‘ANIMAL LOVE’ Category

  1. A not so ugly baby store where you can find adorable sloth things in seattle (Ugly Baby and La Ru, Seattle WA)

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    November 20, 2015 by Terumi

    Sloth mug from Ugly Baby and La Ru in Seattle

    I love the days I spend at Pike Place Market. Even though I’ve been exploring it more in depth over …
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  2. One sweet day in La Jolla with kids

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    November 11, 2015 by Terumi

    la jolla with kids for one day

    I’m not used to being the one who goes away for business, so when I was invited to an event …
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  3. The best way to see a bear up close (Woodland Park Zoo)

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    September 24, 2015 by Terumi

    where to watch bears swim

    My sister who is an animal lover recently watched a horrific grizzly hunt that somehow made its way into her …
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  4. Because the world needs more black rhinos and amazing human beings (Chizi’s tale, a review)

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    June 11, 2015 by Terumi

    a book about endangered black rhinos for kids

    My kids don’t know Jack Jones, but I wish they did.  He’s a senior in high school in Connecticut and …
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  5. We’ve been licked by a jaguar and now we love them even more (an inspiring visit to the Belize Zoo with kids)

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    May 28, 2015 by Terumi

    animal travel experiences that kids won't forget

    We are so lucky these days to have the world at our fingertips when we plan for our travels.  We …
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  6. Visitor Owls at Woodland Park Zoo and our first zoo visit of the New Year

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    January 12, 2015 by Terumi

    Is it just me or is it also difficult for you to drag your family out of the house on …
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  7. Wildlights 2014 (Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle WA)

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    December 3, 2014 by Terumi

    storytime on stage at wildlights

    Wildlights at Woodland Park Zoo might be a newer light show in Seattle-it’s only on its third year-but we’ve been …
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  8. Not Scary Shopping for lice-prevention on a spooky Monday

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    October 27, 2014 by Terumi

    Ok, so you might think the scariest thing about this week is Halloween, but in our kindergarten class we’ve been …
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  9. Octonauts and the Cold and Rainy Pool Birthday Adventure

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    August 20, 2014 by Terumi

    I’ve always been stressed out about having park parties for my kids because we live in Seattle and there is …
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  10. A Day-trip to the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma (part of our summer staycation in Seattle)

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    July 16, 2014 by Terumi

    aardvark at Point Defiance Zoo where kids can get close up to animals

    I can barely count how many trips I’ve put into my trip-finder in Expedia for this summer and then not …
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  11. Because men are so much harder to shop for on a Monday

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    May 12, 2014 by Terumi

    You know how when you go to any big box store the minute Halloween is over you are already too …
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  12. Lining up at The Eiffel Tower and the Paris zoo but not at the Louvre! (Paris with kids)

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    April 24, 2014 by Terumi

    Maybe the first thing you should check when you book a holiday is if things are actually going to be …
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  13. A restaurant I wish I brought my kids to, one I’m glad I didn’t and my favorite Seattle window

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    April 2, 2014 by Terumi

    A few weeks ago we were craving some prata and I remembered a satay restaurant I’d popped into ages ago.  …
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  14. Snowshoeing in Whistler for the first time with kids (Callaghan Valley, British Columbia)

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    January 10, 2014 by Terumi

    All Christmas the hubby and I talked about how we were so excited to go to Whistler for the first …
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  15. My nemesis the Fitbit and why you shouldn’t give your credit card info over the phone

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    November 22, 2013 by Terumi

    So the hubby got me a Fitbit for my birthday. “This is going to help you have many more birthdays” he …
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  16. If your kids love coin operated rides(Ueno zoo and Keio mall, Tokyo)

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    October 30, 2013 by Terumi

    When we first found this rooftop playground in Tokyo a couple years ago the boys’ eyes lit up like firecrackers …
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  17. Behind the Scenes at the Seattle Aquarium (Seattle, WA)

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    October 25, 2013 by Terumi

    The Seattle Aquarium was one of the first places I felt comfortable taking my twins to on rainy fall and …
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  18. An alternate adventure: Monkeys in Arashiyama

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    October 23, 2013 by Terumi

    I’d like to think I had a calm conversation with the hubby about this one, a casual “hey did you …
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  19. Five things on a Monday to make the day better

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    October 21, 2013 by Terumi

    I’m still pinching myself to make sure Domino magazine is actually back but it is and I have a copy …
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  20. The Singapore Zoo, a breakfast, and a Behind the Scenes Tour

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    October 15, 2013 by Terumi

    I don’t think we’ve ever been to Singapore without going to their Zoo breakfast and we’ve traveled there a bunch …
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