Mattawa Life

Sailing the San Juan Islands

Sailing the San Juan Islands

A couple of weeks ago we went sailing, for the first time, in the Puget sound with my mother and father in law, and absolutely loved it! Then last week my father in law asked us if we’d like to go sailing with them again, to the San Juan Islands, and of course we jumped(…)

Sailing the Puget Sound

Sailing the Puget Sound

A few days ago my father in law asked if we would like to go sailing with him. I thought he was kidding {because nothing serious ever comes out of his mouth!} But I guess he wasn’t! We made the 4-hour road trip to Tacoma, and met up at a GORGEOUS park called point defiance,(…)

Oregon Coast Vacation

Oregon Coast Vacation

Last week we rented a beautiful house right on the pacific coast in Oregon with our friends, the Birds, and had an absolute blast playing at the beach, crabbing, clamming, eating yummy seafood, and visiting a couple of attractions near lincoln city.

July 4th Weekend

July 4th Weekend

Every year my husband’s family go all out to celebrate America’s independence {from us English} which you can imagine, is kind of an awkward holiday for me! :-/ Haha. They like to tease me {a LOT} with the same jokes year after year about how they kicked our butts in the war!! But I have(…)

Kittens, Volcanoes and Pirate Ships

Kittens, Volcanoes and Pirate Ships

Kids & Kittens:  Over the past week or two we have been hanging out quite a bit with our friends, the Bird family. They just got a litter of sweet new kittens, and my kids beg me several times a day everyday to go over there and see them! I decided to post a few(…)