A Year’s Worth of Valentines

PSA: Valentine’s Day is next Friday. And can I be honest? I haven’t really given it much thought. Between our busy work schedules and our 2-year-old’s bedtime routine, we’re mostly lucky to get ten minutes together when we’re both awake. And while I am tempted to dismiss Valentine’s Day as a commercial holiday, I have … [Read more…]

Families Cuddle Just a Little Bit Closer During The Holiday Season In Seattle

Seattle sure knows how to get into the holiday spirit. From a spectacular Christmas tree display and a festive cruise around the skyline to a dazzling light show that is sure to amaze, the Emerald City pulls out all the stops when it comes to spreading winter cheer the whole family can enjoy. Whatever level … [Read more…]

Holiday “Parent Time Out” Getaway at Willows Lodge & Woodinville, WA

Willows Lodge & Spa Emily Adams My husband and I left our four sons back home with their grandparents and escaped to Willows Lodge in Woodinville, Washington for a much needed parent “timeout” and weekend to recharge going into the holiday season! We’re going to take you on a journey through Woodinville’s hot spots and … [Read more…]

Navigating Seattle’s Food & Drink Scene, Like a Local

Seattle’s burgeoning food scene is one of the many characteristics that makes this city so special – and it’s a big reason residents love living here. If you want a taste of the Pacific Northwest as recommended by locals themselves, well, you’re in the right place. From seafood to brunch to bars, the Visit Seattle … [Read more…]

An Exploration of Boba

Seattle may be known for its coffee, but we have welcomed another caffeine kick in the Emerald City with a cult following: Boba Tea.  When I left my small hometown in Eastern Washington to live in Seattle, I landed in the midst of a city rich in culture and opportunities. Being something of a foodie … [Read more…]