Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Looking for Child Care Help!

We are desperately looking for child care workers for our December 9th meeting (and future meetings!)

Do you know someone who would be willing to help play with our little ones for a couple hours tomorrow morning?

Please contact Sara Shaw or Alesha Russel if you do!


Monday, December 6, 2010

Girls Night Out / Pampered Chef Party!

Join Sara Shaw for a Girls Night Out - Pampered Chef Party at her house this Friday, December 10th!

Date/Time: Fri, Dec. 10th @ 6:00pm
Location: 1203 Ela Loop, Grandview
Please RSVP: by December 8th to Sara

Friday, December 3, 2010

Community Events

Here are a couple fun events going on in our community this Holiday Season:

Ladies Tea
at Church of Christ in Grandview
December 4th @ 2:00pm

Dairy Fair
Decorate Cookies with Santa
December 4th @ 9:00-11:00am

Farm Implement Parade
December 4th @ 6:30pm
The parade route starts on Warehouse Avenue and proceeds to 6th Street, heading south to Edison Avenue. At Edison Ave the parade heads east until it reaches the Mid-Valley Mall parking lot.
More Info

MOTS Cookie Exchange - December 9th!

Get ready for Holiday Baking!

MOTS will be doing our Annual Cookie Exchange at our December 9th Meeting.

Please bring 30 cookies to share with our group and in exchange you will get to bring 30 different cookies home!
Please bring a label for your cookies noting if they have nuts, flour or eggs.

Don't forget: GREEN Table is bringing brunch that day.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Birthday of The King Women's Event!

Just wanted to remind everyone that this Sunday (November 21st) is the last day to buy Birthday of the King tickets!

Candee Marchant is hosting a MOTS table for both Wednesday, Dec 1st and Thursday, Dec 2nd. Tickets are $7.00. Feel free to invite a friend!

If any of you are interested in attending this Ladies Dessert and Tea/Coffee Christmas event, please contact Chelsea Watson @ 509-480-1989 or email her @ so she can get you tickets.


Monday, November 8, 2010

MOTS Meeting 11-11-10!

Don't forget MOTS meets this week Thursday~November 11th @ 9:30am.

Dave Allen will be speaking on Finances.

The Yellow Table is bringing brunch.

Coffee opens at 9:15am...see you there!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Come join MOTS at Bill's Berry Farm!

Come join us on Thursday, October 21 · 9:30pm - 11:30pm for a Field Trip to Bill's Berry Farm!

Activities include: hayride, apples, cider press, pumpkin patch, barnyard train, play time and more!

Meet at the Grandview Naz. Church parking lot at 9:15am to carpool to the farm OR meet at Bill's Berry Farm at 9:30am.

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Ages 2+: $5.00
(includes Barnyard Train, pumpkin, apple juice and stickers)

Under 2: $3.00
(includes pumpkin, apple juice and stickers)

Babies: Free
Moms: Free

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Apple Cider and Hot Chocolate available for purchase.
Also, the BLUE table is bringing snacks.

See you there!

Berry Farm Location: 3674 N. County Line Road Grandview, WA

Monday, October 11, 2010

Meeting this Thrusday - October 14th!

Join us for MOTS this Thursday - October 14th @ 9:30am! Guest speaker Becki Puente will be joining us! Don't forget to come early to order your coffee at the Taste of Grace Cafe!

PINK table has brunch!

Monday, September 20, 2010

1st MOTS Meeting for 2010-2011!

Join us Thursday~September 23rd @ 9:30-11:30am for our kick-off MOTS Meeting!

Come enjoy coffee, brunch, socializing with other moms and and educational speaker.
Please arrive before 9:30am to check your children into childcare and order your espresso at the cafe!

Meetings will continue throughout the year on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month 9:30-11:30am in the Taste of Grace Cafe at Grandview Nazarene Church. Childcare is provided. $15 annual dues - scholarships are available!

We have an exciting year planned for all you Moms of Tots!
Find us on Facebook!

~MOTS Leadership Team

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Walk with MOTS at the PROSSER PARADE!

Come join MOTS at the Prosser Parade on Monday, September 6th!

We are meeting @ 8:30am @ Keene Riverview Elementary. The parade starts @ 10:00am. We are going to walk with strollers, kiddos and balloons and posters. Come help us promote MOTS!

Feel free to invite other Moms to join us! See you on Monday!

Monday, August 23, 2010

MOTS begins September 23rd!

Mark your calendars and get ready for MOTS 2010-2011!

Our first meeting will be THURSDAY~SEPTEMBER 23RD @ 9:30am!
Bring a friend and/or invite another Mom to join us!

Have a meeting idea? Share them with the MOTS leadership team! We are always looking for new ideas. Submit your ideas to one of the Leadership Team member emails (see list on right side of page).

See you in September!
MOTS Leadership Team

Wednesday, July 14, 2010


Come join us for a Summer Play Date this coming THURSDAY - JULY 15th at the PROSSER CASTLE PARK (across from the Library) - 10:00AM!

