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Gretchen Bossio

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Gretchen hails from the beautiful Pacific Northwest along with her husband and two young children. Before transitioning to life as a stay at home mom, Gretchen worked in sales and marketing while earning her Masters in Management and Organizational Leadership. Now her days are focused on managing meal plans and nap times while organizing her sewing stash and children's toy bins. My oh my, how life changes in the blink of an eye! Gretchen writes frequently about natural parenting, becoming more environmentally conscience, her affinity for thrifted treasures, and hopes of making it out of yoga pants each day on her blog That Mama Gretchen (www.thatmamagretchen.com).
No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

I'm a Reese's peanut butter cup girl. Always have been, always will be. I blame my dad. I think I inherited this obsession from...
Sturdy Puzzles That Hold Up Year After Year

Sturdy Puzzles That Hold Up Year After Year

I hate to sound like a puzzle snob, but I only buy three brands of puzzles for my kids --- eeBoo, Mudpuppy, and Ravensburger. Now,...
9 Moms Spill Their Best Boredom Busters

9 Moms Spill Their Best Boredom Busters

My kids are pretty fantastic but somewhere along the way my oldest son learned the word "bored". Oh. My. Goodness. Please, no. It irks me...
Pulled Pork Hash

Pulled Pork Hash

I'll crawl out of bed for a good breakfast, and friends, this pulled pork hash is a good one. It's hearty, flavorful, and a...
Gold Paint for Art

Add This Supply To Your Art Stash ASAP

At the beginning of this school year I vowed to do more art with my kids. It was a simple resolution, but it has...
Disney Photo Spots

10 Not Very Popular, But Amazing Disneyland Photo Spots

Calling all Disney lovers! My daughter and I just returned from a mother daughter trip to Disneyland and California Adventure - best thing ever, to...
7 Spring Break Stops In the Pacific Northwest

7 Spring Break Stops In the Pacific Northwest

I was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and that means this part of the country holds a special place in my heart....
Muddy Buddies

Cinnamon Almond Butter Muddy Buddies

Muddy buddies are not just a holiday treat. I repeat, muddy buddies are not only for the holidays ... they're for all the time! Like...
My Disney Souvenir Secret

My Disney Souvenir Secret

  Does the cost of a Disney vacation almost give you a heart attack? I hear you! The travel, accommodations, tickets, food, and souvenirs really add...
5 Tiny Houses Built With Kids In Mind

5 Tiny Houses Built With Kids In Mind

As I spent yet another morning folding laundry, doing dishes, and picking up toys I couldn't help but dream of what life would be...
Turmeric Scrambled Eggs

Turmeric Scrambled Eggs

Ready to spice up your regular breakfast eggs? Look no further than turmeric scrambled eggs! Yes, with a sprinkle of this amazing spice and some...
Valentine Art Project: Watercolor Heart Banner

Valentine Art Project: Watercolor Heart Banner

It's the month of love! Are you ready to celebrate Valentine's Day with a little watercolor fun? I surprised my big kids with a morning...