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What Sounds Fun For Spring Break! Family Fun for April 7th-11th!

Looking for Spring Break ideas for your South Sound kids and family? If you’re doing a South Sound staycation or daycation this week and looking for cheap Fun for kids in Tacoma, Puyallup, Olympia, or Your South Sound home-Sounds Fun Mom is the place for South Sound family fun. Here’s a special edition of my […]

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Spring Fair Tips and Tricks

Looking to save at the Spring Fair in Puyallup? Want a few tips to make the most of your visit? You’ve come to the right place! We live up the hill from the fairgrounds, and as I’ve mentioned before, I actually prefer the Spring Fair to the big one. It’s just less busy and has […]

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What to Do Today! South Sound Fun For April 6th

Sunday Tarzan! at ManeStage theater in Sumner- Last show! The Jordan World Circus performs in Puyallup  Link has a free child’s ticket (these may also be at area stores). Adults are 18.00 Historical Fort Steilacoom presents The Flett Family Descendants of the Flett family share photos and talk about the history of the area once […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun and Things to Do April 4th-6th!

Need something free or affordable to do around the South Sound this  weekend? Here’s a whole list of fun family activities, including lots of great deals! For Seattle or Portland area fun you’ll want to check out the fantastic list over at ThriftyNWmom compiled by the newest member of their frugal finding team, Annaliese of Grays Harbor Deals! […]

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Open House at Gig Harbor Cooperative Preschool Today!

Gig Harbor area readers, be sure to check out today’s (Friday, April 4th) open house from 10AM-12 with our friends and sponsors at Gig Harbor Cooperative Preschool. They’re now enrolling for next year, and this is a great chance to check out the school, meet the teachers, and talk to current parents. The school has […]

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Puyallup Wiggleworks on Groupon!


Hey, Puyallup, Wiggleworks is on Groupon! This is the first I’ve seen this new, popular indoor playground on any of the deal sites since they opened at the South Hill Mall. I haven’t been as both my boys are now past the age/height for this spot, so if you’ve gone and can leave a review, […]

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Princess Party This Saturday!

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It’s not too late to party with your princesses! Pierce County Parks and Rec is hosting another of their popular princess parties this Saturday, the 5th, at Meridian Habitat Park on South Hill.

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Meet North Tacoma KinderCare!

I frequently get questions from Tacoma area readers looking for childcare options. Today, I’m very proud to introduce our new sponsors, the KinderCare team in North Tacoma. Director Veronika Hawkins has 25 years of experience in Early Childhood Education, and her team has more than 100 combined years of caring for little ones (Really! I […]

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Register Now For The Lacey Family Fish In

Lacey, Saturday, April 19th Lacey Family Fish In Fishing event for kids 5-14 will take place at the Woodland Creek Community Park at Long’s Pond. Preregister for 5.00 with the city of Lacey parks department. Each child who participates will receive a rod and reel to keep, and volunteers will be on hand to assist. […]

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Just Hatched: The South Sound Egg Hunt List


You’ll find now my round up of South Puget Sound egg hunts, Easter Bunny photo ops, and other Easter fun up in the menu bar! Don’t find eggsactly what you’re after? Know a hunt I missed? Just send a note to my (in) basket at! You’ll note that many, many groups haven’t put detailed […]

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