Trying something new – season tickets to the Seattle Opera

We love trying new experiences here in the Northwest and becoming Season Ticket Holders with the Seattle Opera was a fantastic decision we made this past year. We loved the experience, but most of all, attending Carmen. I hope this post gives you some interesting info on our experience and that it makes you intrigued about attending the opera too!

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Jumbo Chocolate Chip Muffins

I am not a fan of wimpy little muffins. When they are that awkward small size its like... is it bad if I eat two? Because one sure isn't enough, but will I be judged for having seconds? Well don't worry friends, you won't have that problem with this recipe! These Jumbo Chocolate Chip Muffins are delicious and totally breakfast sized! I hope you enjoy!

Succession Winery in Manson WA, Fantastic Patio Setup with Fabulous Wines!

It feels like there are a million wineries in Washington State, even more so concentrated around Lake Chelan. That is why I am always so excited to find a new one that I love! Succession Wines is on the Manson side of the lake and has both a fun atmosphere and fantastic wines alike. More details on my visit and why I think you should give them a try!

Firecracker Cutout Cookies with Royal Icing

Looking online for some 4th of July party inspo? Who isn't?! The cookie recipe I linked in this post is one of my favs to make because you can actually throw all your ingredients in your food processor, pulse, and voila! Your dough is made. Royal Icing recipe is included too. Happy baking and happy 4th!

Sustainable Living – Ditching Plastic Utensils

Going green as a family seems daunting to so many people because it is talked about on such a large scale. I am trying to help people tackle the sustainable mindset by breaking it down into one small category at a time. Today we are focusing on a small but very impactful item... plastic utensils! Here are some quick tips on how to ditch one use plastics and switch for an eco-friendly product.

Dad’s Diner A Go-GO – A “must go” when in Anacortes!

Dad's Diner is one of the best restaurant discoveries I have made in the past few years. From their home-smoked meats, fresh made breads and pretty much scratch-everything, this place packs a serious flavor punch! They are so much more than a diner and when visiting Anacortes be sure to make a stop to fill up!