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Do you get seasickness stand up paddleboarding

Sea Bands for Seasickness in Seattle

September 20, 2017

I was sent some Sea Bands and a gift card in exchange for this post from Momsmeet, but the opinions below are my own. Seattle is so lucky to be surrounded by so much water.  We have islands to visit and lakes to swim in.  There are many opportunities to get in a boat, hop […]

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St Kilda's Penguins in Melbourne

Dreaming about Swimming Pools, Food Alleys and Penguins in Melbourne

September 16, 2017

Why do we not have a teleport button yet in 2017?   I would totally push mine and head back to Melbourne ASAP.  I am sitting at a desk filled with back to school paperwork (the same back to school paperwork we fill out every year btw), I have a pile of last night’s dishes […]

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STEM ideas with kids: Seattle Living Computer Museum

STEM toys for back to school and a cool place in Seattle to learn all about tech

September 11, 2017

When you have family who is in the know, you get to try a whole bunch of neat toys.  We recently received this Star Wars Sphero toy and it’s like having our own miniature moving R2D2 in our house. We were already very familiar with Sphero because the boys used it at school and I […]

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

Next Level Burger in Seattle has vegan and delicious kids’ meals

September 7, 2017

Next Level Burger, a newly opened restaurant INSIDE Whole Foods in Roosevelt Square Seattle can’t be more perfect for families with kids.  There is free parking.  The food is fast and delicious.  And when the kids have eaten and are perfectly content, the grocery store is RIGHT THERE so grabbing a fast few things for tomorrow’s […]

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New England Aquarium CityPass

Things I would not have seen in Boston with my kids if it wasn’t for CityPass

September 2, 2017

With 9 year old kids who have traveled to many places you would think we would be aquariumed out by now, but I was still pretty curious about the New England Aquarium because I had heard a lot of fabulous things.  We were staying at family-friendly Residence Inn Boston Seaport and the aquarium was a […]

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

How talking to strangers might be more helpful than you think (Great Ocean Road, Australia)

August 23, 2017

“You aren’t going to see any koalas in the wild,” my friends who had been there told me when I said this was my number one reason for visiting Australia.  They’re all in sanctuaries and zoos where you can see them, hold them and meet them.  But you won’t see koalas in the wild. A […]

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Birthday cake for my kids' birthday

A bittersweet birthday cake anyone can make

August 16, 2017

I take baked goods very seriously.  I’m not always very good at chemistry, or measuring or even following directions very well, so I truly appreciate how magical it is when a bunch of ingredients come together in an oven and make something spectacular like a birthday cake. I know birthday cakes are special and every […]

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