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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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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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Szechuan First Restaurant

Szechuan First Restaurant When craving Chinese cuisine my family and I head for Szechuan First Restaurant located at 18124 E Valley Highway in Kent (in the same parking lot as Harbor Freight).  We like sitting at one of the round tables near the back of the restaurant and prefer ordering family style so that each […]

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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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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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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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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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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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