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Stop bugging high school seniors with questions about college
Give high school seniors who are stressed to the max a break — find something else to talk about.
This injury changed me from a ‘human-doing’ to a ‘human-being’
A painful torn calf muscle doesn’t require surgery — just a LOT of rest. So pass the Advil and the TV remote.
Her EV is fun to drive, but a real problem at the car wash
“Never again,” she vows after a white-knuckle trip through the Brown Bear tunnel. Then she remembers she bought a year’s worth of car washes.
Tackling home organization one step at a time
Got 10 minutes? Spend it cleaning a corner of the kitchen. You can get a lot done in that short period.
High school seniors, get set to be linked with 2023 forever
Some day, you’ll be mocked like you make fun of people who graduated in, say, 1996.
Ten Ways to ruin Christmas: a DIY tutorial
No surprise, forgetting to water the Christmas tree is on the list.
Facebook is paying her to post about herself
Unlike the top TikTok content creators, local author Jennifer Bardsley isn’t getting rich. But it’s nice to be paid nearly $7,000 this year for doing what she’s done for years.
Memorable holiday dinners require showstoppers and toilet plungers
This Christmas home cook has progressed from pot pies to round steak to prime rib.
Bath product fragrances are full of memories
A Costco-size bottle of Neutrogena Rainbath takes the author back to the carefree days of seventh grade
In praise of wool, the fiber that saved this California girl
It may itch, but you can’t beat a wool sweater for warmth. And it’ll last a lifetime.
A quick trip to Everett helps put dinner on the table
Kindred Kitchen on Broadway offers delicious, affordable meal kits — supporting a local humanitarian cause.
I’ve never practiced yoga like this before
A session at a downtown Everett yoga studio recharges my batteries after a difficult start to fall.
Coffee in downtown Everett is the cure for a cloudy day
You could do a pub crawl there — and drive home safely, if a bit jittery.
Middle-aged mom braves a school-night concert
Jennifer Bardsley accompanies her daughter and a friend to an Alex G concert in downtown Seattle. What could go wrong?
Jury duty offers inside look at the criminal justice system
Sure, it’s a pain in the neck. But much, much more than that, it’s a vital piece of American democracy.
No matter what you do, your child will redecorate their room
From toddlers to teenagers, kids invariably put their personal stamp on their spaces.
The trusty Mom-mobile deserves a fresh start
Hard work by the crew at the auto detailer makes her a rarity: a mom with a clean car.
Eat around the world from the comfort of your home
Trying recipes from different cuisines breaks the author out of a home-cooking rut.
6 meal delivery services that offer convenience for a price
When something throws your daily routine out of whack, meal kits can be a godsend.
Middle-school fashion sense makes Mom scratch her head
Ragged jeans and grandpa sweaters — the baggie the better — are what The Kids Today are wearing.