Caskets From Costco: Get Your Signed Copy

Awww, so sweet! Look what the Book Stork left me!  I have print copies of Caskets From Costco to sign and sell now, so order away – go here to pay online!  To get your copy instantly, head to Booklocker to order your downloadable PDF for only $9.99! Kindle, Nook and iPad conversion should be […]

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Portland’s Best Places to Fart on Examiner

In a bid to maintain sanity during the last week of summer “vacation,” I put together a fun list of the best places to fart in Portland. Because that’s what I did while taking the kids out and about before school started so that they could celebrate their last week of freedom. To read and […]

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My Improv Breakthrough, Thanks to Oldest

I’ve been creatively stunted for about a year, unable to face writing or even thinking about writing. Until I joined an improv class about two months ago. I brought a notebook to take notes, which was – in retrospect – ridiculous. Improv is about action and relationships and emotion. It’s kind of like riding a […]

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Free Jamba Juice Smoothies Tomorrow 4/23

Jamba Juice is doing a giveaway TOMORROW – April 23rd – during which you can enjoy a free 12 ounce juice or small smoothie. Head in between the hours of 9 am and 11 am at participating stores. Limit 4 offers per party per visit, must be present. ~Kelly

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Free Wildflower Seeds From Cascadian Farm

Cascadian Farm is giving away free organic, native wildflower seeds! Simply fill in the short form and click “submit.” Your packet of seeds will arrive just in time for planting season. And why do you want free native wildflower seeds? Bees, of course! Just like humans, bees need good, clean food & a diverse diet. Regionally specific […]

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Papa Murphy’s Special $10.40 Tax Day Deal – 4/15 ONLY

Today is Tax Day! It’s time to drown your sorrows with some pizza. At Papa Murphy’s, get two pizzas for $10.40 with this coupon (read the fine print for types of pizzas before you order). This offer is good TODAY ONLY (4/15/15)! ~Kelly

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Oldest and Whack-a-Mole Parenting

So much of my parenting life is like Whack-A-Mole. Youngest hasn’t turned in spelling packets all quarter! (WHACK!) The kids ate all of the chips I had bought for the party! (WHACK!) Oldest’s dresser drawer is full of candy wrappers! (WHACK!) There’s a foot of garbage underneath the couch! (WHACK!) My box of carefully-divided-into-100-calories-packages-of-chocolate-pretzels is […]

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