Born and raised in Seattle, I love dancing in the rain, bouquets of fresh basil and green grass between my toes. I like how kneading butter into flour makes my fingers soft. I’m passionate about all things sweet potato. I prefer my coffee black, my scotch on the rocks and my steak bloody. I hunt, when I have time; play basketball; and hike.
I’m passionate about photography. I love my family. And, I believe coffee and naps are an essential part of the day.
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I'm so blessed to be surrounded by such an amazing tribe!
This list is comprised of gifts other new moms and I received that made those first few months so much better. Some gifts are more expensive than others. Others require nothing more than time. And, there are those gifts which new moms have given themselves.
But, each one means the world.
LOVE me some doughnuts.
Discover some of my favorite spots and a bit of Seattle doughnut history.
At 1:30 AM on November 20th, I stood in a puddle, not quite sure if I’d peed myself or my water broke. The nurse on Overlake Hospital’s Labor & Delivery line had me lean forward a cough. The puddle grew bigger. It was go-time.
Congratulations Mikaela and thank you for sharing Penellope Marie's birth story.
I get it. Starbucks is a big-box chain. There’s one on every corner. They aren’t ‘unique.’ Howard Shultz let the Sonics leave Seattle.
I understand all the arguments against Starbucks. And, I love me some mom-and-pop local shopping.
But here’s the deal — I also really like Starbucks. Sure, I’m not going get some ultra-inspiring experience at the green mermaid. But it offers a few things that make it invaluable in my world.
1. Free Internet
3. Holiday Panini
4. Mobile Office
5. Free (or Cheap) Refills
6. Rewards Program
Which Starbucks do I like the absolute best? The on Lake Union! Follow the link in my profile to find out why.
Are you a fellow Starbucks lover? What would you add to my list?
"Mari Peterson was born to fly. It’s in her blood. Her great grandfather was a Navy pilot during World War II. And growing up, her dad flew the family’s small airplane."
Learn more about Mari -> https://www.kenmoreair.com/article/237/Kenmore-Air-Pilot-Mari-Peterson/