This week begins my Denim Jungle Tour! I’m so excited to come down to the height of my favorite fans—the kids—and see The Denim Jungle freshly from their point of view. Look for me (and Leo) at these book stores, schools, and events… with more coming soon! Thursday, April 7, 10:00am: Interlake Preschool, Seattle, WA … More Denim Jungle “Tour”
Hey, Seattle friends. Up for a little adventure? Bring your imaginations this Saturday, 2/13, 12-2pm, to Ballard Homestead, 6541 Jones Ave NW, for a free community party to officially launch The Denim Jungle! We’ll have lots of fun book-themed crafts, giveaways, and an author story time at 1pm, followed by a short talk about the making … More Party This Saturday, 2/13/16
Hey, are you in the Seattle area? Come party with us on Saturday, February 13!
Did you know the brain “geotags” memories based on location? When you encounter a familiar place, according to a recent study, “It opens up these memory boxes and triggers a flood of old memories in vivid Technicolor, like they happened yesterday.” In other words, memory and place are intricately linked, on a biological level.
Seattlites loves farmers’ markets almost as much as we hate umbrellas. You’ll find a local market in practically every neighborhood, as you’ll see from the list below (which conveniently includes days and times). If I forgot one of your faves, please let me know. I’ll be sure to add it. So get out there. Wander. Sample. … More Free Seattle: Farmers’ Markets
You know that saying, “Stop and smell the roses”? Well, in Seattle it’s more like, “Stop and see the tulips.” Because Seattle is crazy about spring. We are outdoors people, and being cooped up inside for four months is quite enough, thank you very much. That’s why in April, we blissfully exit our rain caves to … More Free Seattle: Tulip Festival
Did you know parades were originally a chance for rulers to display their military might and authority? Eventually they became associated with festivals and holidays. People used them for a chance to socialize, witness a spectacle, and have fun (as they still do). They say the original Macy’s Day Parade (1924) was the first to … More Free Seattle: Parades
You probably know that Seattle is a coffee town. But you might not know that hordes of nomadic workers use its cozy, caffeinated haunts as offices. Whether you’re a fellow Seattle freelancer (like me), a local looking for a good place to read the day away, or just someone daydreaming about Seattle coffee culture, this Top 10 list … More Top 10: Seattle Places to “Work from Home”
Ready to throw that list to the wind and enjoy the last few days of the holiday season? Here are five ideas for some free Seattle holiday fun. Bundle up, have a cocoa, and most of all, get out there and be merry! Life is too short to stress over cookie exchanges and finding a gift for … More Free Seattle: Holiday Fun
What tradition marks the beginning of the holiday season for you? In our house (and now our friends’) it’s coffee. And surprisingly, this tradition has nothing to do with Seattle, but rather Minnesota… by way of Chicago…