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Uncategorized Goal Setting with Self-Compassion   We all know that there is no magic in the first day or month of the year, and yet we are all drawn to the idea of new beginnings. A fresh start. And so with 2020 finally put to bed, many of us are setting goals for this fresh, new year.   The topic […]
Uncategorized Where to Donate Household Items during COVID-19 For many of us, all the extra time at home this year has sparked bouts of decluttering and purging. Whether you have already cleaned out your linen closet, or you’re still planning to tackle the garage, an important key in this process is what to do with all the stuff.   Most thrift stores in […]
Uncategorized Celebrating New Year’s Eve off the Beaten Path Because big parties with crowds, expensive cocktails, and massive fireworks shows aren’t the only way to ring in the new year.   The holiday season is in full swing, and the year (and the decade!) is almost over. If a big party is not your scene, you’re not alone. Some of the most fun and […]
Uncategorized Holiday Tree Lighting Celebrations   Kick off the holiday season with a community tree lighting celebration. Thanksgiving falls late on the calendar this year, so the Christmas festivities will be right on it’s heels. Some of these celebrations start as early as the day after Thanksgiving! The bigger celebrations feature Santa’s arrival, and most of the communities will have […]
Uncategorized How Long Things Last We all know that nothing lasts forever, but when everything is working fine it is easy to forget that all of the systems and appliances in your home have a finite lifespan. Keep this information in mind, whether you are buying or selling a home, budgeting for improvements, or deciding between repairing and replacing. Here’s […]
Uncategorized Pumpkin Patch Guide 2019 Nothing feels more like fall than pumpkin picking, hay rides and corn mazes. Get your latte in hand and head out to any one of these great, local farms to have some harvest fun and find that perfect jack-o-lantern to light up your porch. Times, dates & activities may change, please use the provided links […]
Uncategorized Back to School Basics The first day of school has snuck up on us again! Most local school districts will start just after Labor Day, so if you haven’t already, now is the time to start getting ready. Take advantage of these last weeks of summer to start settling into a new routine before life gets hectic.   Start […]
Uncategorized Outdoor Movie Schedule: Summer 2019 SOUTH SNOHOMISH   Arlington’s Movies @ Olympic Theater Olympic Theater 6/21     The Lego 2 Movie 7/19     Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse 8/2       Dumbo   Edmond’s Outdoor Movie Night Frances Anderson Center Field 7/26     Trolls 8/2       A Wrinkle in Time   Everett’s Cinema Under the Stars Thornton Sullivan Park, Camp Patterson […]
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Uncategorized Sending Kids to Summer Camp Every year, my office comes together to provide summer camp scholarships for local kids who may not otherwise have the opportunity to experience the adventures of overnight camp. We partner with YMCA Camp Orkila and Camp Colman; local programs dedicated to nurturing the potential of youth, promoting healthy living, and fostering social responsibility. This year, […]
Uncategorized Shoreline Short Film Festival Don’t miss your opportunity to support up-and-coming filmmakers during this fun, community event this weekend! Tickets are $20, parking is free, and popcorn, candy, soda, wine, and beer will be available for purchase. http://www.shorelinearts.net/shortshortfilmfestival/
Uncategorized 5 Alternatives to a New Year’s Resolution The pressure to come up with resolutions and improvements always mounts near the end of the year, but everyone knows that statistically speaking, most of us won’t stick to our New Year’s resolutions much past February. So rather than give in to societal pressure, guilt, and feelings of hopelessness, I propose a shift in perspective […]
Uncategorized Where to Celebrate NYE New Year’s Eve 2018 is almost upon us, and if you are still looking for something to do, read on! There are lots of options in the greater Seattle area, whether you are looking for the biggest blow-out bash or an earlier, family-friendly event. New Year’s Eve Celebration at Seattle Center There are actually two […]
Uncategorized Christmas Tree Farms  King County: ♦  Buttonwood Farm 14500 NE 116th St, Redmond 100% organic you-cut or white-glove delivery service, saws provided, hot chocolate and cookies ♦  Carnation Tree Farm 31523 NE 40th St, Carnation You-cut trees, pre-cut trees, wreaths, garlands, mistletoe, Santa visits, Christmas decorations, trees baled, saws provided, hay rides ♦  Cedar Falls Tree Farm 15200 […]
Uncategorized Back to School Basics The first day of school sneaks up so fast… summer is here and then gone in a flash! Use these helpful tips to start getting settled into a new routine for fall, before life gets hectic. Start talking about it. New teacher, new classmates, new schedules can all create some anxieties with kids. Start talking […]
Uncategorized 2018 Seahawks Schedule
Uncategorized Outdoor Movie Schedule: Summer 2018 Don’t forget your blanket and the popcorn! It is the time of year when it’s nice enough to grab a movie outdoors – how fun!  Here is a list of local outdoor movies planned for this summer.  Snohomish County Arlington’s Old Time Movies Terrace Park 7/6       Star Wars: The Last Jedi (at the Airport […]
Uncategorized Where to Watch Fireworks 2018 The Fourth of July is right around the corner.  With it being on a Wednesday, keeping it local makes sense.  Here is a list of local firework shows to help you celebrate the great U.S. of A! Bellevue – Downtown Park 10:05 p.m. Des Moines – Marina 10:20 p.m. Edmonds – Civic Stadium 10 p.m. […]
Uncategorized Local Splash Parks It is that time of year when the sun comes out and the kids need to cool down and get their wiggles out outside. My blog has a list of local splash parks that are sure to beat the summer heat! South Snohomish County Daleway Park 19015 64th Ave W, Lynnwood WA 98036 Edmonds City […]
Uncategorized An Irish Blessing ~ Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Lynnwood SAVE THE DATE! Shred Day @ Windermere North in Lynnwood!