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25 Upcycled Gift Ideas

The holiday season is upon us! With many of us starting our Christmas shopping already, or at least planning what we’re giving others. It’s supposed to be a magical and wonderful time!  Instead of stressing out about what present to buy, consider hand making and/or upcycling something for that special person in your life.  There …

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South Sound Holiday & Winter Assistance

Updated last: November 13, 2021. I’ll be updating this post frequently, so be sure to save it! The holiday season is a magical time; the cheerful lights and decorations, the excitement of giving, the anticipation of getting together with loved ones for delicious holiday foods. Unfortunately, for a lot of folks the holidays are a …

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50+ Slow Cooker & Instant Pot Recipes Perfect for Fall & Winter

It’s the cold and rainy season, which usually means lots of comfort foods. Soups, stews, breads and anything warm.  My family and I really utilize our Slow Cooker and Instant Pot during the Fall and Winter seasons! I can easily dump ingredients into the crockpot, go about our busy day and come back to dinner. …

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Holiday Gift Guide 2021 Submissions Are Open

The holidays are fast approaching which means we are now accepting submissions for our Holiday Gift Guide 2021! Our goal is to provide readers with gift ideas for everyone on their list. From the new baby to experience gifts, we want to help you find the perfect gift.  We are also local to the PNW …

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Pierce County Birthday Party Locations for Kids & Teens

UPDATED: 7/14/2022, Be sure to check out the location’s website as most places have reopened. Sadly, some locations have closed permanently though. If you are local to the Pierce County area, we actually have quite a few locations for birthday parties, both outdoor and indoor. There’s places for all ages and a few for the …

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Haunted Locations & Attractions in Washington

*Updated 2022, due to the ongoing pandemic some of the locations may be temporarily closed and sadly I noticed some places have closed permanently. So, be sure to check their website or contact them to find out. And be sure to read what their policies are! Washington state has so many fascinating haunted locations and …

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25+ Upcycled Fall Decor Ideas

Does your household decorate for each season or maybe just the holidays? I especially love to decorate for Fall and Halloween, I love the colors, scents and pumpkin everything – it’s the start of the best time of year. The thing about changing out the decorations each holiday and/or season, it can easily get pricey. …

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Looking for a DIY Halloween Costume? Over 25 different ideas!

When you think of Halloween, for most, the first thing that comes to mind is dressing up. Picking the best costume for yourself is key to the holiday. Maybe you decide weeks in advance or maybe it’s last minute; will you be something scary, a character from a movie, from a fairly tale? There are …

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