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Seattle Area Easter Egg Hunts 2013

Find 2013 Easter egg hunt activities for the following cities: Auburn Bothell Brier Burien Des Moines Federal Way Kent Kirkland Mercer Island Normandy Park Redmond Renton SeaTac Seattle Tacoma West Seattle Auburn: Kid’s Day at Green River Community College Where: Green River Community College in Auburn Cost: Free When: Saturday, March 30, 10 am – […]

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Blue Vanilla Bakery

There’s a new bakery in town! On September 17, 2010 Blue Vanilla Bakery opened it’s doors in the heart of downtown Des Moines on the corner of Marine View Drive and 225th, just beneath the Butler Bar and Grill. A partnership between three generations, Blue Vanilla Bakery is truly a family affair. Mother and daughter, […]

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Wally’s Chowder House: Great Atmosphere, Awesome Seafood

If you’ve driven through Des Moines, Washington chances are you’ve passed by Wally’s Chowder House and Broiler located on the corner of 226 and Marine View Drive.  The restaurant has been a Des Moines seafood institution since 1993 when it took over the building formerly inhabited by another seafood restaurant, Moby Doug’s. Once you enter the […]

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Holiday Lights at Viewpoint at Redondo

Holiday lights are an inviting attraction. As winter days get shorter we can enjoy such lights for a longer time. Nobody complains that there are too many lights in our neighborhood. Rather we pout that there aren’t more lights to decorate. While driving along Redondo Beach in the day time offers spectacular scenery, in the […]

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A Better Crab Trap

I remember crabbing as a girl with my father off the coast of Garibaldi, Oregon. Early in the day we went to a local fish market and bought a big old fish head. Dad cut it into hunks, set a hunk into each of the rusty metal cage-style traps and loaded the traps into the […]

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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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The Soggy Doggy

The Soggy Doggy is a full service dog care facility (yes, cats are welcome to come get bathed too). You can give your pet it’s bath (or have them do it), get them treats or pick up a new toy or leash. Their bathing tubs are graduated in height from 33 inches tall to 42 […]

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Bjorneby Auto Rebuild

In their 39 years of doing business in the communities of Burien, SeaTac and Des Moines, the staff at Bjorneby’s have developed relationships with people in every segment of the automotive industry. Their staff is very friendly and knowledgeable and they take the frustration out of the insurance and repair process. Their long-term technicians are […]

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