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Adventuring with kids: A weekend near Mt Rainier!

Mt Rainier has been on my bucket list ever since we moved to Seattle. Or actually, it may have been on my bucket list┬ábefore we moved to the PNW. On summer days it can be seen in the background, overlooking … Continue reading

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A quick word about summer in the PNW

The longer we live in the PNW, the more I realize how different it is here than Chicago. Take the summer season, for example. In Chicago, the weather is hot and muggy and everyone’s AC is going on full blast. … Continue reading

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Visiting the tulip fields in Washington (with toddlers!)

The girls and I went on our annual trip to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival today – and at least one of us had a blast! (It was me, I may have been the only one to have fun. Typical.) … Continue reading

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Escaping to the mountains (Winthrop, WA with toddlers!)

One of the reasons we moved to Seattle was because I had this vision of Tim and I being able to take roadtrips with our little family to truly wonderful places, and we have LOVED exploring this gorgeous area of … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Whidbey Island

This past week marks four years since Tim and I tied the knot. I vacillate between disbelief that our wedding was an entire four years ago, and feeling like so much has happened in our marriage thus far that I … Continue reading

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