Category: Adventures

Autumn adventures: Your guide to fall fun in NCW

Ready to get into the autumn spirit? Of course you are. So pull out those soft sweaters and get ready for a season of pumpkin-flavored everything. Here are a few of the most fall-ish things to do and see around North Central Washington between now and Halloween: Festival season is well underway. Coming up soon: Grace City Church’s Downtown […]

Line Upon Line. {Breathe!}

Ok. Picture this. I have filled up the kiddie pool with water, soap and vinegar and have battled the 8-month-old goldendoodle during his bath. Did I mention it was after back/leg day at Gold’s and that Kari knows how to work you? Did I mention that I was bent over the whole time, and when […]

Stutzman Ranch: An early autumn tradition

We are so blessed to raise our families in the Wenatchee Valley, aren’t we? The small-town vibes. The adorable downtown streets up and down valley. The mountains and rivers and lakes. And of course, all that fresh fruit — miles and miles of orchards surrounding our neighborhoods and creeping up into the foothills. It seems fitting to […]

Glamping Shaffer Style

Glamping is the activity of camping with some of the comforts and luxuries of home. It derives from the words “glamourous” and “camping,” as said by This was our family’s second attempt at camping with our daughter who is now three and we decided to do it “glamping” style. To quickly sum up a […]