A first mommy & kids getaway + some tips

A little over a year ago, we checked off something that we’d talked about doing for years – a mommy & kids getaway with my friend Ayesha & her girls (remember this trip Anya & I did?). And so glad we did it when we did; because who knew then what 2020 was going to…

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The story of a Birthday Getaway + a few podcast recommendations for roadtrips with kids

I always thought I would write about this mommy-daughter getaway that happened earlier in April because it was kind of symbolic in my mothering journey but that’s how slow my blogging is in reality. Hopefully, no one minds that around here, right? You might remember back in April when I shared about this Vancouver trip…

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IN PHOTOS : A weekend getaway to the Columbia River Gorge

It was close to sunset when we left our place but made for some beautiful views of Mt Rainier on the way. Arriving after dark and Anya’s excitement at staying in a ‘hotel’ Skamania Lodge on the border of WA and OR states where we were staying. I bought a last minute Groupon for this…

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Around Seattle: Ebey’s Landing in Whidbey’s Island

Photos from a quick stop at Ebey’s Landing on Whidbey Island, WA last month. The first national park to incorporate privately held property, Ebey’s Landing encompasses 17,500 acres of homes, farms, and businesses still operating in stately buildings that date to the mid-1800s. Ebey’s Landing is named for Isaac Ebey, the first European-American to purchase…

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Around Seattle: Leavenworth, WA

Photos from one of our trips to a local favorite, Leavenworth, WA. Since the 1960’s when the leaders of their community decided to change Leavenworth’s appearance in a last chance to save it from extinction after an economic collapse, the town has become a pillar of the tourism industry in the Pacific Northwest. Using the…

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