What to do With Only Four Hours to Tourist in Seattle

Being an East Coast transplant in Seattle, I get visitors out here a lot. Whether it is my sister coming to visit for the weekend, or a friend from high school only passing through on a layover to Hawaii San Francisco, taking people touristing is a pretty normal part of my life. The good part┬ádoing …

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Leavenworth, WA – Favorite Holiday Destination (Day 5 of my 12 Days of Christmas Blog Challenge)

On the 5th day of my Christmas blog theme, I bring you my favorite Christmas destination; Leavenworth Washington! Leavenworth is a small Bavarian town that has wonderful food and fun activities, especially around the Christmas holiday!

Bob’s Pumpkin Farm and Corn Maze, Snohomish WA

Pumpkin picking is a favorite fall tradition for me... there is nothing better than putting on some big old mud boots and a big sweater and heading to the farm to pick out your own pumpkins to carve! This year we tried Bob's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch in Snohomish WA and had a blast!

Mid-October Check-In After my Captain’s Course!

Working full-time in boat sales here on Lake Washington, things can get a little slow in the fall when it starts to rain. My coworkers and I decided this would be the perfect time of year to brush-up on our skills, and have set off to obtain our captain's licenses with the United States Coast Guard! If you are a boater interested in becoming a captain registered with the U.S.C.G. and have questions, don't hesitate to ask! Happy Boating!

A Family Fun Day With Goodwill – Learning and Thrifting Some Super Fun Halloween Costumes!

Have you ever wondered what the benefit is to donating to Goodwill centers, aside from the ability to clean out your garage? I just had an incredibly eye-opening experience where I was able to tour the Goodwill Milgard Opportunity Center in Tacoma, Washington, where I saw first-hand all the incredible programs that Goodwill has in place attempting to get local people trained and into jobs! It was an eye-opening experience to say the least - so many incredible programs! The plus, was afterwards we were invited to their Halloween store... all Halloween and Costumes, all year!

Family Date in the City – Seattle Aquarium & Molly Moons Ice Cream!

It has been a great start to birthday month (September) already! For Labor Day weekend we went camping with friends, and were truly so lazy that I don't have anything exciting to share from it... we just sat by the river, bbq'ed, and slept in... it was a much needed opportunity to recharge for sure. …

The Lakehouse Bellevue

I feel like it has been far too long since we had ┬ánice formal date night out, so I put in a special request with hubby for one and he completely delivered! The Lakehouse in Bellevue is a new Jason Wilson restaurant that I have been hearing some buzz about, just opening this past spring. …

Seattle Seahawks Training Camp – Answers to FAQ’s for anyone attending for the first time!

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 …