Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

Every time I go downtown, I pass the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and wonder what is behind those buildings. I don’t know why it never occurred to me that the visitor building is a great place to just pop in and look around. A couple of weeks ago I was invited to a special media event at the foundation and I got to explore … Continue reading Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

Feast Portland is coming this September and a Giveaway!

I have Portland on the brain right now as I am heading there this weekend for the International Food Bloggers Conference. I can’t wait! I will be speaking at the conference on the subject of building community online and offline. I really love IFBC because it is an intimate conference with awesome food and a great opportunity to connect with people. Portland is the ultimate … Continue reading Feast Portland is coming this September and a Giveaway!

Chipotle Parties at West Seattle Farmers Market Sunday August 19

I am a huge fan of Chipotle for many reasons. I love that the food is healthy, kid-friendly and most of all nut free. My son has a tree nut allergy and we eat there all the time because we feel safe. Not to mention, they strive at making food with intergrity and I don’t think I have ever seen a dessert on the menu … Continue reading Chipotle Parties at West Seattle Farmers Market Sunday August 19

Mobile Food Fight for Hunger This Weekend

It used to be that you could get only a few items from a food truck but now you can get everything from ice cream to bacon jam. Food Trucks are everywhere but first you need to figure out the ones you love so you can track down their schedules. Now is your chance. World Concern is hosting a food truck rally in Seattle on … Continue reading Mobile Food Fight for Hunger This Weekend

Skinny Cow Is offering you Free Dirty Dancing Tickets

I am a big fan of Skinny Cow ice cream snacks. I am also a fan of smart marketing. Here, they are doing it right by offering free tickets to the Dirty Dancing Movie from August 7- August 9. Forcing ladies (and men) to go on a night out for free at the movies. Genius. We all need something like this, Blogger Jen wrote about … Continue reading Skinny Cow Is offering you Free Dirty Dancing Tickets

How to Make Hummus and More Grilling Tips

It is not every day that I get this excited about sharing a recipe. There is so much that I want to share but most of it gets put aside in my mind while I change another exploding diaper or save a restless child from trying to put a sharp shiny object in its mouth. Life is just like that right now. And then there … Continue reading How to Make Hummus and More Grilling Tips