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Rebecca Mongrain
Worked at Sur La Table
Attended Washington State University
Lives in Seattle, WA
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The 100 Day Project
On April 7th (a day late), I dove into the 100 Day Project with 100 Days of Swatching. It fits nicely in with my goal of completing the TKGA Master Knitting Level 1 project. The basic premise is to make something everyday for 100 days. I decided on swatchin...
On April 7th (a day late), I dove into the 100 Day Project with 100 Days of Swatching. It fits nicely in with my goal of completing the TKGA Master Knitting Level 1 project. The basic premise is to make something everyda...
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C-Section Mamas, 100 Days of Summer and Ann Patchett's Musings are this Week's Links Around the Web!
Three Truths about C-Section Mamas  This beautiful article says all that needs to be said to c-section mamas. You have to be brave and strong to lie on the table as doctors and nurses whirl around you getting ready for surgery as your husband waits anxiousl...
Three Truths about C-Section Mamas This beautiful article says all that needs to be said to c-section mamas. You have to be brave and strong to lie on the table as doctors and nurses whirl around you getting ready for surgery...
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Sunday Moment
Image Credit:  sunnyskyz I think about this a lot. Nobody gives me anything. I seriously have had to fight for everything I've ever wanted. BUT this has made me the strong person I am today. This has made me the person who had firm boundaries and a strong s...
Image Credit: sunnyskyz I think about this a lot. Nobody gives me anything. I seriously have had to fight for everything I've ever wanted. BUT this has made me the strong person I am today. This has made me the person who ha...
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April's 10 in 10
Last month I participated in a "10 on 10" (ten photos taken throughout the day on the 10th of the month) and I loved it! I joined a group of other bloggers to keep the spirit alive. I love this very concise "A Day in the Life".   Just a reminder! Today is a...
Last month I participated in a "10 on 10" (ten photos taken throughout the day on the 10th of the month) and I loved it! I joined a group of other bloggers to keep the spirit alive. I love this very concise "A Day in the Life...
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On Writing and Goals
Earlier this year, I hired a freelance writing coach. It feels a bit funny to write that because isn't that what young, lost youth do? or bored housewives? Anyway, I hired one even though I'm neither young, lost nor bored. I've been thinking about getting b...
Earlier this year, I hired a freelance writing coach. It feels a bit funny to write that because isn't that what young, lost youth do? or bored housewives? Anyway, I hired one even though I'm neither young, lost nor bored. I'...
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March Book Report
March was a wild, crazy month so I didn't do as much reading as I had hoped. I think I purchased more books that I'll be able to read in the next few months. I do know I checked out so many books from the library that I've had to return, unread. Not to worr...
March was a wild, crazy month so I didn't do as much reading as I had hoped. I think I purchased more books that I'll be able to read in the next few months. I do know I checked out so many books from the library that I've ha...
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Pinterest Thursday - Glitter Jars
This week has been Spring (No) Break for us so I've been busy thinking of fun craft activities that we can do. While searching Pinterest, I found this fun Glitter Jar activity and I luckily had everything on hand! I found an old salsa jar and decided to spr...
This week has been Spring (No) Break for us so I've been busy thinking of fun craft activities that we can do. While searching Pinterest, I found this fun Glitter Jar activity and I luckily had everything on hand! I found an ...
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Tulip Fields Forever
We headed to the Tulip Fields yesterday. I had visions of sweet photos of the girls in the fields, much like my friend, Kelsey took. I envisioned photos of sweet sisterly love. Kids frolicking through the tulips. Maggie had other plans. She did her best to ...
We headed to the Tulip Fields yesterday. I had visions of sweet photos of the girls in the fields, much like my friend, Kelsey took. I envisioned photos of sweet sisterly love. Kids frolicking through the tulips. Ma...
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April's 10 in 10
Last month I participated in a "10 on 10" (ten photos taken throughout the day on the 10th of the month) and I loved it! I joined a group of other bloggers to keep the spirit alive. I love this very concise "A Day in the Life".   Just a reminder! Today is a...
Last month I participated in a "10 on 10" (ten photos taken throughout the day on the 10th of the month) and I loved it! I joined a group of other bloggers to keep the spirit alive. I love this very concise "A Day in the Life...
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Happy Anniversary Scott!
Five years ago today, I woke up with butterflies in my stomach and so much excitement. It was one of the best days of my life. I remember waiting in the stairwell with my Dad to go into the church and telling him that we needed to get the show on the road. ...
Five years ago today, I woke up with butterflies in my stomach and so much excitement. It was one of the best days of my life. I remember waiting in the stairwell with my Dad to go into the church and telling him that we need...
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Lost iphones, Coffee and Caftans are This Week's Links Around the Web
How to Get Your Body Caftan-Ready for Summer  - Ha! Yes! Coffee Brewing Flowchart  So helpful! I Followed My Stolen iPhone Across The World, Became A Celebrity In China, And Found A Friend For Life  This is the best story! I love it.  Anne Frank likely died...
How to Get Your Body Caftan-Ready for Summer - Ha! Yes! Coffee Brewing Flowchart So helpful! I Followed My Stolen iPhone Across The World, Became A Celebrity In China, And Found A Friend For Life This is the best story!...
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It's time for another  Day in the Life Challenge ! Saturday, April 11th is Scott and I's 8th Anniversary of our first date so let's do this on Saturday!  I'm planning to do my challenge entirely with my iPhone 6. I can't wait to document my day and hopefull...
It's time for another Day in the Life Challenge! Saturday, April 11th is Scott and I's 8th Anniversary of our first date so let's do this on Saturday!  I'm planning to do my challenge entirely with my iPhone 6. I can't wait t...
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Occupation
Freelance Writer/ Photographer/Marketer/Media Relations
Skills
freelance writer, obsessive knitter, foodie and photographer
Employment
  • Sur La Table
    Marketing/Media Relations, 2006 - 2011
  • Waggener Edstrom
    PR Assistant, 2005 - 2006
  • Birthday Express
    PR Manager, 1999 - 2004
  • Westin Seattle
    PR Assistant, 1998 - 1999
  • Snoqualmie Valley Reporter
    Reporter, 1997 - 1998
  • Snoqualmie Valley Record
    Reporter, 1996 - 1997
Places
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Currently
Seattle, WA
Previously
Seattle, WA and San Antonio, TX
Story
Tagline
obsessive knitter, writer, foodie, photographer and Mother
Introduction
I am an obsessive knitter, writer, foodie, photographer and Mother who once upon a time worked in social media marketing and public relations. My love for blogging and local reporting drives my desire to write about the latest parenting hotspot, the best place to brunch, where to get the best workout and who has the best local yarn store.
Education
  • Washington State University
  • University of Washington
  • Inglemoor High School
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Gender
Female
Other names
Burgess