Shellie Hart

What’s Your ‘Reindeer’ Name? Find Out Here.

Credit: Elf on the Shelf

If you were a reindeer, what would your name be? Use the initials from your first and last name to find out what your reindeer name would be if you were one of Santa’s furry helpers! Also check out the Top 20 Scout Elf Names! btw my reindeer name is:  ‘Cocoa Wonderland’  (Shellie Hart) More (HERE) Read More »

Elf on the Shelf Fun!

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It’s a fun-filled Christmas tradition that’s captured the hearts of children everywhere who welcome home one of Santa’s scout elves each holiday season. The elves are magical helpers that help Santa Claus manage his naughty and nice lists by reporting back to him at the North Pole nightly. And a special note from all our scouts: “Please do not touch ... Read More »

Favorite Thanksgiving Day Side Dishes (50+ Recipes)

Roasted turkey on a server tray garnished with fresh figs grape kumquat and herbs on fall harvest table. Red wine side dishes pie and gravy. Decoraded with mini pumpkins candels and flowers.

My sis and I challenge ourselves to introduce a new side dish every holiday, or at the very least a fun twist on a favorite.  Food Network always a fun go-to.  So here you go from green bean casserole to mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, find standout Thanksgiving sides from Food Network chefs. Check out all the recipes (HERE) Read More »

12: A Visionary Look at Fans and the Seattle Seahawks by Photographer ROBIN LAYTON

Robin and Russell sized

Meet my friend Robin Layton.  Renowned Seattle photographer sports enthusiasts will remember her iconic photograph of Ken Griffey Jr. from the 1995 American League playoffs (“The Smile at the Bottom of the Pile”. Her new book 12 is a visionary look at a key component of the Seattle Seahawks’ recent success: their rabid fans. Renowned photojournalist Robin Layton gives a ... Read More »

Zerorez Rocks! Cleans Carpet, Tile, Upholstery (and more) and Pet Safe.

The real deal.  Cleaned my carpets better than ANY other professional service, rental or personal machine (and I've owned several thinking I would be saving money and they ALWAYS break down).  I'm SERIOUSLY impressed!  You will be too:)

They are relatively new to this area, but I had heard so much about Zerorez.  How their patented technology  cleans carpets, bathroom tile, upholstery and more WITHOUT toxic chemicals, fragrances, shampoos and such and the results are amazing.  (Just ask our morning show Allan & Ashley).  My first thought as a pet owner and one who cleans the carpets several ... Read More »

Holiday Tips: Your Thanksgiving Cheat Sheet

Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey on a Plate with Stuffing and Potatoes

First step, make a plan. Write down your cooking schedule. Start with the time you want everyone to be sitting down at a table full of food, and then work backwards. Pull out serving dishes and label them with pieces of paper so that you know what everything will be served in, says Nixon. It is a small step, but ... Read More »

10 Best Ways To Give Back This Thanksgiving

Kitchen Serving Food In Homeless Shelter

And all are free!  Thanksgiving is not just about the turkey on the table or the pumpkin pie in the oven. It’s much bigger than that. Here are some fun ways to give back: 1. Give a Toy 2. Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen 3. Put Together a Potluck More (HERE) And (HERE) are organizations in the NW that offer help ... Read More »

PAWS 2016 Calendar For Sale!

Credit: PAWS in Lynwood

Can we get a ‘woof woof’! The PAWS 2016 Calendar is an annual celebration of animals, and the perfect gift for the animal-loving organizer in your life. Featuring soulful photographs by Alyssa Rose Photography, this unique wall calendar makes a great gift and supports homeless, injured and orphaned animals. Made possible by the generosity of PAWS supporters, whose animals are featured ... Read More »


LOS ANGELES - JUN 20:  Cookie Monster at the 2014 Creative Daytime Emmy Awards at the The Westin Bonaventure on June 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA

On this day in 1969, “Sesame Street,” a pioneering TV show that would teach generations of young children the alphabet and how to count, makes its broadcast debut. “Sesame Street,” with its memorable theme song (“Can you tell me how to get/How to get to Sesame Street”), went on to become the most widely viewed children’s program in the world. ... Read More »

CALLING ALL ZOMBIES! Thrill The World SEATTLE ‘Thriller Dance’ [video]

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Thrill The World is the annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson’s Thriller for world record and charity.  December, 2014 marked the 31st anniversary of his Thriller video. Each year in October the Seattle Thrillers join Thriller groups in other nations to perform at the same exact time.  The next Thrill The World performance will be Saturday, October 24, 2015, 3:00 pm precisely at Occidental Park ... Read More »