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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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A festive weekend trip with kids to Vancouver BC

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December 13, 2016 by Terumi

Vancouver BC with kids in December

A weekend or two ago, the husband had a conference in Vancouver BC, so of course we tagged along.  I …
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Travel-themed wish list for kids

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December 7, 2016 by Terumi

Travel-themed gifts for kids

Kids these days seem to have the world at the fingertips and I have so much fun finding travel-themed gifts …
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Caffe D’Arte opens a new flagship in Pioneer Square!

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December 5, 2016 by Terumi

Dolce Fine Coffee

Should you happen your way to Pioneer Square Monday, December 5th, make sure you stop by Caffe D’Arte’s new home …
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Holiday Traditions with Osh Kosh B’gosh and a giveaway

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November 29, 2016 by Terumi

Osh Kosh holiday outfit ideas

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. …
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Gift Guide for Seattle Families-Fun Seattle gifts and some awesome sales!

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November 26, 2016 by Terumi

Made in Seattle Gifts

This list of Seattle gifts is a bunch of things that I’m getting or have bought for people in my life …
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When a soccer tournament makes a great excuse for a staycation in the Seattle Southside

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November 22, 2016 by Terumi

A visit to the Seattle Southside

I may have been a bit of a green-eyed monster hearing about all the places people were going for their …
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Holiday Shopping Gift Guides begin!

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November 14, 2016 by Terumi

Holiday shopping and packaging

The holiday season is here and usually I’m a little on the bah humbug side, but this year I’m all …
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Sometimes oatmeal is something more than oatmeal

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November 12, 2016 by Terumi

Breakfast foods from Bobs red mill

Bleary eyed on a morning that came too soon, I fumbled through the kitchen desperately looking for something I could …
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A windfarm you can visit in Washington State (Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility, Ellensburg)

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November 9, 2016 by Terumi

Puget Sound Energy Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility in Ellensburg

Before you drive out to Ellensburg to visit one of the only windfarm visitor centers in the United States, realize …
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Free and Exciting events at Downtown Seattle Macy’s you should definitely put on your calendar!

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November 4, 2016 by Terumi

Nancy Silverton at Macys

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Macy’s however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. …
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So much rain on all the Mondays in October

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November 1, 2016 by Terumi

Rain in Seattle on Halloween

Apparently October was the rainiest month ever in Seattle. We have had so much rain that I’ve started to carry …
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National Football Museum (Manchester, England)

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October 28, 2016 by Terumi

National Football Museum in England

As a teenager when I dreamed of my future trip to Europe, the National Football Museum was not on my …
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