June 2017 archive

Explore geology with kids

I don’t know a kid who does not have a rock collection, even if it’s just one favorite stashed on a shelf somewhere. I personally have piles of rocks all over my house. Rocks fascinate kids — it’s not hard to get them excited about a cool rock. They’re beautiful, they feel good in the […]

Notifications — OFF

I know, I know. Your news feed is blowing up with skincare, clothing, jewelry, lipstick, cleaning products, oils, weight loss fixes, and Tupperware. Mine is too. Stay-at-home moms trying to find a name for themselves amidst all the kids pulling at their legs. Trying to make an extra buck so they can go to Target […]

What not to say to a pregnant lady…ever

Being pregnant is not fun. There, I said it. I remember very early on during my pregnancy with my son people would tell me how pregnancy was magical, or to cherish this time because it’s just so special. My personal fave: “My body loves to be pregnant, I just feel so much better while growing […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Looking for something fun to do this Father’s Day weekend and beyond? We have a few suggestions: The Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival is this weekend in Cashmere. It’s family-friendly and a lot of fun. Aviation Day is this Saturday at Pangborn. Lots of cool aircraft will be out and available to explore. Also Saturday, it’s the […]

Summer programs at Lake Wenatchee

From a State Parks press release: The state Parks and Recreation Commission will host several summer activities at Lake Wenatchee State Park through Sept. 2. 2 p.m. July 1, Conserving Natural Resources. Junior Ranger program will discuss ways to conserve natural resources. 7 p.m. July 5, Birds of Lake Wenatchee. Heather Murphy, a wildlife biologist and artist, will present a slide […]

The power of potluck

pot·luck [ˌpätˈlək] NOUN used in reference to a situation in which one must take a chance that whatever is available will prove to be good or acceptable: “he could take potluck in a town not noted for its hotels” NORTH AMERICAN a meal or party to which each of the guests contributes a dish: “a […]

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