Macy’s Seattle Holiday Events

By Not Just A Mommy!

It's the most wonderful time of the year!   Here are a few great events coming up in Seattle.... MY MACY'S HOLIDAY PARADE In celebration of the 2014 holiday season, Macy’s is proud to announce that its annual My Macy’s Holiday Parade will take place on Friday, November 28  in downtown Se... Read More

5 Free Things To Do With Kids in Seattle

By MiniTime

The secret of an affordable city vacation or day trip is taking advantage of fun attractions that don’t cost a dime. We asked Keryn Means of Walking On Travels to recommend five of her favorite free things to do with kids in Seattle. 1. Take a trip to Japan: For beautiful Japanese-inspire... Read More

Messy Art Projects Outside Your Home: Kids Seattle Art

By Jenn Louras

When it comes to arts and crafts in our house, it tends to go a little something like this: Me: "Hey babes, do you want to color?" Daughter: Squeals loudly "Yesss!!!" Me: I open up her Seattle Sounders lunchbox where all of her crayons and coloring pens are housed "Here you go.  Let's kee... Read More

340,000 Twinkling West Seattle Holiday Lights

By Jenn Louras

Seattle's Menashe Family, owners of Menashe & Son's Jewelers, definately know the best way to light up one's life.  I am not talking about diamonds and pearls, I am talking about Christmas lights and decorations.  This is no small project, planning started the week before Thanksgiving!... Read More

Giving Tuesday: Christmas House in Everett

By Alison Kallstrom

The holiday season is upon us.  So much to do and so many in need.  Wherever you live, there are food banks, shelters, and countless other charities that require our help.  A little bit of thought can make a big difference in the life of a child, or an entire family. [caption id="attachment_77... Read More

Freezer Meals

By Jenn Louras

It has been awhile since I last posted.  The good news is that my calendar has been exploding with new experiences and life changes.  Which means one thing, I have lots to write about! At the beginning of 2013, my husband and I vowed to save money for our daughter’s college fund.  The one ... Read More

Seattle Weekend Find: Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson

By Alison Kallstrom

This weekend renowned silhouette artist, Karl Johnson, will be in Seattle.  My daughter and I had an appointment with him this morning and to say his work is amazing is an understatement.  In less than two minutes, he had cut a silhouette of my four year old that was unbelievable.  All he had was... Read More

Coconut Tofu Keema Recipe

By Jenn Louras

I always thought making Indian food would be overly complicated.  The spices and flavors are so delicious, I assumed it would take hours upon hours to develop the perfect taste.  As I have been tackling my stay at home mom role, I have been searching for new recipes that fit into our family budg... Read More

Popsicle Recipes for Kids

By Jenn Louras

 As Seattle starts to heat up, I find my little lady asking for "ice," which is her 2 year old way of asking for a popsicle!  I have been searching high and low for great popsicle recipes that are healthy and at times might sneak in a few servings of fruit.  Here are my current go to popsicle rec... Read More

Spira Power Yoga in West Seattle

By Jenn Louras

A few weeks ago, I vowed to myself that I would workout every day.  When thinking about my daily workout, my thoughts teeter between going for a run and hitting the gym.  After doing that for multiple weeks in a row, I have started to explore new ways to spice up my workouts.  The newest add... Read More