I just confess: It’s hard for me to do many day trips up here out of the Seattle metropolitan area. Mainly because traffic sucks the life out of me, along with my desire to day
In a time where all I want to do is simplify and be out in the middle of nature, a quick getaway to a little tiny house in the mountains was beyond a breath of
To say this summer’s been different would be an understatement. But that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been special in its own way. It’s been the summer of slowing down, simplifying, and just seeing what each
Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “The world laughs in flowers.” Well, we all could use a laugh. I mean, it’s one of nature’s best medicines. So, here are some up-close and personal views of a few
I think I do some sort of post like this each year during the next few months. Well, this year it might be a little more of a personal pep talk. Things are cold and
You know the saying may you be happier than a bird with a french fry? Well, I kind of felt like that, but it was a mama sashaying around a sunflower field. We went to
A big perk of living in Seattle is being close to two national parks: Mt Rainier and Olympic. Well, we had our initial outing to Rainier the other day, and let’s just say I might
Flowers and friends. Talk about a therapeutic combo. An old friend of mine from grad school was in town and asked if I wanted to come over to her parents so our kiddos could play
Something I love about social media is whenever you say you’re going somewhere, whether it’s traveling, moving, or just a quick weekend trip, someone, somewhere will have some recommendations of things to do or see.
“God winks.” Someone commented the other day with that term, and I immediately took a mental note to never forget it. It pretty much sums up this kind of stuff oh so perfectly: Cherry blossoms
Well, we are moving. Again. Back to Seattle. Again. I wanted to wait and write about it until I was literally on the road, but it’s consuming my thoughts, so I just need to write
I just completed, without a doubt. The best road trip of my life. My mom, pup and I drove down the scenic coastal route from Seattle to Los Angeles, and my jaw has never gotten
God has an amazing way of giving you exactly what you need, at the perfect time…when you least expect it. I have an amazing ability of forgetting my booties.
The thing I love about Instagram, is it’s such a great way to preserve those little moments that you might or might not realize at the time, totally rock. Your first hike in a new
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Unexpected blessings are the habanero of life. The other day I was in a bit of a debbie downer mood and it was super calm and