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Why Sauvie Island is Your Family’s New Favorite Warm Weather Spot

Experience island life the whole family will love at Sauvie Island this spring and summer. From playing on the beach to berry picking, there are adventures for everyone.

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Tubular! Igloo’s New Collection Is Radically Retro

These new coolers from Igloo will make you feel nostalgic for the ’80s and ’90s.

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The Complete List of 2020 Black Friday Store Hours from RetailMeNot

It’s time to get ready to hit those Black Friday sales. In recent years, shopping commenced before the turkey was served. It can be challenging to plan out your Thanksgiving menu along with your holiday shopping. To help keep our…

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Finding Gratitude Isn’t Easy

“If not for these struggles, the hard, or the difficult, the good, the gains, and the friendships would likely have never shone through so brightly.”

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Crate and Barrel Recalls Kids Danish Tall Bookcases Due to Risk of Collapse

They have received five reports of the bookcase’s leg breaking.

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Crate & Barrel Launches Delightfully Wicked Halloween Collection

There is even an exclusive collection with PATCH NYC.

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7 Family Restaurants That Serve a View

From rooftop restaurants to pleasant patio dining, here are some of the best places to dine al fresco with the whole family.

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Will Our Preschoolers Remember Sheltering in Place?

“Today was hard but you fought a dragon, you had a playdate, you learned limits, you grew—a virus notwithstanding.”

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BIC Looks to Spread Cheer This Spring

April flowers bring May flowers.

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Give Your Room a Virtual Makeover with These Fun Zoom Backgrounds

Check out some of the best backgrounds we have rounded up so far.

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Recall Alert: Crate and Barrel Push Walker

If you have this walker, stop use immediately.

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Break the Mold with These Father’s Day Gifts

Bypass the boring and give dad the gift of an experience this Father’s Day.

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Fun, Functional Kid-Friendly Furniture for Any Room in the House

These 8 kid-friendly furniture pieces put the fun in functional, with cool style and room to grow with your child.

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Costco, IKEA & These Other Major Stores Will Close on Thanksgiving Day

These retailers have put their foot down on being open on Turkey Day.

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Where to Buy Everything from Joanna Gaines’ Stylish Nursery for Her Son, Crew

Give your nursery a touch of that Magnolia by Joanna Gaines’ style, no shiplap needed.

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Farewell, Land of Nod—Parents, Say Hello the New Crate and Kids

The kids home decor brand you love has a whole new name with even more awesome styles.

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Here’s What Stores Are Closed on Thanksgiving (& Why)

Here’s the growing list of stores waiting until Black Friday to open.

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Just in Case, These Restaurants Are Open on Thanksgiving

If a home-cooked meal is not on your Thanksgiving agenda this year, here’s how you can still make the holiday special.

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A Belly Full of Giggles with Barrel of Monkeys

Since 1997 they’ve been offering programs and performances for kids and kids-at-heart. Read on to learn how you can get in on the fun!

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VIDEO: Watch This Little Girl Flip a Plane With Her Pilot Dad

Whoa! See what happens when this little girl took control of a plane.

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This Man Proposed to His Girlfriend, but What He Asked Her Daughter Has Us Teary-Eyed

His questions made dreams come true for both mother and daughter.

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Get-Me-to-the-Weekend Countdown: Weekday Summer Fun!

Don’t just live for the weekend . . . make every sunny summer day great with these activities that’ll keep you from sliding into a weekday slump.

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Research Reveals the Age People Outgrow IKEA

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As parents, we know the joy of IKEA: $5 stuffed animals, wooden toys that won’t break the bank, and cute kids’ decor galore. And that’s just the kid section. A study done by Priceonomics,…

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Let Them Eat Cake at These Gluten-Free Bakeries

If you are looking for some great gluten-free restaurants for your family’s next meal, look no further—we’ve got a list of the best so read on.

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More than Mac and Cheese: Restaurants for Your Mini Meat Eater

Are big bowls of mac and cheese and (child-sized) personal pizzas not cutting it for your mini carnivore anymore?

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The DMV’s Parent-Friendly Wine Bars

Finding time to enjoy a glass of wine, now that you probably have a kid shadow at your feet, may not be easy; but, it can be done!

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On Tap: Seattle’s Sweetest Spots for Root Beer Floats

Sure, you can make root beer floats at home, but why bother when these six spots make their floats so delightfully delicious and accessible? Click through the gallery for the sweet details.

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Babes and Beers: 3 New Family-Friendly Breweries

Craving a craft beer but kicking it with a few underagers? Check out one of these newly opened San Francisco breweries, each of which take happy families as seriously as their hops.

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The Secret to Non-Stop Fun on Mondays

Just another manic Monday? Not so fast. There are organized family activities happening across town every Monday that will make your week start on a high note. Discover them here.

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Bellevue Square’s Snowflake Lane: A Rite of Passage for Any Seattle Fam

A trip down Bellevue Square’s Snowflake Lane is a traditional Seattle institution – and a meaningful rite of passage for families during the holiday season.  Take your little ones on an unforgettable trip of dazzling displays along the sidewalks of…

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