Keeping Pets Safe During 4th of July [list]

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Did you know that July 5th is the busiest day of the year for Animal Shelters?  Not surpising, and yet heartbreaking. Fireworks and loud noises often frighten pets so much they flee their homes in terror. In fact, animal control officers across the country report a 30 percent increase in lost pets each year between July 4 and July 6—and …

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FATHER’S DAY FUN! Washington Brewer’s Festival at Marymoor Park [Weekend Fun List)

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Raise a glass with us on Father’s Day weekend as the Washington Beer Commission presents the 11th Annual Washington Brewer’s Festival at King County’s Marymoor Park! The Washington Brewer’s Festival is a unique all-ages beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados can sample more than 500 beers from 110 Washington breweries. In addition, the festival offers wine and cider tastings, …

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Orlando: Ways You Can Help [list]

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It’s been hard to watch the news, and not feel the pain and grief for Orlando. As family members learn the fate of loved ones and as vigils take place, we all wonder from across the country “how can we help?”  For most, our thoughts and prayers are enough.  But if you choose to give more, there are unfortunate souls …

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Need a Good Belly Laugh Today? Seattle’s LAUGHTER COACH on AGT [audition]

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What is a Laughter Coach? Tita Begashaw, a 62-year-old from Seattle.  She went by just her first name, Tita, when she approached the judges on Tuesday night’s second episode of auditions for America’s Got Talent 2016.  Her laughter is contagious,  but was it enough to get past the audition? This worth a watch, either way…we are PROUD of you Tita! …

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Rainier Beer is BACK in the NW! [videos]

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For the first time in more than a decade, good ole’ Vitamin R (nickname) brewing returns to the NW!  (at Redhook Factory in Woodinville).  Introducing the pale ale and throwback label and bottle.  Check out the story (HERE). If you grew up in the NW, then you are familiar with the TV creative (which were unique back in the day …

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Seattle’s Most Popular Dog Names [list]

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‘Rocky’, ‘Toby’ and ‘Rosie’ are among those that top the list for names we choose for our pets here in the NW.  Check out the rest (HERE).

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WEEKEND: Bite of Greece, STORM Basketball, Pet Expo and More!

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If you love the St. Demetrios Greek Festival in October, then this is a must!  You’ve got  Greek food, wine, and music at Bite of Greece at Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption on Capitol Hill.  And admission is Free. Seattle STORM have games on both FRIDAY and SUNDAY at the KEY. (HERE). And the Seattle PET EXPO is happening …

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Last Minute Memorial Weekend Road-Trip Getaways! [list]

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If you’re looking for a road trip with options (like ferries vs. bridges and hotels vs. campgrounds), Hood Canal is the place to go. One of my favs and always a nice ferry ride (though the drive is nice too).   Handful of other roadtrips you can take (HERE). And if they aren’t already booked out, some of our favorite lodges …

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Best Summer Food Items To Buy (and Save $$$) at Costco

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We already know, we’re to get a good deal at Costco.  But really, which are the best?  Well according to the Seattlepi.com they are Maple Syrup, Condiments, Spices and Apple Sauce are among the few.  But what tops the list?  It’s a favorite for all, check it out (HERE).  Even more deals (HERE).

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