Category: Style

On being a cop’s wife

It’s Friday night, and I’m in my studio writing. Things are quiet except for my son’s white noise machine and the occasional shake of my dog’s head. The dishes are done and the kitchen is dark. The house is still. I can almost hear the candle burning in the corner. I love these nights. From […]

Six good things

Lovely, perfect October — That glorious month of fresh air and open windows, wild pink sunrises over the Valley, cookie-baking, coffee-making, sweater-wearing, pumpkin-everything. Just because this is my favorite month of the whole year, and because it’s almost over, here are a few fun things I’m loving lately: Want an instant fall pick-me-up? Whip up […]

Books we love: Wilderness, adventure and history

Every night before bed, I try and get some reading time in. Even if it’s five minutes. Generally I read nonfiction, although I do make exceptions for Cormac McCarthy, Sherman Alexie, and author friends. I tend toward books of outdoor adventures, usually set in cold weather. Although not a rock climber myself, I love books […]

Boutiques (and other fun stuff)

Little boutiques have been my jam lately. So have other sorts of online shopping. I wanted to take a minute and share some of my favorites! First and foremost, Threads Clothing Boutique. Not only because it is a Wenatchee Avenue boutique owned by one of my favorite friends who I have loved since middle school, […]

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 […]

10 gifts every new mom will love

Picture this: Your best friend/sister-in-law/co-worker is expecting a baby. That’s great news! You want to give her something to celebrate her new little one, but what? Her registry is pathetically picked over, she’s already got the basics covered. Here’s an idea: Stop by the Gilded Lily Home in the heart of downtown Wenatchee and pick out something timeless, well-made […]