Food for Thriving


The Vitamin Packed Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie My Kids Are CRAZY About

I read something recently that said kids grow more in the spring. Do you believe it? In our house, it’s certainly true. I don’t know about you guys, but for our family, spring means ACTIVE, growing and hungry (all the time!) kids. In preparation for summer, I’ve been trying to […]


Chili Cook Off Popcorn, with 10 Family Netflix Movies We’re Loving Right Now and a Giveaway! 24

Yesterday was awesome. It rained hard and t-ball was canceled so after a really busy day full of field trips and life, we had a much needed family evening. I handed my husband the remote and had him and the kids put together a list of Family Movies currently on Netflix, that […]


An In-Real-Life Garden Tour at Klesick Farm

Chances are, if you’re in the Seattle area, you’ve heard of Klesick Farm. Recently I sat down with Joelle, (Mama to 9 gorgeous kids) and over tea, she shared her story with me. What started as a daydream matured into what became their passion, profession, and life’s work. And here’s […]


Carillon Kitchen $100 Giftcard 13

Because it’s Monday, because Mother’s Day is in 2 weeks and because you’re all amazing, it’s time for something fun! Recently my hubby and I visited the new Carillon Kitchen in Kirkland. We tried just about everything and left full of  gratitude to be living in a place that’s embracing healthy, affordable, […]


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 […]


The Best North of Seattle Post-Adventure Coffee Shops/Dining and Bakeries 5

After a long day of being outside, unanimously everyone agrees they need a good cup of coffee,  maybe a doughnut, a cold beer, some hot chocolate or the perfect meal. But many of us aren’t sure where the best places are! So, I’ve asked around and here are the most […]