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6 Real Benefits of Preparing Early for Halloween

September 15, 2019 by ray

Halloween is right around the corner! That means that kids are giddy with excitement, and you probably are too. And how could you not? Halloween is when some of the coolest events of the year happen, and it’s just plain fun to dress up in costumes, go to parties, and eat candy as if you were 12 years old again. The thing is that if you want to take advantage of all of these perks, you have to be an ...

4 Things You Need to Know About the King County Building Code

September 9, 2019 by ray

  If you’re planning on making changes or repairs to your house, or even a building you own, it’s very important that you know and comply with the King County Code, especially the Title referring to building and construction standards. It’s a very detailed and complete document that outlines the minimum standard for all construction done in King County, and penalties and fees apply to those that go outside of it. It also details the cost of King county building ...

Follow our 4 Tips to Save Money on Your Family Vacation

August 25, 2019 by ray

Vacations are usually expensive affairs, especially if you bring the whole family along. But it doesn’t have to be like that! Follow these 4 great tips to save bog on your next outing.

4 Washington Health Rules That are Often Overlooked

August 19, 2019 by ray

Running a business carries a lot of responsibility, and it’s better to be informed of what your obligations are rather than paying the price later in case you incur in a violation. As a food-related business owner, you are probably familiar with these, but if you’re just starting out or need a little refreshment, this list of sanitary standard operating procedures should be a welcome reminder of what to do and what not to do. You will quickly realize that, ...

5 Ways to Talk to Your Teens About Social Media

August 12, 2019 by ray

  Being good parents to our high school-aged teenagers is challenging enough as it is, but factor in the new realities of social media and you have a doozy. Gone are the days when getting your kids to help you clean up was daunting (and you can find someone to do it better), now it’s more important to have a one-on-one conversation about the realities, benefits, and risks of their social media use — a conversation based on openness and ...

7 Tips to Avoid Ironing For Good!

August 4, 2019 by ray

Let’s be honest: Ironing is not the worst chore around the house. It is, however, very time-consuming and sometimes you’re just not in the mood to take out the ironing board and stand next to a giant pile of yesterday’s laundry. If we just describe how you feel about the whole thing all the time, then you might be wondering if there’s a way to get rid of your iron once and for all. And there is! We have compiled ...

Our 5 Tips to Save Money and Cut Back Expenses Each Month

July 29, 2019 by ray

Are you trying to cut down on household expenses? Is your family saving for that big vacation? There are many ways you can live on a smaller budget and save a lot, just follow these 5 easy tips!  

Discover the Truth Behind These 6 King County City Names

July 22, 2019 by ray

  The cities of Washington have diverse origins, so it’s no surprise that some of their names have interesting stories behind them. Some tell you of the people that built the city, others about the places where the first settlers came from, and even about the grand plans that their founders had for them.  These are our favorite “origin stories” for the names of seven Washington cities in King County. These are all places we know and love to keep ...

5 Cool and Useful Gifts to give a College-Bound Student

July 15, 2019 by ray

  Being a college student is living through one stressful situation after another. The hard classes, long and sleepless nights spent studying and working late shifts to make ends meet—among other things—tend to pile up, and giving them a little emotional support can go a long way to help them feel better. Of course, a nice gift can also do wonders to lift their spirits, especially if it’s something that shows that you know what they’re going through and want ...

The 4 Best 4th of July Events in Seattle

July 4, 2019 by ray

From huge festivals to smaller community revelries, the state of Washington celebrates the 4th of July in many different ways that is sure to satisfy even the most extravagant of tastes, but which ones are the absolute best when it comes to our great nation’s anniversary? After all, you only get one chance every year to be a part of the perfect Independence Day bash, so you obviously want to be at the very best one. We have chosen our ...