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Around The Sound

Around The Sound – Lynnwood’s The Root Beer Store

By Not Just A Mommy!

I've got a great place for you to add to your summer bucket list.  My boys and I had the pleasure of checking out Lynnwood's The Root Beer Store a few months ago.  They also have two other locations in Redmond and Puyallup.  What is The Root Beer Store you ask?  Well, it's exactly that...the... Read More

Around The Sound – Paper Delights

By Not Just A Mommy!

I've passed Paper Delights in Wallingford a ridiculous amount of times heading to Trophy Cupcakes, Archie McPhee's, Molly Moon or a back way to the zoo. For some reason, I just discovered it and thrilled to say I can't wait to go back. It is a fabulous place for cards and custom stationery, gif... Read More

Around The Sound – Rock Climbing Party At Vertical World

By Not Just A Mommy!

As the mother of a preteen boy, finding new places to host birthday parties is always a challenge.  We have done every sport, video game and swim party theme there is.  His interest in rock climbing made this year's party a breeze by hosting it at Vertical World, America's first climbing gym. Th... Read More

Around The Sound – Brick Con

By Not Just A Mommy!

Every October  at the Seattle Center, LEGO® hobbyists (what you call anyone old enough to drive who still loves their LEGO®) converge at Brick Con. This year marks its 10th anniversary as the longest running fan-based LEGO® convention. It's a family friendly event where the general public is in... Read More

Around The Sound – FIRST LEGO League

By Not Just A Mommy!

This summer my 11 year old participated in a FIRST® LEGO® League Camp (FLL®). FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology.  This not-for-profit public charity designs acc... Read More

Lunchbox Bootcamp With Whole Foods Market

By Not Just A Mommy!

Before I launch into today's musings, we have a winner for the RAW Graphics photography giveaway!   Drumroll, please... Entry #28 - Taryn Whiteaker Congrats! The winner has been emailed and has 48 hours to respond or an alternate will be chosen. I recently had the pleasure of attending Lu... Read More

Around The Sound – Chocolate Box

By Not Just A Mommy!

If you are spending the day at Seattle Center, hop on the monorail to Westlake Center... and walk down a few blocks to Chocolate Box and the downtown location of Molly Moon's Handmade Ice Cream Shop. This is Molly Moon's fifth location...we highly recommend the salted caramel ice-cream. ... Read More