Category: Lifestyle

Trace Your DNA to Learn Where Your Story Started

Trace Your DNA to Learn Where Your Story Started

Everyone has a story. You may know a lot or a little about where your story started. Grandparents and relatives can be a great source of family history. We used a DNA test to discover more about our family tree and where our ancestors may have lived. See the highlights of what we learned!

Holiday Gift Ideas for Her

Holiday Gift Ideas for Her

Gift giving at the holidays is a great occasion to thank the special lady in your life. Here are some of my hand picked gift ideas, accessories and body care products I think many women will enjoy!

Disney on Ice Ticket Giveaway! WA & OR Shows

Disney on Ice Ticket Giveaway! WA & OR Shows

Going to Disney on Ice is a special way to spend an evening with your family. We love seeing our favorite stories come to life through the performance of talented skaters on the ice. This year Feld Entertainment presents Disney on Ice Mickey’s Search Party, coming to the Pacific Northwest area. Congrats to Kayla V. our giveaway winner of 4 tickets to one of the shows coming to Washington (Spokane, Everett, Kent) or Oregon (Portland).
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An Everyday Fashion Essential Made From Water Bottles

An Everyday Fashion Essential Made From Water Bottles

Did you know that awesome accessories can be made using recycled water bottles? Jelt Belts are stretchy with a streamlined design, they are made from recycled materials and they inspire social change.

How To Use Technology to Encourage Family Time

How To Use Technology to Encourage Family Time

Whether we are at home or on a family RV trip, chances are we’re using a good deal of technology everywhere we go. New Duracell Optimum batteries are a great solution to power your electronics and keep the adventures going.

Get Tavour Craft Beer Shipped to Your Door

Get Tavour Craft Beer Shipped to Your Door

A refreshing beverage is often just the thing on a hot summer day. If you enjoy craft beer, it can be fun to try new flavors! A “beer crate” that’s filled with premium craft beer is an easy way to discover new favorite brews and best of all, you can have it shipped to your door. We tried the Tavour Craft Beer Club and discovered some great benefits of using this beverage service app.
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Summer Essentials – 2019 Top Product Family Awards!

Summer Essentials – 2019 Top Product Family Awards!

Our Top Product Family Awards celebrate innovative products that enrich family life. These summer essentials include family games, natural sun protection, helpful hygiene basics, unique kids toys and innovative household add-ons.

How to Choose an Accent Wall Paint Color + Painting Tips

How to Choose an Accent Wall Paint Color + Painting Tips

Small home renovation projects are a great way to update the style of your home. One of the easiest ways you can refresh a living space is by painting an accent wall. Learn how to choose the best paint color + some essential painting tips.

5 Ways to Get Your Yard Ready for Spring

5 Ways to Get Your Yard Ready for Spring

I love the month of May. The weather gets warmer, the days become longer and soon enough the temperature no longer freezes at night. We enjoy planting vegetables and cutting flowers in our garden. I also plant some herbs and colorful annuals in our planters. Here are 5 ways you can get your yard ready for spring.
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Fabulous Night of Music Celtic Woman Ancient Land Performance

Fabulous Night of Music Celtic Woman Ancient Land Performance

We celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary with a night out at the CELTIC WOMAN Ancient Land Performance. This magical night of music was hosted at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox in Spokane, Washington. The show was truly inspiring!

Creative and Stylish Gifts for Her

Creative and Stylish Gifts for Her

Gift giving can be tough when you are looking for the perfect gift for the lady in your life. These creative and stylish gifts for her include a range of affordable ideas perfect for celebrating birthdays and special occasions.

Celtic Woman Ancient Land Tour

Celtic Woman Ancient Land Tour

If you enjoy live musical performances, you won’t want to miss the CELTIC WOMAN Ancient Land tour coming to Seattle and Spokane WA in May. CELTIC WOMAN, the Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum international music group presents a brand new live show, Ancient Land. This performance will be at the Seattle Paramount Theater on May 10th and Spokane Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox on May 11th. Additional tour dates and locations are listed below. (more…)

“Go Blue” to Support Autism Awareness Month

“Go Blue” to Support Autism Awareness Month

Did you know that April is World Autism Month? If you don’t personally have a child with autism, chances are you know a family who does. Here are some ways to “go blue” in support of raising awareness about autism.

Why You Should Take a Break and Drink Tea

Why You Should Take a Break and Drink Tea

Everyone’s day is busy. The minutes get filled up with things and the end of the day is often near before you’ve even caught your breath. I like to take a break during my day with a cup of tea. Here are a few reasons why drinking tea is a wonderfully healthy habit.

Kids Love Fun Cereal? Enjoy a Balanced Breakfast

Kids Love Fun Cereal? Enjoy a Balanced Breakfast

I’ve heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Cereal is a popular breakfast food at our house; my kids love the colorful boxes and interesting flavors. We often allow our kids to eat fun cereal along with a serving of fresh fruit or yogurt, real orange juice, or a side of scrambled eggs and bacon. Even for breakfast, including the 5 food groups is a great way to teach kids healthy habits.
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