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Eastside Nutcracker Performance Guide

Want to see the Nutcracker? The Best Christmas Pageant Ever? Some holiday tunes? We have them for you, right here!

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Dip your toes in the river at Tolt-Macdonald Park in Carnation

The Eastside is full of hidden gems, beautiful little nooks where you can relax and enjoy everything the Northwest has to offer.  Here is another for you:  Tolt-Macdonald Park in Carnation. Just a minute away from the popular Remlinger Farms, Tolt-Macdonald Park is nestled onto the banks of the Tolt River.  “Nestled” isn’t really the [...]

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Crystal Mountain gondola: Hit the slopes this summer

If you’re stuck in a rut and want to get out of town for a day, have you considered going to Crystal Mountain? Yes, that Crystal Mountain, the one known for skiing. There may not be much snow (but yes, there are still patches of it here and there) but the gondola is running and [...]

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Quick Fun: Microwave Ivory Soap for quick kid fun!

Have half an hour to fill? Try microwaving a bar of Ivory soap! Seriously! I saw it on Pinterest and my daughter and I gave it a try. We stuck a bar on a dinner plate and microwaved it in 30 second blasts. It fluffs up and expands while you watch! Then my daughter played [...]

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DIY Postcard Passport and Travel Journal

As road trip season gets into high gear, I have been gathering up ideas for keeping everyone interested and engaged on the road. One thing I have searched for is some sort of clever travel journal, something along the lines of a passport that could be stamped. I didn’t find what I wanted- so I [...]

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Get wet in Splash Parks on the Eastside!

With Memorial Day weekend comes the annual tradition of opening up the local splash parks!  There are several wonderful spots on the Eastside to check out: Sammamish Commons Park Address: 801 228th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA Website:   Hidden in the valley behind Sammamish Commons Park is an isolated jewel of a play area.  [...]

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