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Comcast Is Making Spirits Bright in Seattle at Mary’s Place

Comcast is helping families experiencing homelessness in Seattle and you can help, too! This post was written in parternship with Comcast. At this time of year, it’s always nice to hear when a company is doing something great for the local community. Comcast recently partnered with Mary’s Place in Seattle to give $250,000 to support …

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10 Best Christmas Towns in the USA on the West Coast

Are you craving a winter holiday escape? While I admit I love staying at home with a cup of hot cocoa and Christmas music playing non-stop, there’s something really special about visiting a Christmas town or city for the holidays. If you’re based on the west coast, here are some of my picks for the …

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Terracotta Warriors of The First Emperor – Glimpse into Early China History

A few month ago my youngest expressed an interest in visiting the Terracotta Warriors tour in Seattle. She had heard about it from her teacher and a fellow classmate. Her classmate had actually been to China to recently and showed Mia her mini soldier souvenirs from her trip. Seattle has this amazing exhibit on tour …

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Couples Romantic Getaway from Seattle to Semiahmoo Resort

Recently I had a chance to go away for the weekend with my hubby for a romantic getaway to the Semiahmoo Resort. In addition to looking forward to getting away with my hubby, I couldn’t wait to check out this resort that I had heard so much about! Semiahmoo is located on a narrow peninsula …

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NFL Season Kick-off! My Seattle Seahawks Style

Hopefully everyone had a great weekend and enjoyed the start of the new NFL season! I love football, so this weekend marked one of my favorite times of the year. It certainly helped that my two hometown teams both got wins! Being a Kansas City born girl, the Kansas City Chiefs are definitely my hometown …

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It’s Time to Ditch Downtown and Explore Seattle Southside

Have you ever felt like there are parts of your own city that you haven’t explored? We’ve traveled around quite a bit, and taken numerous trips into downtown Seattle, but the area surrounding Sea-Tac (Seattle-Tacoma) Airport, known as the Seattle Southside, has been a mystery to us. Recently our family was invited to come explore …

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Latte Lovin’ at the Original Starbucks Seattle Store

Since living in the burbs of Seattle for the past fourteen years, I’ve visited Pike Place Market numerous times, first as a tourist myself, later as an escort for visiting friends and family. But there is one place I had never ventured to discover and visit, the original Starbucks Seattle store. Many tourists who take …

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Feeling at Home with Staybridge Suites Seattle – North Everett

Thank you Staybridge Suites for help in making this fun, overnight family trip happen! Just north of the bustling city of Seattle sits the seaside town of Mukilteo, Washington, home to ferry boats and neighbor to the great Boeing factory. Our family had some time to venture into Mukilteo recently to visit the lovely, new …

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Driving the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer GT with SoFab On the Road Seattle

A couple of weeks ago I attended the SoFab On the Road Conference in Seattle. One of the highlights of the conference for me was being chosen as the Drive Shop ambassador for the conference, and getting to test drive the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer GT for the week. Seeing as I’ve been driving a small …

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Spending the Day at American Girl Seattle

We’ve been an American Girl family since 2011, when Faith saved up her birthday money to buy Julie. In 2012 Grace asked for Kit for Christmas, and we’ve been visiting our local American Girl Seattle store ever since. During our spring break we had a fun staycation getaway weekend with a special American Girl hotel stay …

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