Shellie Hart

Seattle Launches New Emergency Alerts & Notifications System

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AlertSeattle is the official emergency notification system used by the City of Seattle to communicate with city residents during emergencies. Sign up now to receive free alerts from the City via text message, email, voice message or social media. To sign-up for AlertSeattle, click here To update your existing AlertSeattle preferences, click here to access your account Click here for ... Read More »

Come & Get It! Ice Cold Lemonade…[photos/video]

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This is the PERFECT weekend!  Temps in the 90’s, Seafair, Blue Angels…lots of thirsty friends:)  There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than an ice-cold glass of lemonade, and these pint-sized entrepreneurs definitely make the most of rising temperatures. Whether you prefer lemonade that packs a sour punch or that’s lip-smacking sweet, these amazing stands will have you craving refreshments. ... Read More »

Hip Hip Hooray! New Dr. Seuss on Shelves Today!

This book cover image released by Random House shows "What Pet Should I Get," by Dr. Seuss. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Random House

What’s that, you say? A new book out today? Why yes, it’s here! Seuss‘s first book in years. What Pet Should I Get? a recently discovered, unpublished children’s book by beloved author Dr. Seuss is being released on Tuesday, July 28. The book is believed to have been penned at some point between the late 1950s and early 1960s, according ... Read More »

Seattle’s Next Artisan Trend…Cured Meats!

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According to Foodable Web TV Network… Seattle’s thriving artisan cured meat scene brings home more than just the bacon. Charcuterie, the french style of curing, preserving, and smoking meats, includes savory mainstays like bacon, ham, and sausage, as well as pâtés, terrines, and confits.  Read more (HERE). Read More »

Our Kids Are Telling Us Something, Are You Listening?

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Are parents spending too much time on their mobile phones?  In a recent study, children say their parents spend equal or less time with them, than on their devices. The research, conducted by AVG® Technologies, check out the stats (HERE). Read More »

BUCKET LIST: 15 Amazing Places [photos]

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15 Most Amazing Places to Visit and Experience once in your lifetime. There is a Chinese proverb said, “Traveling thousands of miles is better than reading thousands of books.” It means you can learn more from traveling to places as opposed to reading about them from books. It is very true that you can learn more by actually experiencing things ... Read More »

Emmy Award Nominations Announced

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Program-by-program, HBO’s Game of Thrones reigned with 24 total nominations, followed by FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show (19), HBO’s Olive Kitteridge (13) and HBO’s Bessie (12), Tying for fifth place, Netflix’s House of Cards, the final season of AMC’s Mad Men and Amazon’s Transparent each amassed 11 nods. 67th Emmy Awards airs Sept. 20th on FOX. More (HERE) and ... Read More »

Before There Was Google…

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The popular Internet series “Teens React” features a group of adolescents discussing and reacting to ancient artifacts. This week: encyclopedias.  This VERY funny when asked to look something up… Read More »