‘MAKE’ Category

  1. A bittersweet birthday cake anyone can make


    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. STEM toys and ideas to help with science for kids


    June 26, 2017 by Terumi

    Geosafari Solar Rover Kit

    We have the promise of a week full of sunshine here in Seattle in the first week of summer which …
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  3. Some things I Zazzled for Valentines day


    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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  4. A few Seattle weekend ideas if you need some festive plans


    December 5, 2015 by Terumi

    cutting down a tree at christmas creek near seattle

    Last weekend we got our Christmas tree at Christmas Creek, a tradition we only broke once (last year when we …
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  5. An advent calendar made with love on a Monday


    November 16, 2015 by Terumi

    farmer browns christmas tree ucut near seattle

    Amidst the dreary Seattle weather, the daily election dramas, the red cup battles and sadness over horrific world events I’m …
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  6. Because Darigold sent me a bunch of cheese

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    September 30, 2015 by Terumi

    white cheddar cheese made by darigold

    I never knew Darigold was a Washington brand until we started visiting Issaquah on the way to where we’re building …
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  7. We almost have a roof over our heads (cabin building in the woods)


    November 19, 2014 by Terumi

    The snow is threatening to fall and we’re oh so close to getting the roof on before we get tons …
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  8. Design a little bit of good (FashionABLE and Alt)

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    July 17, 2014 by Terumi

    Here’s my little plea for some good on a Thursday afternoon when there is oh so much sad on the …
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  9. So easy summer salad


    June 25, 2014 by Terumi

    I am not a big fuss cooker, so I love things like salads that taste good, have loads of vegetables …
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  10. Bouncy Balls, Rice Maker Pancakes and things we’ve made because of Social Media


    June 20, 2014 by Terumi

    Can you believe that summer has officially started? We had our last day of preschool and I may have bawled …
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  11. Because it is super chilly outside and you just finished that big carton of yogurt

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    February 7, 2014 by Terumi

    I have been dying to make these ice blocks with my guys forever. I found a couple of spoiled yogurt …
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  12. Easy Homemade Valentines Love bugs that are not candy


    January 29, 2014 by Terumi

    For some reason I remember collecting these cute little love bugs when I was little but I don’t think I …
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  13. A truly hand-made gift for Christmas


    December 17, 2013 by Terumi

    learn how to arm knit

    This gift is actually not totally hand-made, but arm-made and I need to send a million thank yous to whoever …
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  14. Yummy Spider Macaroons

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    October 21, 2013 by Terumi

    It creeps me out that macarons so often get mistaken for macaroons.  If you want a festive macaron, get thee …
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  15. What to do with all them apples ( The Farm at Swan’s Trail, Snohomish, WA)


    October 16, 2013 by Terumi

    I had total green apple envy after seeing my instagram feed flooded with apple picking photos all last week so …
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  16. What jet-lagged people do the first day of a trip (Travel to Japan with kids)


    September 29, 2013 by Terumi

    I’ve read everywhere that once you land in another time zone you just have to embrace it. We arrived in …
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  17. Making a little bit of peace with my kids while I make dinner

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    September 19, 2013 by Terumi

    Sometimes making dinner in itself is totally harried but it becomes utterly frantic when two little guys decide it’s time …
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  18. Back to School with Pillsbury Biscuits: Decorated Grilled Cheese

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    September 13, 2013 by Terumi

      We are totally settling into the school routine. The boys are only half-day and I love how we still …
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  19. First Day of School Pics (phone apps for photos)


    September 10, 2013 by Terumi

    Phone apps for photos

    After the fiasco I had with the kids trying to take fake first day of school photos last week , …
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  20. Because the guys are obsessed with Planes

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    September 3, 2013 by Terumi

    So we are not just into airplanes now, but PLANES, as in made by Disney planes from the movie that …
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