YUM! Check Out These Broccoli Tots! [recipe & video]

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Another way to get the kids to eat Broccoli (and us big kids too!).  A little bit of work, but getting rave reviews and can’t wait to try.  (Be a fun way to get the kids involved in the kitchen as well to help make the shapes). Broccoli Tots Recipe (HERE) Recipe/Story Source (HERE)

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Oh, oh. Coloring Books for Adults Lead to a Global Shortage of PENCILS! [video]

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There’s a run on printing presses, a scramble for paper, reported shortages of coloring pencils. Adults across the globe are suddenly going crazy over coloring.  Check out Amazon’s bestsellers list and you’ll find that several of the top slots are filled by adult coloring books. “It’s a phenomenon,” said Christine Carswell, publisher of Chronicle Books. “I’ve been in publishing for …

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Celebrity Birthday Roll Call! *March 21st* [list & horoscope]

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He gained fame for his role as Ferris Bueller and starred in Broadway’s The Producers. His other films include 1998’s Godzilla and 1999’s Inspector Gadget. Happy Birthday Matthew Broderick!  (54) Check out who else was born on this day (HERE) Trivia:  Did you know that Matthew was also the voice of Adult Simba/King Simba in the Lion King? Today’s Horoscope …

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Seattle Storm Dance Troupe: Auditions [info]

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Do you have an outgoing kid(s) who loves to dance?  Then this is PERFECT!  As many of you know I’m the on-court Entertainment Emcee for our 2x Champions, WNBA Seattle Storm.  And I have the awesome opportunity to work closely with our dance troupe.  18 Home Games and a handful of events, and it’s a paid gig!  Auditions are coming …

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Words To Live By [poets]

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Today is World Poetry Day, and at first I thought “I don’t know any poets…”, then I remembered two who when they spoke or wrote, just made sense to me. They are Maya Angelou and A.A. Milne (aka Winnie the Pooh). Here are some of my favorite ‘Winnie’ quotes (click HERE) and one of my favorite Maya quotes: “If you …

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Spring Time is Clean Time! [checklist]

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Well if it’s gonna rain, you might as well clean for Spring:)  And besides, it’s like a ‘fresh’ start as we gear up for Summer.  Here are a couple of checklists, things we may not ‘think’ to do like cleaning our work station, flipping the mattress, shaking the rugs outside.  But more important, if you want to avoid germs…clean your …

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LAS VEGAS - MAY 18:  Carrie Underwood arrives to the Billboard Music Awards 2014  on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. - Credit: DFree | BigStockPhoto.com

Country singer, actress and songwriter who won seven Grammy Awards from 2007 to 2015. Her first three albums went multi-Platinum after she won American Idol in 2005.  Happy Birthday Carrie Underwood!   Check out who else was born on this day (HERE). Today’s Horoscope for Pisces “You’ll find that there will be no scarcity of scintillating conversations flying around today.” – …

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Well That Just Takes…the Shoe?!?!?

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State Department of Ecology officials say a crew picking up litter found 100 pairs of shoes in boxes along Interstate 90 east of North Bend. KIRO-TV reports an Ecology Youth Corps crew found the white, flat-heeled shoes Tuesday morning. State officials say the shoes, which appear new, have been donated to a Seattle organization that helps homeless women, children and families …

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How You Can Help Victims of Greenwood Explosion [list]

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So many have asked ‘how’ to help.  Awesome.  The Phinney Neighborhood Association is a solid ‘go to’ and one you can trust.  See below: The Phinney Neighborhood Association has set up an online fundraiser. You can make tax-deductible donations for people affected by the explosion; 100% of the money raised goes directly to relief efforts. A community member has set up a …

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