I finally had a chance yesterday to check out the Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room in the Capital Hill neighborhood of Seattle. We had driven by a bunch of times lately on our Seattle Adventure Days. Parking in the area isn't easy by any stretch of the imagination so be prepared. We actually ended up … Continue reading Coffee Lovers Dream
When I was trying to decide the order of my blog posts about Blogfest and Idea World, I struggled with what to do first. There were so many great things about the event that I wanted people out there in the blogisfere to know about how was I going to keep it to just one … Continue reading Blogfest: Finding My Tribe
Those of you who follow me on Instagram know that I love being active. I am a swim instructor by day and love yoga, running and hiking best on my free time. I decided at the start of my empty nest journey that I was not going to be determined by my age, 53, as … Continue reading Blogfest: Fitness
We've had over 31 years of adventure days, my husband and I. When people ask me how we've made our marriage work for over 30 years, this is what I tell them.... The Best Advice A month before my wedding, my grandmother pulled me aside and gave me two pieces of advice. One, marriage is … Continue reading Adventure Days
If you haven't been reading my blog for very long, you may not realize that we live in the Pacific Northwest. We've lived here for 13 years now and are really just getting to know our state and all it has to offer. We have, here and there, gone for a hike. We've not been … Continue reading A Novice’s Guide to Hiking
What is MamaCon? MamaCon is all about supporting and building your mama tribe. Last weekend they had their signature event, MamaCon, in Bellevue, Washington. I was invited to attend by LeAnne Kabat, CEO. I had no idea what to expect. With my friend Georgina Shaffer, owner of Azul SUP Yoga, we headed to Arlington to … Continue reading MamaCon Rocks!
Have you started making your adventure plans yet? Summer will be here before we know it. While we are now empty nest parents, we still do road trips. We are a traveling family. My husband travels with his job. Before the boys, I traveled with my job. As a couple we traveled. As a family, … Continue reading Road Trips With Kids