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Gretchen Bossio

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).

Open Face Pesto Turkey Sandwich

I've always loved sandwiches. But not really homemade ones. For some reason sandwiches just always taste better at a restaurant, right?

Kale Cobb Salad

Summer is for salads! At least around my house! When the weather warms up the last thing I want...

Who Wants a Summer Movie Deal?

Summer is the best time to head to the movies with your kids. Why? Because Regal and AMC both offer some crazy...

Whole Wheat Blueberry Banana Waffles Topped With Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Spread

My kiddos go crazy for waffles. Like cheering at the top of their lungs when they come downstairs and see that I've...
TK Books To Check Out From the Library ASAP

10 Books To Check Out From the Library ASAP

My husband recently evaluated our property taxes and the various funds those dollars support. One of those funds is the public library...
Southwest Breakfast Casserole

Southwest Breakfast Casserole

I'm a Northwest girl who is absolutely smitten with Southwest foods. Spice up any ol' meal and I'm a happy girl! Grill...
Baby Names Inspired By Summer

Baby Names Inspired By Summer

Are you due with a baby this summer? Have you landed on their name? If...
Cybex Eternis

Cybex Eternis S All-In-One Convertible Car Seat Review

Car seats have been part of my life for the last 8 years. It's a block I've been around ... a few...
Birdling Weekender Bag

Meet the Birdling Weekender Bag

You know those brands that sweetly haunt you on social media? It’s like the algorithm knows, without a doubt, that you and...
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...