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 […]


Yellow Aster Butte: Blueberries for Days!!! 1

Last weekend, I woke up at 5am and hit the mountains with a group of friends. If there was a hike I’d recommend doing RIGHT NOW, this one would be it. The colors are just beginning to pop and the views are stunning. You know what was really awesome? The […]


Top Family Fun Ideas for Fall

Today it’s an honor to welcome Pure Flix to NW Healthy Mama to discuss fun fall ideas you and your family can do together as the leaves and temperatures change. Pure Flix strives to be the most trusted family-friendly video-streaming source on the web. That’s something I fully support!  Slow down for […]


Power Your School 1

As always, it is a great pleasure to be able to share things I truly love. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PowerYourSchoolPNW #CollectiveBiasGrab a seat for a moment, will you? I’m guessing our stories are different and I have […]