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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: February

February 1, 2018 – Free Entry to Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Museum of History & Industry and Seattle Art Museum February 1-3, 2018 – Seattle Boat Show, Century Link Field Website: https://seattleboatshow.com/ February 1-25, 2018 – Vanishing Point, The Bathhouse Theater Website: https://www.seattlepublictheater.org/vanishing-point February 1 – March 4, 2018 – The Little Prince, Seattle Children’s Theatre Website: https://www.sct.org/Shows/2017-2018-Season/TheLittlePrince February […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: January

January 1, 2018 – State Parks Free Day, Various Washington State Parks Website: http://www.parks.state.wa.us/281/Find-a-park January 1, 2018 – Resolution Run 5K and Polar Bear Dive, Magnuson Park Website: http://promotionevents.com/resorun/default.htm January 1, 2018 – Polar Bear Plunge, Matthews Beach Park Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/383042535460968/ January 5-7, 2018 – Puyallup Home & Garden Show, Washington State Fair Grounds Website: […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: December

December 1, 2017 – Destination Des Moines Tree Lighting Pajama Party, Big Catch Plaza Website: https://www.destinationdesmoines.org/holiday-tree-lighting December 1, 2017 – Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition, Westlake Center Website: http://www.pikemarketseniorcenter.org/figgy-pudding/ December 1, 2017 – Lights in Redmond, Redmond Town Center Website: http://www.redmondlights.com/ December 1-3, 2017 – The Nutcracker, Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1562032080524097/ December […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: November

November 1-2, Seattle Restaurant Week, Various Locations Website: https://srw.seattletimes.com/ November 4, Help Guayama Puerto Rico Survivors, Queen Anne B & E Meats Website: http://bnemeats.com/blogEntry.aspx?viewblogentryguid=e19178e4-8b2a-43d1-af2e-4afc4a081872&parentnavigationid=1363&viewblogguid=99f2f0d9-14d7-4c38-9315-b4218640f3e9 November 4-5, Jet City Comic Show, Tacoma Convention Center Website: http://www.jetcitycomicshow.com/ November 4-5, America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show, Washington State Fair Events Center Website: http://www.thefair.com/fun/details/americas-largest-antique-collectible-show_1 November 8 & 15, Love, […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: October

October 1, 2017 – GeekGirlCon, Washington State Convention Center Website: https://geekgirlcon.com/ October 1, 2017 – Northwest Tea Festival, Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center Website: http://www.nwteafestival.com/ October 1, 2017 – Irish Reels Film Festival, SIFF Film Center Website: http://irishreels.org/ October 6-8, 2017 – Seattle Home Show, CenturyLink Field Website: http://seattlehomeshow.com/show-info/ October 6-8, 2017 – Dungeness Crab […]

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Pike Place Market | Must Do, Must See, Must Taste!

Seattle’s Pike Place Market recently celebrated its 110th birthday (or anniversary, whatever you’d like to call it). Happy Birthday Pike Place Market; that’s 110 years of history, sights worth seeing, Seattleite fun and incredible food!  Whether you’re a Seattle native or a tourist visiting the Emerald City for the first time, there’s no denying how […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: September

September 1-3, 2017 – Bumbershoot, Seattle Center Website: https://www.bumbershoot.com/ September 1-3, 2017 – Oak Harbor Music Festival, Downtown Oak Harbor Website: http://www.oakharborfestival.com/ September 1-3, 2017 – Tumbleweed Music Festival, Richland, WA Website: http://www.tumbleweedfest.com/ September 1-4, 2017 – Evergreen State Fair, Monroe, WA Website: https://www.evergreenfair.org/27/The-Fair September 1-4, 2017 – Ellensburg Rodeo and the Kittitas County Fair, […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: August

Upcoming events in Seattle: August “Out to Lunch” Free Music Concerts, Downtown Seattle July 5- September 1 https://downtownseattle.org/events/out-to-lunch/ Dancing til Dusk 2017, Downtown Seattle Parks July 11- August 17 http://www.danceforjoy.biz/dancingtildusk/ Shakespeare in the Park, Puget Sound Parks July 6-August 6 http://www.seattleshakespeare.org/woodeno/ Celebrate Woodinville Concerts and Festival, Woodinville August 2, 9, 19 http://www.celebratewoodinville.com/ Seattle Art Fair, […]

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Family Friendly Summer Festivals

Family Friendly Summer Festivals JUNE HONK! Fest West – June 2-4, 2017, Various Locations Website: https://www.honkfestwest.org/ Edmonds Waterfront Festival – June 2-4, 2017, Port of Edmonds Marina Website: http://www.edmondswaterfrontfestival.org/ Kent International Festival – June 3, 2017, ShoWare Center Website: http://www.kentinternationalfestival.com/ June Faire – June 3, 2017, Norseland Website: http://www.kitsapmedievalfaire.org/ Duvall Days – June 3-4, 2017, […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: June

Upcoming Events in Seattle: June June 2, 2017 – Bark Benefit, Pickering Barn in Issaquah Website: http://www.savinggreatanimals.org/info/events?EventID=99857#EventID99857 June 2-3, 2017 – Stamp & Scrapbook Expo, Puyallup Fairgrounds Website: http://scrapbookexpo.com/2017-expo-show-list/pu-17/ June 2-11, 2017 – Pacific Northwest Ballet, McCaw Hall Website: https://www.pnb.org/season/16-17/exhibition/ June 3, 2017 – State Park Free Day, Over 140 Washington State Parks Website: http://www.discoverpass.wa.gov/136/State-Parks-Free-Days […]

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2017 Guide to Farmers Markets

2017 Guide to Farmers Markets:   This is a 2017 guide to Farmers Markets in the Seattle Southside area. Des Moines Farmers Market- June through September, Saturdays 10am-2pm and July through August, Wednesdays 4pm-8pm at the Des Moines Marina Website: http://www.dmfm.org/DMFM/Home.html Burien Farmers Market- May through Mid-October, Thursdays 11am-6pm in Old Burien Website: http://www.discoverburien.org/events/event/burien-farmers-market/ Renton […]

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Seasons of Motherhood

Seasons of Motherhood Over the years several mothers I respect have shared with me that it is reasonable for a woman to expect that her life will have many seasons. When I have been impatient to “have it all right now”, these wise counselors have encouraged me by saying take each season as it comes, […]

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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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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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Think of the Children

Traveling with children? You may or may not realize the implications that come with bringing little ones on board. Here are 5 “I’m traveling with children” mistakes to avoid: Red Eye Flights. It might seem like a brilliant idea to save precious dollars by booking the redeye now, but you might realize you’re not quite […]

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Thumbusters

Getting a child to stop thumb sucking can prove next to impossible.  Many parents try quick fixes like putting tabasco sauce or bandaids on their child’s thumb.  Sometimes it works, but more often than not the child goes right back to sucking their thumb anytime it’s free. Mory Manca’s three daughters were serious thumbsuckers.  He […]

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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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Hart’s Gymnastic Center

Summer has come to an end but the impact of summer activities is still felt by some area businesses. For example, the Summer Olympics typically prompt young people to learn tumbling and gymnastics and trainers like those at Hart’s Gymnastic Center stand ready to coach these young athletes. Hart’s Gymnastic Center, owned by David and […]

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