‘celebrations’ Category

  1. A bittersweet birthday cake anyone can make

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    August 16, 2017 by Terumi

    Birthday cake for my kids' birthday

    I take baked goods very seriously.  I’m not always very good at chemistry, or measuring or even following directions very …
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  2. A great place to learn to Skateboard and an over the top Sounders experience in Seattle

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    July 31, 2017 by Terumi

    Seattle with Kids Pitchside wit the Sounders

    I need to preface this post with how much I do not like blood and guts.  I am terrified of …
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  3. Seattle Valentine’s Ideas especially with kids in tow

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    February 9, 2017 by Terumi

    cute valentine

    There is little doubt in my mind that come Valentine’s Day I’ll be dining at one of Tutta Bella’s restaurants …
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  4. So much rain on all the Mondays in October

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    November 1, 2016 by Terumi

    Rain in Seattle on Halloween

    Apparently October was the rainiest month ever in Seattle. We have had so much rain that I’ve started to carry …
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  5. Time to get Thankful on a Monday

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    October 4, 2016 by Terumi

    October in Seattle

    How are you this whirlwind Monday?  Can you believe it’s October already?  For my family, this means it’s time to …
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  6. Eat Voraciously with me for Pike Place Market on October 6 in Seattle

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    September 28, 2016 by Terumi

    solar flowers at Seattle Center

    Who wants to join me at the Voracious awards on October 6? My giveaway has ended and the winner has been …
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  7. September 26th is Family Day

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    September 21, 2016 by Terumi

    Hiking for Family Day

    Nestled snuggly between “Hug a Vegetarian Day” (September 23rd) and “Biscotti Day”(September 29th) you really can find “Family Day” on September …
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  8. Looking for easy meals on a Monday

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    September 20, 2016 by Terumi

    Pike Placde Market flowers

    How is it Monday again, already?  Did your weekend fly by in a blur?  With all the soccer games and …
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  9. 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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  10. Dinosaurs and All the Foods at Richmond Night Market

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    July 16, 2016 by Terumi

    Rotato at the Richmond night market

    When people ask me about what to see in my hometown Vancouver, BC the first thing I always think about …
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  11. 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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  12. Super cute Hello Kitty Cafe Truck rolling into Seattle

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    May 11, 2016 by Terumi

    hello kitty Seattle at the EMP

    If you are in Seattle May 14th and 15th and you LOVE Hello Kitty, you need to get yourself to …
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Some good things you can think about in Seattle on a Monday

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    February 22, 2016 by Terumi

    pike place market seattle in February

    If you are in Seattle on Thursday, the 25th of February 2016 this is a really easy way to give …
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  16. 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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  17. What day is it Wednesday and getting back after the holidays

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    December 30, 2015 by Terumi

    northwest christmas

    Oh-isn’t having ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD the best part of holidays?  I have had to check a zillion …
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  18. 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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  19. When you stop to ponder your AAA membership, how safe Canada is and what this all means for family travel on a Monday

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    December 15, 2015 by Terumi

    homemade gluten-free peanut butter cake

    I met a few angels this weekend on my drive to Vancouver.  What started out as a mission to celebrate …
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  20. Books for the Holidays make a Great Tradition for Kids

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    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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