‘Oregon’ Category

  1. Time to get Thankful on a Monday


    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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  2. Just the best parts of camping at the Astoria Koa (Oregon with kids)


    July 6, 2015 by Terumi

    I do not love camping.  I like fires, trees, hiking in the woods and camp food but I could definitely …
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  3. If Mickey invites you to Portland, you can get there and back from Seattle in a day


    June 24, 2015 by Terumi

    Last month I received something truly fabulous in my inbox when I was invited to the Disney Social Media Moms …
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  4. A few travel highlights from 2014 while I plan this year’s adventures


    January 23, 2015 by Terumi

    boating the sunshine coast

    The hardest part of starting a New Year is saying good bye to the old one, especially if it was …
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  5. Oh you can’t go to the Oregon Coast without stopping at the Tillamook Cheese Factory


    September 3, 2014 by Terumi

    You just can’t. Years ago I remember telling my husband we needed to stop at the Tillamook Cheese Factory when …
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  6. Northwest Summer Love

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    August 31, 2014 by Terumi

    Why have I ever wasted a drop of summer traveling away from the northwest? It is so gorgeous here and …
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  7. We don’t like Portland, do we? (a trip to Portland, Oregon with our kids)


    August 25, 2014 by Terumi

    Well that’s what Sigi Shmid asked us at the last Sounders Camper Appreciation Day (one of the big reasons why …
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  8. Looking for Puffins in Oregon (Our Impromptu Oregon trip with kids part 2!)


    August 18, 2014 by Terumi

    looking for puffins at cannon beach with kids

    The hubby and I honeymooned through Oregon on a drive from British Columbia to California just over 12 years ago …
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  9. Impromptu Oregon Coast Adventure (Part 1)


    August 13, 2014 by Terumi

    I’d like to think our recent trip to the Oregon Coast was totally impromptu but as with most trips I …
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  10. Pastry Face (Ken’s Artisan Bakery, Portland)

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    April 6, 2013 by admin

    This is the look of a kid who knows a good pain au chocolat at a delicious bakery. Oh and …
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  11. Portland with kids Revisited


    April 4, 2013 by admin

    Omsi with kids in Portland

    It’s hard to go too long without a visit to one of our favorite Northwest cities: Portland.  This city is …
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  12. Portland Adventures with Grandma


    October 21, 2012 by admin

    Sometime in the last little while, the hubby went out of town for work and I was lucky enough that …
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  13. Somewhere under a Rainbow (Portland, OR)


    September 6, 2011 by admin

    My hubby snapped this a couple weeks ago when we took the family to the Oregon Zoo.  The day was …
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  14. Photo Friday: OMSI in Portland


    January 21, 2011 by admin

    A glowing baby is always delightful but when I snapped this one of Leelee at OMSI in Portland a couple …
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  15. Pacific Science Center (Seattle, WA)

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    November 12, 2010 by admin

    OMSI in Portland Oregon

    More and more research points to children needing early experiences with science and math to be successful in school and …
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  16. The Grilled Cheese Grill (Portland, OR)


    November 12, 2010 by admin

    family travels with kids in Portland

    If your toddler dreamed up the perfect lunch, this would be it.  Grilled cheese…on a bus.   The Grilled Cheese Grill …
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