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12 Unique Wine Subscription Services That Really Deliver (When You Need It Most)

Whether you are looking for something special for Mother’s Day or the perfect housewarming gift, these wine delivery services get the pinot noir to your door in a flash.

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Three Local Moms Share Their Must-Dos For a Florida Vacation

Florida has thrilling theme parks, beautiful beaches, amazing art museums and an abundance of other adventures. But do you know it also has the best places for spotting shells or the local restaurants that kids will love? 
A vacation to…

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Mother’s Day Brunch Spots That Know What Mom Wants

Pancakes, waffles, bacon and mimosas await!

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Valentine's Day Collection

Make Valentine’s Day a Little Sweeter with Dylan’s Candy Bar

They make expressing your love deliciously easy.

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Cocktail Classics

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Jelly Belly

Welcome a new year in a fun and delicious way.

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5 Wines Mom Will Love

Want to buy mom a bottle of wine but don’t know where to start? Here are 5 she’ll love.

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The New Candy That May Replace Your Morning Cup of Coffee

Coffee plus gummy bears equals all-day goodness.

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Hop Into Spring with an Easter Brunch

Easter egg hunts are hard work. Fuel up for the big day with an Easter brunch full of divine eats and sweet treats.

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Reservations Are Now Open for Disneyland’s New Princess Breakfast

This new Disney Princess experience is up close and personal in a whole new way.

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The Best New & Limited-Edition Valentine’s Day Candy to Sweeten Your Holiday

Check out our sweet picks for the best new Valentine’s Day candy this year.

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We’ve Peeped 7 Target Holiday Decor Finds You Can Snag Right Now

It’s never too early to shop for Christmas––right?

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Rosé All Day With Target’s Sweet New Valentine’s Day Candy

Check out what Target has on tap for the most loving day of the year.

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Jessica Alba Welcomes Her New Year’s Baby

The actress and entrepreneur welcomed her third child, with hubby Cash Warren, on New Year’s Eve.

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America Ferrera Is Pregnant & Her Announcement Is Adorbs

The “Superstore” actress is soon to join the club…the mommy club that is.

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Target Totally Has You Covered for New Year’s Eve Festivities

Whether you’re prepping a midnight buffet or a New Year’s Day family brunch, Target has you covered.

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Why Our Family Embraces All Holiday Traditions, Both New & Old

For me, the magic of the holiday season has so much to do with tradition—keeping the old ones alive and creating new traditions. Ever since I became a mom, the magic of Christmas has felt fresh to me again, and…

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Where to Eat Out with Kids on New Years Eve

Cheers! Welcome in 2018 at these restaurants where kids are welcome and everyone will be celebrating!

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Two For Mum: Mother’s Day Brunch & Spa Combos

Double the fun for mom this year with a meal and some me-time!

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Making Friends When You’re a “Teetotaler”

Photo: Leah Kelley
(A teetotaler is someone who abstains entirely from drinking alcohol. Yes, this includes beer and wine. And yes, also frozen sangria, Mike’s Hard Lemonade and even champagne at a wedding.)
Is it hard to make friends when…

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Mac and Cheese Heaven Found in the Heart of Potrero Hill

Calling all mac and cheese connoisseurs! There’s a brand new restaurant in SF specializing in the gooey, crispy, cheesy delicacy.

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5 Very Honest Truths About Packing For Your Hospital Stay

Photo: Mama du Jour
A couple years ago, I was a first time mom scouring the internet for hospital bag essentials. I had no idea what to pack. Every list was very generic and similar- bring comfy clothes for after…

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Hilarious Parenting Tweets of the Week

From the soccer carpool to the never-ending assortment of mismatched socks, sometimes there are days when you’ve only got a few seconds (or 140 characters) to get in a good giggle. Well, sit back and get ready to scroll because…

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Say Bonjour to Lady Yum: Kirkland’s Newest Macaron Parlor

Whether you call it a macaron or a macaroon, you can now indulge your sweet tooth in this French desert trend at Lady Yum’s new flagship store.

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Just Opened: Luxury Spa with Child Care

Sometimes all you need in order to wind down is a relaxing massage, but we all know that’s not the easiest thing to schedule when you’re a mom. Between shuttling the little ones to school and soccer practice, set aside…

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Four Refreshing Garden-Inspired Cocktails

It’s that time of year when us gardeners move from planting and planning to watering and weeding (sadly, for most, we’re still a bit away from harvesting). But don’t forget one of the most fun steps of all is watching…

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Just Opened: The Portland Aquarium Delivers Hands-On Fun

Winter break is almost here and that means kids at home, not at school… four days in a row. And it’s going to be cold and probably raining. Now when the walls around you start to close in and it’s…

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Bon Appetit: Where to Enjoy French Cuisine

We’ve already determined that French parents know it all, so naturally, the next step in becoming a faux-Frenchie is to expose your wee ones to all that Seattle has to offer in French cuisine. While visions of your preschooler screaming…

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Pampering Mom in Tahoe 101

Instead of a store-bought card and a handful of roses, why not treat Mom to some delightful comestibles and luxurious pampering this Sunday? And what better place to treat Mother on her day than along or near the shores of…

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How to Make Vintage Cocktails in Your Kitchen

Revolving 500 feet above Seattle, fine guests of The Eye of the Needle (now called Sky City) enjoyed dining and drinks in a decadent, rotating atmosphere in 1962. While the days of a full course meal for less than $7…

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Date Night: New Years Eve 2012

New Years Eve is the quintessential date night. This year we suggest going all out — hire a babysitter, squeeze yourself into that fab dress that’s hanging in the back of your closet, and live up the last minutes of…

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Date Night: 5 Festive Treatments at SF Spas

The holidays are supposed to be fun, but let’s face it, they are often stressful and overwhelming. Our friends at 7×7 have come up with the perfect way to minimize the holiday stress and make this holiday season the best…

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Beachside Fun with the Kids in Malibu

Celebrated the world over, Malibu is in its prime during the summer months. With so much to see and do in this sun-drenched area, we’ve created a well-curated list of the best beaches for families, with insider tips on how…

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Top 7 Most Romantic Things to Do in Napa

Thinking you and your partner need a little one-on-one time? The wine country is the ideal getaway sans kids, whether it’s for an afternoon picnic or long romantic weekend. Start booking now, because it gets busy up here with just…

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Mommy’s Night Out at Kibbn

Always a good time,  Kibbn (in Redmond Town Center) is again hosting one of their fab Mommy’s Night Out events. Thursday October 15th 6 – 9pm.  Complimentary Champagne, Fall trunk show, 20% off your purchase with a donation of gently…

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Katrinka’s Secret Boudoir Photography

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Stripping down to your skivvies in front of a camera might not be the first thing you think of when scheduling some “me” time.  But local photographer Christina Mallet understands her boudoir photography business, Katrinka’s Secret, as a…

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Party Favors

Celebrating a birth? A birthday? We’ve got a few tips on new, local services that can make getting together the party hats and candles easier–and so successful. Looking for serious help planning a big birthday, school fundraiser, neighborhood bash, or…

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