price on the same in stock unused 1st quality products with a manufacture

The Synthetic Grass Store is a nationwide wholesale warehouse distributor of Synthetic Lawns, Artificial Grass, Putting Greens, Athletic Fields and Fake Grass

To Find out how you can get beautiful synthetic grass  Click Here

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Casino Del Sol | @CDSResort

Casino Del Sol, southern Arizona’s premier entertainment and gaming destination, offers nearly 1,000 slot machines, live blackjack, poker and bingo. Guests can choose from six restaurants and three bars that feature live entertainment Thursday – Saturday nights, in addition to world-class entertainment at AVA Amphitheater.

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Antonio Sabato, Jr. | @Antoniosabatojr

Antonio Sabato Jr. once overlooked Time Square from a 90-foot billboard dressed only in his Calvin Klein underwear.  The iconic fashion designer hired the actor to be the company’s first celebrity model since Mark Wahlberg and it was shot by famed photographer, Herb Ritts.  That combination caused a sensation when the photos appeared in every magazine and hundreds of billboards throughout the world. 

Since then, Antonio has had a long and varied career which most... (full profile)

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