Category: Blogging

STEM ideas with kids: Seattle Living Computer Museum

STEM toys for back to school and a cool place in Seattle to learn all about tech

September 11, 2017

When you have family who is in the know, you get to try a whole bunch of neat toys.  We recently received this Star Wars Sphero toy and it’s like having our own miniature moving R2D2 in our house. We were already very familiar with Sphero because the boys used it at school and I […]

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Looking for Koalas with kids on a drive on the Great Ocean Road

How talking to strangers might be more helpful than you think (Great Ocean Road, Australia)

August 23, 2017

“You aren’t going to see any koalas in the wild,” my friends who had been there told me when I said this was my number one reason for visiting Australia.  They’re all in sanctuaries and zoos where you can see them, hold them and meet them.  But you won’t see koalas in the wild. A […]

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Ballroom at the Downtown Syracuse Marriott hotel

A history trip; a restored hotel, a haunted theatre and a famous canal in Syracuse

August 9, 2017

A little while ago, I was hosted on a media trip to New York State for a piece I was writing for Trekaroo: a tour of historic women’s rights sites in Upstate New York that people can visit with their children.  I learned a ton of interesting history that I didn’t know about before (and […]

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Shopping Nordstrom Anniversary Sale with Groupon Coupons

Shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale with Groupon

July 26, 2017

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Groupon Does anyone else think about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale with glee every July in the Pacific Northwest?  I almost missed it this year because I’ve been so busy catching up from our time in Australia that I forgot to put the early access date on […]

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Fun and free things for families in Bellevue

Free Things families need to know about in Bellevue, Washington

July 20, 2017

We all have heard that the best things in life are free, so I’ll tell you about a few free things in Bellevue Washington and you can see for yourself.  Bellevue is such a beautiful place to visit if you’re in the Seattle area-there is good shopping, beautiful parks and lots to do for families. […]

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Visit bellevue mug

On Bookmarking the Hyatt Regency Bellevue for Christmas or just a weekend staycation from Seattle

July 7, 2017

My kids and I were guests of Visit Bellevue Washington during our stay, but the thoughts and opinions expressed below are my own. A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to spend a “mom and me”night in Bellevue Washington with my two 8-year old guys. Because of my husband’s work we spend a lot of […]

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How we chill with Auntie Anne's

Our Summer Bucket List and How We Chill

June 30, 2017

  I created this sponsored post in collaboration with Auntie Anne’s however all thoughts and opinions in this post are my own. The mailman told me today that summer is definitely on its way in Seattle and I totally believe him because there is actually sun popping through the clouds and I think the boys […]

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