We celebrated my daughter's 4th birthday this year at the Sugar Factory in Bellevue and couldn't have had more fun! It is a great venue for a special occasion - the girls thought it was so cute to walk the red carpet and LOVED their extravagant milkshakes!
This vegetarian pasta salad is not only filling and delicious but it is super easy to toss together too! I included my review of the Banza chickpea pasta that my family tried and has been enjoying.
Living across the country from my family and where I grew up naturally puts me in a position to do lots of traveling. Since having kids the amount of travel I do has significantly increased... my daughters are the only grandbabies on my side of the family so I can't keep them hostage here on the west coast! With my first child we didn't muster up the courage to make our first cross-country pilgrimage until she was 8 months old. With our second, it was at 2 months! Here are some of my favorite items that made the whole process that much easier. What I consider travel essentials if you are a parent traveling with a baby!
Newly opened in the city of Bellevue, Meydenbauer Bay Park is a gorgeous family-friendly spot to spend a sunny day. We went for the morning to scout out the freshly remodeled waterfront area and found so much fun there for all!
A recap of the month of March - my first month back on the blog since getting pregnant and having my baby! Sharing what we have been up to (no surprise, drinking lots of coffee and trying to catch up on sleep, haha).
In my mind I am creative with my beauty routine, changing up what products I use all the time. But in reality, I have some solid favorites that you just could never replace! Here are a few of my favorite staples of my beauty routine that I use every day.
What started as a desire to meet a football legend turned into a fantastic wine tasting experience - all about tasting Doubleback and Bledsoe Family Winery in Walla Walla! Read more to learn about our favorite wines and our experience.
So many people in this world have a coffee habit... with a full-time job, a new baby and a toddler I know I sure do! However our modern coffee addictions unfortunately come with a lot of waste. Here are some ideas on how to keep the caffeine flowing without tossing so much trash in the landfill at the same time. #coffee #sustainable #gogreen #greeninitiative
Who says cross-stitch is for old people anyways? I started a new embroidery hobby and I'm loving it! Peep some of the new things I have been making #crossstitch #embroider #crafting #newhobby #DIY
With my first kid, I did maternity leave all wrong. I went back to work way too soon, far before I was feeling physically or emotionally up to it, and I struggled a lot as a result. As soon as we got pregnant with baby #2 (many years later) I made myself and my family …