• Our Anniversary Celebrations

    britta December 16, 2020

    My husband and I are celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary this weekend and while we like to keep our celebrations simple, especially this year, we have a few traditions… Like cake! We had eight cakes at our wedding. I can’t completely remember why – for one thing I was trying not to spend a ton of money and I learned about a tradition in some places where prominent women are…

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  • OH HI at Home!

    britta December 9, 2020

    When the pandemic hit, and really even before that, I had been analyzing and thinking hard about the world of retail. I have run retail businesses before. It’s a big challenge and a huge time commitment! And considering the times we are in now, it…

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  • Holiday Gift Guide 2020!

    britta November 23, 2020

    DIY CHEESE KIT / PRODUCE BAGS / MUSTARD & CO GIFT PACK / HAYDEN FLOUR MILLS / THAI FOR 2 / GRAIN SALT CELLAR / HAND PIE SUBSCRIPTION / SAN JUAN SEA SALT / SLINGSHOT COFFEE SODA BRIGHT DAY BATH AND BODY: VISIT THEIR WEBSITE…

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  • Shop Local: Grays Harbor

    britta November 16, 2020

    We are working away on a gift guide, but I’d love to share a list of local businesses in my community for those who live nearby and are looking for ways to support small businesses this season. I can’t say for certain if any of…

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  • 5 Family Friendly Comfort Meals for Fall

    britta November 9, 2020

    Kabocha Squash Shrimp This is one of my favorite comfort meals which I only recently discovered. Since my mother-in-law is from the Philippines, my husband was raised on filipino cooking and I’ve also become accustomed to eating many dishes I was only made of aware…

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  • Our DIY Organic Mattress! Where we bought it and how we put it together.

    britta October 15, 2020

    We have A NEW BED! I’m so excited about it since it feels like something we’ve been talking about for more than a year. Our queen size mattress was causing us all kinds of back aches and I was pretty disappointed by the life span…

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  • Apple Sauce

    britta October 5, 2020

    I have to admit, my love for “homesteading” is a fairly new one. As a marketer and designer by trade for many years, home made things seemed to look a little – blah – and less than appetizing. But, I’ve made a solution… because my…

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  • Our House

    britta October 5, 2020

    Did you ever watch HGTV House Hunters and just yell at the TV because someone didn’t want to buy a house because of the paint color on the walls? Well, it seems absurd but then you actually go out looking for a house and you’re…

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  • 2020 Vision: How I Made Changes to Make it Through!

    britta October 1, 2020

    This year has obviously provided so many challenges and loss for so many people. It’s likely that none of us have been untouched by some major altered reality… which really made me think about the idea of “2020 Vision” and how that may really be…

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  • Apple Cider at Home

    britta September 24, 2020

    I’ve had a love affair with the apple tree in my yard since we moved! On my dream list when searching for a home was a fruit tree, so imagine my excitement when I found our current home with a raggedy old apple tree! Ha.…

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