Homesteading With Kids – Are We Crazy? 4

This girl. I have a story I’ve got to share with you guys about her. I met her for the first time at a MOPS regional conference (any other MOPS Moms out there???). When she walked in the room, I knew she looked familiar. Instagram! Haha! I poked my sister and […]

Urban Adventuring in Bike-Friendly Kent, WA 4

One of the best parts of running NW Healthy Mama, is sharing fun things to do and then hearing success stories from you guys! Everytime I get a sweet message about a hike you did, a restaurant you tried or an event you went to, it is so thrilling. Our […]

Refreshingly Honest 1

As always, it is a great pleasure to be able to share products I truly love. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. Now let’s talk about something I’ve been loving lately! #HonestSustainabiliTEA #RefreshinglyHonest #ad Sit down […]

5 April Events You Can’t Miss

 Grab your calendars and settle in for a moment. There are a few events coming up that you won’t want to miss. There’s something for the music lover, the flower lover, the foodie, the creative and the family. What a wonderful area we live in, with so many fun. healthy […]

5 Things to Tell Yourself During a Hard Workout 1

I was in a TRX class yesterday and after completing all the circuits, we went into the “cardio” portion. “Okay, burpies for 30 seconds!” The first round wasn’t too bad. “Now jumping  jacks for 30 seconds!” “Now burpies for 30 seconds!” And they alternated until I thought I’d puke. During […]

Filling Their Love Tanks, By Learning Their Love Language

She was a mystery. A sweet girl, with a lot of sass, eager to learn, with a quick little temper. The best Mama to her baby dolls and the one least afraid of the scratching kitten. I couldn’t put my finger on her love language until I started noticing how […]

Apple Ginger Overnight Oats

Recently a fun box showed up at our door. Two boxes, actually. One was full of some of the BEST yogurt ever from Nancy’s and the other was filled with gorgeous raw juices of all flavors, from Genesis. Needless to say, I pondered. What could I create with these two wonderful […]

Top 3 Must Know Safety Tips When Fishing With Kids

Living in this incredible area, it’s a given that a lot of you go fishing as a family and if you don’t— you should! Today it’s an honor to have Adam Brown guest posting about safety while fishing with kids. Enjoy and be sure to share your photos on  Instagram […]

Seattle Style Summit: A Recap 2

Saturday was way out of my comfort zone, but goodness, what a FUN day. Can we just start by saying something you probably mostly already know….. I am NOT a style blogger, you guys. I am a Mama of 3 who loves her jeans and gym clothes. But gosh you […]

Plants to Ask Your Friends For

When we bought our first home in 2011, it was bank owned and needed a lot of work. I’ll never forget a moment I had while I was sitting, feeding my baby, a few weeks before we moved in. As I rocked, it hit me that our future yard had NO […]

20 Ways to Welcome Spring for Under $20

Walking into the grocery store yesterday, with my youngest at my side, we couldn’t help but notice the buckets of local daffodils for $2/bunch. As we kept walking, we passed flowers for the yard and new rubber boots. Before we know it, s’mores supplies will be sitting on the ends […]

A Friday Introduction 5

Happy Friday and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Are you eating Corned Beef for dinner tonight? Today because it’s Friday, because there are a lot of new friends around here and because I want you guys to feel like you’re part of this space, I wanted to write a quick’ish “Introduction” […]

Growing Your Own Sprouts 101 4

I grew up in Eastern Washington on 11 acres, in a house my parents built with logs from our land. It was a beautiful piece of land, situated right next to the river with a garden and an orchard. Inside, the counters were red and the light fixtures were green. The […]

Q&A with Erin, from Floret (with a giveaway!) 307

Sitting here, pinching myself over the fact that I get to welcome Erin, from Floret to NW Healthy Mama today. I wish we were all in a room together, me with a mic in front, and you guys sitting on the edge of your seats, around big, round tables, with the […]