Monthly Archives: August 2016


Favorite Bellingham Area Hikes

Less than 2 hours north of Seattle,  the Bellingham area is full of some of the best hikes around. With easy access to the Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest and the Chuckanut Mountains, as well as miles of opportunities within Whatcom County, Bellingham offers excellent year-round hiking opportunities.  Below is a […]


Floating on Goat Lake, with a Mountain Lake Floating Checklist 2

When we hiked Goat Lake last year, we all agreed that we definitely must come back and that we’d be bringing floaties and staying awhile next time. This last weekend, our floating day happened and it was everything I expected it to be and more!  The entire trail is gorgeous, well maintained […]


5 Things That Help Our Kids Stay Fueled For A Life Full Of Play

Walking along a trail with a good friend this weekend, during one of our ladies hikes, we started talking about our kids nutrition.  Stepping carefully over wet rocks and hoisting ourselves over down trees, we agreed how important it is for our kids to have great nutrition, but be able […]


An Interview with RyAnn from Adventure Mamas

Today we are so happy to have RyAnn here with us on NW Healthy Mama! RyAnn is the new coordinator for the Seattle Area Adventure Mamas.  Read on to learn more about Adventure Mamas and RyAnn’s active life with 4 amazing kids!Welcome, RyAnn! Tell us about yourself! What does a […]


Zucchini Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies 4

Breakfast cookies are the number one thing we bake together around here. They’re usually a one bowl recipe, they’re inexpensive to make, usually fairly healthy and super versatile, which makes them great for those times when I don’t want to grocery shop. If you can keep some old fashioned oats, coconut […]