Category: seattle

Zulily celebrates national women's small business month

Women’s Small Business Month at Zulily

October 13, 2017

There are so many world-renowned businesses that have their roots in Seattle and when I see their names in other places when we travel it’s hard to believe that these companies ever started small. When I drive past the zulily headquarters on the way to Pike Place Market, this business is no different. I remember […]

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STEM ideas with kids: Seattle Living Computer Museum

STEM toys for back to school and a cool place in Seattle to learn all about tech

September 11, 2017

When you have family who is in the know, you get to try a whole bunch of neat toys.  We recently received this Star Wars Sphero toy and it’s like having our own miniature moving R2D2 in our house. We were already very familiar with Sphero because the boys used it at school and I […]

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Birthday cake for my kids' birthday

A bittersweet birthday cake anyone can make

August 16, 2017

I take baked goods very seriously.  I’m not always very good at chemistry, or measuring or even following directions very well, so I truly appreciate how magical it is when a bunch of ingredients come together in an oven and make something spectacular like a birthday cake. I know birthday cakes are special and every […]

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Seattle with Kids Pitchside wit the Sounders

A great place to learn to Skateboard and an over the top Sounders experience in Seattle

July 31, 2017

I need to preface this post with how much I do not like blood and guts.  I am terrified of anything that remotely has to do with injury and if anything like that happens around me, I have the potential to become an even bigger ordeal than the patient.  So I really don’t mess around […]

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Shopping Nordstrom Anniversary Sale with Groupon Coupons

Shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale with Groupon

July 26, 2017

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Groupon Does anyone else think about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale with glee every July in the Pacific Northwest?  I almost missed it this year because I’ve been so busy catching up from our time in Australia that I forgot to put the early access date on […]

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Visit bellevue mug

On Bookmarking the Hyatt Regency Bellevue for Christmas or just a weekend staycation from Seattle

July 7, 2017

My kids and I were guests of Visit Bellevue Washington during our stay, but the thoughts and opinions expressed below are my own. A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to spend a “mom and me”night in Bellevue Washington with my two 8-year old guys. Because of my husband’s work we spend a lot of […]

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Sizzle and Crunch in Seattle

Seattle Food Craving: Sizzle and Crunch

May 25, 2017

Someone asked me the other day where I like to eat in Seattle right now.  Well, we haven’t been back from Australia for very many days, so I haven’t really had time to eat out in Seattle for the past couple months, but what I am craving is a place in the UDistrict called Sizzle […]

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