‘DAILY LIFE’ Category

  1. Hot cocoa and snowy northwest weekends for the win!


    October 16, 2017 by Terumi

    Hot Cocoa and snowy northwest weekends

    I used to dread the period between October and February a little in the Pacific Northwest.  The days get shorter …
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  2. Women’s Small Business Month at Zulily


    October 13, 2017 by Terumi

    Zulily celebrates national women's small business month

    There are so many world-renowned businesses that have their roots in Seattle and when I see their names in other …
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  3. A tiny home community where you can stay overnight in Leavenworth


    October 11, 2017 by Terumi

    Tiny Home Otto at Thousand Trails Leavenworth

    One of my favorite parts of travel is that you get to stay somewhere that is NOT your home and …
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  4. A great hotel choice for my Vancouver friends when they visit Seattle


    October 3, 2017 by Terumi

    Hotel 116 with kids

    Yes, Vancouver friends, I know you said you’re visiting Seattle but I know that you really might want to stay …
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  5. Family travel tools to help you on World Tourism day


    September 27, 2017 by Terumi

    Purple Cow Backpack World Rummy Game

    Yes, there are millions of theme days nowadays, but today is one that is dear to my heart.  There is …
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  6. Fun things for Hello Kitty Fans in Seattle and beyond


    September 26, 2017 by Terumi

    Hello kitty bath bomb with ring inside

    Mark your calendars Seattle friends, there is a Hello Kitty Food Truck heading our way in a few weeks!  On …
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  7. STEM toys for back to school and a cool place in Seattle to learn all about tech


    September 11, 2017 by Terumi

    STEM ideas with kids: Seattle Living Computer Museum

    When you have family who is in the know, you get to try a whole bunch of neat toys.  We …
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  8. Next Level Burger in Seattle has vegan and delicious kids’ meals

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    September 7, 2017 by Terumi

    Veggie Burger Kid's meal at Next Level Burger in Seattle

    Next Level Burger, a newly opened restaurant INSIDE Whole Foods in Roosevelt Square Seattle can’t be more perfect for families with …
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  9. Things I would not have seen in Boston with my kids if it wasn’t for CityPass


    September 2, 2017 by Terumi

    New England Aquarium CityPass

    With 9 year old kids who have traveled to many places you would think we would be aquariumed out by …
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  10. How talking to strangers might be more helpful than you think (Great Ocean Road, Australia)


    August 23, 2017 by Terumi

    Looking for Koalas with kids on a drive on the Great Ocean Road

    “You aren’t going to see any koalas in the wild,” my friends who had been there told me when I …
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  11. A bittersweet birthday cake anyone can make


    August 16, 2017 by Terumi

    Birthday cake for my kids' birthday

    I take baked goods very seriously.  I’m not always very good at chemistry, or measuring or even following directions very …
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  12. A history trip; a restored hotel, a haunted theatre and a famous canal in Syracuse


    August 9, 2017 by Terumi

    Ballroom at the Downtown Syracuse Marriott hotel

    A little while ago, I was hosted on a media trip to New York State for a piece I was …
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  13. An almost Car-free trip to Vancouver Island with kids in about 48 hours or so

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    August 6, 2017 by Terumi

    Vancouver Island with kids on the Victoria Clipper

    As much as we Seattleites die a little when people say “Pike’s Market” instead of “Pike Place Market,” it’s probably …
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  14. A great place to learn to Skateboard and an over the top Sounders experience in Seattle

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    July 31, 2017 by Terumi

    Seattle with Kids Pitchside wit the Sounders

    I need to preface this post with how much I do not like blood and guts.  I am terrified of …
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  15. Shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale with Groupon

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    July 26, 2017 by Terumi

    Shopping Nordstrom Anniversary Sale with Groupon Coupons

    This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Groupon Does anyone else think about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale with …
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  16. Free Things families need to know about in Bellevue, Washington


    July 20, 2017 by Terumi

    Fun and free things for families in Bellevue

    We all have heard that the best things in life are free, so I’ll tell you about a few free …
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  17. Trying out the SkyCouch on a flight from New Zealand with kids


    July 18, 2017 by Terumi

    Flying with kids from North America to Australia

    Buying a Skycouch would usually be the last thing on my mind when booking four pricey seats on any flight, …
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  18. Summer Reads and fun books for Kids and Grownups

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    July 14, 2017 by Terumi

    Summer Reads: Goodbye Vitamin

    Everyone in my family reads, but we all read in different ways.  I can literally devour books and I keep …
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  19. On Stopping by the new Angel of the Winds Arlington Supercharger


    July 3, 2017 by Terumi

    Tesla Arlington Supercharger

    The other day we were driving up to Vancouver from Seattle when a new Tesla Supercharger popped up on our …
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  20. Our Summer Bucket List and How We Chill

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    June 30, 2017 by Terumi

    How we chill with Auntie Anne's

      I created this sponsored post in collaboration with Auntie Anne’s however all thoughts and opinions in this post are …
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