The month of July feels like it might as well have been 15 minutes long! This month was very busy and has me looking forward to a little bit of relaxation and time to let loose in August. We have a vacation planned with friends in Chelan coming up this month... what are all of you looking forward to the rest of your summer?
With a few recent Super Bowl appearances in the past few years, the Seattle Seahawks (our home NFL team) are all the rage at the moment. This unfortunately for football lovers has sent prices of regular season game tickets skyrocketing! There were several times last year where I debated going, and after looking at tickets …
I need and want to read more, but have been struggling to find the time. I recently discovered the "Book of the Month" Club, a subscription where they mail you a book once a month, tailored to your reading preferences. I am just giving BOTM a try for the first time, and am having a lot of fun already!
Nutella is all the rage these days. I honestly find it a little sweet for a breakfast kind of food, but I do enjoy it on a cake when I am already expecting a very sugary flavor. This cake combines a lot of different flavors - banana, chocolate, and nutella. I think it is a great diversion from a normal yellow or chocolate cake, so if you are in the mood to try something new, I would give this a try for sure!
Routine is important to families, but it also can feel mundane sometimes. Here are some of my ideas as how to spice up an ordinary night at home and make life a little more fun!
Charles Smith is a winemaker out of Walla Walla Washington who produces a diverse lineup of fabulous wines. His "Charles Smith Wines" line includes a handful of very easy and affordable wines, and his Kung Fu Girl Riesling is my favorite for summer sipping. Click link for more info on this great patio wine!
Are you curious as to what the IPSY monthly beauty subscription is all about? For only $10 a month, this is by-far the best subscription I have. My July Glam Bag alone had over $75 in value, with cosmetics from great brands such as tarte, treStique, and Caudalie! Click on the link for more info!
I have a Martha Stewart crutch when it comes to baking... when I am looking for a recipe I tend to just gravitate towards looking one up on her website since I know it will be great. Ree Drummond too... I just feel like she always nails it, but they leave me forgetting to check …
The #1 Mom Hack to get your toddler potty trained! Are you ready to hear the BIG POTTY TRAINING SECRET that worked for us to get our toddler toilet trained? It's actually not a secret at all, but still worth reading 🙂 Good luck with the potty training struggle mommas, I totally feel you!
Summer 2017 is officially going by way too fast! We have already had the chance to do some super fun activities such as BBQ'ing out with friends, dined out on the waterfront in Kirkland, took our daughter to her first movie in Woodinville, and hit a concert at Marymoor Park. We have trips planned to Roche Harbor and Lake Chelan, in addition to plans to hit up Bumbershoot. What are we missing, and what are you up to Seattle?