Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag for Summer

Whether you’re hitting the road or hitting the beach, packing essentials for both mom and baby is a must. Besides basics, sunscreen, hats, flip-flops and plenty of water for parents, baby and siblings, here a few other summertime essentials. Keep baby entertained on long outings with Sophie the giraffe. ​Handmade exclusively in France, Sophie the Giraffe​ ​has…

Chef Erwin Mallet’s Raspberry Macarons

May 31 is National Macaroon or Macaron Day, not to be mistaken for a celebration of the new French president, and we are preparing to celebrate in the sweetest way possible. Macaron The name is derived from the Italian word macarone, maccarone or maccherone, the meringue.  ~Wikipedia To keep in theme with their part French Mediterranean theme, Villa Azur’s Executive Chef…

Lavender DRY Mom-osa

As a mother of three children, I love the basics. Weekend days can fill quickly with errands, sports and other activities so it’s important that when it’s time to sit and put my feet up, I can enjoy that brief moment. Keeping things simple cuts prep time to a minimum, which allows me to spend more…

Ruby Rosé Granita

Summer is on its way and this sensuous delight should be on the menu. As happens every spring, “Rosé season” has been officially announced. Whatever that means. Everyone seems forget it is available throughout the entire year, although it is often labeled purely a spring or early summer sipper. The wine and the recipe below are delicious any…

Pike Place Market presents 9th Annual Flower Festival to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend

Show appreciation towards mom with a fresh bouquet of beautiful, locally grown flowers from the Market and a mother-daughter cooking class. Pike Place Market presents the 9th annual Flower Festival on Mother’s Day weekend on Saturday, May 13 through Sunday, May 14, 2017. The festival features fresh, locally grown flower arrangements from more than 40 farmers…

Grilled Strawberry Lime Margarita

Enhance a classic margarita with the flavors of grilled strawberries and a squeeze of grilled lime. Are you ready for barbecue season? Change things up a bit this year and add a different flavor to your tequila cocktails. The team at Kenyon has developed a festive grilled strawberry lime margarita recipe that will be sure to impress…