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Interview With Bremerton’s Swiffer Commercial Family

By Not Just A Mommy!

Disclaimer – I was provided product from Swiffer for review and no compensation was given, real or implied. Others may have a different opinion or experience with Swiffer. http://youtu.be/PzHJct64Iyk So you know when you see a commercial with a family and they are all talking about x-y-z and... Read More

Free Ice Cream Social With Metropolitan Market + Giveaway

By Not Just A Mommy!

I recently joined a group of bloggers for the chance to preview Metropolitan Market's free ice cream social.   We sipped boozy floats and sampled exotic flavors of local ice creams. And starting August 15 at all their stores, you can too!  Here's a peek at what's in store... For a grown... Read More

Around The Sound – Lynnwood’s The Root Beer Store

By Not Just A Mommy!

I've got a great place for you to add to your summer bucket list.  My boys and I had the pleasure of checking out Lynnwood's The Root Beer Store a few months ago.  They also have two other locations in Redmond and Puyallup.  What is The Root Beer Store you ask?  Well, it's exactly that...the... Read More

Mill Creek’s FROST Grand Reopening

By Not Just A Mommy!

I'm so excited for the grand reopening of Frost Doughnuts as a dessert lounge.  They are still in Mill Creek Town Center,  in a bigger, shinier location, one block north of their old spot. The door... Read More

DRY Rhubarb Strawberry Collins Cocktail

By Not Just A Mommy!

I was provided DRY Soda free of charge by the company or PR agency and I provided my honest opinion. This review is based strictly on my opinion and others may have a different opinion or experience with DRY Soda. Whenever one hosts a party, one of the first questions to ask is 'what are we goi... Read More

Cinco De Mayo Party Ideas

By Not Just A Mommy!

Celebrate modern and traditional Mexican culture with a rockin' fiesta complete with fun food, colorful decorations and pretty crafts. Whether you keep it simple with margaritas and chips and salsa or go all out with a full spread, drink options, and a mariachi band, make your next Cinco de Mayo fie... Read More

Attend A Free Advance Screening Of Heaven Is For Real In Seattle

By Not Just A Mommy!

Tri-Star has a new film called Heaven Is For Real, rated PG,  starring Academy Award® nominee and Emmy® award winning actor Greg Kinnear that opens April 16th. I was contacted by Allied Marketing to share that they are hosting a free advance screening of the film here in Seattle. Based o... Read More

7 Best Birthday Party Venues In Seattle

By Not Just A Mommy!

I have elementary and middle school school boys and we have run the gamut of location parties since they were little,  from gym locales to pools to indoor sports fields.  So I am putting my vast knowledge of places we've partied (and a few places we haven't) and narrowed them down to my favorite 7... Read More

Arboretum Foundation Gifts & Greens Galore 2013

By Not Just A Mommy!

For the past 78 years, the Arboretum Foundation has provided vital support to Seattle’s beloved Washington Park Arboretum by raising important funds to support its operations and special projects.  Their annual holiday sale, Gifts & Greens Galore returns to the Graham Visitors Center a... Read More

The Candy Cottage – No Bake Gingerbread Houses Giveaway

By Not Just A Mommy!

 This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to Amy and Brenda! A few months ago, I came across The Candy Cottage in my FamilyFun magazine and knew I had to have them.  I love to decorate gingerbread houses with my kids, but if you are like me, you may not have the time or skill to make them ... Read More