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Seattle is full of wonderful museums to educate and inspire.

The Seattle area is home to an excellent collection of art, history, maritime, and special interest museums. The Museum of Flight will take you on a thrilling adventure through aviation history with exhibits like the Great Gallery, the Personal Courage Wing and the original Boeing Headquarters, in one of the largest air and space museums in the world. At MoPOP you can learn to play an instrument, stroll through the Jimi Hendrix exhibit and explore the history of popular culture. History buffs will appreciate the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) and the Klondike Gold Rush Museum. Many of these museums are family-friendly and offer hands-on-activities for kids and adults alike!  Check out these museums too!


Click on the link below for a mapped list of great places for testing out your new boots and scarf!  Get into Autumn and get a pumpkin.


Wild, Weird and Perfectly Normal Solar Eclipse Viewing Options Are Still Available

Whether you’re Oregon-bound with your besties or staying in Seattle with the fam, not everything is sold out.  Get the deets…




0189ad79-a027-4073-9892-d79f2e3a4c0a15 gifts your mom actually wants this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is about showing Mom some love. Even if all your bank account will allow for is a nice card that spells out to Mom just how much you care about and appreciate her, that’ll do just fine. It’s the thought that counts.

If you have the funds, but aren’t sure what to get her this year, you’ve landed in the right guide. We picked out 15 presents mothers will love — even yours. They run the gamut, from emerald necklaces to sleek sandals for summer, from luxe candles to beautiful bouquets of farm-fresh flowers. Have a look. 



Spring Cleaning: Clear Out Allergens & Make Your Home Sneeze Free

Create a clean and healthy environment for your home.

Spring is here and like most homeowners, I’ve been spending time opening windows and clearing the (literal) cobwebs from my home. The air is a bit warmer, the light lasts longer and although my yard will need some help recovering from the winter chill, it feels good to step outside. Spring cleaning is a ritual for many homeowners, we feel more inclined to change our decor and tidy up from the long winter of near-hibernation. But spring cleaning is also a ritual because many people suffer from pollen-related allergies; the sneezing and snuffling motivates us to clear the dust and the clutter. Cleaning companies are busier as homeowners desire a thorough clean (windows, carpeting, appliances, etc.). It’s the perfect time of year to scrub the corners and crevices of the home.  Link to the full article…


15 Reasons Mister Rogers Was The Best Neighbor Ever

Back in 7th grade I stood up in front of my English class and delivered a tongue-in-cheek, poorly researched presentation on why I thought Mister Rogers should be the next President. I ate up the first few minutes zipping up my cardigan, and putting on some sneakers, and then I proceeded to mock him roundly. It was a riotous success. All these years later, I’m using this post to repent. The following are 15 things everyone should know about Fred Rogers…link to the story.

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The 7 Essential Steps of Buying Your First Home

Thinking of buying your first home? Follow these seven steps to success.

Written by Laurie Davis

There is so much more to home shopping than just picking a neighborhood or style of house. Begin the journey at least a year in advance so that you can keep the home buying process as smooth and stress-free as possible.  Read the full article…


Christmas and Holiday Event Guide 2014

A roundup of the city’s festive concerts, theater, dance, and more.

Do you really need us to describe A Christmas Carol again at this point? No. So let’s skip to the part where we tell you when and where some of your annual holiday favorites will play. To the list!