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101 Things to Check Off Your Family Summer Bucket List

101 Things to Check Off Your Family Summer Bucket List 1. Fountains, wading or spray parks all over the area. 2. Try new foods and treats (or just have your favorites) Boba tea, 3. Explore new parks 4. Look out for outdoor movie screenings. Many are free or cheap. 5. Museums! Free days, or cheap/donation […]

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Diecutstickers.com | A Small Business With A Huge Vision

Diecutstickers.com | A Small Business With A Huge Vision Year: 2002 Location: A garage in the Pacific Northwest (True Seattle Style) One guy started a business that now employs more than 25 humans and works with over 6,000 clients worldwide. Daniel Diederichs is the master mind behind Diecutstickers.com. Daniel has always been an entrepreneur; when […]

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Seattle Mother’s Day Events 2017

Seattle Mother’s Day Events 2017 May 13-14 – Kirkland Artist Studio Tour, Studios Throughout Kirkland Website: http://kirklandartscenter.org/events/kast-2017/ May 13-14 – Mother’s Day Train Ride, Northwest Railway Museum Website: https://www.trainmuseum.org/index.php/visit-us/regular-trains May 14 –Mother’s Day Improv Comedy Show, Unexpected Productions Seattle Website: http://www.unexpectedproductions.org/show/mom May 14 – Mother’s Day Pilates & Yoga fusion Class, Athleta at Bellevue Square […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: May

Upcoming Events in Seattle: May May 4– May the 4th be with you (Star Wars Day), Everywhere Website: http://www.starwars.com/may-the-4th May 4- Free First Thursday, Various locations and times Website: http://freemuseumday.org/sea.html May 5-14- Sequim Irrigation Festival (the state’s oldest festival), Sequim Website: http://www.irrigationfestival.com/ May 6- iFest, Seattle Center Armory Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ifest-2017-seattle-tickets-32061304224 May 7- Taco Libre Truck […]

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Tukwila’s Indian Curry Palace

When craving authentic Indian cuisine, my family heads for Southcenter Parkway in Tukwila, Washington where the Indian Curry Palace is nicely situated in a recently updated strip mall. Access in and out is easy and parking is free. Once you get past the front door you are gently transported into contemporary Indian culture. Light rock […]

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Seattle Easter Events 2017

Seattle Easter Events 2017 Seattle Childrens Museum – Egg Hunt, April 15th and 16th, 8:30am-10am Members: $5                    Non-Members: $8 http://thechildrensmuseum.org/spring-egg-hunts/ Des Moines Beach – Eggstravaganza, April 15th, Cost: $5 http://www.tothebeachwa.com/events.php Woodland Park Zoo – Bunny Bounce, April 15th, 9:30am-3pm, Ages: 1-8 Cost: Zoo Admission or Membership https://www.zoo.org/bunnybounce Angle Lake – Egg hunt, April 15th, 9 […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: April

  Upcoming Events in Seattle – April: April 1: Burien UFO Festival, Olde Burien Website: http://www.seattlesouthside.com/events/2481-burien-ufo-festival April 1-2: Gem Faire, Washington State Fairgrounds Website: http://www.gemfaire.com/event/puyallup-wa-3/ April 1-16: Carnival for Kids, Seattle Armory Website: http://www.seattlecenter.com/whirligig/ April 1-30: Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Mt Vernon Website: www.tulipfestival.org April 2-6 and 9-13: Seattle Restaurant Week, Over 165 Participating Restaurants in […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: March

Upcoming Events in Seattle-March: March 2: Free Museum Day, Multiple Museums and Cost: Free Time: 8 am Website: http://freemuseumday.org/sea.html March 2-5: Emerald City Comic-Con, WA State Convention Center and Cost/Time: Varies Website: http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com/ March 3-4: Poverty Bay Wine Festival, DesMoines Beach Park Auditorium and Cost: $15-40 Time: Varies Website: http://www.seattlesouthside.com/events March 4-5: Seattle Bike Show, […]

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A Few Mother’s Day Events

Have you decided how you’ll celebrate Mother’s Day? If not, we’d like to point you to a couple of events occurring during Mother’s Day weekend (May 7-8) that promise a memorable experience for your family. The Mother’s day Weekend Steam Train Ride (by Mt. Rainier Railroad and Logging Museum) is a great getaway for the […]

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Where Does All the Styrofoam Go?

