More than 100 Ways to Relax and Restore

I love outdoor fireplaces at shopping malls.

Life has this way of becoming overly complicated. We’re guilty of not taking care of ourselves, which has a negative impact on our well being. We owe it out ourselves to find more ways to relax and restore on a regular basis.

15 Fun Things to Do in September!


It’s cold and rainy in Seattle today and I am trying to wrap my head around what happened to summer. School starts next week, so it’s time to think about fun fall activities. I have this list of things to do in September to make up for end of summer fun and beginning of the fall season!

Easy Labor Day Party Ideas

Little boy holding boxed water

It’s here! The last “unofficial” weekend of summer! This means it’s back to school. Hooray! Once school activities kick in, Labor Day weekend is probably last time you’ll have an opportunity to BBQ before school activities take over our life!

What does this mean? Break out the grill, invite some friends over and have a Labor Day party!

It’s Farmalicious! A tour of Coldstream Farms, Deming Washington

This sweet cow wanted her photo taken.

I loved my visit to Coldstream Farms in Deming WA – dairy farms have come a long way since the ones I lived next to as a child!

Get Ready for Back to School!

Tips to Get Ready for Back to School

I’m trying to figure out what happened to summer vacation – it’s almost August, and that means it’s time to get ready for back to school. We don’t go back until the day after Labor Day, but I know some of you start earlier – so hopefully this checklist doesn’t come to you too late! […]

Coming to Seattle: LEGO NINJAGO Obstacle-Course Competition THIS WEEKEND


The LEGO® NINJAGO™ Quest2NINJAGO™ WU-CRU Team Challenge, a highly visual and interactive obstacle-course competition, is coming to Seattle on August 20 and 21. The competition course, anchored by large-scale LEGO brick models of two popular NINJAGO characters, invites children ages 7-12 in teams of two to compete in eight timed physical and mental challenges. The top team from Seattle will be sent on an all-inclusive trip to LEGOLAND® California Resort to compete in the Finale.