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The South Sound Beat the Heat List!

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Here’s my complete list of ways to keep cool with the kids around here today! Whether you’re too hot in Tacoma, sizzling in Sumner, or Overheating in Olympia-well, you get the idea…..I’m here to help! Here is my complete list of South Sound spraygrounds, wading pools, pools, fountains, and water features!   Yes, Puyallup-your wading pool […]

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Openings in Steve and Kate’s Day Camp, And in a Special Teen Rock Camp at Tacoma’s Charles Wright Academy!

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Hey, Tacoma, It’s not too late to find a great, summer day camp! If you could  use a hand finding something for the kids to do, I’ve got good news! Our sponsors at Charles Wright Academy have spots in their very special camp for teens, and limited spaces in their award winning day camp for […]

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Free Slurpees, Cheap Pancakes, And Weekday Highlights!

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Got bored kids on your hands (already??)! If you’re looking for good, cheap fun for your South Puget Sound kids, I’ve got you covered. First, a quick reminder about two fun food deals! Tomorrow, July 8th, you can get head to Ihop and celebrate their 56th anniversary with a .56 stack of pancakes! That’s a […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun and Things To Do July 5th and 6th!

Looking for fun kids’ activities for the rest of your 4th of July weekend today or tomorrow? If you live near Tacoma, Auburn, Lacey, Puyallup, Gig Harbor, Olympia-or somewhere in between-I’ve got you covered! Headed elsewhere? For Seattle or Portland area fun you’ll want to check out the fantastic list over at ThriftyNWmom compiled by the newest […]

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Happy Independence Day!

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Blue Star Museum Program: Free Museum Admission for Military Members and Their Families

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A quick reminder for my military readers that The Blue Star Museum program is back this summer. This outstanding program offers free admission to participating museums for all active duty, National Guard, and reserve personnel and their families all summer through Labor Day. In Washington, there are many outstanding museums participating, including the Museum of […]

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Meet The Young Adult Book Club At Garfield Book Company At PLU!

We’re so pleased to have the folks at Garfield Bookstore at PLU back as sponsors this summer. Once again, they’ve got some Great programming to help your kids fight that summer brain drain. This year, they’re offering a Young Adult Book Club! The first session has passed, but your kids can get in one of […]

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Straight Talk On Straight Teeth With Invisalign Teen

Smile for Invisalign!

I recently had the opportunity to learn about Invisalign Teen, a clear alternative to traditional braces for tweens and teens. I was really excited because as you can see, there are definitely some braces in our future. Yep, he’s cute, but that rabbit look he’s got going in the front-not so much. His older brother’s […]

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2014 South Sound Fireworks Displays and 4th of July Family Fun!


Here’s my list of South Sound 4th of July events, fireworks displays, and other family 4th fun. Looking for fireworks in Federal Way, the parade in Enumclaw, or Independence day fun in Puyallup? I’ve got you covered. I also have the links for 2014 4th of July fun in Steilacoom, Lacey, and Kent, plus what […]

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Sign Up Now For The Next Lowe’s Build And Grow!


Registration opened today  for the next Lowe’s Build and Grow!   These popular, free kids’ workshops do require registration, and they seem to fill faster every time! It’s a Turbo pull back racer on July 12th. Go here to sign up.

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