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Warm Up at These Nearby Hot Springs

Warm up at these nearby, family-friendly hot springs.

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16 Places to Score Unique & Imaginative Birthday Gifts

Break out of the birthday present mold by heading to one of these shops that offer everything from 3-D puzzles and brain games, to pirate treasures and vintage toys.

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Issaquah Reindeer Festival: The Next Best Thing to the North Pole

Sure Santa is the star of the Christmas holiday, but what about all of his hard workers that help him get everything done? When do they get their celebration? Well, for 9 of Santa’s furry friends, there’s a special holiday…

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Best Spring Day Trips

When the days get longer, we often start jonesing for the open road. We don’t want to nest indoors anymore; we want to spread our wings. However, when there’s family involved, that spontaneous Thelma & Louise-style road trip is definitely…

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Animal Adventures in the Seattle Area

For critter-crazy kids, Seattle offers abounding opportunities for encounters with animals, native, exotic, and domestic. Spot a bald-eagle at the beach, a kangaroo at the zoo, or feed a furry friend at the farm ­– it’s all possible.  Here’s a…

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Craigslist Find: Chariot Cougar 2 – $375

Maintaining some of your pre-kid life is ideal for healthy living and is a good way to get a daily dose of sanity. Sometimes that morning exercise grants you the sweet serenity that gets you through the day. For some…

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Explore: Hiking (and Shopping) at Redmond Ridge

Hidden Treasures on Redmond Ridge
How about a fun day trip that includes some serious nature and…shopping!? (Who knew bird-watching and boutiques could co-exist?) Pack the walking/hiking shoes, kiddie backpack, some snacks, (and a credit card) and head East to…

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Get Out and Play Seattle: Dec. 10

The holidays are all around us, so best to enjoy rather than try to escape it (Jan. 2 will be here soon enough).  This weekend brings all kinds of festive fun, from a 5K that supports healthy girls, to a…

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Explore: Issaquah

Explore: Issaquah

Don’t let Issaquah fool you. The charming little town has a big share of city-style entertainment that can keep parents and minis both occupied and happy. Summer is a great time to experience outdoor adventures like Cougar Mountain…

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