Category: Blogging

Do you love bread? Essential Bakery in Seattle has beautiful bread?

A bakery with the most historical bread starter in Seattle? (A behind-the-scenes tour of Essential Baking Company)

January 17, 2018

A few months ago I posted a couple of my frequent Costco purchases in my Instagram Stories.  For the cabin I always purchase this Essential Baking Company bread because it lasts FOREVER in your cupboard and when you want fresh bread immediately you bake it in the oven for about 15 minutes and it turns […]

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Visit Tanaka Farms in Irvine California with your family to find out more about where your food comes from

Tanaka Farms in Irvine California is a great place to take kids to learn where food comes from

January 8, 2018

Do you love knowing where your food comes from?  I recently did a poll on my  Instagram Stories and I was so excited to see that an overwhelming majority of people care about the story of their food.  I feel the same way.  I love hanging out on factory tours and finding locally made things.  I […]

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Napkins from Minted make great gifts

More than cards at Minted for your holiday shopping

November 28, 2017

I’ve partnered with Minted to check out their holiday shopping ideas in exchange for credit on their site and as always the ideas and thoughts in this post are my own. Have you checked out Minted lately?  I was in Target recently and noticed a new wall display with gorgeous cards by Minted artists.  I’ve […]

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Hotel Andra Lobby in Seattle

A tech filled lunch that helped me with my holiday shopping and might help you too!

November 14, 2017

I was a guest at a Techlicious and Consumer Technology Association event In Seattle to lunch and learn about tech gift ideas for the holidays and as always the ideas and opinions in this blog are my own. I’m not always the earliest adopter of tech.  Sometimes I get a little overwhelmed and feel like […]

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Cabin life in the mountain with kids

Heading to the mountains with our new portable speaker

November 3, 2017

This post is sponsored by Verizon however the thoughts and opinions in this post are mine.  I’m watching snow flakes float out my window on the EARLIEST snowfall I’ve ever seen in Seattle in years-are you as excited as I am to start the weekend already?  And even though we’re only getting a dusting here, […]

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Tuft and Needle Seattle

Why I need a whole new bedroom now thanks to my mattress

November 1, 2017

I am going to have to overhaul my bedroom.  This all started with an invite I received in my email from Tuft and Needle for the opening of its brand new Seattle store.  This online mattress company from Phoenix was coming to Seattle and wanted influencers to check out their new brick and mortar store in […]

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Hot Cocoa and snowy northwest weekends

Hot cocoa and snowy northwest weekends for the win!

October 16, 2017

I used to dread the period between October and February a little in the Pacific Northwest.  The days get shorter and we go for weeks on end with chilly, wet, dreary weather.  During stretches like this it’s easy to wonder if we’ll ever see sun-filled days again.  But then a few years ago we went […]

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