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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:  http://www.myparksandrecreation.com/ParksTrails/Details.aspx?pid=481   Hidden in the valley behind Sammamish Commons Park is an isolated jewel of a play area.  [...]

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Play with dough at Frankie’s Restaurant in Redmond

Here is one of the reasons I love Frankie’s Pizza and Pasta in Redmond:  they give you dough to play with, and they will even cook it for you!  When you get seated, ask your waiter for balls of pizza dough for the kids to play with- don’t be shy, they have dough ready just [...]

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Visit Remlinger Farms in Carnation as part of the Greenway Photo Challenge

If you are not familiar with the Mountains to Sound Greenway along I-90, now is the time to get to know it!  Interstate 90 is the very busy highway running through the Cascade Mountains between Seattle and Eastern Washington.  Along the way, there is amazing natural beauty, wildlife, and historic cities and towns, including Mercer [...]

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Farmers Markets in full swing- stop by for cherries and sno-cones!

For the split second we had sun on Tuesday, my daughter and I celebrated by heading to a farmer’s market.  She got a sno-cone, I got a crepe (lemon and sugar is my favorite), and a bag of cherries.  I also pretended I was a professional photographer and snapped images with my phone.  At first [...]

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Ruby’s Diner closes at Redmond Town Center

Sad news!  Ruby’s Diner at Redmond Town Center closed this past week.  Ruby’s was a very popular restaurant for readers of Ruby Slipper Guide because it was so kid-friendly, with it’s  kid-approved menu, fun decor, and kids-eat-free deal.  Ruby’s had been at Redmond Town Center for over a decade.  The closure of the Redmond location [...]

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History of Marymoor Park

Marymoor Park in Redmond, is one of the most popular parks on the Eastside. With 640 acres of grass fields, gardens, trails, playgrounds, and more, it is a destination for families, sports enthusiasts, weekend bikers, and more. The park has become such an important part of community life in the area that it is easy [...]

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