By April 8, 2015 Uncategorized


Spent the day with Chef J at Safeco Field in the Mariners Clubhouse Kitchen!

Pippimamma invited to speak to Nelson Middle School on Impact Day

By January 27, 2015 Uncategorized


It was such an honor to be asked to speak at Nelson Middle school in Renton for their Impact Day about pursuing your dreams. The kids were amazing.



By January 23, 2015 Pippi Ramblings



With the sweet weather here in Seattle I’m excited to get the garden going again with my Silly Goose here at Camp Ossorio!

Pippimamma on Seattle Kitchen!

By January 23, 2015 Uncategorized


Fun times chatting up the Renton food scene with Chef Tom and crew on Seattle Kitchen!

Pippimamma: Hot from the Oven!

By January 23, 2015 Uncategorized


Really excited about the publication and launch of my new Food Column in the Renton Reporter! My first guest features Iron Chef, Chef Wayne Johnson owner of Shuga’s Jazz Bistro in the heart of downtown Renton.

Hangin’ around the yard…

By November 20, 2014 Pippi Ramblings

Yesterday, Amelia and I started work clearing an area in our yard for a composting bin. I decided after watching a reality show about Alaskan Homesteaders that I should attempt to use the extra wood and scraps around our yard to build our own composting bins. We cleared the spot and then I was perusing google for a prototype when I ran into a problem…step one: don’t use treated wood!


That was the wood I had been planning on using from a deck remodel. Argh.

Step two: cutting the wood. That dusty circular saw in the garage looks pretty sharp AND baseball in the yard with Patrick, Ty, Baby Grif and Amelia seems like so much fun!


Just call me Farmer Pippimamma!

By October 23, 2014 Pippi Ramblings

I love Halloween. It is one of my absolute favorite holidays. This year I had to deal with my pesky cat, Duncan getting into my garden beds…see my Renton Reporter column.

Learning a few tips and tricks from local gardeners, I finally figured out a way to grow pumpkins! Check out these glorious beauts! I am so friggin’ proud of myself.




Homemade Pizza at Camp Ossorio

By October 16, 2014 Pippi Ramblings

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I love making homemade pizza with my kids. Most people have no idea how easy and fun it is to make…the secret is adding seasoning to the dough (cheddar cheese powder, salt, garlic powder) to make it taste delicious and use my favorite local cheese by Beechers! Yum!

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Pippimamma and crew on an adventure with City Fruit

By October 15, 2014 Pippi Ramblings


Check out the link above and read about our super fun adventure with City Fruit! An amazing organization.

City Fruit Picking Tour…

By August 28, 2014 Pippi Ramblings
City Fruit Harvest!

City Fruit Harvest!

City Fruit is a non profit organization based in Seattle that picks fruit and distributes it to hungry people…what a concept!