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 […]

DIY Salvaged Shiplap Wall 1

Well, the re-purposed shiplap wall is done! I thought I’d give ya’ll a little update and explain a bit about how we (well, really it was my husband) completed this project. First of all, remember this old shiplap we found on our date to Skagit Salvage? Well, my Dad, the […]

7 Reasons to Go Camping in the Fall

Fall camping. Have you considered it? Have you done it? There are MANY reasons why it’s a great idea. Here are just a few of the top reasons you should go camping this fall.  1. The burn bans are lifting and campfires have never been so cozy. Camping without a […]

Mothers Change the World, with Project Mother

Walking into the grocery store today, I passed a sweet Mama and her little girl. She’d been loading her daughter into a “normal” cart, when she decided she wanted to ride in one of the driving carts instead. As she lifted her out, I said I’d take her other cart […]

Just Between Friends Mount Vernon with a DOUBLE Giveaway! 2

Friends, you might remember back in early August when I did our back to school shopping at the Marysville JBF sale. It was unreal! The deals. The brands! I was so excited, which was pretty obvious by this video I posted  on Facebook. Here’s the GREAT news. The sale is happening […]

Tucking Away Things for the New House

I tucked a few things into some drawers today for our new home. Towels, pot holders—new and so cute, with the tags still on. We’ll be moving probably in 2 months or less from now! Things on the house have been going so well over the last few months and […]

Ways You Can Conquer Stress This Fall

Possessing the ability to handle your emotions and stay calm when placed under pressure has a direct correlation to your performance. Research has shown that 90 percent of top performers are able to manage their emotions in stressful times and stay in control. This is called emotional intelligence. There are […]