My Favorite Places in Seattle



Kubota Garden

Kubota is an incredible and unexpected oasis in the heart of south Seattle. It's about a 20 minute walk from our house, and we spent a long time getting lost looking for it the first time we went. We entered hoping it'd be worth the trouble, and …

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My Favorite Board Games


Eli and I spent this last weekend at PAX West, and it was an incredible experience. It's like Disneyland in many ways: there's bright lights and beautiful displays, everyone is trying to sell you something, and there are so many lines. While Eli loves video games I'm more of a …

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Running Tempo Playlist


I've always loved to run. It helps me clear my mind, makes my body feel good, and that endorphin rush just can't be beat. However, since I typically run early in the morning and listen to murder podcasts I opt to use the elliptical at the gym in the mornings …

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Blogs I Love



A Cozy Kitchen

Featuring tasty recipes, a book club, and some pretty amazing cakes, I love Adrianna's artful food photography and decadent recipes. She's an LA lady with the cutest dang kitchen you've ever seen, and she puts it to good use!

Joy the Baker

Joy is my QUEEN …

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My Favorite Places in Portland


Hello, fair reader! This is my personal guide to the beautiful city of Portland. Whether you're local and looking to try something new, or visiting and wondering where the good stuff is, this is a list of my favorite places in the city. Adventure on!


Powell's Books

In the …

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Podcasts I Love


Updated 09-15-2017

The goal of this post is not to enumerate the top 10 podcasts that you already listen to, but to tell you about some lesser-known podcasts that I love. In no particular order:

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Healthy + Happy: Inspired by My Mom


In honor of International Women's Day, or National Nutrition Month, or generally Having a Great Mom, or something, I wanted to give my mom a shoutout for teaching me that happy + healthy > skinny. My mom works hard for her body, doing an hour-long cardio and strength class (Jazzercise) at least …

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