Category Archives: Budget

Hungry in Seattle

My  husband and I moved to Downtown Seattle from the Ballard area about four months ago, and one of the biggest adjustments was learning where to grocery shop, and where to find a half gallon of milk for under  $2.50.  … Continue reading

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All Aboard: A Father and Daughter Ride the Rails to Discover Vancouver, B.C.

If you’ve never traveled by train, you really must give it a whirl. My twelve-year-old daughter, Aliyah, and I had the chance to “ride the rails” last weekend courtesy of Amtrak. We traveled from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C. via Amtrak’s … Continue reading

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Around Seattle with CityPASS

The sun was out. The sky was blue. The air temperature hovered at about 71° F. It was the quintessential summer day in Seattle and the city was simply begging to be explored. Fortunately, my cousin, Andrea, and I started … Continue reading

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56 — Count ‘Em — 56! Museums Welcome You for Museum Week Northwest May 16-23

This May, museum professionals from across the United States and around the world will gather in Seattle for the annual meeting of the American Alliance of Museums. With more than 5,000 attendees from 50+ countries, AAM’s conference explores the latest … Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing: A Day With Miró

As I strode into SAM on a sleepy Thursday morning I realized that the only time I had ever seen Miró’s art was in college studying Gardner’s Art Through the Ages. As you can imagine, seeing the works of a … Continue reading

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