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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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Des Moines Doghouse Review

Let me tell you a little bit about one of my favorite local eateries, The Des Moines Doghouse. Now, you’ll come to learn through later posts that I have many favorites, but this is definitely a contender. My husband went along with me on this little adventure. He hadn’t been to the Doghouse in quite […]

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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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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 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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Helping Dentists Smile

Since dentists rely so heavily on referrals it is essential for a dentist to have a solid reputation. However between patients and the business aspect of running a practice a dentist already has plenty to deal with. Realistically, a dentist is not going to monitor her reputation online while waiting for a patient’s anesthesia to […]

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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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A Great Local Blend

Seattle is known for its coffee, its music, and its technology. One of the best places to see them all at once is in local coffee shops, where those colorful walls of event posters show what entertainment is happening at the moment. From indie bands to classical ballet, from summer festivals to Broadway musicals, coffee […]

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New Year – New Challenges – New Goals

With a new year comes new years resolutions. We start out with good plans, intending to keep our resolutions but somewhere along the line we lose the motivation we need to keep going. It’s said that less than 10% of people who make resolutions actually stick to them. Finding the tools to turn intentions into […]

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A NW holiday tradition: The Argosy Christmas Ship

The Argosy Christmas Ship has been a Northwest tradition for 61 years.  Every holiday season it brings joy to more than 45 western Washington communities through 20 minute performances by different choirs and singing groups. Beginning November 27, on Lake Union, the ship will sail nightly to different locations on Lake Washington, Lake Union and around Puget […]

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Madison Valley Counseling

With all the different types of counseling these days, the search for the right therapist to meet your specific needs can be difficult if you are uncertain about what you need.  There is a difference between counseling and psychotherapy yet many professionals practice both.  Counselors are trained to provide help with defining problems, decision making, […]

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Expression Through Therapy

As an alternative to traditional psychotherapy and mental health counseling, art therapy is an effective way to allow people to express themselves through painting, drawing, clay work, sculpting, and collage art.  Engaging in this process can allow people to cope with everyday life experiences and help to define inner strengths.  It can also determine hidden […]

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Correcting Bite Problems without Braces

Seattle Area dentist Norm Culver, DDS is training dentists in the lost art of equilibration. Faster and less expensive and less intrusive than braces, equilibration adjusts a patient’s bite in as little as one visit. In this procedure the dentist marks the teeth for areas that hit prematurely and then makes very small grinding adjustments to help the teeth match better. […]

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Healthy Honey

Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste. Ancient Proverb Many enjoy honey simply because it tastes good. Others know that honey, man’s oldest sweetener, is an effective calmer of coughs or ulcers when ingested with warm tea. Honey is also a natural antiseptic for wounds […]

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Everlasting Chocolates?

Professional potter, Missy James is passionate about many things, including art, pottery, realism and chocolate. Now she has merged these passions into a new product line of “everlasting chocolates” under the name of FossilFire Ceramic Chocolates. Per the tagline on the website, the shiny creations “preserve the moment of anticipation forever”. Each piece is handmade […]

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The HomeScholar

A growing number of parents want to home school. They worry about the environment and values that government schools offer. While the shear quantity of effort is daunting in the lower grades, by high school many parents wonder if they know enough to prepare their children for college. Homeschooling high school is a joy and […]

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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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Choices Affordable Health & ID Protection Programs

Choices provides an affordable, effective voluntary benefit program to help individuals, families, the self-employed, organizations and other groups nationwide. Save your money through health care savings cards, identity theft protection and drug prescription discount programs. Coverage includes pharmacy, dental, vision, 24-hour nurse line, alternative medicine, senior advocacy line, chiropractic, hearing, diabetic supplies, physical therapy, health […]

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Seattle Southside Visitor Information

Seattle Southside – The Pacific Northwest Starts Here! Just 15 minutes south of downtown Seattle and a world away from downtown prices, Seattle Southside offers Seattle visitor information with something for everyone – a variety of affordable accommodations, more than 75 quality restaurants, over 5 million square feet of shopping and the world-renowned Museum of […]

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Linda Ladzick

Local artist Linda Fornas Ladzick was born and raised in Astoria, Oregon, the only child of Finnish immigrant parents. Her father owned and operated a neighborhood grocery store. Her mother was a hard worker who loved flowers, gardening and nature. She has always considered herself fortunate to have grown up in beautiful surroundings with two […]

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Jeanne Hedington

Jeanne Hedington can’t count the number of works she has completed because they are too numerous. And after over four decades she is still busy producing more works of art and is winning awards on a regular basis. When asked about her life’s work Jeanne quietly speaks of these accomplishments and then quickly moves on […]

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Qdoba Mexican Grill

Is there room to fit in another chain Mexican Restaurant around here? We’ve already got Taco Bell, Taco Time, Azteca, Taco del Mar, Torero’s Mexican Restaurant, just to name a few. And if so, what could it possibly offer that all of these can’t? Qdoba Mexican Grill has recently opened up next to Acme Bowling […]

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Pike Place Fish Market

You can find the world famous Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, an historic, open air market located in the heart of Seattle, Washington. People come from all over the world to see our world famous crew of fish mongers throwing fish and having fun with customers. They also come to buy […]

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