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.

Grilling In: Simple BBQ Shrimp and more!

Who can resist BBQ Shrimp? #FireUpTheGrill AD

Who doesn’t love grilling? The downside is that silly rain! Here’s a recipe for BBQ shrimp you can grill right on your stove top! Delicious and simple. You have to try it.

Make Reading Fun and Get Free Books from Kellogg’s!

We decorated a totebag for our Scholastic Books to share with our friends at school! #Back2SchoolReady AD

This shop about ways to make reading fun has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Back2SchoolReady #CollectiveBias I can’t believe summer is halfway over and before I know it the kids will be headed back to school with their friends! Quincy will be starting kindergarten and Sebby […]

Fuel up on Mangos and Enjoy Women’s Soccer {giveaway}

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Mangos are the official fruit of National Women’s Soccer League! Enjoy this delicious superfruit and enter to win 4 tickets to the Seattle match in July 26th! We think you’ll love this experience with your family.

Cock-a-doodle do! 25 Chicken Crafts to do!

Who doesn't love chickens? Here are 25 fun chicken crafts to do! Cock-a-doodle-do!

I love my backyard chickens so it’s no surprise that I love these adorable chicken crafts! From using egg cartons to cups or paper plates, you’ll find a chicken craft that will make you cross the road to get to the other side again and again. Chicken Crafts 1. Chicken and Chicks Craft from Powerful […]

Do you have a good kid proofing routine?


I can’t keep the cooties from being brought home from summer school but I can take steps to do kid proofing with Lysol to keep them at bay at home.

Seattle readers: Control the clutter in your home with overhead storage!

Hey #Seattle! Enter to #win overhead storage & gain 96 cubic feet in your home in under an hour! #MoreSpaceInNoTime

Sick of clutter taking over your house? Your garage? Your basement! I have a solution. We’ve partnered with Olympia Overhead Doors for an awesome giveaway! Overhead storage units are a great way to get organized, and remove clutter from around the house and garage. They can be used in your basement too! Gain 96 cubic […]