Get Sparky And The Case Of The Missing Smoke Alarms! A Fun And Free App!

Case of the missing smoke alarms app

Teaching your kids about safety just got as easy as, “Stop, Drop, and Download!” That’s right-when it comes to learning about fire safety, there’s now an app for that! It’s designed especially for preschoolers and young children, but our whole family enjoyed it, and I know yours will, too! Did I mention it’s FREE? The […]

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Fall Events at Fort Nisqually

There are two really special events coming up at Tacoma’s Fort Nisqually. The first is the candelight tour on October 3rd and 4th. While not intended to be spooky, it does involve walking around in the night and watching people in costume, as you get a close-up look at life in the 1800′s.  Tickets are 8.00 for kids […]

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The Indoor Playground Guide for 2014 is Updated!

puyallup indoor playground

It’s raining, it’s pouring, and guess what I did all morning? I updated the indoor playground guide!  Enjoy! Do keep in mind that while most of these spots also offer parties and kids’ night out events, open play times ALL require adult supervision. Open play at parks and rec centers is primarily in large gym […]

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Haunted Theater at Tacoma City Ballet

Haunted theater

Ticket sales have started for Tacoma City Ballet’s Haunted Theater.   This is a special Halloween production suitable for children of all ages. It begins with a backstage tour, followed by special Halloween themed dance performances. Costumes are invited, naturally! If you have a young dancer, or just a young Halloween lover (and what kids […]

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Win Tickets To Ringling Bros & Barnum and Bailey Super Circus Heroes! FLASH giveaway!

Circus at Showare Center in Kent

Update-Congratulations to our winner, Ben! Ben’s comment was chosen by a random number generator. I promise it’s just a coincidence that it’s awesome. Thanks, Ben! And hey-Get in touch so we can get you your prize!!   Let’s start the week the right way-with a giveaway! I’ve got a family 4 pack to the Thursday […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun and Things To Do September 19th, 20th, and 21st!

Oh, Tacoma-so much free fun for you this weekend! Don’t worry if you live elsewhere- there is plenty for you, too! Here’s a great list of fun ideas for your family this weekend, with kid friendly activities and places to go all over-including free festivals and fun in Lacey, Gig Harbor, Lakewood, and just about […]

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South Sound Harvest Festivals 2014

Get your fresh on at South Sound area harvest festivals and celebrations. I know this picture is Crazy, but I promise he had the teeth for it. I don’t like to brag, but my kid was very advanced in teeth!   There is  again no Harvest Fest Farm Tour in Pierce County or King County […]

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South Sound Apple Picking and Cider Making

    If finally feels like fall! If the cool air has you thinking about apple picking and cider making, you’re not along! Sadly, there just aren’t many places for u pick apples in the South Sound, and Terry’s Berries, which offered organic u pick apples, isn’t open for public picking this year. The good […]

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Tacoma Maritime Fest This Weekend!

Boat Festival Tacoma

The Tacoma Maritime Fest is coming up this weekend, and it’s full of my very favorite thing-free fun for your family! Woot! You can imagine how excited we are to be media sponsors. The Maritime Fest is a celebration of Tacoma’s history, and it’s full of free things to see and do. There is a […]

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Save the Date for the Mega Multiples Sale From Tacoma Parents of Multiples!

multiples sale graphic

You know I love to tell you about good deals and hidden treasures. Here’s an event that’s a little of both! It’s the big  Mega Multiples kids’ clothing and gear sale from Tacoma Parents of Multiples. It’s September 27th at  Bates Technical College South Campus Child Studies-Building E The street address is 2201 South 78th […]

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