‘FAMILY TRAVELS’ Category

  1. Warm socks, an Apple Watch and slowing down in the New Year

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    January 5, 2017 by Terumi

    Slowing down in the New Year

    How many days have whizzed by this New Year? I’m trying not to count. This year, I’m making an effort …
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  2. A festive weekend trip with kids to Vancouver BC

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    December 13, 2016 by Terumi

    Vancouver BC with kids in December

    A weekend or two ago, the husband had a conference in Vancouver BC, so of course we tagged along.  I …
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  3. Travel-themed wish list for kids

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    December 7, 2016 by Terumi

    Travel-themed gifts for kids

    Kids these days seem to have the world at the fingertips and I have so much fun finding travel-themed gifts …
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  4. Holiday Traditions with Osh Kosh B’gosh and a giveaway

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    November 29, 2016 by Terumi

    Osh Kosh holiday outfit ideas

    This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. …
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  5. Gift Guide for Seattle Families-Fun Seattle gifts and some awesome sales!

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    November 26, 2016 by Terumi

    Made in Seattle Gifts

    This list of Seattle gifts is a bunch of things that I’m getting or have bought for people in my life …
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  6. When a soccer tournament makes a great excuse for a staycation in the Seattle Southside

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    November 22, 2016 by Terumi

    A visit to the Seattle Southside

    I may have been a bit of a green-eyed monster hearing about all the places people were going for their …
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  7. A windfarm you can visit in Washington State (Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility, Ellensburg)

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    November 9, 2016 by Terumi

    Puget Sound Energy Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility in Ellensburg

    Before you drive out to Ellensburg to visit one of the only windfarm visitor centers in the United States, realize …
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  8. 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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  9. National Football Museum (Manchester, England)

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    October 28, 2016 by Terumi

    National Football Museum in England

    As a teenager when I dreamed of my future trip to Europe, the National Football Museum was not on my …
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  10. A fabulous place where you can use your 4×4 vehicle on the Washington Coast (Iron Springs Resort, WA)

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    October 23, 2016 by Terumi

    Quicksand Toyota 4runner TRDPro on the beach on the Washington Coast

    I don’t have my own 4×4 but I totally wish I had one.  Specifically, I would like a Toyota 4 …
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  11. Back to Pike Place Market! Lowells Restaurant for the First and Second Time (Seattle, WA)

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    October 19, 2016 by Terumi

    Lowells restaurant in Pike Place Market

    Some time last year I started on a 52 weeks of Pike Place Market eating project.  I’m sure I’ve been to …
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  12. Discount code and win tix for a Seattle-Area Minecraft Event From Super League next week

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    October 15, 2016 by Terumi

    Minecraft event with Super League Gaming near Seattle

    I am not always a huge fan of video games.  I don’t want my guys holed up in a dark …
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  13. When you miss a chocolate factory and find a mill with famous roots instead (Sarhole Mill, England)

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    October 14, 2016 by Terumi

    Sarhole Mill in England where JRR Tolkien Grew Up

    Maybe it was all that Mr. Rogers I watched as a kid, with his soothing voice and his magic picture frame …
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  14. 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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  15. Not-serve-yourself-pastries and almost losing my kid in Edinburgh

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    September 28, 2016 by Terumi

    Tea at the Edinburgh Castle with kids

    First of all we did not have enough time in Edinburgh.  I’m almost certain that people LIVING in Edinburgh don’t …
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  16. Back to Pike Place Market: a salmon sandwich to talk about at Market Grill

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    September 22, 2016 by Terumi

    Eat like a local in pike place market in seattle

    Who would have thought 52 weeks could take more than a year?  I’m SLOWLY eating my way through Pike Place …
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  17. 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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  18. The World of Wedgwood, Free Roaming Monkeys and a lovely pottery town near London (Stoke-on-Trent)

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    September 15, 2016 by Terumi

    Crossing the road at the Monkey forest

    Take note of this name if you ever dream of England: Stoke-on-Trent.  This amazing area known as “The Potteries” is …
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  19. Why Changi airport in Singapore is best for families

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    September 10, 2016 by Terumi

    Sunflowers at singapore's Changi airport

    Heaven forbid that any of us ever get stuck in an airport when we’re traveling with kids. Do you remember …
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  20. The time I drove a Ferrari in Tacoma

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    September 3, 2016 by Terumi

    Glass exhibit outside the Museum of glass in Tacoma

    A few months ago, the family and I visited Tacoma for a weekend and had a fantastic time.  Although this …
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