As Marilyn Lauderdale unpacked boxes of furniture parts and assembled the parts into finished furniture at Renton’s IKEA she watched how the cardboard boxes and Styrofoam pieces were processed.  The cardboard was flattened and baled then picked up by a recycling company. She understood how the cardboard could then be recycled into other paper products […]

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2015 Easter Events around King County

This year, Easter falls on April 5 and to help plan your Holiday activities, I’d like to highlight Angle Lake Community Church’s Easter Eggstravaganza 2015 (located in Seatac) on Saturday, April 4th. This exciting annual event promises something for the entire family, such as inflatables, face painting, craft stations, balloon art, pony rides, and of course, […]

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March Upcoming Events 2015

March 1    Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel –  5th Avenue Theatre March 1    Polar Science Weekend  –  Pacific Science Center March 1    Seattle Golf & Travel Show  –  CenturyLink Field Event Center March 1    Bluegrass festival  –  Hyatt Regency, Bellevue WA March 1    Seussical  –  Tacoma Musical Playhouse Family Theater March 1    Cirque du Soleil  –  […]

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A Season of Celebration

In the Seattle area, the arrival of November is marked by the return of cooler, rainy weather, brilliantly colored leaves blown over lawns and streets, skies painted with every shade of grey, and of course, enough coffee to keep us warm throughout the day. November is also a time to decide how you will celebrate […]

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2014 Easter Egg Hunts and Activities Around Seattle & King County Area

Easter 2014 is Sunday, April 20th and we have the inside tips on tons of local activities and celebrations, like egg hunts around the Seattle and King County Area! Find 2014 Easter egg hunt and other springtime activities for the following cities: Bothell Brier Burien Des Moines Federal Way Issaquah Kent Mercer Island Normandy Park […]

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Upcoming Events October 2013

Saturday, October 5th Renton’s Fall Harvest Festival 10 am – 4 pm at the Piazza in Renton. October 5th and 6th Issaquah Salmon Days Festival 10 am – 6 pm Don’t miss the awesome downtown fish hatchery that inspired this post http://www.northwestgoldcoast.com/watching-salmon-jump/ Sunday, October 6th Burien Brat Trot 1-4 pm on the corner of 10th […]

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Best Sandwiches Around Seattle

We tried to ask our readers about their favorite sandwich shop, but it turns out too many shops are big national chains. So instead we asked our readers for their favorite sandwiches, even at places that aren’t specialty sandwich shops. The answers were tasty and enlightening… Honolulu Chicken Breast Sub at Sarducci’s– Kirkland and University […]

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Halloween

Growing up were you the kid with the homemade costume for Halloween every year? Or did your family go out and buy new store bought costumes each year? We did a mix, depending on the budget and costume plan each year. As an adult I have largely made my own costumes with the help of […]

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A Slice of Seattle

Chicago and New York hold claims to being pizza towns. But that doesn’t mean that Seattle can’t toss, top, and bake a great slice of pizza or a whole pie for that matter. Pizza is a varied pleasure with some preferring thin wood-fired crust, some looking for authentic East Coast style, some wanting deep dish. […]

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September Upcoming Events

September 2nd, Monday – Labor Day September 4th, Wednesday – Highline School District First Day of School September 6th-22nd Washington State Fair-Do the Puyallup! September 13th, Friday – Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce August Membership Luncheon at the SeaTac Airport 11:30 am-1:30 pm September 18th, Wednesday – Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce August […]

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Farmers Markets Around Seattle

I was wondering how many Farmers Markets were around the bountiful Northwest Gold Coast area and found this great site http://www.pugetsoundfresh.org/farmers_markets_list.asp?countyID=4%3BKing&weekday=Any that listed over 35 market opportunities by location and day!  I’ve only been to seven on the list.  Summertime is one of the best times to live in the region because of the amazing […]

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Upcoming Events July 2013

July 9th-15th Kent Cornucopia Days http://www.kcdays.com/ Music in the Park-Wednesday (North SeaTac Community Center) and Thursday (Lake Burien School Park) night concerts July through August starting July 11th. FREE http://burienwa.gov/index.aspx?NID=792 July 11th Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon 11:30-1:30 pm at Glen Acres Golf & Country Club. Contact barnesen@swkcc.org http://swkingcowa.usachamber.com/custom2.asp?pagename=calendar&a=view&eid=108768 SeaTac’s Music in […]

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