How to be a Gift Detective (in More Ways than One)!

I am the parent of two young adults. When it comes to gifts for them, there’s no detective work. I simply ask what they want. If the item(s), appropriately meet my budget and my ability to get them (which fortunately has never been an issue), then I proceed with getting the gifts. Done! For those (more…)

Holiday Tips to Help You Feel Your Best

If you think the holidays came upon us all of a sudden, trust us, you are not alone.  While our holidays may look different again this year, due to COVID-19, that doesn’t mean the holidays will be less stressful or overwhelming. In fact, it may just add additional stressors to the holiday season.  Over the (more…)

Our BEST Space: Fall Wreaths!

Feeling creative? Well, we can help with that feeling at Our BEST Space located in University Place, Washington! Join us for creative time at the Space. No experience necessary and all are welcome to participate. The activities are free and materials are included (however, donations are always welcomed and appreciated). Activities are led by artist and BEST gratitude (more…)

Caregiver’s Corner (And the Monday Kick-starter Quote of the Week)

  BESTie and caregiver, Maggie DePuye-Phillips (pictured above), is back with Caregiver’s Corner (and she even provided the BEST Kick-starter Quote of the Week, see below). For this column, Maggie tackles managing the holidays as a caregiver. With the holidays right around the corner, this information couldn’t be more timelier!  Read on and feel free (more…)