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Boy walks down beach with his arms up in the air. Grassy area to left, water to right. Puffy white clouds in the sky.

11 Tips for Visiting Hood Canal with Kids

Are you planning a family trip to Hood Canal? If so, take a peek at these tips for your visit. I’m a mom of three, and I’ve been spending the…

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Hiking the Big Creek Loop Trail with Kids

If you’re in the area, you’ve likely already hiked (or are planning on hiking) the nearby Staircase Rapids Loop. The Big Creek trail is a shorter alternative for families, and…

Pile of souvenirs from Japan on a terracotta floor. The souvenirs include Air Jordans, matcha candies, a bento box, a Pokémon t-shirt, face masks, shampoo, eyeglasses, bathbombs, and pens.

Souvenirs from Japan – What We Brought Back

Konnichiwa!  I just got back from a 10-day trip to Japan with my elementary age son.  Pre-trip, I enjoyed reading about what others brought back from Japan, so here’s our…

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