See you there!

Monday, June 14, 2010


Come join us for a Summer Play Date this coming THURSDAY - JUNE 17th at the PROSSER PARK (across from the Library) - 10:00AM!

See you there!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Meeting This Thursday 04/22/10 - Bring a Photo!

Don't forget our MOTS meeting this Thursday ~
April 22nd at 9:30-11:30am

Craft this week featuring a Memory Craft Frame!
Please bring a photo of any kind
to help inspire your frame decorating!

Our speaker this week is our very own Deb Bowden

Table 4 (Becki) has brunch!

See you there!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Reminder! Meeting This Thursday 04-08-10!

Don't forget our MOTS meeting this Thursday ~
April 8th at 9:30-11:30am

Our speaker this week is our very own MOTS Mom Mary Streubel!
She will be sharing with us about Developing Early Learners!

Table 3 (Cassie & Alesha) has brunch!

See you there!

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Reminder: Meeting this Thursday!

Don't forget our MOTS meeting this Thursday ~ March 11th at 9:30-11:30am!
See you there!

Friday, March 5, 2010

02-25-10 Meeting: Fondant Cake Decorating Demo!

Thank you MOTS Mom Cassie Valler for sharing her Fondant Cake Decorating Talents with us! She shared some great tips for making homemade fondant and how to work "play" with it to make amazing cakes at home. Check out some of Cassie's cake photos at

All the Moms at the meeting had the chance to "play" with fondant and decorate their own little cupcake! Check out the photos below!

Some helpful Cake websites Cassie shared with us are:
• Cassie's site for ideas and cake steps:
• Resource for amateurs and pros:
• Great teacher & cake decorator, Edna DeLaCruz:
• Wilton, for batter amounts, tips & pro products:

Cassie would love to help you out and answer any cake questions you may have!:

Check out the cupcakes decorated by MOTS Moms:

Moms in action:

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Meeting Thrusday 02-25-10 / Cake Decorating & Party Themes!

Don't miss our meeting this Thursday featuring our own MOTS Mom Cassie Valler showing us tips on cake decorating! You will get your own chance to decorate a cupcake with fondant!

Also: Don't forget to bring pictures of cakes and or birthday/party themes or ideas you've used to share with the group. We will have a board up front to display and share all our ideas!

Table 4 (Becki) is bringing Brunch!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Save the Date - Thurs. Feb. 11th - Valentine's Meeting!

Don't miss our Valentine's Meeting this Thursday-February 11th at 9:30am! Our guest speaker will be sharing about Romance!

Note: Table 3 (Cassie & Alesha) is bringing brunch!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

FREE Photo Books at! is offering a FREE Photo Book (including shipping) every month for a year!

The books are about 14 pages and are paid for by removable advertisements (easily removable and don't interfere with your photos). A great/easy way to save your kiddos photos!

Check it out at

I ordered one last month and it just came in the the deal is valid! :)


Thursday, January 28, 2010

01-28-10 Meeting Overview - Going Green!

We had 2 fabulous MOTS moms come and share their ideas for GOING GREEN!

Michelle DeBoer spoke about Recycling, emphasizing the motto Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! She gave us some great ideas for how and what to recycle, the plastic recycling cheat sheet, and the locations for where to recycle. She also shared some great tips for reducing and reusing products!

2 great websites she gave us to help with recycling information and ideas are:

Thanks Michelle!

Sara Shaw shared her experience with gDiapers: The best of cloth diapers and disposable in one eco-friendly diaper!
gDiapers disintegrate in less than 150 days versus disposable diapers which take 500 years! Wow!
Learn more at

Thanks Sara!

Life Options needs Pregnant Mommies for Ultrasound "Models!"

Teresa Marx from Life Options came to our 01-28-10 MOTS meeting to advertise their need for ultrasound “models”. Many Pregnant mommies (less than 18 weeks along) are needed in the upcoming weeks to help train new nurses. Anyone who would like to have a free peak of their baby and help Life Options out at the same time can call either the Sunnyside (509-839-2000) or Grandview (509-882-1899) office.

Learn more about Live Options on the web page at

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The Newest Addition to the MOTS family - Kolter Kash Watson!

Congratulations MOTS Mom Chelsea Watson!
Kolter Kash was born on January 17th, 2010 @ 8:45am weighing in at 5 lbs 15oz and was 18 inches long!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Reminder! First Meeing in the New Year - January 14th

Our 1st MOTS meeting for 2010 will be this coming Thursday, January 14th at 9:30am in the Taste of Grace Cafe!

Our guest speaker will be Dorris Kresse speaking on health and fitness for the new year. Wear something comfy as she shows us some tips for staying fit!

Reminder: Table 1 (Mary & Chelsea) is bringing brunch!

We can't wait to catch up after the Holidays! See you Thursday!