Suddenly a Second Grader

Check out this handsome man! I know it’s so trite to say I can’t believe he’s in second grade already, but I really, really cannot believe how old this kid is. He had his first day back at school Monday and he was such a little gentleman. When I asked him how his first day [...]

Skagit to Whidbey Wine Tour

Saturday morning, I took my friend out on a pretty big adventure. Since we only had a couple days together in the PNW, I wanted to make the most of it and cover as much ground as possible. Would I recommend making a one day trip of both the Skagit Valley Wine Tour and the [...]

Work Tricks + Burch Creek

Thai Garden Soup Skillet

Coming back from vacation is always a trick. Trying to jump right back in with your regular programming, while also playing email catch-up. Want to know my trick for getting through it all? Structure your time. I set the first part of my morning to sit down and figure out what my priorities are for [...]

A Problem at Body Pump

Twix Craving

You guys know I absolutely love Body Pump. Love it. So it’s probably no surprise that I missed it while I was on vacation and was eager to get to the Monday afternoon class. Unfortunately, I had a bit of a problem at my class. I neeeeeddd to start recognizing my body alerting me to drops in [...]

Crabbing + Sushi Making

Beach Deck

Our Friday plans got a little switched around a little bit and we ended up going out on the boat with the whole gang so they could experience crabbing on the Puget Sound. We fed the seagulls, rescued Sponge Bob, and caught some crabs. It was fun Back at the beach house we took a [...]