Author Archives: Lisa

Adventuring with kids: A weekend near Mt Rainier!

Mt Rainier has been on my bucket list ever since we moved to Seattle. Or actually, it may have been on my bucket list┬ábefore we moved to the PNW. On summer days it can be seen in the background, overlooking … Continue reading

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Workout update: I’m trying ClassPass (again)!

Years ago I did ClassPass (in Chicago) and absolutely loved it. Then, when we moved to Seattle, I stopped my membership because I simply was too pregnant and busy to try out different gyms. Not to mention, I wasn’t familiar … Continue reading

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Buying a house in Seattle

I mentioned a few weeks ago that we bought a house here in Seattle – which is the biggest commitment I’ve made since getting married. Or maybe since having kids… but we may be in this house longer than our … Continue reading

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A quick word about summer in the PNW

The longer we live in the PNW, the more I realize how different it is here than Chicago. Take the summer season, for example. In Chicago, the weather is hot and muggy and everyone’s AC is going on full blast. … Continue reading

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Adventuring with toddlers: Camping with young kids? Try it!

As I previously mentioned (multiple times!) I love camping with my (toddler) girls. But I admit, it’s an intimidating thought at first. This post is mainly trying to convince you to go camping with young kids, because it probably won’t … Continue reading

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