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 […]

What I Regret/Don’t Regret About the Early Years 2

Yesterday our kids made their own sandwiches and packed their backpacks full of light sabers and nerf guns. They planned a day outside and headed out on their adventure. I watched from the window as they wandered around the yard and then spread out the blanket they had tucked into one of […]

6 Awesome/NOT So Awesome Social Media Trends 8

Social media. It has the power to connect us all, help us spread positive things, grow our businesses, or even take over our lives, in the worst way. The truth is, some people aren’t going to like this post, but don’t worry, I’ll be back to sharing happy/non-controversial things like hikes, gardening […]

Omega-3 No-Bake Bars 7

I had the best time whipping up these simple bars yesterday afternoon. If you follow on Instagram, you most likely saw my videos (bloopers too!) and heard about the reasons behind why I wanted to make these. Here’s the deal: My kids are always starving. They need protein and lots […]

HUGE Healthy Favs of February Prize Pack Giveaway 15

Happy March, friends! Today I’m excited to share with you some (awesome!) new products our family tried in February and also give ALL OF THIS away to one lucky winner. As many of you probably saw on Instagram, my family has been LOVE, LOVE, LOVING Snoqualmie Ice cream. Not only is […]

Pine and Cedar Lakes

If you’re in or around the Bellingham area, there’s a hike you need to add to your list ASAP. Pine and Cedar Lakes. This hike is a new favorite for so many reasons. Located just outside of Bellingham, the parking lot is almost directly off the main road. No long […]

Hikes, Dining and Must- Do’s During Daffodil Season 1

A few months ago, it was a privilege to guest post over on Love LaConner. You can find this post originally there. Thankfully, the daffodil season is just around the corner! Here are a few ideas that’ll help turn your drive-by into an all day family trip.  Daffodils seem to […]

Meet Padme, Our Newest Family Member 1

It was December, Christmas was approaching and every time I cleaned out our daughters backpack, I found hand-drawn pictures of kittens. We asked her what she wanted for Christmas and you know what she said “I just want a kitten. All I want is a kitten.” We went and saw […]

What I’ve Been Reading Lately

I sit by the pool, legs tucked in close to me, 3 towels on my right and 3 kids in the water. I read with a pen in hand, circling, starring and underlining everything that jumps out to me. I look up and my youngest is kicking across the pool, […]

7 Things to Not Apologize For When You Have Little Ones 3

I listen to women talk and I can’t help but notice how many are apologizing for what they love, saying they’re sorry when they’re sticking with their gut feeling and acting unworthy when they try to make time for what they enjoy. Why is this and how can we make […]

HUGE Healthy Favs of January Prize Pack 37

Happy February! Was January good to you? Did you make some goals and stick with them or not so much? Today I’m sharing my healthy favorites from January with you. The added bonus is that one of you is going to be winning ALL of them. This is BIG you guys! […]

A Great Snowshoeing Spot for Beginners

Recently I read a quote about snowshoeing. I can’t remember who said it, but it went something like “The best way to learn how to snowshoe, is to just go out and do it.” For real, though! Snowshoeing isn’t rocket science, as was proved last Saturday when a group of 13 […]