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Guide to Seattle’s 35th Annual ‘Festival of Trees’

Since 1978, Seattle has enjoyed the beautiful “Festival of Trees”, a display of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, each with its own unique theme and style.

11/06/2012

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Study: Mother’s Kiss Can Dislodge Objects From Child’s Nostrils

Hospitals report that they get many incidents when they need to get an object, such as crayons or erasers, out of a child as a result of horseplay or curiosity. Most of the time a procedure will involve hooks, glue, and catheters. Now, there may be an easier way.

10/20/2012

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Best Road Trips in WA September 14 – 16

Ready for a road trip? Pack the kids in the car and head out for a weekend of fun and adventure! Farm tours, art festivals, quilts, sheepdogs, a renaissance faire and more!

09/11/2012

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Best August Walks and Runs in Puget Sound

From running in kilts to geocaching, there are some great runs for charity around the Sound this month. Check them out!

07/31/2012

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Best Summer Pub Crawls in Puget Sound

What can be more fun than meeting up with friends on a beautiful summer day for a cold one and a local pub? Here are some of the Puget Sound’s best summer pub crawls. Cheers!

07/26/2012

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Study Finds 80 Percent Of 10-Year-Old Girls Have Been On Diet

Research shows that 80% of 10-year-old girls have, at some point in their lives, been on a diet.

07/02/2012

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Best Thrift Stores in Puget Sound That Do Good

In the age of reusing and recycling, it would also be nice to know you’re giving back! Here are some of our favorite local thrift shops, whose proceeds go to help kids, seniors, the homeless and those in need of a little help.

06/22/2012

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Best Gifts That Give Back

Looking for a special gift that helps local companies and local nonprofits? Gifts like Heart 4 Hearts dolls, O Wines, Miir Water Bottles, glassybaby and Seattle Chocolates not only make great gifts, they give back locally and internationally to help those in need.

05/24/2012

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Cancer Patients At Children’s Hospital Making Rounds With Online Viral Video

Patients and staff came together on Saturday to create an uplifting adaptation of Kelly Clarkson’s hit song “Stronger,” which was then shared on Youtube user rumsssauce’s channel. The video quickly went viral, garnering the attention of Clarkson herself, as well as thousands of others.

05/10/2012

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Couple Finds Love While Being Treated for Cancer

A young couple who met and fell in love while being treated for cancer married in the basement of Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.

03/09/2012

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