‘BOOKS’ Category

  1. Family travel tools to help you on World Tourism day


    September 27, 2017 by Terumi

    Purple Cow Backpack World Rummy Game

    Yes, there are millions of theme days nowadays, but today is one that is dear to my heart.  There is …
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  2. When Tuesday is a little scary for a mom of twins on a Monday


    September 6, 2016 by Terumi

    Summer in Seattle at Moss Bay Boating

    I slipped and called my duo ‘babies’ at a wedding the other night.  But my twins really aren’t that little anymore …
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  3. Travel Reading to inspire trips or to help you when you get home on a Monday


    May 25, 2016 by Terumi

    Souvenirs from Japan

    In the next few weeks you’ll hear about our recent trips to San Diego, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo on …
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  4. A Book to read for Baseball Season in Seattle

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    April 15, 2016 by Terumi

    Kids baseball in Seattle at Ella Bailey Park

    It’s baseball season again and now that we’ve played a few years, we’re starting to get serious.  Practices are longer …
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  5. Gifts and books that can inspire little travelers

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    March 2, 2016 by Terumi

    My guys have loved travel since our first trips up to see family in Vancouver when they were teeny tiny …
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  6. Being whisked back to Kangaroo Care and a pile of reading on a Monday


    February 8, 2016 by Terumi

    Kukai or Kizuki Ramen in Seattle

    One of my littles has a fever today and it’s rattling his little body and making my heart hurt.  I …
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  7. Books for the Holidays make a Great Tradition for Kids


    December 12, 2015 by Terumi

    winter wonderland at seattle center

    My advent calendar is halfway done and it’s been so uplifting to hear all the wonderful messages from friends and …
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  8. How to be invited to a private dinner with Tom Douglas at Seattle Macy’s 


    October 30, 2015 by Terumi

    dahlia bakery cookbook from Tom Douglas in Seattle

    This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own: Do you have a …
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  9. Exciting Seattle weekend things you might want to check out too!

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    August 14, 2015 by Terumi

    fran's chocolates where you can see chocolate made

    Some weekends are more exciting than others and this one I’m truly ecstatic about.  It might be because two of …
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  10. Dear Monday, why so angry? Here are some lovely things. (My Monday Reviews)


    August 5, 2013 by Terumi

    The hubby’s been wondering why I’ve been dropping a few more colorful vocabulary terms in our recent conversations, but it’s …
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  11. Books to Read with Kids before heading to San Francisco


    July 17, 2013 by Terumi

    Larry gets lost in Sanfrancisco review

    Relatives from Vancouver started us on this tradition years ago when the kids were born. Long before my guys had …
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  12. If your kids love noodles…


    July 5, 2013 by Terumi

    you might want to try making them.  There are so many great cookbooks for kids and I found a great …
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  13. Seattle Summer Day 1: Library Reading log

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    June 18, 2013 by Terumi

    This is not a bucket list (we have our list of 5 things we want to do here and I …
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  14. A weird book my guys like (Books for boys)


    May 6, 2013 by Terumi

    I like books with stories that have a clear beginning, middle and end, but my guys get drawn to books …
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  15. Art Appreciation at Seattle Restaurant Week

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    April 11, 2013 by Terumi

    cuoco with kids in seattle

    The other day the hubby had time to meet for lunch so I scanned some Seattle Restaurant Week offerings that …
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  16. Dinosaur Ridge (Denver, CO)


    October 11, 2012 by admin

    The boys really love this book Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs even though it has surprisingly scary looking pictures …
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  17. Three great reads for a mom of twins


    August 29, 2012 by admin

    first day open at Amazon Books in Uvillage Review

    Take note, mommas of baby twins: 4 truly must be the magic number you need to get to with your …
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  18. Five toys that almost made it to the 4th birthday

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    July 19, 2012 by admin

    Someone recently asked about good toys for a one year old.  I’m all about value with toys, so here are …
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  19. Some lovely kids’ books about birthdays

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    July 17, 2012 by admin

    grandpa and grandaughter share a birthday

    Right now the guys have three favorite books to read: Clifford’s Birthday Party, It’s my Birthday(My mom bought this last …
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