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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 Restaurant Week

Twice a year the best restaurants in Seattle plan three course menus for lunch and dinner at just $15 and $28 respectively, for ten days over two weeks of time.  It is called Seattle Restaurant Week and runs Sunday through Thursday for a fortnight usually in April and again in October.  This is one of […]

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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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Pike Place Market’s Gum Wall: A Hidden Seattle Attraction

Many Seattle-ites and those visiting Seattle love to take in the sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of Pike Place Market – to browse the homemade arts and crafts, local photography, farmer’s stands, unique little shops; smell the fresh seafood and produce; listen and watch the talented street musicians; and taste amazing foods from longstanding restaurants […]

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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 Check In

With the winter equinox just around the corner, it’s time to check in with our fall bucket lists. Volunteer in the community – We worked with our church on several activities and sat down and decided where to give some end of year charitable giving. Start and finish my baby boy’s nursery – Today, I […]

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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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Wizards, Spells, & Community

In the land known as Bellevue, powerful wizards gather in one location at a prearranged time to compete in a tournament of wits, strength, and magical capabilities in randomly assigned duels…to the death! Magical spells fly wildly through the air, smashing into the crowd of spectators. Ferocious creatures and great warriors are summoned from distant […]

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2012 Seattle Summer Bucket List

Believe it or not, summer is approaching! As I write this we have one week to go till the solstice and the weather is a muggy 60-something grey. Nevertheless, the writing of the 2012 Summer List has begun and checking off the items will begin once summer commences, whether the weather cooperates fully or not. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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