Category: Playground

Hanging out in the rain at the Crocheted Net Playground at Whoa Studios in New Zealand with kids

How far would you travel for the most perfect playground and a family-friendly meal?

January 25, 2018

There are many reasons to travel to New Zealand’s North Island.  The scenery shouts “take photos of me” every where you turn, the food is delightful and the people are absolutely charming and friendly.  There are bubbling geysers, mountain adventures and sheep dotting the lush green hills.  And there is Hobbiton.  (I’m sorry we didn’t […]

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Family travel airplane from Sea-Tac airport with kids

New stores at Sea-Tac Airport and a great parking deal

January 19, 2017

Is anyone else getting itchy feet to travel somewhere-ANYWHERE-and be swept some place far away right now?  I’ve noticed some fantastic seat sales over the next few months and drizzly Seattle weather makes jet-setting so enticing.  The last time I popped into the Sea-Tac Airport, I was just there for a visit, so I’m so excited that next […]

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Good on a Monday post from An Emerald City Life

Random Acts of Kindness and good on a Monday

September 27, 2016

Yes, it’s dreary-o-clock somewhere this Monday morning and judging by my Facebook feed full of horrific random shootings in places I’ve been to and unsettling political rants, it might feel a lot like the world might be coming to an end. But why would I want to contribute to the PR of gloom and doom? […]

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Two great local playground updates

May 6, 2013

With all the sun in the forecast, there are so many fabulous places to explore.  Last week we checked out one of our favorite spots: Kelsey Creek Farm in Bellevue for a tour with some friends and we noticed they’ve recently added a really cool tractor to their farm. You don’t know how much I […]

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Disneyland with a boy terrified of rides….

February 9, 2012

This is how I imagined my boys would look at Disneyland. But one boy is currently a little scared of indoor rides, loud noises, things that have scary parts, anything that might have a tunnel and the outside of the Tiki Tiki Tiki Room.  So at one point we had a few tears and it […]

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