Angela Strand


About Angela Strand

Angela is a wife, mama to three little ones and a lifelong Washington State resident. Besides facilitating the NW Healthy Mama website, she loves being involved in her kids' school, hiking with her girlfriends, growing all the things, writing, reading and taking photos.


The Vitamin Packed Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie My Kids Are CRAZY About

I read something recently that said kids grow more in the spring. Do you believe it? In our house, it’s certainly true. I don’t know about you guys, but for our family, spring means ACTIVE, growing and hungry (all the time!) kids. In preparation for summer, I’ve been trying to […]


A Bellingham Park with Something for Everyone

Settled in the heart of Bellingham, there’s a park with a trail system that offers something for EVERYONE and do I mean everyone? Yes, I mean everyone. Bring your bikes, your trail runners, your hikers, your people just looking for an easy walk, the dogs (on leash), a picnic, the kids…..there’s […]


Chili Cook Off Popcorn, with 10 Family Netflix Movies We’re Loving Right Now and a Giveaway! 24

Yesterday was awesome. It rained hard and t-ball was canceled so after a really busy day full of field trips and life, we had a much needed family evening. I handed my husband the remote and had him and the kids put together a list of Family Movies currently on Netflix, that […]


An In-Real-Life Garden Tour at Klesick Farm

Chances are, if you’re in the Seattle area, you’ve heard of Klesick Farm. Recently I sat down with Joelle, (Mama to 9 gorgeous kids) and over tea, she shared her story with me. What started as a daydream matured into what became their passion, profession, and life’s work. And here’s […]


Carillon Kitchen $100 Giftcard 13

Because it’s Monday, because Mother’s Day is in 2 weeks and because you’re all amazing, it’s time for something fun! Recently my hubby and I visited the new Carillon Kitchen in Kirkland. We tried just about everything and left full of  gratitude to be living in a place that’s embracing healthy, affordable, […]


Easy, Medium and Challenging Hikes for MomsNext

 Yesterday I sat down over coffee with a group of women with school-aged kids. The group is called MomsNext, which basically means it’s the next step up from MOPS.   I’d been asked to speak about getting outside with our families and so I started by sharing my own personal […]