Category Archives: Weather

The Holiday


The cloud cover that envelops the Pacific Northwest is often blamed for quirks within the population.  Pacific Northwesterners are often vitamin D deficient and medical professionals have linked the large portion of gray days along the Salish Sea to everything … Continue reading

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Easy Apple Cider


Well, despite the sweltering (to me) 80 degree weather, BK had been begging all week for some apple cider!  I think he inherited my love for autumn and me putting in movie after movie of family friendly Halloween movies didn’t … Continue reading

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Easy DIY Clothesline


If you are interested in putting up a clothesline to save with laundry costs and help with environmental stewardship, then you should read Sarah Rae Trover’s blog on building one for $5! We used her diagram to install two outside and … Continue reading

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The Day That Seattle Thawed


Last Friday was a momentous occasion.  Seattle finally broke 70 degrees.  Birds were singing, people were skipping and fountains spewed chocolate and gold.  Ok, well maybe not that last part, but it was truly a sight to behold.  So the hubs, … Continue reading

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Walk Around the Garden


Spring feels like it has officially commenced.  It’s still light out in the evenings so we can take the kids for a bike ride or walk the dog around the neighborhood and have some quiet couple time.  The other day … Continue reading

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Classroom Doodles


I am one of those people who need to keep my hands busy while I listen.  So often times when I am listening to a lecture I doodle while taking notes.  They are getting more intricate, so I thought I … Continue reading

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