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Friday Postcards from a Seattle Summer

July 25, 2014

For the past month I haven’t had any will to travel anywhere, the weather has been perfect and Seattle is just brilliant in the summer sunshine.  So I have something like 14000 photos from the last 30 days stuck in my phone.  About a hundred were of this little armadillo at the Point Defiance Zoo. […]

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A little love note to my boy (x2) when I get a lunch alone and can think about life

March 23, 2014

Slow down little man, There is so much time to grow. There are parks to play at And trees to climb. Hands to hold And moments just to savor. So whatever anyone tells you Don’t grow up just yet. Don’t speed this time up. Don’t give it away. You don’t need to be bigger, faster, […]

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Dating on the fly (London Plane, Seattle, WA)

March 21, 2014

It is really hard to plan dates with the hubby now that all of our schedules (the kids’ included) are so much more complex. But this doesn’t mean we just mope around and give up hope.  We just have to live a little more spontaneous and sometimes we catch the luckiest breaks. The other day […]

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Exploring Imagine Children’s Museum on a chilly afternoon (Everett, WA)

February 12, 2014

All a kid needs is sunshine, water and air or something like that right?  I love that the Imagine Children’s Museum in Everett has all of these things.  We went the other afternoon using half-price reciprocal benefits from the Kidsquest Museum in Bellevue (Another great kids’ museum! the reciprocal benefits come with the family deluxe membership […]

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Because it is super chilly outside and you just finished that big carton of yogurt

February 7, 2014

I have been dying to make these ice blocks with my guys forever. I found a couple of spoiled yogurt cartons in the fridge (I don’t know why, but even if it’s a day BEFORE the expiry date, I get a little freaked out.) and I needed to find a non-wasteful use for them and […]

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Easy Homemade Valentines Love bugs that are not candy

January 29, 2014

For some reason I remember collecting these cute little love bugs when I was little but I don’t think I ever made them.  So this is one of the Valentines I decided that the guys and I would make for their school friends this year (while I still get to make those kinds of decisions […]

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Easy French Toast for your weekend

November 8, 2013

Sunny weekend mornings need yummy breakfasts and this is the type of recipe for easy French toast that doesn’t really matter if you add a little bit too much or too little of anything.  We usually use leftover potato bread from either Macrina Bakery or Tom Douglas, but I’ve even used sliced bread and it […]

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