Holidays

Bellevue A Complete Guide to Events this Season Parentmap has a great Family Fun Calendar,  I love this resource! Check out a few events below that I think look really fun and while you are at it check out the amazing Family Fun Calendar that Parentmap provides… it will be your Complete Guide to Events this Season and beyond! Winter Wonderland Presented by […]
Bellevue Where to Volunteer at Thanksgiving, Christmas and Beyond Holidays are upon us and there are so many great ways to give back in our communities. I love to participate in the Windermere Bellevue Commons Giving Tree supporting Mary’s Place. My kids and I also participate in the Toys for Tots Program run by the Marine Foundation. My kids and I are planning to […]
Bellevue Upcoming Events Around Town You may have your plate full with holiday prep but you still might want to make time for some of these events scattered over the next several weeks. Washington Distillers Festival Does an afternoon filled with handcrafted spirits from distillers throughout Washington sound amazing?  Then don’t miss the WA Distillers Festival at McMenamins Anderson School. […]
Bellevue Adult Only Halloween Events So, let’s be honest. The best parties are almost always going to be across the bridge in Seattle. While your favorite local bar may have an event closer to home, if you’re reading this blog, chances are that you’re looking for something a bit more substantial. The Eastside is great, but sometimes being so close […]
Bellevue Family-Friendly Halloween Fun Looking for family-friendly Halloween fun around the Eastside? I’ve got you covered. Halloween costumes are pricey, and you should absolutely get the most bang for your buck by giving the kids as many opportunities to wear them as possible. There are plenty of exciting events happening all over the greater Seattle area this year, but […]
Bellevue You Say Pumpkin… I Say Patch! It’s a tradition in the PNW unlike any other. Talk to moms from the Midwest about where they pumpkin patch and they’re likely to raise an eyebrow. But out here on the Eastside? Choosing your pumpkin patch for the year is almost as big of a deal as choosing where you’ll vacation in the summer. […]
Bothell Community Connect at First & Main Design Center  I am excited to host my first Community Connect event at my close friend, Chelsea’s, store — First & Main Design Center on October 3rd! First & Main is located in the recently refreshed downtown Bothell and offers an eclectic combination of beautiful new designer furniture, unique, one of a kind vintage and reinspired salvage pieces and […]
Bellevue Labor Day Fun! Labor Day can be thought of as the end of the summer and typically celebrated with family gatherings, food, fireworks, parties, parades and other events. Labor Day also gives us a chance to have a break from work or school and kick off the NFL & college football seasons. I know I am looking forward […]
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Denise Perkins It’s Seafair Ya’ll! It’s Seafair ya’ll!  Starting in July and ending in Early August with the Hydroplane races on Lake Washington. This event has over 30 fun (and affordable) activities to participate in but also has a pretty interesting history.  Seafair is one of our areas longest running community events. Starting back in the early 50’s – before […]
Denise Perkins The Insider’s Guide the July 4th on the Eastside – 2019 The Insider’s Guide to July 4th on the Eastside Something is about to explode on the Eastside! Every year around the Fourth of July, lots of communities put together a fireworks display. But it can be overwhelming to figure out where to go and when. Never mind navigating the traffic that comes with it. So […]
Denise Perkins Don’t Forget Dad!   Just a head ups, next Sunday,  June 16 is Father’s Day.  And we have your back!  We are dedicated to helping with a few places to go and things to do for the Dad or Dad’s in your life! Washington Brewers Fest June 14-16 – Marymoor Park in Redmond offers 500 beers from Washington […]
Denise Perkins Celebrate Memorial Day Northwest Style Let’s face it — we live in a pretty amazing area. There is no need to go elsewhere if you want to enjoy Memorial Day weekend.  It’s seems like the perfect time to stick around and have some LOCAL fun. And as a bonus — this weekend is supposed to be SUPER fabulous as far […]
Denise Perkins 6 Easter Egg Hunts on the Eastside 6 Easter Egg Hunts on the Eastside There is just something special about Easter chocolate. It doesn’t even matter if you can buy chocolate year round. There is just something special about Easter chocolate. Maybe that’s why so many East-siders are so loyal to the idea of community egg hunts. The tradition of hiding and […]