Category: Style

A BIG consignment event is coming!

Rhea Lana’s of Wenatchee is coming, and that’s big news for parents who appreciate cute clothes at seriously low prices. April 9-13, the retail space at 212 5th Street (which is annually home to My Girlfriend’s Closet and the Halloween store) will be filled with kids clothes, shoes, toys and more. It’s the very FIRST Rhea Lana’s event in Wenatchee, […]

Strong as a woman

International Women’s Day came and went, and ever since then I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. So many different views and opinions. Some I agree with, and some I don’t. But it left me with an ongoing conversation in my head. The strength of a woman. Whether you are an adolescent, in […]


I love shopping too much. It’s a problem. I love shopping like I love coffee. Like I love chocolate. Like I love romantic comedies from the ’90s. (Have I become a walking Cathy cartoon? Is this who I am now? Ack!) I was a mall rat in my teens, handing over wads of wrinkled up babysitting money […]

Books we love: ‘The Book of Joy’

I want to share a book with you in case you might be up for a really affirming read: The Book of Joy, by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams. I am a co-founder of Joyful Scholars Montessori Elementary in Wenatchee. At the core of our little school’s mission is JOY. […]

Love notes

Still not sure what to get that special someone for Valentine’s Day this year? Here’s a quick, fun way to say “I love you”: Love Notes in The Wenatchee World! All the details are right here. Basically, for $10 or $20 you can place a little note in the newspaper on Tuesday, Feb. 14, to let […]

Pretty little boutique in Wenatchee

When my daughter and I were out gift hunting, we came across a great boutique on Yakima, just off the Ave. and kitty-corner to the museum. “Melange”, which is French. Their motto is: “A blending of all things beautiful.” I thought it was new; but apparently, only to me, as it’s been here for about […]