Category Archives: Life

How I Keep Rigby Healthy with Freshpet

Disclosure: Thanks to Freshpet for sponsoring this post. All opinions are our own!

When it comes to Rigby’s health, I refuse to compromise. After a few too many digestive upsets from questionable pet foods, I no longer like to take risks with his health. After all, if I’m focused on my health and working on feeding myself the best ingredients, why wouldn’t I do the same for my pet?! That’s exactly why we feed Rigby a nutritious, tasty, and healthy diet that’s fresh from our fridge. Made with all-natural ingredients, Freshpet is pet food that I can count on and trust.

Freshpet Dog Food for Dogs with Sensitive Stomachs

I first discovered Freshpet at our local Target. I was curious, so I did what any rational person does: I Googled the brand. I already loved that the food was clearly fresh since it has to be refrigerated and at home, and was easily accessible at one of my favorite retailers that I shop at on a regular basis.

Through their website, I learned more about the company and its ingredients. We tried out Freshpet, and have made it a part of Rigby’s regular meal rotation ever since. For some of the other reasons why we love Freshpet so much, read on!

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Thrifting for Good through Styled for Success

In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, I’m thrilled to share some of the work I’ve been doing in partnership with Northwest Center’s Styled for Success program. Since 1967, Northwest Center and Value Village have been partners in inclusion. This year, they have teamed up to give job seekers with disabilities confidence through personal styling for job interviews. It’s been an honor to be a part of Styled for Success by styling job seekers at local Value Village stores!

Styled for Success Program

Disclosure: This blog post is part of a paid styling project with Northwest Center. You may recall I donated my time to help them kick off the program in February, and they were kind enough to hire me after. All opinions are my own!

One of those job seekers, Jesse, was able to find the perfect interview clothing during Styled for Success. Jesse found the perfect fit in his interview outfit AND found a new job at Sky Nursery. Another job seeker, Mahal, also found the perfect interview clothing and a new job with Northwest Center Integrated Facility Services.

To find out more about the Styled for Success program and how you too can get involved, read on!

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How We’re Saving Big on Home Renovations with the Albert Lee Warehouse Sale

Homeownership is not for the faint of heart, and as many of you know, we’ve had some struggles along the way. Not only is buying a home expensive but so are all of the things that come with it! When we moved in over 2 years ago, I had major plans for updating our kitchen, especially the outdated appliances from the 1970s. Then we spent thousands and thousands of dollars on unexpected repairs and surprises, those plans were a bit foiled. 

Enter the solution to my appliance dreams: the Albert Lee Warehouse Sale!

Albert Lee Warehouse Sale

Disclosure: Thanks to Albert Lee Appliance for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own!

This October 26 and 27th, the Albert Lee Appliance Warehouse will open its doors for an appliance sale, unlike anything you’ve seen! With over 30,000 square feet of discounted appliances, it is the largest appliance warehouse sale in the state of Washington! If you’ve been following along on our home renovation journey on Instagram, then you might know we’ve been eyeing appliances from GE Profile. I’m looking forward to hopefully picking up a few, like the GE Profile Kitchen Hub and the Induction Range during the sale!

I’ve got the inside scoop from Albert Lee Appliance about how to make the most of the sale and some insider tips to make the process easy and stress-free! Read on for the best tips to shop for the Albert Lee Appliance Warehouse sale this year!

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Fall Sneaker Style with Clarks

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Zappos. All opinions are our own!

As the fall leaves begin to change color, I’m quickly transitioning into full-on autumn-mode. We just turned the heat on in our home, our front porch is decorated with mums and pumpkins galore, and our wardrobes are quickly changing from short sleeves to cozy sweaters. I’ve packed away my sandals for the year and lately have been craving comfortable sneakers and boots instead.

Fall Sneakers Outfit Ideas

Just in time for fall, Dave and I are thrilled to partner with Clarks and Zappos to share how we’re creating sneakers outfit ideas for him and her! Clarks is one of our favorite shoe brands, and we love that they offer tons of stylish, comfortable options for him AND her. We loved styling spring and summer looks in our Clarks, and always purchase our shoes from Zappos! We love that Zappos offers fast, free shipping, a 365-day return policy, and world-class customer service! 

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How I Power my Day with Cascade Ice

When it comes to the mid-day slump, it can throw a wrench in an otherwise productive day. Come three o’clock, and I often go from energized to feeling like I could use a nap! For someone self-employed, this can be a frustrating occurrence and it is why I like to find pick-me-ups that work.

How I Power My Day with Cascade Ice

Disclosure: Thanks to Cascade Ice for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.

Fortunately, over the past several months, I’ve been partnering with Cascade Ice Water to try out their brand new caffeinated sparkling water beverage! It comes in four great flavors and is made with just three ingredients: carbonated water, natural organic flavor, and organic caffeine. If you’re like me and can’t get enough sparkling water in your life, you’ll love this drink! It’s not sweetened however, the natural organic flavor adds just the right hint of grapefruit, black raspberry, pomegranate mango, or citrus to the beverage.

Today, I thought I’d share the six activities that Cascade Ice Caffeinated has helped power this summer!

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