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The Shirley Temple King Just Launched His Own Line

These kid-approved mocktails are made by the Shirley Temple King.

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This Mama’s Christmas Giving Mistake Will Make You Laugh Until You Cry

Here’s why this mom hugged a stranger in a gas station parking lot.

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There’s a Secret Menu Item at Disney’s Toy Story Land—& Here’s How to Get It

There’s a very special secret menu item at Toy Story Land’s new restaurant—and it’s just for grownups!

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Just Opened: Sugarfina Sells Luxury Candy for the Kid in All of Us

Rush to this new boutique of sweets that’s destined to become your next candy crush.

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Pregnant in Hawaii? Here’s Something Fun to Try

No running, no tea cups, no sushi, or hot tubs, but there is one unique activity to add to your list of ‘can-do’s’ while pregnant.

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How to Make a Mint Julep Mocktail

Today is National Mint Julep Day so bust out a batch of a no-booze version that you can share with the kids.

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Call a Babysitter: A Super Mario-Themed Pop-Up Bar Just Opened Up

Drinks + Super Mario?! It’s not appropriate for your kids, but we felt a burning desire to share it for the child inside us all. A new adults-only Nintendo dream world guarantees to make nights out with the spouse more…

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10 Eastside Restaurants That Serve up a Side of Fun

Tired of going out to eat with iPads and cell phones at the ready? These spots offer everything from toy bins to board games and books, so you can go forth and enjoy your meal.

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Best Reasons to Get a Babysitter in February

How does uninterrupted conversation sound? Take a small break from family time and check out these sitter-worthy, 21-and-over events happening around town in February.

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A Beer Lover’s Dream

With the way this summer is sizzling, a cold beverage is definitely required. And, if you’re interested in a cold one of the beer variety, then check out the Phinney Neighborhood Association’s Beer Oasis event on July 18.
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Lunch With a View: Top Spots for Kid-Friendly Waterfront Noshing

What better way to enjoy a not-too-hot summer day than with a family meal by the water?

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Ginger Ale Braised Beef

Click here to discover the secret to an unbelievably easy and tasty braised beef dish.

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Flycaster Brewing Company: Fun for the Kids, Beer for You

Who says breweries aren’t for kids? At this Eastside hot spot, you can imbibe on a craft beer and bring the littles along for the ride.

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Pop Shops: Locally-Sourced Father’s Day Finds

From handcrafted wares he can wear to fun, foodie finds—celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with some locally-made loot.

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Leisure Games at Icicle Brewing Company

Just when you thought you didn’t need another reason for drinking beer, the Icicle Brewing Company in Leavenworth has gone and created another way to love a cold one with the Leisure Games.

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Autumnal Bliss: 7 Spots for Pumpkin Treats in Atlanta

Be honest, you look forward to the re-arrival of the pumpkin spiced latte as much as you do the crimson-hued leaves. We’re with you on this. Come autumn, it’s all we can do to keep from downing pumpkin-flavored coffees, cocoas,…

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8 Breweries To Grab A Pint With Your Kids In-Tow

You don’t have to save a trip to one of Seattle’s best breweries for date night anymore! Lucky for Seattle beer-loving parents, there are plenty of spots around the city to take your little ones and enjoy a brew. A…

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Best Seasonal Beers for Fall

Autumn is a season of unmistakable change, as the days grow shorter and the sun moves south. It’s time to set aside the refreshing, playful beers of summer and explore more contemplative beers with greater character and substance. Our local…

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The Sycamore Kitchen: A New Eatery for a Hip Play Date

Have you blacklisted fancy French restaurants for the next 10 years until the kids perfect their table manners and to avoid those glares from neighboring diners?  Relax and let your little ones and your taste buds run loose at this…

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Date Night: The Best Brews for Strong Beer Month

Screaming kids, countless errands to run, deadlines–does anything sound more satisfying than a cold pint and a few hours without any responsibilities? Luckily, Bay Area parents can take an evening off and enjoy the best of SF Beer Week and…

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The Best Kid Friendly Spots to Watch the Super Bowl in Seattle

This Sunday, millions of Americans will be settling down in front of their TVs for the most popular sporting event in the country–Superbowl XLVI (That’s 46 for those who are a little rusty on their Roman numerals.) While you probably…

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Date Night: Four Pumpkin Beers Worth Drinking This Fall

Pumpkins are good for so much more than making a mess on your kitchen table and being carved into silly faces. Bay Area breweries are putting all that pumpkin deliciousness to good use, and just in time for Date Night!…

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Date Night: Seattle Neighborhood Microbreweries

We’re back with another fabulous article by Seattle Magazine. This one’s all about the little guy, the little guy who packs a big punch. That’s right! Microbreweries. And the Seattle area has tons of them. Most of these places not…

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Date Night: Autumn Beer Suggestions

Autumn sure is packed with fun kids events, but that doesn’t mean you (mom and dad!) have to sit on the sidelines. Nothing screams grown-up fun more than a road trip through the Bay Area to visit some great breweries…

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Date Night: The Best Beers in Seattle

It’s easy to fall into a rut of a routine. Dinner at your usual place, your favorite entree, off to an evening movie and then back home. The date night cycle. Thankfully, Seattle Magazine is here to save you from…

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Eclectic Family Fun in Portland's Hawthorne District

The Hawthorne District begins at the Hawthorne Bridge and runs all the way up to Mount Tabor—some 60 blocks. (Most of the action is concentrated between 30th and 42nd.) It’s a jumping off point to several other neighborhoods, like Buckman,…

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Date Night: A Craft Brewery Tour of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties

Beer has come a long way since the college days and perhaps you and your sweetie are fans of the new generation of ales. Here’s a great suggestion from our friends at 7×7 for a quick getaway to sip and…

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Explore: Madrona

Where can you find cute boutiques, cafes, playgrounds, and a glass-blowing studio all within a three block radius? Madrona!
Join the locals lining up around the block for brunch at the Hi-Spot Cafe. They serve their beloved breakfast every day,…

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Explore: Washington Park Arboretum

Seattleites, it’s almost your day (or season) in the sun. The Washington Park Arboretum offers many activities for families to enjoy the great outdoors. Start at the Graham Visitors’ Center where you can pick up a trail map and plan…

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Explore: 34th Street in Madrona

If you’re looking for a place to grab a bite with the littles, 34th Street in Madrona is about as good as it gets. There’s a slew of family eateries mixed in with small boutique shops that make the three-block-long…

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