A Winter Wonderland You Can’t Miss 2

If you’ve been around here for any amount of time, you’ve probably noticed I’m a huge snow lover. Well, when I heard they were going to be trucking in snow from Mount Baker for this event, I was immediately intrigued! Sledding and snowman creating, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, bouncy houses and […]

Let’s Welcome Hanky Pies to Granite Falls! 5

If  you’ve ever hiked off of the Mountain  Loop highway, chances are you’ve wished there was an awesome coffee shop in Granite Falls for a post-adventure warm drink and treat.  I can’t even count the times I’ve been in a car with friends or family, wondering where we should stop […]

Hearth & Hand: My Top Picks

Well guys, I learned a million things today. First of all, I learned early wake ups due to Daylight Savings time can be the biggest blessing. As the sun rose, I sat cuddled with one of my kiddos on the couch as we both journaled what we’re thankful for. What […]

10,000 Women on the Trail Project

As I laid in bed last night, I thought back to just about 4 years ago, when I stood in my kitchen with my sister discussing the postpartum anxiety I was dealing with and what I wanted to do about it. Why in that moment did I tell her I […]

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! Heading into the weekend by sharing some wonderful things that caught  my eye this week…. For all you Skagit Valley / Barn lovers. Hurry and go follow this gal. She’s from Burlington and her Instagram is full of the most gorgeous local shots!2. This cookbook! I’ve mentioned before […]

5 Things I’ve Learned While Building Our Home

From buying land, to waiting for a permit to building, this post just barely touches on all we’ve learned over the last 2 1/2 years. I hope it gives you a better picture of the process, but if you have any questions, always feel free to comment and I’ll email […]

Woods Gift Card Giveaway! 11

Since the very start of NW Healthy Mama, it’s been super fun to partner with one of the BEST coffee companies around. You know who I’m talking about….Woods! Not only are their stores total Northwest-decor #goals, but their drinks and treats are perfection. Many, many ladies hikes have ended in […]

An Interview on Seattle Bloggers Unite 3

If you’re a blogger in the Seattle area, chances are you’ve heard of Seattle Bloggers Unite. It’s an awesome group where 1300+ locals help each other out with ideas, creative questions and the list goes on.   On Friday, it was awesome to see NW Healthy Mama as the featured blog […]

Weekend Event Guide

There’s a lot of fun stuff coming up this weekend! Here are just a few of the events you should look into.  There’s everything from family friendly harvest events, to bear safety and brews….to a free ski and snowboard swap….and after hours shopping with food and drinks!  These weekend event […]

50 Mom Truths 2

Recently I asked some of the folks in this area for their best “Mom Advice”. What they responded with is absolutely wonderful. Here are some nuggets of wisdom for your good days and your very worst days, too. My best advice? Have confidence, knowing you’re their mom for a reason. […]

Favorite Indoor Plants for Cleaner Air

It was supposed to be a quick trip to the store to return a couple things we didn’t use on our flooring project. But then…the plant section. I wandered slowly, going back and forth, looking at all of them and picking out a couple little cuties. When I posted about […]

Paint and Floors!

What a whirlwind the last two weeks have been! My husband saved up lots of vacation time for this part of our building process and finally it was go-time–show time! Over the last 2 weeks he and my Dad built a landing and steps in our garage, he installed our […]

Easiest Ever Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Cookies 1

As I sit to write this, it’s 45 degrees outside. My kiddos are still asleep and a fun Friday is ahead of us. What are you up to today? We (I mean my hubby and bro-in-law) will be installing flooring at our house today, I’ll be helping at the kids […]