I’m in Self Quarantine – Seattle Covid-19 Quarantine

Posted first on my Instagram accounts Bikurgurl and Eclectic Unschoolers. I’m in self quarantine. Inside my own home. I talked with a registered nurse from my doctors office;  she confirmed I likely have a mild case of the covid-19 virus. Novel coronavirus. The pandemic. Of course, at this point I cannot get tested as I am not having respiratory symptoms. I started getting sick Monday, … Continue reading I’m in Self Quarantine – Seattle Covid-19 Quarantine

100 Word Wednesday: Week 132

Image by Bikurgurl Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! It’s been a while – thank you to those who encouraged me to restart 100 Word Wednesdays! I’ve missed seeing you on Instagram and here, but look forward to catching up with you this summer! Miss me? Feel free to post stories linked … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 132

Three Things I’ve learned during the Seattle Covid-19 Quarantine

Aff. links: I love passing on links to companies and products I love and use – see below 🖤 We’ve been in quarantine for less than a day statewide, but here in King County, Washington, we’ve been asked to limit activities for weeks. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee ordered a two week ‘stay at home’ order effective yesterday, and has stated today it may have … Continue reading Three Things I’ve learned during the Seattle Covid-19 Quarantine

Seattle: Covid-19 Update

Keep Calm & Lather Up! Hello from King County, Washington! Our county experienced the first deaths in the USA from the COVID-19 outbreak. A stones throw from our home, our communities are dealing with a modern day pandemic. My family? We are healthy and well. We are not in the vulnerable populations nor is anyone ill in our family. However, our communities are closing down. … Continue reading Seattle: Covid-19 Update

Fat Tuesday 2020

It’s Fat Tuesday! In the Christian religion, it’s the last day before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. I didn’t grow up observing this tradition, but have found as a mother, it’s one I’ve enjoyed sharing with my children. We enjoy a decadent dinner of pancakes – or this year, pizza – and revelry! Does watching ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ count? ☠️🖤☠️ Preparing for Lent, making … Continue reading Fat Tuesday 2020

Intention: 2020 Word of the Year

2020 Word of the Year: Intention No matter how you write it, or your interpretation, living on purpose, with purpose, is my goal for the year. The quiet space in between is where I thrive. Grace and space It’s been a huge year of change for me and I’m setting my goal of the year with: INTENTION 🖤 2019 gave me the opportunity to Streamline … Continue reading Intention: 2020 Word of the Year

100 Word Wednesday: Week 140

Image by Bikurgurl Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! I’ve been traveling and taking a social media break – I’ve missed seeing you on Instagram and here, but I’m putting some time aside this weekend to knock out the blog makeover ❤ I’m sorting through thousands of images and trying to encourage … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 140

Scrabble Board Family Art

Image by Bikurgurl Family Scrabble Board This is our second family Scrabble board. Our first was made 7 years when we bought our current home in Washington. We constructed it with my parents first Scrabble board they handed down to us.. When I found this gem at @valuevillage_thrift , I knew it was time for us to update one for our family. I’ve survived Ovarian … Continue reading Scrabble Board Family Art

100 Word Wednesday: Week 137

Image by Cyranny Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! I’ve been traveling and taking a social media break – I’ve missed seeing you on Instagram and here, but look forward to catching up with you this summer! Miss me? Feel free to post stories linked to previous 100 Word Wednesday images — … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 137