Category: DAILY LIFE

Old Gundam Robot statue in Odaiba

Low tech and high tech toys that are faves in my house right now

January 22, 2018

  The holidays are over, the decorations are packed away and we’re about a month into all the fun toys that have arrived at our house. (I can’t take credit for the decorations being down…that’s definitely the hubby’s doing. I would have them up all year round but not because I’m festive….) And of course […]

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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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Where to eat in Seattle with kids, the

A restaurant that’s been cooking here a little longer than all the poke, and it’s not just for tourists in Seattle

January 13, 2018

Do you know which Seattle restaurant I might be talking about?  Although Seattle seems smitten with poke these days and new trendy restaurants are popping up daily, I love a Seattle restaurant that’s been cooking awhile.  And we’ve eaten so many great meals at Ivar’s Salmon House in South Lake Union that I thought this […]

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Stop in Squamish for Family Friendly activities and restaurants

Whistler with kids and a fun place to see eagles and eat along the way

January 4, 2018

When I was a kid, I grew up in a small Vancouver suburb and we used to be able to drive to Whistler and back for a day trip.  We had our favorite places to eat, like Ingrid’s which is still in Whistler, and we would always stop at the McDonald’s in Squamish along the […]

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Hello 2018 photo of Ularu Australia taken by Terumi

New Year Goals (Hello 2018!)

January 2, 2018

So here we are on the first day of 2018 and I love how shiny new a new year feels.  There is sun and sparkly light in Seattle today and already that is something to be thankful for.  And how many of us are still trying to savor the blur that was 2017?  (Both my […]

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Looking for last minute gifts in Seattle and beyond

Are you a last minute shopper who still needs gift ideas?

December 21, 2017

I totally get you!  I’m a last minute shopper too and there are still a few places you can shop and get what you need in time for the big day. Now is the time I start shopping at places that use shoprunner two-day shippingor who have the ability to order online with in store […]

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Where to eat at Seatac Airport-this is Lady Yum

Five delicious places to eat at Seatac Airport

December 15, 2017

Are you headed through SeaTac airport any time soon? I totally wish I was! We are finally getting our air travel plans for the new year together but until then I need to travel vicariously through anyone who gets to go on a trip in the next little while.  I recently visited the airport not […]

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