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cows at Farrel-McWhirter Farm Park

Birthday Magic at Farrel-McWhirter Farm Park

The Farrel-McWhirter Farm park is a Redmond city park that also happens to be a working farm. Bunnies, goats, chickens, pigs, cows, horses, and ponies

The birds and the bees of butterflies

We got our six-year-old a butterfly habitat for her birthday. Essentially, it’s a mesh enclosure that comes with a gift certificate for caterpillars. The caterpillars were quiet at first, but after a few days, they got active and started spinning themselves into their cocoons. Ten days later, butterflies emerged. So we took them to the …

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pacific science center tropical butterfly house

Pacific Science Center Tropical Butterfly House

Hot, humid, and swarming with tropical butterflies of all colors and sizes, the Pacific Science Center Tropical Butterfly House is a touch of the tropics right here in Seattle – and a great way to spend the afternoon with your favorite kid, or kid at heart. Gem was so taken with the idea that a …

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dinosaur parking

Dinosaur Parking

We are fans of dinosaurs in this house – note the picture on my little ¬†girl’s sweatshirt. When we saw this dinosaur parking sign, we just had to stop and get pictures. What made you smile this week? WW linky is on page 2.

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Sea lions sunning in Seattle

sea lions sunbathing in Seattle’s Elliott Bay, view of the Space Needle in the background

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