January 2017 archive

Happy things, Part 3

OK guys. It’s time. Facebook is an angry place right now. Hell, the whole world seems like an angry place right now. I say it’s time for another open thread about stuff that’s making us happy. Books, movies, people, products…. let’s do this! Here’s my happy list. What’s yours? Add your own good stuff in the comments… “La […]

When I vacuum, I feel lucky.

Vacuuming is a major event in my home. Because… 1. Like a holiday, it comes but once a year. 2. It interrupts regular programming. 3. We rediscover the bliss of a clean, spacious family room! Ok, I vacuum more often than that, but I definitely have more exciting things to do. That is not meant […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Looking for something to do? We have a few suggestions: Friday and Saturday, head to Leavenworth for the Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival. Friday night, it’s the Winter Ice Gala at the Town Toyota Center. There’s a guided family snowshoe hike Saturday at Squilchuck State Park. (And another one on Feb. 4.) The museum will host A Different […]

Craft Notes: 5 types of homemade playdough

Here’s a Pinterest craft that you can do on a cold winter day: homemade play dough — five different ways. This project is courtesy of NewYoungMum.com. Here we go! Total project time This entire craft can be done within an hour (hooray!), but with kids in mind, maybe you’ll want to make an afternoon of […]

Women’s self-defense course offered in Wenatchee

I just got back from the first of a four-session women’s self-defense course being offered by KI Fighting Concepts, down off the corner of Columbia and Kittitas. I came back so pumped I had to drink tea and do yoga to calm down! I have a strong momma-bear mentality. We all have a bit of […]

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