Category: Adventures

Mom of boys

My middle son who is seven just broke his arm at the park.  This is his third broken bone.  (Technically 4th since he broke both bones in his arm this time…)  Last month, my three year old got bit in the face by a dog and had 15 stitches.  It’s been quite a summer of accidents […]

Exploring the valley: Smallwood’s Harvest

So in my quest for adventure I overlooked a couple of important details…. I am horrible at remembering to take pictures (like thank goodness my mom and sister have been at important childhood milestones!) and the fact that sometimes it gets crazy hot and smokey here. When we were all enduring the 100-plus degrees outside, […]

Creating a Wenatchee pollinator garden

Since we bought our first home in Wenatchee in 2012, it has been my goal to make our garden as wild and plant-heavy as possible. I have always wanted to live in the country, while my husband has wanted to live in town. We settled in town and now are making our home “our own.” […]

Summer fun this Labor Day weekend

Summer is coming to an end and like me, you might be stressing over all the things you planned on doing this summer but haven’t gotten around to just yet. But do not worry! You can still celebrate the season this holiday weekend and check some summer to do’s off your list! Labor Day is […]

My first post, and an introduction

Hello Wenatchee Mom Blog readers! I’m so incredibly excited to be joining the blog and feel honored to be part of this community. I wanted to briefly introduce myself in my first blog; that way future blog references and stories make more sense. So here it goes! My husband, Alex, and I moved to the […]

Observing butterflies with kids

This month, I’ve been having a lot of fun observing butterflies flitting from flower to flower. Just thinking about butterflies can bring a smile to my face. They seem to embody everything that is good about the world — wildlife, flight, beauty and flowers. Let’s learn a bit about butterflies and explore ways to get […]