Kerri Jablonski AKA The Maven lives in Seattle,WA with her 3 kids (2008, 2010, 2013), husband, cat and backyard chickens. Two of her children have special needs. Kerri enjoys cooking, travel, movies and spending time with her family.

Foster Farms Snack-Time Bracket Busters

Game Day Snacks in 20 minutes

Well, it's the second week of the college basketball tournament. My Buckeyes never even made it in. There's always next year, so my bracket is a bust. Is your bracket busted? Or is your team on … [Read more...]

Sour Cream and Apple Pancakes

Delicious sour cream and apple pancakes

Thanks to Duraflame for keeping my days cozy and sponsoring this post about Sour Cream and Apple Pancakes! How to enjoy a rainy weekend morning, in steps. 1.) Light a fire in the … [Read more...]

zulily Launches Fourth Trimester Closet Concierge

zulily Launches Fourth Trimester Closet Concierge

You already zulily right? You're going to love their special concierge service for new moms! After each birth of my children, knew I struggled with post pregnancy fashion. Or lack thereof. Now, four … [Read more...]

Where will your prAna take you?

Thanks prAna for sending me new sustainable clothing in exchange for this post! While I’m sitting in my living room, pondering the billionth day of rain this winter, the kids are climbing the … [Read more...]

Take Action! Support Special Education at Thornton Creek!

Special Education at Thornton Creek

I’m the parent of three children enrolled in Special Education at Thornton Creek Elementary. I’ve recently learned that the school district is planning to make significant changes to the special … [Read more...]

The Road to “The Final Fur” on Hallmark Channel Monday, April 3rd 8/7c! #MeowMadness

MeowMadness is April 3!

Thanks Hallmark Channel for sponsoring this MeowMadness post! Hallmark Channel is home to the kitten sports and the highly rated, “Kitten Bowl”. The cat-lete’s are back again, and this time we … [Read more...]

Kid Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Food Ideas

You'll love these St. Patrick Day food ideas!

I'm not Irish, not even close, but that's not going to stop me from finding fun ideas the kids on St. Patricks's Day. Some of these recipes don't use a stove, making them perfect for little ones to … [Read more...]

Things to do in March with Kids

Things to do wit kids in March

Spring is here. Well, almost. Looking for some fun ideas to transition you and your family from the winter blahs to spring time fun? Here are 15 things to do in March! 15 Things to Do In March With … [Read more...]

The Capital One Banking Reimagined Tour in Seattle

Welcome to the Capital One Banking Reimagined Tour in Seattle

Thank you Capital One for sponsoring this post! This is a paid endorsement. All opinions are my own and were not directed by Capital One. To learn more about Capital One, visit … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Fun St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids

It's time to find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! Here are 15 fun St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids! Which one is your favorite? Do you have a favorite St. Patrick's Day activity? St. … [Read more...]

Do you feel confident about your relationship with money?

Thank you Capital One for sponsoring this post! This is a paid endorsement. All opinions are my own and were not directed by Capital One. To learn more about Capital One, visit … [Read more...]

Make this Easy Valentine’s Dinner TONIGHT!

Safeway Valentine's Dinner

Disclaimer: This Easy Valentine's Dinner post is a sponsored by our friends with Safeway and Albertsons. Whether it’s making one of my favorite holiday cookies, planning dinner or an easy Valentine’s … [Read more...]