For 1 Year Of My Life

MIM Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

The Sounds of MIM

For the last couple of weeks I’ve posted multiple videos of my 365 #AnInstrumentADay challenge that I took when I visited MIM, the Musical Instrument Museum, in Phoenix Arizona. I found out about MIM when I decided to embark on this an...

You Are What You Listen

Record Store Day Rewind

At the beginning of living this year of music brand, Sub Pop, little did I know where this community would take me; but only 4 months into an entire year of music and I have already learned so much! The latest is...

Homemade Jug Band instruments

Homemade Jug Bands

For the last two months I’ve shopped at the Seattle Goodwill to see what I could find in the way of children’s musical instruments, which ended up being a plethora of items like drums, bells, recorders and even the super cool Wolfgang Amadeus...

Over 60 kids musical instruments

Weekend Kids Rewind

When I started out playing kids musical instruments back in January, never did I imagine I’d have so many youth-based instruments that it would take me all the way into mid March! But, as my recent adventure to MIM (the Musical Instrument...

Sub Pop Sweethearts

Love You Hate You

Well January is already in the books and I’m into my second month of my #AnInstrumentADay challenge by living the Sub Pop Records brand; what a lead up to Valentines Day it’s been!  I’ve been having fun getting into all the different...

My Sub Pop boys

Everybody Starts Somewhere

As you can see in the #WeekendRewind video… #AnInstrumentADay has started at the beginning, with kids instruments, because everybody has to start somewhere! For the next two months, I will be looking at all the kinds of baby, toddler and kids music making...

An Instrument A Day Party Horn

Let the Noise Making BEGIN!

Oh YEAH BABY!  2015 is HERE and for my first “Week Wrap Up” post it has been all about NOISE MAKING. The sounds, noise (and maybe some music thrown in there) associated with all the instruments we use to celebrate our New...

Sub Pop Seattle For 1 Year Of My Life header

I Am A Loser

Well there you have it, I am officially calling myself a Loser for all of 2015! Yes, you might think I’m referring to the never-ending news reports about how odd my name is, the numerous trolls that like to slam my year...

Lynnwood REI sign Camp Climb Cycle Ski Travel

Grateful For Recreation

WOW!  What can I say about a year-long challenge to try to learn every recreational sport by living the REI brand other than it was AMAZING! I came into my fourth year of living brands with my most adventurous attempt yet… with...

recycled paper bead garland on our christmas tree

Holidays Are Here Again

Well, it’s Thanksgiving and that means one thing after the feast…. Holiday shopping!  Throughout this year my boys and I have purchased (or been gifted) many, many wonderful products and services from REI that have helped us all explore sports and/or the...

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