The Pacific Northwest is ripe with daycation possibilities. From Seattle, the Olympic Peninsula, Mount Rainier, Puget Sound, and the Skagit Valley, there’s something for everyone! The Olympic Peninsula The Olympic Peninsula boasts coastline, the Olympic Mountains, and rainforests all on a large arm of land in western Washington. The Pacific Ocean lies to the west, the Strait of [...]

Just 30 miles from our humble small town in Washington State, you will find the Emerald City! Seattle was nicknamed the Emerald City because the city and surrounding areas are filled with greenery. Evergreens are prolific and lawns, shrubs, trees, grass, and moss are vibrant most of the year due to Seattle’s infamous rain. When the sun shines and [...]

I saw you. I watched you turn the corner from that Foxy Coffee Espresso stand. Yep! The one where the girls wear next to nothing. I saw your boyish grin as you pulled out. That grin that goes ear to ear and sparkles with mischief. That grin that says I’m naughty and I got away [...]

Blake came home from work last week and said the air in his truck would only work on high. Grrreeeaaat! The good news was, it wasn’t an emergency. An inconvenience, sure, but not an emergency. Windows need defrosting? Turn that baby on high long enough to get the job done. Feeling chilly? Turn it on until [...]

Make your house seem bigger and your wallet fatter by simply getting rid of things you no longer use. After numerous garage sales and letting stuff go way too cheap, I discovered I could sell on eBay! eBay has been an excellent way to rid our house of excess stuff. Why not earn a little extra money from things you no [...]

Looking for a fun way to surprise your teenagers this Easter? How about an Easter Egg Hunt for Teenagers full of Eggstravagant puns and FUN! Easter For Teenagers is sure to be a hit with egg puns and Easter Printables! Let’s make those teenagers work Eggstra hard for their Easter Surprise! Okay, okay, I’ll stop! [...]

Do you ever wonder what it would be like if you could say exactly what you’re thinking out loud? Loud enough for oblivious people to hear? I know, I know, it wouldn’t be very pretty if everyone did it, right? Oh my goodness! When we’re shopping at Costco, I sometimes wish others COULD hear my thoughts. I [...]

You’ve decided to take the plunge into the gardening world and grow your own fruits and vegetables! But what should you grow? You visit a garden center and contemplate picking up starts that look healthy and that everyone else seems to be picking up. Then, you take pause and decide to give it a little [...]

The best part of baking cookies is sneaking a little raw cookie dough, right? You know you shouldn’t because, well, raw eggs! You do anyway though because it’s just so delightful! Fear the raw egg no more and make cookie dough that was never meant for baking! Now that’s my kind of cookie dough! I [...]

So you’re on a budget and you’re sticking to it! That doesn’t mean you have to sit and stare at each other as life passes you by. Get out there and do something! (I’m preaching to the choir here.) There ARE Fun Things To Do With Teens without spending a lot. Fun Things To Do With Teens This post [...]

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