‘Blogging’ Category

  1. Because I didn’t want to miss out on a Monday

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    August 31, 2016 by Terumi

    last weeks of summer in the PNW

    Ignore the date.  Does anyone REALLY know what day it is in summer?  We’re in the final countdown to school …
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  2. Meatless things I’m loving on a Monday

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    July 11, 2016 by Terumi

    Snow lake hike with snacks

    I hear a lot about “Meatless Monday” and we go practically meatless everyday in our house, so I was happy …
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  3. The summer travels of our new favorite blanket

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    July 6, 2016 by Terumi

    Rumpl blanket review

    As a blogger, I’m always on the hunt for fun new products and it makes my life a zillion times …
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  4. Healthy Snacks and other things for summer on a Monday

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    June 27, 2016 by Terumi

    Arctic zero smoothie bowl

    Oh summer is here!  I have been waiting for this all year.  It is the one time I don’t NEED …
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  5. A trip to Tacoma might be the perfect Seattle Staycation for local families

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    June 23, 2016 by Terumi

    Tacoma with kids in an electric car

    How lucky are we in the Pacific Northwest to have so many fabulous places to visit within decent driveable distances? …
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  6. 10 last minute Father’s Day Gifts from Seattle and Beyond on a Monday

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    June 13, 2016 by Terumi

    Toolbox for dads from Trusco

    As a notorious procrastinator I’ve learned that sometimes you find the best things if you wait until the last minute.  We …
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  7. Why Hong Kong Disneyland Might be a Good Idea for Your Family

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    June 10, 2016 by Terumi

    Castle at Hong Kong Disneyland

    As a family travel blogger it’s hard to admit that my husband is a little Disney-hesitant.  He would much rather …
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  8. A simple Father’s Day idea near Seattle with Western Chief

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    June 6, 2016 by Terumi

    Finding frogs in Snoqualmie Pass hiking with kids

    I am not always good at celebrating the people I love most on birthdays or greeting card days.  I tend …
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  9. Why visiting ART of the Brick is a good idea for families

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    June 4, 2016 by Terumi

    Art of the Brick at the Pacific Science Center in SEattle

    Remember when Lego used to be only bricks?  I didn’t have a ton of it as a kid but I …
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  10. Getting my Christmas pj’s a little early this year (Seattle Premium Outlets)

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    June 2, 2016 by Terumi

    Hanna Andersson Christmas pjs

    Every year I buy the kids Hanna Andersson pjs to wear for Christmas.  They are the perfect pj’s.  We’ve had elf …
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  11. World Burger Tour with Hard Rock Cafe

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    May 23, 2016 by Terumi

    Hard Rock Cafe Shop Victoria Peak

    It seems like every big city has a Hard Rock Cafe and Seattle is no different.  Ours is right near …
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  12. Mother’s Day Shopping on a Monday

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    May 2, 2016 by Terumi

    Pro flowers Mother's Day flowers

    Yes, life should be about presence not presents, but I do love a beautiful bouquet of flowers or a fun …
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  13. Going beyond bagels at Seattle Bagel Bakery (Pike Place Market, Seattle)

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    April 29, 2016 by Terumi

    Seattle Bagel Bakery in Pike Place Market

    Seattle Bagel Bakery is situated nicely between the Daily Dozen Donuts and Saffron Spice in Pike Place Market and there …
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  14. Sustainable Clothing from PrAna review and would you like to be my twin?

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    April 27, 2016 by Terumi

    Alpental in spring

    When I think of clothing that is good for the environment it doesn’t always conjure stylish images in my head. …
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  15. Earth Day Every Day on a Monday

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    April 25, 2016 by Terumi

    The nice thing about most people in life is that we talk about sports, the weather and nice places we …
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  16. Pondering the color of airplane sound and the meaning of indigo because of the Seattle Art Museum

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    April 21, 2016 by Terumi

    Mood Indigo Textiles from Around the World

    “Get ready for a crash landing” the boy ahead of me squeals.  His mom promptly hushes him, “We don’t crash …
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  17. Lyrical Flowers at my Local Safeway Let Me Play Florist at Home

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    April 18, 2016 by Terumi

    Learning how to set up a beautiful floral arrangement like a florist

    Truth be told sometimes I used to get off the bus I rode to college just short of campus because …
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  18. An Almost-Solo Salt Lake City Adventure (Build your Blog Conference 2016)

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    March 10, 2016 by Terumi

    City Creek Center in Salt Lake

    Sometimes I get these big ideas in my head that I can do travel ALL by myself.  My husband has …
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  19. Some things I Zazzled for Valentines day

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    February 2, 2016 by Terumi

    Customized Valentine's Cards

    Zazzle contacted me last week about some of the things they have for Valentine’s Day.  I couldn’t help but see …
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  20. When you learn a little more about your mothers through an advent calendar

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    December 19, 2015 by Terumi

    christmas tree craft made by kids

    Would you believe my mom and mom-in-law can both play accordions? I deeply regret that I didn’t force them to …
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