• Visiting the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

    Experiencing spring for the first time in the Pacific Northwest has been amazing. There are flowers everywhere! And I’m so glad that Andrew and I got  a chance to visit the tulip fields before the end of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival this year. It only runs through the month of April (and will run April 1 to April 30 in 2019, too) so we stopped by on the last weekend. I looooove flowers, so taking in the view of so many gorgeous blooms at once was awesome. The tulips are the crops of RoozenGaarde (aka Washington Bulb Co., Inc.) and Tulip Town. Both companies have displays of tulips throughout the…

  • Welcome to Half-Baked Bettie!

      Thanks for visiting Half-Baked Bettie! I’m Elizabeth. I’m a freelance editor and mama to three adorable fur babies. I currently live in Seattle. I have a soft-spot for handmade gifts, floral prints, and everything autumn or Halloween related. I’m an avid reader who can’t resist a good memoir or murder mystery, and I still love YA fiction. I love trying out new hobbies, like gardening or learning to speak French, and I’m currently working on my  first quilt! During the day, I’m a freelance editor. The rest of the time, I’m just a gal trying to figure herself out. This blog is where I plan to share the latest…