Over a Dozen Things To Do on Vacation in LA!

We received a Chevy Tahoe to drive for a week (Spring Break!). I have not been paid. All opinion is my own. Over a Dozen Things To Do on Vacation With Your Family in LA! We went to Southern California just a couple of weeks ago for our Spring Break. It was quite the adventure! […]

2017 Buick Lacrosse with Teen Driver Technology

Any parent of teen drivers a little stressed at the thought of being the parent of a teen driver? *I was given a 2017 Buick Lacrosse equipped with Teen Driver technology to experience for a week. I have not been paid to share my story. My oldest is 18, so he’s been driving on his […]

Sail Away From Home: Cruisin’ Together

Do you have that song in your head now? I TOTALLY HAVE THAT SONG IN MY HEAD… You’re gonna fly away Glad you’re goin’ my way I love it when we’re cruisin’ together… Now you DEFINITELY have that song in your head. I just watched a show produced by O·C·E·A·N by Carnival Corporation. It’s fun, […]

The Monday Minute: Sunglasses Day

HI FRIENDS! Today is Sunglasses Day! (Pictured: Me, Danielle of Extraordinary Mommy, and Amy of Momspark – check them out!) And here’s the Monday Minute video. I had to shoot it in my garage because… well… it’s summer and no one was in the garage. Except me. And flying creatures. Or maybe creatures falling from […]

How To Apply For A Passport: How I Got My Passport

I decided that 2016 was going to be the year. It would be the year I would get my passport. MY VERY FIRST EVER IN MY LIFE PASSPORT. How To Apply For A Passport, y’all I had put it off because: There was nothing in my life that would indicate an impeding international travel need. […]

The Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle

Woodland Park Zoo gave me a complimentary visit for four a couple of weeks ago. The last time I visited the zoo I was as a chaperone for a school field trip. I don’t know why I keep leaving our zoo experiences to field trips. The zoo isn’t JUST for school field trips! I mean, field trips […]

The Washington Dairy Farm – Where Cow is Queen and… How To Make Honey Butter

I had a unique opportunity recently… I got to visit a dairy farm! *This post is sponsored by Washington Dairy. All opinion and experience are my very own. The Washington Dairy Products Commission celebrates the contribution of local dairy farm families. By producing wholesome and nutritious dairy products while also caring for their cows and land, […]

Things I’m Really Into Right Now – Episode 8 – feat. LAKE LIFE

My family recently went to Coeur d’Alene (try typing THAT 3 times fast!) for our summer escape. WE LOVE COEUR D’ALENE! CDA (Coeur d’Alene) is in Idaho. And there’s a big lake there. A BIG ONE. (This is the sunset from they place we stayed. This is only PART of the lake…) Something fun to […]

Three Wineries – Wine Tasting in Washington Wine Country

I guess I’ve been living in a little bit of a hole. When I think, “wine tasting”, I think Napa. Period. Wine tasting in Washington? Well, I have been educated. Apparently there is a bit of Napa in my own backyard… if you count a trip over the mountains one’s own backyard. Or a 45 […]

A Couple Tips For… The Summertime Road Trip!

School is out. Vacation plans are being made. Some families take to the air. Other families take to the ROAD. Our family loves to go on road trips together… including but not limited to: The Summertime Road Trip! Sure, not all the moments are ideal… if you have ever crammed three kids in the back […]