A Night In the Sky at High Trek Adventures AND A GIVEAWAY!

Just 20 minutes north of Seattle near the new Paine Field in Everett you’ll find High Trek Adventures. The aerial rope and zipline course is impressive and incredibly safe. A real adventure for anyone who wants to spend a few hours in the air. With three ziplines and 60+ challenges across 3 tiers of rope […]

Free Tree Tracker For the 150 Hours Outside Project

I recently stumbled upon a fabulous “challenge” of sorts on Instagram — the 150 Hours  Outside Project. This sort of thing is totally up my alley and I immediately clicked through the hashtag to learn more.  #150hoursoutside was started by Leah McDermott of Your Natural Learner. All the details are here <<< read it :) Bottom line though, get outside more with your kids this […]

How I Got $200 For Our Disney Trip FREE

I’m feeling a touch guilty about sharing this post. But, I’m all about being transparent. Especially when it comes to family finances. And, I promised on Instagram Stories. So, here it is … So … here’s the scoop. In preparation for our last trip, I applied for the Disney Visa credit card.  To normal folk […]

5 Tips For Getting Outside No Matter the Weather

This post is sponsored by ClimateRight but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. The old me hibernated all winter. If the weather wasn’t ideal, there was no way I going outside. Count me out! Inside, with cocoa and slippers is where I preferred to be. Buuuuut, then I pieced together that my mental health […]

A Yes Day At the Zoo

This post is sponsored by Vanguard, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Thanks to Vanguard I was able to participate in a fun little “experiment” – I was given $160 to make a special memory. Why $160? Well, according to recent data, if you hold $10,000 in cash, you could earn […]

2018 Summer Bucket List

In the vein of my word of the year, the kids are crafting seasonal bucket lists. Well, that’s the plan at least, we’ve got our summer one ready and come fall and winter, we’ll brainstorm for those too. Bucket lists are great because they give us all something to look forward to, and, as you’ll see, apparently give me […]

Dreaming Of a Getaway

  This last year has been a big travel year for our family. I think we wanted to squeeze in a bunch of getaways, large and small, before becoming a family of six. Now, we’re in a quiet season. We’re hoping to settle into a home and adjust to life with a new family member […]

Max’s Big Brother Babymoon

You didn’t think Jemma was the only one getting a babymoon, did you? Nope! Max got one too! Jemma remembers Reid’s birth and early days pretty vividly. Max doesn’t recall much. But this baby? This is his baby. As a brand new 5 year old, Max dotes on Reid and knows he is a big brother, but […]

Jemma’s Big Sister Babymoon

New babies bring lots of changes. And not just for me and Dominic, for our whole family. The big kids are very much anticipating this new baby, but I think they’re sensing the growing responsibility of having a new little one around too. Currently they tag team Reid like champs. That boy can’t get in […]