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A Sheltie will herd anything!

Bailee trying to “herd” my snowshoe during a recent snowfall in Eatonville Wa. :) Jan Sheltie Nation - Largest Community of Sheltie Lovers on the Net!
Tags: Crafts, Eatonville, The Sheltie Perspective


The most famous football player from every state

From left to right: Lawrence Taylor, Tom Brady, and David "Deacon" Jones. Focus on Sport/Getty Images, Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images, Vic Stein/Getty Images As the NFL playoffs get underway, we look back at the most famous football player from every state. Small towns across America have produced some exceptional football talent, including Eatonville, Florida (Deacon Jones); Castle Rock, Colorado (Christian McCaffrey); and Rand, West Virginia (Randy Moss). From Tom Brad...
Tags: Sports, Features, Football, Football Players, NFL, 50 States, Sport, Tom Brady


Women & Literature: Zora Neale Hurston

‘Zora Neale Hurston’ by Bev Sykes. The oral tradition of southern black folklore was an art and a skill handed down from Africa, preserved through slavery, and still thriving in the early years of the twentieth century, when Zora Neale Hurston came of age. The tradition was preserved through generations of rural southern culture and began to decline when the black workers left the agricultural South for the cities of the North. Zora Neale Hurston was singularly placed to record this material a...
Tags: Books, Florida, New York, Featured, California, Washington, New York City, Africa, Alabama, America, History, Egypt, New Jersey, New Orleans, Literature, Philadelphia


Northwest Trek – FREE Admission For Kids – Kids ‘n Critters February 16 – 18th

Northwest Trek  Free Admission for Kids – March 10 & 11 The always popular Kids ‘n Critters event is coming back to Northwest Trek this winter! It will take place on February 16th – 18th, from 9:30 am – 3:00pm.  They will be offering FREE admission for up to 4 children (up to the age of 12) with every full-paying adult or senior. Winter is seriously one of the best times to visit Northwest Trek and ride the tram tour. We’ve gone multiple times in the winter and always see so many more an...
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Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest 11/09 – 11/15

This looks like a nice laid back weekend, which is a nice thing as I’m sure these next weeks are going to be crazy busy for us all! Also, this weekend is Veteran’s Day, we hope you all have a wonderful weekend celebrating. Happy Veteran’s Day. Make sure to check out these fun ideas around the Northwest: Portland Staycation Ideas Seattle Staycation Ideas NW Weekend Getaway Ideas on a Budget (updated weekly) And if you find a fun, frugal event that’s not listed, feel free to leave a comment so ...
Tags: Budget, Entertainment, Washington, House, Portland, Harry Potter, Seattle, Pacific, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Tacoma, Northwest, Michael, Piper, United States of America, George


Kids Trek at Northwest Trek – Nature Themed Playground Kids Will Love!

Kids Trek at Northwest Trek Northwest Trek is a favorite destination among locals and tourists alike, especially with its close proximity to Mt Rainier National Park, Paradise Entrance. It’s about 45 minutes distance from Northwest Trek in Eatonville to the park entrance. But, from the amazing views of the mountain as you get close to Northwest Trek, you realize it’s so much closer as the crow flies. Even within Northwest Trek, you get beautiful glimpses of Mt Rainier peaking out above the h...
Tags: Washington, Ada, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Northwest, South Sound, Eatonville, Thrifty NW, Thrifty NW Mom, Northwest Trek, Northwest Trek Northwest Trek, Kids Trek Playground, NW Trek, Park Reviews, Unique Parks, Debbie BurtonLook


Woman Killed in Drive-By Shooting Near Eatonville

Authorities say a woman in her mid-60s was killed Monday morning in a drive-by shooting near Eatonville.
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Autistic Arkansas teen kidnapped, brought to cabin near Eatonville, deputies say

A Renton man and Eatonville woman were arraigned Friday for extradition to Arkansas on warrants for kidnapping. The 18-year-old was rescued from a cabin north of Eatonville, shortly after deputies arrived.
Tags: Crime, News, Arkansas, Local News, Northwest, RENTON, Eatonville


Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest 11/10-11/16

Thank you Veterans!  This long-weekend is full of Veterans’ Day events, free National Park entries and more.  Wet weather is in the forecast and the holiday season is beginning.  Check below for more details on some fun, frugal and free family events happening this week! Make sure to also check out these fun ideas around the Northwest: Rainy Day Indoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy  10 hottest toys for Christmas Free Skiing for 5th Graders! NW Getaways on a Budget  And if you find a fun, fruga...
Tags: Entertainment, Disney, United States, Portland, Seattle, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Tacoma, Northwest, Michael, Des Moines, Gresham, Oregon City, Popper, Point Defiance Zoo, Woodland Park Zoo


Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest! 2/17-2/23

Is it Friday yet?  With kids out of school on Monday, we have a whole bunch of family-friendly activities this weekend to help you explore the Pacific Northwest.  The Pacific Science Center is having its Engineer It! Weekend and the Seattle Aquarium is hosting its popular Octopus week and there are so many other activities happening that will help keep you dry if wet weather hits.  Monday is also a Free National Parks Day if you want to get outside. Make sure to also check out these winter idea...
Tags: Entertainment, Washington, Portland, Ansel Adams, Seattle, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Sarah, Tacoma, Northwest, Michael, James, Renoir, Olympia, Des Moines, West Seattle


Here’s why it’s good to be a seller in Kirkland but a buyer in Eatonville

It's no secret that home sellers are in the driver's seat in the Puget Sound region, where sale prices have surged while the number of homes for sale is a record low. But there are certain places in the region where it is relatively easy to buy a home. This is according to a new report by Zillow (Nasdaq: Z, ZG) , which has ranked the best sellers' and buyers' markets across the country. The Seattle region is the fourth strongest sellers' market in the country behind No. 1 San Francisco, which ...
Tags: San Francisco, Seattle, Puget Sound, Kirkland, Eatonville, Zillow Nasdaq


Tuesday’s prep results: Bird takes White River to soaring victory

Boys Basketball  River Ridge 80, Eatonville 71 This game was tight throughout, and only a fourth-quarter disappearance by the Eatonville offense kept the final score from being closer. The two teams traded blows in the first half, with River Ridge outscoring Eatonville 20-19 in the first quarter, only to see the Cruisers hit back with […]
Tags: News, High School Sports, White River, Eatonville


Boy without life jacket drowns at family swim in Pierce County

The boy, 13, drowned near Eatonville. He did not know how to swim.
Tags: Local News, Puget Sound, Pierce County, Eatonville


Kids Trek at Northwest Trek – Opens Saturday April 2nd! Giveaway for 4 Winners to Win a Family 4 Pack of Tickets!

Kids Trek at Northwest Trek Northwest Trek is a favorite destination among locals and tourists alike, especially with its close proximity to Mt Rainier National Park, Paradise Entrance. It’s about 45 minutes distance from Northwest Trek in Eatonville to the park entrance. But, from the amazing views of the mountain as you get close to Northwest Trek, you realize it’s so much closer as the crow flies. Even within Northwest Trek, you get beautiful glimpses of Mt Rainier peaking out above the h...
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Gordon's Be Back Fish House - Maitland, FL

During a recent hunt for soul food restaurants in the Orlando, Florida, area, Jane and I spent some time in Zora Neal Hurston's home town of Eatonville, Florida (the first municipality in the U.S. to be incorporated by families of emancipated slaves). Our visit was in January, timed to coincide with Eatonville's yearly Zora! festival, which pretty much takes over the main street (Kennedy Boulevard) to celebrate the life and works of the seminal 20th century African-American writer. Of course, th...
Tags: Gordon, Orlando Florida, Jane, Winter Park, Maitland, Kennedy Boulevard, Neal Hurston, Eatonville Florida, Eatonville, Abraham Gordon Jr