‘Building a cabin in the woods’ 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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Holiday Traditions with Osh Kosh B’gosh and a giveaway


    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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  7. A windfarm you can visit in Washington State (Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility, Ellensburg)


    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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  8. The summer travels of our new favorite blanket


    July 6, 2016 by Terumi

    Rumpl blanket review

    As a blogger, I’m always on the hunt for fun new products and it makes my life a zillion times …
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  9. Sustainable Clothing from PrAna review and would you like to be my twin?


    April 27, 2016 by Terumi

    Alpental in spring

    When I think of clothing that is good for the environment it doesn’t always conjure stylish images in my head. …
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  10. Snowy Spring adventures near Seattle (Snoqualmie Pass)


    March 31, 2016 by Terumi

    Spring Skiing in Snoqualmie Pass with kids

    Maybe it’s starting to feel like winter is over in the city, but Snoqualmie Pass set a record for snow …
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  11. When you’d rather be in the mountains on a Monday


    February 1, 2016 by Terumi

    summit at snoqualmie pass

    How on earth is there SO MUCH SNOW just an hour’s drive away from Seattle?  It’s crazy what a difference …
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  12. If you can’t beat them, join them on a Monday


    January 12, 2016 by Terumi

    playing in the snow near seattle in snoqualmie pass

    In another life, I must have been a rock and the boys in my family must have been rivers, or …
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  13. Adventuring in the New Year


    January 4, 2016 by Terumi

    family snowshoeing in the pacific northwest

    Who else is going to grab 2016 by the reins this year and see what adventures unfold?  I am so …
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  14. Hiding the candy and trying not to shop on a Monday


    November 2, 2015 by Terumi

    these costumes did not come with the light sabers but it was fun to wear them at boo at the zoo

    Oh, what a weekend!  Are you also buried under a pile of candy today too?  My guys had a great …
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  15. A family friendly hike that’s a no-brainer if you have a 4×4 but still doable if you don’t (Mirror Lake, Snoqualmie Pass, WA)

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    July 16, 2015 by Terumi

    short hikes near Seattle with kids

    A few weeks ago when we had the use of a decked-out Toyota 4-Runner the hubby reminisced about camping and …
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  16. What social media made me shop and forage for in Seattle on a Monday


    June 2, 2015 by Terumi

    fancy place to drink tea near seattle

    It’s been a drizzly but hit-the-ground-running kind of Monday where I somehow found myself lost in the aisles of Costco. …
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  17. An easy hike If you wake up in Seattle and want to go on a small hiking adventure with kids or grandparents in tow


    May 23, 2015 by Terumi

    Hikes to me mean an excuse to eat trail mix and junky foods while walking through a forest.  Sometimes a …
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  18. On finding my pinterest dream light in real life (building a cabin in the woods)

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    March 15, 2015 by Terumi

    home building with kids

    Can I do a happy dance here? Ages ago I found this light in a pinterest post by Design Milk …
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  19. We have windows! (Cabin building in the Woods, Snoqualmie Pass)

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    February 21, 2015 by Terumi

    winter cabin near seattle

    While we’ve been a little sad about the lack of the snow in the mountains, it hasn’t been horrible for …
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  20. When spring comes in February in Seattle


    February 9, 2015 by Terumi

    biking in seattle with kids

    If it ever snows here again I swear I’ll fully embrace my Seattle winter uniform (down parka, fleece lined jeans, …
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