Cold outside? Warm inside!

And I don’t just mean Warm 106.9!  Can’t beat enjoying a bowl of hot soup enjoy on these cold snowy days.  If you’re canned soup supply ran out and it’s too hard to get to the grocery store, you may have items in your fridge to make some quick, easy and delicious homemade soup! Here are some recipes!

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How about adding this to your New Year’s Resolution list!

I always wondered why we stopped napping after kindergarten.  In many cultures, naps (or siestas) are a part of daily life.  After a big noon-time meal, you nap, then resume your day.  And it’s no surprise (to me anyway), that naps can improve your mental and physical health!  Bring back the afternoon nap I say!

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Free Metro rides on New Year’s Eve!

King Country Metro is helping people celebrate the New Year by providing free rides on all Metro systems, including the Seattle Streetcar. Plus several lines including Sound Transit Link will have extended hours into early New Year’s Day!  Click HERE to find out more!

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Happy “Boxing Day”!

No, this isn’t a day that celebrates the sport of boxing.  But it is a holiday celebrated in areas around the world, dating back centuries.  It’s especially common in Britain and its former commonwealth countries including Australia, Canada and New Zealand.  Learn more!

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Having vegans over for Christmas dinner? Don’t panic!

Really, don’t panic. Having delicious and traditional food items at the Christmas dinner table is easier than you think – and I should know since I’m vegan! Here are some easy and delicious recipes that just happen to also be vegan (and delicious!)

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Tinsel, lights, ornaments…and ‘Christmas Spiders’?

Did you ever wonder why we decorate evergreen trees for Christmas? Did you know they used to be hung upside down from the ceiling? And yes, there is such a thing as ‘Christmas Spiders’.  Find out about the history of the Christmas tree, plus learn some trivia tidbits to impress your friends at the holiday parties!

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Parking rates are going to change in Seattle!

Gone are the days of putting quarters in parking meters.  Now, you pay by phone or put a time-stamped sticker on your window.  Depending on the neighborhood, some rates will go up, but some will actually go down.  Check here to see where and how those rates will change!

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