EARTHQUAKE! Build Your Own Emergency Preparedness Kit!

Do you have an emergency preparedness kit? Related: I’m writing this on just under 3 hours of sleep.  I went to be after midnight (THANKS NEW MACRAME ADDICTION), and was jolted awake around 2:51 a.m. PST. Turns out the jolted-awake situation was caused by a 4.6 quake with an epicenter about 40 miles away. It […]

WICKED at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle

*I received two media tickets to review WICKED. All opinion is my own. WICKED at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle is here NOW! Confession: I have loved this show for years, so is this even a review? I love it I love it I love it! I saw WICKED at the Paramount with my daughter Olivia… […]

The Monday Minute: Beauty Product Recommendations

*This post may contain affiliate or referral links. There is no cost to you for using them. It just means I receive credit for sharing the love. It’s Monday, and therefore… The Monday Minute and Beauty Product Recommendations (among other things). In today’s Monday Minute I shared a few items I am loving right now. […]

School of Rock – The Musical, on Tour at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre

*I received two media tickets to review School of Rock. I have not been compensated. All opinion is my own School of Rock – The Musical, on Tour at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre… GO SEE IT. (School of Rock Tour. Photo by Evan Zimmerman-MurphyMade) School of Rock – The Musical This show is based on the […]

Screen Shield Teen: Eye Health Supplement

*This post is sponsored by EyePromise. All opinions are my own. Thank you for your continued support of the brands I work with. This makes it possible for me to continue to bring great content to you! HEY MOM AND DAD. Are your teens using digital devices? Screen Shield™ Teen: Eye Health Supplement Prolonged screen time […]

Teacher Appreciation Idea: Soda-lighted! (Free Printable!)

I have been in charge of staff appreciation at my daughter’s middle school this year. Teacher Appreciation Idea: Soda-lighted! There are over 100 staff members, and my job is to make sure the PTSA appreciation effort gets done each month. We’ve appreciated with donuts and soup and Italian sodas and little treats dropped in their […]

An Essay: On Parenting Teens

Writing about teenagers as the parent of teenagers seems like a PRO TIPS thing to do… right? An Essay: On Parenting Teens One would think those who have survived/are surviving the hustle of parenting teens… those folks would be fully equipped to take on the challenge… share wisdom, co-lament, etc… Heck, I’m three deep. Currently, […]

The Monday Minute: LIVE Crafting Fun with Gerbera Daisies!

Oh boy LIVE CRAFTING! This was a first for me… LIVE CRAFTING! We had some fun with gerbera daisies. At least I did! I first shared this craft on my blog a number of years ago here: DIY Daisy Pots. This is such a fun, pretty easy, and fairly inexpensive craft that is HIGHLY giftable, […]

Broadway at The Paramount 2019/2020 Season Schedule

The schedule for Broadway at The Paramount 2019/2020 Season is out, and I so excited you guys! WE IN FOR SOME GREAT SHOWS!!! I am including press release on the upcoming shows below. I PROMISE YOU ARE GOING TO BE THRILLED, but I want to tell you a story first. I just returned from a […]

15 Out of the Ordinary Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

I am SO basic when it comes to decorating Easter eggs. SO I went looking for a little Easter egg decorating INSPIRATION! There are SO many options out there these days. Any quick search in Pinterest reveals that. Have I felt GUILT that I don’t do all the fancy egg decorating? Maybe. And that is […]