Category: Wonderings & Wanderings

Giving Back

The holidays are a time of reflection, when folks look back on the year’s events and give thanks for what they have.  It’s also a time when we’re reminded of those in our local and global community who are in need of assistance, support, and encouragement. As a result, charitable giving is at its peak during the holidays. This makes…

European Vacation

You can only prepare so much when traveling abroad with kids. Here’s one parents recent experience and some tips to share!

Summer Fun!

I tend to romanticize the lazy days of summer each year. I get excited for longer days, warm sunshine, more outdoor time and the promise of life slowing down, even if just a bit. As a stay at home mother of two elementary school aged children, I can’t help but fool myself into thinking how nice it will be to…

Wintertime Family Fun

We’re already in month two of the New Year.  But don’t kid yourself, Spring is not just around the corner. Groundhog day was this week and old Punxtsutawney Phil saw his shadow, promising six more weeks of Winter!  I know winter gets a little gray and damp around here so if you’re looking for ways to ward off the drear…

Beware the Corn Maze!

If you’re adept at map reading, directionally proficient and are a challenge seeker, then the corn maze at Bob’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze in Snohomish is the place for you this fall!

Two of My Favorite Farmer’s Markets

Don’t miss all of the bounty our region has to offer! Some Farmer’s Markets will close for the season come October. Enjoy the end of summer by strolling through your neighborhood market for a pleasant family outing.

A picnic at the beach

Don’t let the summer pass you by without taking advantage of the warm evenings. Head to a nearby beach park to soak in the views. There’s fun to be had for the whole family!

A walk through Downtown Kirkland with kids in tow

In the mood to get out of the house and check out some new places but don’t want to venture too far with the little ones? Head to Kirkland and enjoy a pleasant afternoon exploring its town center and scenic waterfront park.