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Upcoming Family Friendly Entertainment in Sumner!

Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 9:38am. 8 Views, 0 Comments.

Mainstage Theatre is a non-profit theatre in the community of Sumner. Mainstage Theatre features creative artists that entertain audiences of all ages, theses talented artists serve their community by producing professional family oriented plays. I discovered this theatre last year when I took my 5 year old daughter to see Snow White. I wasn’t sure how she would sit still, but she did and she was completely entertained. There were quite a few youngsters in the audience in their favorite princess costume. It was very cute. We are very much looking forward to going back again, and I believe the upcoming production of 'Seussical, the musical' will be the perfect show for grabbing her attention and keeping her entertained throughout. This should be a lot of

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Final Weekend of Ice Skating at the Franciscan Polar Plaza

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 5:22pm. 16 Views, 0 Comments.

The holidays are over but it is not too late to enjoy some art and ice skating. Franciscan Polar Plaza with the Tacoma Art Museum has brought you another fun season of ice skating at Tollefson Plaza on 17th and Pacific.

 The Polar Plaza is wrapping up its 4th year of art, fun and skating. The temporary ice skating rink is a must do that opens annually at the end of November and is available through the holidays. The good news is that the rink is still open for one final weekend and they are offering free skate rentals because it is customer appreciation week.

 Skating Hours:

January  9th :4pm to 10pm

January 10th:10am to 10pm

January 11th:10am to 8pm

 General Admission is $8.00

Kids 5 and under are $4.00


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Christmas Tree Pick-Up in Puyallup

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 5:34pm. 15 Views, 0 Comments.

The end of the Holiday season is always so bittersweet. As much as I love everything about Christmas; by the time its over I’m left with a feeling of exhaustion and a little sadness that it is all over. I know there are some people who are so ready for it to be over that there Christmas Tree and decorations are down the very next day, I like to keep my stuff up until after New Years, maybe because I am too tired and lazy to do it earlier or maybe because it’s that I hate how the house looks so empty when it is all gone. Eventually I do have to take it all down and I must say it is very nice to have a de-cluttered, clean house again.

 A lot of folks nowadays have the artificial tree which makes packing up after Christmas a lot easier in my opinion. For

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Christmas Scents on the Stove Top

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:33pm. 24 Views, 0 Comments.

There are lots of wonderful things that make this time of year so special but I think decorating for Christmas with my family is one of my most favorite. We put on our favorite Christmas music and get to work bringing some Christmas Magic into the home as we put out Christmas decorations and put up our tree and the day is never complete without the scent of Christmas on the stovetop.  Holiday Spice Potpourri simmering on the stove is one of the yummiest smells ever. If you’d like to give it a try here are a few Potpourri options to choose from. 

Option 1

1 Orange (sliced)

3 Cinnamon Sticks (broken in half)

1 Cup Fresh Cranberries

1-2 tsp Cloves (whole of ground)

1-2 tsp Nutmeg

Fill with water about an inch below the rim – you can also

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Christmas Lights in Pierce County

Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 6:21pm. 81 Views, 0 Comments.

If you and your family enjoy checking out the different Christmas Light displays during the holiday season, you may want to check out the Zoo Lights at Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma and Fantasy Lights in Spanaway.

 Zoo Lights is one of our family favorites every year. The zoo comes alive with more than a half-million lights and spectacular 3D animal light displays. You can ride a camel surrounded by dazzling lights or take a ride on the carousel…Be sure to bundle up!!  Open everyday 5-9pm.

 See below for the top 10 favorite fun Zoo Light activities at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium.http://www.pdza.org/zoolightsfun/

 Fantasy Lights, put on by Pierce County Parks and Recreation is the largest holiday drive- through display in the area. The 2

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Mark your calendar! FUN, Family Friendly events coming up in Puyallup for the holidays.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 3:29pm. 24 Views, 0 Comments.

Join Puyallup for another year of great family traditions and enjoy some time spent with friends and family! Mark your calendars for the FUN, Family Friendly events coming up in Puyallup.

 To kick start your holiday season start with the Holiday Market this Saturday (December 6th) from 9:30 to 4pm in Pioneer Park.  The market will offer unique holiday gift ideas, and feature festive holiday home décor and specialty food items. Following the Holiday Vendor Market is the Annual Lighted Santa Parade at 5pm. Bundle up, grab a hot cocoa and watch Santa as he rides thru Downtown Puyallup and Sumner, and lastly stick around for the lighting of the community Christmas tree. Downtown Puyallup is definitely the place to be this weekend. Don’t miss it!

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Northwest Santa Makes House Calls in the Puyallup Area!

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 8:31am. 24 Views, 0 Comments.

How many of you have heard of Northwest Santa? Northwest Santa is the Santa that makes house calls for FREE. How cool is that? I just heard about this traveling St Nick and I am super excited about it. Northwest Santa is run and funded by volunteers and has been making personal visits in the Puget Sound since 2009.  Santa will be making his stops on December 20th-24th in Puyallup, Orting, Sumne, Bonney Lake, and JBLM for children 10 and under OR with special needs of any age to a different set of zip codes. The first year they did this they were only able to visit 3 zip codes and this year they will be visiting 11 zip codes and JBLM. The number of homes they are able to stop at each night will depend on the number of volunteers they have.

 Santa will

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Make Thanksgiving About Being Grateful For What You Have-Find Out How You Can Give Back To The Puyallup Community.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 3:25pm. 27 Views, 0 Comments.

As we enter into the busy holiday season, I’d like to encourage everyone to make this years Thanksgiving Holiday about giving thanks for all that you have, remembering those families around us that are not as fortunate and to find different ways to give what you can to help these families in need. It is so easy to get caught up with our busy lives and our own wants and needs, I am very guilty of this myself, but this year I’d like to show my children what the holiday season should really be about and what if feels like and what it looks like to give to others.

 Ask around or go online, look around for opportunities to give back to the families in your community with your time and/or donations. If possible consider involving the whole family; maybe find

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A Christmas Paradise in Puyallup

Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 1:04pm. 63 Views, 0 Comments.

OH...I am so excited!! I know it is a little early to start talking about Christmas, BUT I just heard that the fundraising goal for the new North Pole at the Washington State Fairgrounds (The Puyallup Fair Grounds) has successfully been funded, so this year when you plan for your Santa photos you will no longer have to wait in those long, never ending lines. Instead you can call ahead and make reservations for your Santa pictures. It will be a whole new concept in the Puyallup area, thought up by Images and Events whom have been taking Santa pictures at the South Hill Mall for the last 6 years. The lines have gotten so long that they felt they haven’t been able to spend the quality time with each child that they want to. They have said that they want to

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How to get rid of unwanted Halloween Candy in Puyallup

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 12:15pm. 36 Views, 0 Comments.

Does anyone else have more Halloween candy than you know what to do with? Luckily there is an easy way to get rid of it, make a few bucks while doing so and help the community and troops overseas. Molen Orthodontists is having their 10th Annual Halloween Candy Buy Back! Check out their offices in Sumner , Auburn and Enumclaw today between 2:30am and 6:00pm. You can earn $2 for every pound of candy you bring and for an extra bonus you can receive $1 if you bring your child in costume and another $1 if you donate 2 canned foods. In addition you can enjoy FREE milk and cookies just for showing up. What a great deal! The candy gets donated to local charities, food banks and overseas to the troops. Remember that there is a 10lb max! They are trying to beat the

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