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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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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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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 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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Fun Things to Do in Seattle with Kids

When our son was born, my husband and I didn’t know what our date outings would look like or how they would change with Judah. We wanted to continue doing our favorite things; which included exploring new places in downtown Seattle, walking around Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, the waterfront, finding new parks in the […]

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Seattle Transportation – Biking

Seattle is a beautiful city spread across a wide and diverse land.  To get from the airport to downtown Seattle you will cross rivers, pass lakes, and go up and down many hills. To get from Seattle to the Eastside you will cross giant bridges. To even get from one neighborhood in Seattle like Columbia […]

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Seattle Winter Bucket List

So let’s be honest, most of us really enjoy Seattle in the winter because we’re not buried in snow and below freezing temperatures like so many other parts of the country.  But we could all do with a bit more warmth and definitely sunshine on the endlessly wet and grey and chilly days.  This is […]

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Fall Bucket List

We did the Puyallup Fair this past weekend, the first item on my fall bucket list which coincided well with the first day of fall for us!  Isn’t it crazy that Washington State finally caught up to the greatness that is the Puyallup Fair and made it that starting next fall the Puyallup Fair will […]

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A Whale of a Review – If You Value Reputation, You Will Want to Understand Online Reviews

What if the opinion of every customer you have ever had was instantly available for your review? Or, what if everyone, including new potential customers had access to these opinions? Essentially, they do. The increasing importance and proliferation of review sites has made reviews powerful tools for consumers. Reviews could be powerful for a business […]

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Before Summer Ends

Looking for fun things to do in Seattle during the summer? While we may not have the brightest weather on the planet, we’ve got a wide variety of activities, events and attractions that are brilliant rain or shine. Take a look at the city’s summer must-dos for families and friends before summer ends. Sports: Mariners […]

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Marine Science for All Ages at Redondo Beach

I often enjoy driving Redondo Beach. It is intriguing to see a group of scuba divers, and wonder what they are doing. Answers came when our family visited the new Marine Science and Technology Center, located on Redondo Beach. This recently built facility is the marine laboratory for Highline Community College. It holds the third […]

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Hylebos – Nature in the City

Our family settled in Federal Way in the Spring of 2002. The city’s location brought great advantage for us to explore Seattle and the South King County area. As a mother of three children, I often look for attractions in the area. Luckily, I found this great park right in our neighborhood. West Hylebos Wetlands Park […]

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Treat Yourself or Someone Else to Tillicum Village!

Tillicum Village is the perfect place for a daycation in Seattle, Washington. If you ever wondered where to take your family or friends for entertainment, and let them experience the life of Northwest Native Americans, Tillicum Village’s four-hour adventure tour is the answer. This journey begins with an eight-mile cruise to Blake Island. Fine weather […]

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