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There’s No Place Like Gnome: The Magical Hike Every Kid Will Love

This magical walk through the woods is perfect for tiny hikers and cute to boot!

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10 Things Every Seattle Kid’s Garden Needs

From Zoo Doo to spirited garden gnomes, here’s how to make your Seattle garden grow!

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8 Funny Alternatives to Elf on the Shelf to Shake Things Up

Bored by that ever-present elf during the holidays? Here’s how to switch it up this year.

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18 Easy Ways to Boost the Backyard Fun Factor

Add these to your backyard and the kids won’t want to come in when you call!

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The 2019 Holiday Decor You Can Score from Target

Dress up your home for the holidays with these scores from Target’s 2019 collections!

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Forecasting the Best Family Movies of 2018

There are tons of awesome movies coming out for families in 2018, but we narrowed it down to what we think will be the 10 absolute must-sees.

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Once Upon a Playground: Local Parks Built for Imaginative Play

If you have a little one that is enchanted by all things winged and magical, head to one of these fairy-dotted forests for an afternoon of whimsy and wonder. 

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Gnome Sweet Gnome: 15 Activities to Access Your Inner Gnome

Today is Gnome Day. You have permission to unleash your inner beard-o.

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Today Is Indoor Gardening Day

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Today Is Indoor Gardening Day

Bring the outdoors in.

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Gardening in the middle of winter is actually possible thanks to indoor gardening projects like these.

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Pay tribute to the beloved garden gnome with 9 gnome-tastic ideas to…

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Free the Elf on the Shelf

Photo: Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh
…with apologies to my gnome-loving friends…
The holiday season is here which means it’s time for the annual release of the Christmas kraken. It is time to unbox the Elf.

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From now until Dec.…

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Just Opened: 826 Valencia Tenderloin

A two-story treehouse, whimsical poetry classes for kids, and plenty of unicorn-horn polish and gnome-be-gone glitter, 826 Valencia’s newest outpost is unexpected in the very best ways.

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Today Is Gnome Day

 

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Today Is Gnome Day

They’re watching you.

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Even if your garden is gnome-free, there are plenty of ways to
embrace your inner gnome.

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Want to go gnome spotting from your couch?
Check out one of these…

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Gnome Spotting Best Movies for Gnome Lovers

There’s something so irresistible about the gnome, belly protruding and pointy hat sticking up from garden beds, that brings a smile to everyone’s face. This folkloric creature can be found on the big screen. Read on for some new films…

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New Community Hub: Gnome’s Home

Gnome’s Home is a new community learning space in the Alberta Arts area offering classes on preserving, doll making, essential oil perfume mixing and more.

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12 Secrets to Having the Most Fun at Ren Faire

“Huzzah” to jousting knights, court jesters, fair maidens, and giant turkey legs. Our tips will make sure your kids have a blast as you travel to the past.

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How to Celebrate & Photograph National Teddy Bear Day

We give you ideas of where to celebrate National Teddy Bear Day with your own teddy bear and awesome photo inspiration to boot!

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Explore an Urban Refuge in the Heart of Bellevue

If you’re looking for a break from the loud playgrounds and busy water parks, the Bellevue Botanical Garden may offer up the mellower respite your crew needs.

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Mimosa Studios

Adopt a Gnome and Help Homeless Pets at Mimosa Studios

Mimosa Studios is hosting Gnome Adoptions starting this summer! Come in and paint any one of our 8 gnome sizes, get a Gnome Adoption Certificate and enter a competition for awesome prizes!  Just take your painted gnome on your summer…

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She’s A Very Tweaky Girl

Maybe it’s the bright yellow exterior that lures you into TWEAK, or the buzz that has steadily generated about this adult and kid friendly “Giftery.” Perhaps it’s the sign posted on the front door that states, “Explore the store. You…

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Best and Wurst of Local German Grub

Grubbing down on some cuisine from other countries can often be exciting and interesting, but not everyone can afford to trek all across the globe, sampling national dishes. Let’s face it, most people can’t make it a habit to travel…

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Winner of the Homemade Halloween Costume Contest

update: here is the winning costume – gnome girl. all the submissions were all awesome! thanks for playing!
This one’s for all you hard-working, crafty mamas and papas. You know who you are. You’re either not quite satisfied with the…

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