Hello! I’m Lisa Traum. Creator of this lifestyle blog. Thanks for checking us out!

Hello! I’m Lisa Traum. Creator of this lifestyle blog. Thanks for checking us out!

The best places to eat, shop, play and get married as suggested by people who are actually living in North Central Washington. 

Whether you are a local or a visitor everyone is always looking to discover and experience what this beautiful region has to offer in dining, shopping, and playing. is a visual, insightful and relevant resource for you to refer to when researching the 'best of' North Central Washington.  

I love the energy and spirit of the folks who live here.  And I love the entreprenuerial spirit that grows out of it all. I hope you will be inspired to discover and enjoy the regions natural resources and local community services that make up your daily life or your visit in NCW. 

After a career in the fashion industry selling Tommy Bahama clothing to retailers up and down the West Coast, I returned to Wenatchee in 2006 to became a small business owner of a trendy clothing store.  It was good until I closed in 2010 during the economic downturn.  I took a few years off (sorta) to take care of my family and have another baby.  During this time I was able to express my creative side by designing websites for others as well as create my own platform,


Are you a business in NCW and would like to talk with me about out-of-the-box marketing opportunities on that tell your message in a fun, relevant, and informative way?  I do accept marketing dollars from businesses to help promote their message to my audience but the stories on this website are inspired by my own experiences and product suggestions. has been a proven successful marketing tool for local small businesses by suggesting a tasteful and unique perspective that highlights ‘the best of’ Wenatchee and beyond from a local's point of view.  This has made a credible and valuable resource for influencer marketing collaboration.  

Send me a message and lets get a conversation started!


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