Life on the farm: Preserving fresh cherries

Cherry season has come and gone around here, but WOW, what a perfect place we live in to enjoy the fruits of the season. Not only do we have access to a wide selection of fruits, but we tend to get them more affordably then elsewhere in the country. All you have to do is […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

How are you guys holding up in all this smoke? It’s not fun at all, is it? But as Cashmere mama Kristi Aherns posted along with this gorgeous image, “At least all this smoke makes for good sunset photo-ops.” Read on for our weekly list of local events: On Friday, Wenatchee Parks and Rec presents a […]

Kids will love these fish tacos

In early July I had the opportunity to work with one of the summer camps run by 21st Century After School Programs at Mission View Elementary School. The concept for this summer camp was so fantastic that I had to be a part of it. The program developers had the kids catching fish, dissecting fish, […]

A doula explains placenta encapsulation

When I first heard about placenta encapsulation, I was skeptical. It sounded gross and weird. When I was pregnant with my fourth child my doula friend told me that ingesting some placenta could help the uterus to contract — reducing blood loss and balance my mood. Really? I’d had a small postpartum hemorrhage with two […]

See you at the NCW Fair!

It’s fair season, y’all! And if you haven’t checked out the NCW Fair in Waterville, make sure you add it to your “must-see” list this year. The fair is just around the corner — August 23-26. This fair has been around for a long time and has a rich history! It started in 1889 and […]