Bike riding in Amsterdam with kids at the Vondelpark

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April 30, 2017 by Terumi

Riding bikes in the Vondelpark in Amsterdam with kids

With two 8-year old boys in tow, one of our favorite things to do is go bike riding both at …
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Fields of Fun Cherry Blossoms and Tips for Snapping Pics with Osh Kosh


April 23, 2017 by Terumi

Fields of Fun with Osh Kosh Style

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’Gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.  Sometime around …
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Australia with kids: our biggest adventure yet


April 20, 2017 by Terumi

Australia with kids: our adventures

How do days sneak up on us so fast?  Just when I thought I’d be telling you we were planning …
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Foodhallen and all the pancakes in Amsterdam


April 15, 2017 by Terumi

Pancakes and other kid-friendly restaurants and hotels in Amsterdam

Where do you eat with kids in Amsterdam? When we first arrived in Amsterdam, we stayed a few nights in …
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Tea in the Smallest House in Amsterdam with our kids


March 31, 2017 by Terumi

Tea in the Smallest house in Amsterdam

I’ve decided that tea is the most perfect meal one can have.  There are sandwiches with no crusts, there are …
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Unofficial Bread Street in Seattle (Aka Stone Way)

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March 25, 2017 by Terumi

Bread Street (AKA Stone Way) in Seattle

Work with me here-do you know the street in Seattle with the big, beautiful Brooks Running store on the corner and Evo sports and …
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Finding Nemo: where to stay to visit the Nemo Science museum with kids In Amsterdam


March 17, 2017 by Terumi

Walking to the Nemo Museum in Amsterdam

Raise your hands if your kids are early risers!  If you go to Amsterdam with kids and visit the Nemo Science …
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Finding Uncommon Gifts at Uncommon Goods


March 13, 2017 by Terumi

Do you have a favorite store to find unique gifts?  I was contacted recently by Uncommon Goods to share some …
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Why Hadrian’s Wall was one of our England faves for family travel

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March 10, 2017 by Terumi

Hadrian's Wall in England

As with most things travel these days I saw a picture on Instagram from someone I was following-I think it …
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A personal heater, vegan gummy bears and other things that have arrived in the mail lately


March 6, 2017 by Terumi

Mail truck in the snow

As a blogger, and an avid online shopper, there are many lovely things that arrive in my mail every week and it’s …
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My Vancouver with Kids list


February 27, 2017 by Terumi

Burgos fondue in vancouver

This Vancouver with kids list is long overdue!  I get asked about Vancouver family travel at least once a week …
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Yummy Chinese Restaurants in Richmond BC that maybe even locals don’t know about


February 16, 2017 by Terumi

Must-try Chinese Restaurants in Richmond

Have you ever been to Richmond BC?  Perhaps you’ve passed through on your way north from Seattle to Whistler, or …
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Seattle Valentine’s Ideas especially with kids in tow

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February 9, 2017 by Terumi

cute valentine

There is little doubt in my mind that come Valentine’s Day I’ll be dining at one of Tutta Bella’s restaurants …
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Kind coffee shops are the best kind of coffee shop (Caffe D’arte, Seattle)


February 6, 2017 by Terumi

Beautiful Coffee at Caffe D'arte

Next time you’re sipping coffee in a coffee shop and you happen to feel your feet dangle a bit as you …
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An Easy Chicken Fajita recipe with Metropolitan Market and my mom


January 26, 2017 by Terumi

Chicken fajita recipe from Metropolitan Market

Am I right when I say that when you grow up, a grocery store isn’t just a grocery store anymore?  Adulting …
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Going back home for Chinese New Year in Richmond, BC


January 24, 2017 by Terumi

Dumplings at Din Tai Fung in Seattle

This week is Chinese New Year and there are few better places to celebrate in the Pacific Northwest than in Richmond, …
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New stores at Sea-Tac Airport and a great parking deal

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January 19, 2017 by Terumi

Family travel airplane from Sea-Tac airport with kids

Is anyone else getting itchy feet to travel somewhere-ANYWHERE-and be swept some place far away right now?  I’ve noticed some …
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Orange you glad an after school snack can help your kids learn their states


January 12, 2017 by Terumi

Halosfun ornament

A little while ago, I received a package in the mail from Halos.  I was excited when I saw the …
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An Electric Roadtrip to Cannon Beach on the Oregon Coast


January 10, 2017 by Terumi

Coffee on our balcony in Cannon Beach

Does anyone else have 16,000 pictures stuck in their phone?  Lately, I’ve given up on bringing any real camera anywhere …
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Warm socks, an Apple Watch and slowing down in the New Year


January 5, 2017 by Terumi

Slowing down in the New Year

How many days have whizzed by this New Year? I’m trying not to count. This year, I’m making an effort …
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