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Public Areas to Play in the Water Near Pierce County

Last updated: June 29, 2021 The Pacific Northwest is so beautiful during the summer, but it can get hot and a lot of home’s here in Pierce County don’t have central air conditioning. If you don’t purchase a inflatable pool at the beginning of the season you’re usually out of luck. On top of that …

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My Urban Garden – Spring Edition

The garden is my happy place! I can’t get enough of the sights, smells, sounds, and taste. It’s wonderful to watch everything grow and blossom, all the beautiful colors of mother nature, birds and pollinators are all so beautiful. The scents of flowers and the food your growing – the mint plant smells amazing and …

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Pierce County Family Friendly Summer Fun 2021

Last updated: 7/1/21 and will continue updating as more dates become available. Take note that a lot of events have registration requirements.  Every summer I make a list of all the family friendly events I think my family would enjoy. Having a list down makes it easy to plan your calendar, or if you’re trying …

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10 Reasons Why You Should Be Shopping At Farmers Markets

If you’re unfamiliar with what a farmers market is, it’s a physical retail marketplace that’s intended to sell foods directly from farmers to consumers. It may be indoors or outdoors, where farmers and artisans rent a booth, table or stand and sell their product. You may also find food trucks, live music, and other events. …

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Weekly Schedule For Pierce County Farmers Markets

It’s spring in the Pacific Northwest, which means our local farmers markets will begin opening. My family and I love farmers markets; we get to support local, promote sustainability, purchase healthy foods and products, have lunch from the tasty food trucks. I’d truly go just for the wonderful atmosphere! There are so many reasons to …

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Over 150 Family Friendly Things To Do In Pierce County

Pierce County is a great place to live; we’ve got so many beautiful natural places to explore, indoor places for all those rainy days we experience and amazing restaurants!    With so many places to visit it can be a little overwhelming at times to come up with things to do with your family, or …

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List of Zoos and Aquariums in Washington

*Updated 3/2021 most of the zoos and aquariums are open during this time but have special regulations(mask, food, ect) and require a timed ticket. Please be sure to check out each individual website to check out all the information.  Penguins, tigers, and polar bears oh my! Washington State has many zoos and aquariums to offer …

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Valentine’s Day in the South Sound

The holiday of love is around the corner, Valentine’s Day. Whether you celebrate the day loving yourself, your significant other and/or your family, let’s make it memorable! It may be a little different this year in the South Sound since so many places are still closed or limited. Of course there are still restaurants open, …

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Local Honey in Pierce County!

Honey is a sweet food, made by honeybees using flower nectar.  We use honey every day in our house, it’s a great alternative to using sugar. It has been linked to health benefits such as improving heart health, wound healing, source of antioxidants, help digestive issues and soothing a sore throat. However honey is still …

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